Tag Archive for Great Park

Wish in 2012 with a Great Night at the Great Park

Great Park 2012

In the spirit of the “First Night” celebrations around the country, you can wish in the New Year at Orange County’s Great Park Saturday night.  This free admission event ($10 for parking) is a family oriented New Year’s Eve with the countdown for 2012 on the East Coast to give the grown ups plenty of…

Irvine’s Lalloway Desperately Seeking A Boogie Man

Jeffrey Lalloway, Irvine City Councilman

Last week, Irvine City Councilman Jeffrey Lalloway tried in vain to stir up angst about a proposal from Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens to seek a grant to fund expansion of the Musick Jail facility in Lake Forest. The jail, which neighbors Irvine’s Great Park, has been the subject of multiple lawsuits by cities over the…

Mickadeit Gets Irvine Wrong Again

In the Thursday edition of the OC Register, columnist Frank Mickadeit’s column makes it sound like the sky is falling because Mayor Sukhee Kang cast two votes in a different direction from council member Larry Agran.  I really hate to break it to Frank, as he perpetuates this notion that Kang and Krom are Agran…

Progress at the Great Park

Palm Court Arts Complex (Under Construction) - Photo: OC Great Park

Adam Elmahrek from Voice of OC reports this morning on the progress unveiled at the Great Park this weekend on the six-year anniversary of the 1,347-acre park. Thousands turned out to mark the unveiling of the 19.5-acre North Lawn and the Palm Court Arts Complex.

Our Picks in Irvine and Tustin

It is without surprise that we endorse Mayor Sukhee Kang for re-election, Larry Agran to return to the Irvine City Council and commissioner Shiva Farivar to replace Christina Shea on the city council.  The progressive majority took control of Irvine in 2000 and since then, on an apples-to-apples comparision, the size of city government has…