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Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Comes to OC June 18

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Former Secretary of State and US Senator officially launched her candidacy for President in New York City this weekend to huge crowds and less than a week later, she’s bringing her campaign to Orange County. Irvine Council member Beth Krom offered this letter about the June 18 event in Newport Beach. I know that, like…

Irvine City Council Repeals Living Wage; Schott and Shea Defend Decision as Adhering to Christian Values

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As expected, the Irvine City Council’s Republican majority repealed the City’s nation-leading and longstanding Living Wage ordinance at Tuesday’s meeting.  Speaker after speaker, including two pastors, begged the council to keep the existing policy in place to no avail.  The Living Wage ordinance was repealed on a straight party line vote 3-1 (with Mayor Pro…

Irvine City Council will discuss unanticipated site soil contamination at Portola High Site

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Council member Beth Krom wants the I’s dotted and T’s crossed when it comes to the chain of communications in regards to new findings of soil contaminates at the site of Irvine’s new Portola High School currently under construction.  The recent discovery of petroleum hydrocarbons and naphthaline, a known cancer causing agent typically found in…

Krom offers Rebuttal to Shea on Great Park Investigation

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  Irvine council member Beth Krom offered a stinging rebuttal to her council colleague Christina Shea on the editorial pages of the Orange County Register on Sunday.  While not the same placement or treatment as the Shea piece, it’s the Register after all, Krom made solid points throughout her column. You can read it here…