Tag Archive for Great Park

Irvine City Official Filtered Town Hall Attendees based on Race

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We wrote about the “cancelled” Town Hall at the Cypress Village Community Center where Irvine Mayor Steven Choi and Council member Lynn Schott would hear concerns from neighbors of a FivePoint development who oppose Great Park Veterans Cemetery and Memorial.  The literature and messages on the meeting seemed to indicate the Mayor and the Council member were all…

“Cancelled” Town Hall Meeting Attracts Dozens of Great Park Chinese Homeowners; Veterans Greet Them Over Cemetery

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The Town Hall meeting scheduled for Monday night at Cypress Park was officially cancelled but that didn’t stop about three dozen Chinese residents of the FivePoint Neighborhood homes near the Great Park from attending what was considered a “private meeting” in a room rented by an unnamed “private individual.”  The Chinese residents were greeted by…

Smoking Gun Letter on Vets’ Cemetery from Shea: City Council’s Approval Only “Tentative”

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Irvine Council member Christina Shea sent a letter to an unknown number of “Irvine Friends” on May 6, 2015 acknowledging receipt of a petition from residents opposed to a Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial at the Great Park.  In seeking to reassure those petition signers, Shea said the Irvine City Council has voted to “tentatively support…

Schott Backs Out of Vets’ Cemetery Town Hall

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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…