Tag Archive for Don Wagner

IUSD plans public hearing on major Bond measure

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…

Onofre to Challenge Harper for AD-74

Karina Onofre of Irvine has announced that she’s a candidate for Assembly in AD-74 and will challenge Republican State Rep. Matt Harper for the job.  Onofre is running as a Democrat in the race.  She announced her intentions on Facebook last Saturday. Good Morning Everyone, I feel like I have unfinished business that I need…

“A Walk on Water” comes to OC on November 7

Most readers know one of my favorite OC charities is Anaheim’s Eli Home which helps battered families.  I also support the good work of the Irvine Public Schools Foundation for what they do to make up for budget shortfalls for the schools that serve Irvine’s school children (a.k.a. the fund that makes up for what…

AD-68 News: Choi and Pauly are in

The race to replace Don Wagner as AD-68 assembly representative just got more crowded.  Irvine Mayor Steven Choi and former Villa Park council member Deborah Pauly have announced plans to run for assembly against Anaheim Republican Harry Sidhu. Sidhu, vilified by the former Friends for Fullerton’s Future blog for being a carpetbagger in the 2012…

OC’s State Elected Republicans Against Transparency of an Audit of the Great Park Non-Audit

OC’s elected Republicans are very good at two things — calling for transparency and then protecting other Republicans from anything that reveals true transparency. The Voice of OC offers this post featuring a letter from all of Orange County’s Republican State Senators and State Assembly elected urging Assemblyman Mike Gibson, who chairs the Joint Legislative…