Tag Archive for CalVet

Vets Cemetery Groundbreaking is Set for Next Week; CalVet Won’t Approve Until June 2018

We’re reminded regularly that Veterans deserve our respect because they fought for our freedom and our rights.  No one disputes this.  And while there’s broad support for a Veteran’s Cemetery in Irvine, there is much disagreement over where it should be located. I bring up the first point because Freedom of Speech and the right…

Agran on Vets Cemetery & Memorial

Larry Agran

Governor Jerry Brown will come to Irvine this week to tour the two locations for a proposed Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial; the original site at the Great Park and the location near the El Toro Y that developer FivePoint has offered to swap acre for acre — in spite of the fact the value of…

CalVet: We Haven’t Weighed in on Land swap

Last August, Bill Cook of the OC Veterans Memorial Park Foundation, sent a letter to the Irvine City Council in support of a land swap for the Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial.  In the letter, Cook says the “CalVet/DGS…presented the details of a privately funded alternative proposal. We can report it (CalVet/DGS) found favor, as it required no additional…