Tag Archive for City of Irvine

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…

Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva Continues to Champion Veteran Cemetery, and Backs Irvine City Council’s Site

Orange County, California – Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, (D – Orange County) issued the following statement in response to the Irvine City Council’s vote on Tuesday, June 6, to change the site originally designated for a veterans’ cemetery FivePoint developer-owned strawberry farmland near the I-5/I-405 interchange. The developers will build the cemetery at no cost to…

Mayor, Smayer; Don Wagner Opens a Committee for 2018 AG Run

State Rep. Don Wagner (R-FivePoint) and a Republican/Haddad candidate for Mayor, is already looking past next month’s election.  TheLiberalOC has learned Wagner has opened a “Don Wagner for Attorney General 2018” committee yesterday (10/6/2016 at 2:46 PM) and there’s already $3,600 contributed to an account that has $5,252.87 according to a form 460 on file…

Great Park Auditors are Hypocrites

The law firm of Aleshire & Wynder and the accounting firm Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro Accountants PC submitted invoices well over budget that was not authorized by the Irvine City Council to complete the final report of the Great Park forensic audit and investigation, employing the very tactics they criticized selected vendors of the Great Park…