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Election Leapfrogging Puts Bao, Martinez On Top

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Votes are still being counted from last week’s election and yesterday’s fresh batch of results moved some pieces around on the election chessboard. Notably, Garden Grove mayor Bao Nguyen has moved into second place in the race for CD-46 opening up a 578 vote lead over Republican Bob Peterson.  We’ll note it still places Nguyen,…

Big Night for Democrats in OC

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For the fist time, Democrats beat Republicans in voter turnout for a primary election in Orange County and there were several surprises with last night’s primary results.  Here’s a quick snapshot below: Polls tightened in California between Secretary Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders leading up to Tuesday night’s election.  With the Associated Press calling…

We’re Supporting Irvine’s Measure E School Bond Measure

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The Irvine Unified School District is traditionally one of Orange County’s and California’s best performing school districts despite the fact it’s also one of the lowest funded school districts in the state. Measure E, a bond for much needed repairs in many of the city’s older elementary/middle/high schools, could raise as much as $250-$319 million…

Conservative Blog says Don Wagner to Run for Irvine Mayor

Don Wagner (speaking) along with John Gray, Assemblyman Jim Silva, Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem, Jim Righeimer, and Assemblyman Allan Mansoor

State Rep. Don Wagner is termed out of his assembly seat and is eyeing a run at Irvine Mayor according to a right wing blog RightOnDaily (love the elephant playing Liberal whack a mole fellas).  The blog’s credo is “We don’t like the namby-pamby niceties of Orange County Republican Society and have made it our…

IUSD plans public hearing on major Bond measure

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The note below arrived in my mailbox from Terry Walker, IUSD Superintendent, because I’m a parent of an Irvine Unified student, not because of the blog.  Commentary in a moment: I recently wrote to you about the Irvine Unified School District’s (IUSD) plans to update our aging schools to a similar standard as our newer…