Tag Archive for Asian Americans

New Petition Urges Moving Veteran’s Cemetery Out of Great Park

Sharon Quirk Silva with Governor Brown at the Great Park 2014

There’s a new petition circulating to Irvine’s city council and Governor Jerry Brown to move the approved location of the Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial away from the Great Park.  Simply put, it’s not going to happen. This note appeared on the Facebook page for Orange County Veterans Memorial Park group which obtained a copy of the…

Will Costa Mesa go to Districting System?

Costa Mesa fire-engine

The Sunday edition of the Daily Pilot raises the issue that changing the way Costa Mesa elects its city council might have a profound impact on the city’s growing Latino population.  There’s support growing to have the city move towards districting to ensure greater Latino representation on the city council and that is sure to…

Kang leads list of Asian Americans seeking Congressional Seats

With the Republican/Tea Party Congress holding a 10 percent approval rating, Democrats have a new opportunity to take back the House and Irvine mayor Sukhee Kang leads an impressive list of Asian American candidates seeking higher office in Congress.  This profile in Monday’s LA Times has the details. Asian Americans now make up 14 percent…