Tag Archive for Christina Shea

Irvine pays Irvine Community News & Views $350K over Free Speech Lawsuit

For Irvine’s right wingers and certain developers with millions to spend to buy city councilors and the mayor, Larry Agran is Irvine’s biggest boogeyman.  And Irvine Community News & Views is Agran’s “fake newspaper” which publishes “fake news” right? Wrong. In America, anyone with a printing press can publish a newspaper and ICNV publishes news…

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…