Tag Archive for Emile Haddad

Gaido Scores SEIU Endorsement for Irvine Mayor

Agran Gaido Fox reception December 2014

Democratic candidate for mayor of Irvine, Mary Ann Gaido, has secured the endorsement of three branches of the Service Employees International Unions.  Here’s her note to supporters below: We are proud to announce that I have been endorsed for Mayor of Irvine by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) — United Service Workers West and the…

Irvine City Council Defeats Cemetery Land Swap; Shea has a Fit

Christina Shea

Not a single member of the Irvine City Council seconded a motion by pro-developer Council member Christina Shea to swap land designated for the Veterans Cemetery and Memorial with billionaire developer Emile Haddad and the effort failed at last night’s city council meeting.  Instead, a substitute motion by Council member Beth Krom passed on a…

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…

Schott Backs Out of Vets’ Cemetery Town Hall

LynnSchott

Irvine Council member Lynn Schott contacted us Tuesday night to say she would not be attending next Monday’s Town Hall meeting where she and Mayor Steven Choi would “join the discussion of relocating the Veteran’s (sic) Cemetery to another location. Don’t miss the great opportunity to express your concerns to city leaders.” The Town Hall…