Tag Archive for Irvine City Council

Great Park Auditors Seek Another Quarter Million at This Afternoon’s Irvine Council meeting

Great Park Ballon Ride - Photo: Violeta Vaqueiro

The Forensic Audit of the Great Park was designed to do one thing — generated negative headlines and mailers to help Republicans in the 2014 election.  And those mailers were duly produced and paid for by developers intent on keeping the council majority Republican.  Most experts agree, the audit should have taken no more than…

Agran Goes Out on a High Note

Agran Gaido Fox reception December 2014

About 250 people attended a farewell reception for outgoing Irvine Council member Larry Agran Tuesday night at Irvine City Hall.  Running mates Melissa Fox and Mary Ann Gaido also attended and it was actually a pretty upbeat affair as the trio thanked supporters and hugged friends. This is actually the second time Agran has left…

Will Irvine’s Republican Majority Do Away with Community Partnership Funds?

Irvine City Council (l-r) Beth Krom, Jeffrey Lalloway, Steven Choi (Mayor), Christina Shea, Larry Agran

In Larry Agran’s last city council meeting, there was opposition to charities Agran wished to offer Community Partnership Funds.  Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Lalloway said Agran’s awards would have left incoming council member Lynn Schott will limited options to make her own awards — likely to very conservative causes.  Each member of the city council…

That Video Steven Choi Wouldn’t Let You See? We Have It

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Irvine Mayor Steven Choi denied Gafcon the ability to address the Irvine city council with their side of the story on HSNO’s reports in regards to Great Park taxpayer-funded political witchhunt designed to do nothing but general mailers paid for by IEs. Gafcon asked to air a 9 minute video in increments and Choi denied the…

Lalloway’s Comedic Outrage

Lalloway & Choi

Jeff Lalloway is a terrible actor.  For evidence of this, simply watch the video of last week’s Irvine City Council meeting as he feigned outrage over the Irvine Community News and Views where there is a letter to the editor referencing “foreigners” coming into Irvine and buying houses as somehow being “racist.”  And Mayor Steven…

Tea Party Candidate Lynn Schott’s Misleading Campaign Platform Promotes Old Register Endorsement as New

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Tea Bagger/Tea Party Republican Lynn Schott thinks the third time is a charm; she’s launched her third bid for Irvine City Council with a platform that calls for some interesting projects — namely a convention center in Irvine at the great Park no less– with no plans on how it will be financed, but she’s deliberately lying to voters with a misleading line that she’s been endorsed by the Orange County Register.