Tag Archive for City of Irvine

Choi Can’t Complain

The Orange County Register was very accommodating to Irvine Mayoral Candidate Steven Choi with an article last Friday pointing out Choi’s support for Measure BB, the Save Our Schools Initiative.  Councilmember Larry Agran said the motion to approve Measure BB immediately actually constitute a rejection of the initiative itself, which I don’t necessarily agree but…

IPSF Meets 2011 Fundraising Goal

It’s remarkable when, even in a down economy, that a  community that values education can make up where our tax dollars fall short.  And thanks to the Irvine Public Schools Foundation, the community raised $500,000 in 2011 which will be matched by the City of Irvine dollar for dollar. Here’s the press release:  Irvine Public…

Occupy OC Costs Irvine Taxpayers $8,600

Since the Occupation of a small patch of lawn at Irvine City Hall began in late October, the OccupyOC movement has cost the City of Irvine more than $8,600 according to a post in the Irvine World News.  The costs cover legal counsel and electronic signs to discourage honking.  The signs are costing the city…

Time to Change Occupy?

OccupyOC-Irvine Demonstrator

This post started as one designed to help OccupyOC-Irvine raise money for things the leaderless organization might need.  And as the reporting progressed, it’s turned into something … different. I placed an inquiry to Vern Nelson and Greg Diamond, both of whom have prominent roles within the leaderless movement that is OccupyOC-Irvine. I had noticed…