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Election Leapfrogging Puts Bao, Martinez On Top

Michele Martinez

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…

Gang War Declared in Irvine; Chen Threatens Council with Recall

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Irvine mayoral candidate Gang Chen, still upset about the Irvine City Council’s refusal to vote for the Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial landswap that would enrich FivePoint by hundreds of millions of dollars, has written every member of the Irvine City Council — except Christina Shea — threatening to recall the four who didn’t back Shea’s…

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…