Tag Archive for IPSF

Rep. Wagner’s Partisan District Survey

Rep. Don Wagner and Karina Onofre

State Rep Don Wagner is my elected assemblyman.  I find his brand of politics extreme, and considering he’s in the minority wing of the state assembly, he refuses to compromise and as a result, our district suffers.  IUSD and TUSD are funded well below state averages but when I asked Wagner directly to support lowering…

Gavin Huntley-Fenner to Step Down from IUSD School Board

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Gavin Huntley-Fenner, an Irvine Unified School Trustee for nine years, is resigning from the board citing increased demands on his time from his very successful consulting business. Here’s the announcement from IUSD followed by excerpts from Huntley-Fenner’s comments: “Many of you will recognize that I have always aspired to be a highly visible and hands-on…

Why Sharon Quirk-Silva Needs to be Elected to the State Assembly

Whether it’s State Assembly or Congress, residents in Irvine continue to get the short end of the stick when it comes to representation in Sacramento or Washington.  State Rep. Don Wagner and Congressman John Campbell place the interests of the Republican Party ahead of those of their residents of their Assembly and Congressional Districts with…

Irvine Mayor Kang’s State of the City Address

I’ve known Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang for several years now.  And through a combination of his business experience and management style, he’s worked hard with the City Council and the City staff to guide Irvine through a terrible economic climate without cutting services and by making sound choices.  Jobs didn’t get filled when a vacancy…

IPSF Meets 2011 Fundraising Goal

It’s remarkable when, even in a down economy, that a  community that values education can make up where our tax dollars fall short.  And thanks to the Irvine Public Schools Foundation, the community raised $500,000 in 2011 which will be matched by the City of Irvine dollar for dollar. Here’s the press release:  Irvine Public…

IPSF Gala is a Huge Success

  The second annual IPSF Gala was held last Saturday night at the Kia North America headquarters. The event was sold out well in advanced and is fast becoming THE event in Irvine to attend.  The event raised more than $350,000 to benefit Irvine Schools.  Enjoy the photos.