Tag Archive for Christina Shea

CalVet Throws Some Water on the “Fast Track” for Strawberry Fields Site; and Bill Cook Takes Offense

For those disappointed in the decision by the Irvine City Council to swap Veteran’s Cemetery sites, two pieces of news.  The state legislature amended previous legislation authorizing the new site in record time.  And CalVet throws some water on those thinking development of the new site will begin almost immediately. First: Two budget trailer bills…

Newport Beach Council member Peotter Served with Recall Notice

Newport Beach city council member Scott Peotter, a founding member of the Irvine Values Coalition (with current Irvine City Council member Christina Shea) which passed anti-gay legislation affecting Irvine City Employees in the late 1990s, has been served with Recall papers at last week’s City Council meeting. Here’s the petition and a press release about…

Land Swap for Vet’s Cemetery Rears Its Ugly Head Again

Irvine Council member Christina Shea (R-Five Points) is bringing up a proposed land swap for the Veterans Cemetery and Memorial yet again at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. What the nutshell: FivePoints CEO Emile Haddad wants to swap industrial land not worth all that much acre for acre in exchange for prime land where the cemetery…

Updated: Irvine’s Shea Trying to Force Schott off City Council

Update:  Looks like Schott has been re-appointed to Mayor Pro Tem and the Mayor’s chair will go to Beth Krom until December 13.  Shea shared an update on Facebook accusing her council colleagues of a variety of underhanded things directed at her.  Meh. Shea’s post (all spelling/grammatical errors untouched and uncorrected): I think people are confused about…