Tag Archive for Irvine City Council

Choi’s Remarks at Meeting Condemed

Interfaith, Civic Leaders Condemn Irvine Councilman Choi’s Remarks at Meeting  Affirm Solidarity with Southern California Muslims  (IRVINE, CA, 10/15/08) – At Tuesday’s Irvine City Council meeting, local interfaith and community leaders condemned Council member Stephen Choi’s offensive remarks aimed at candidate Todd Gallinger. The leaders also expressed strong support for members of the Muslim community and the Council on…

Three Weeks to Go

As Chris Prevatt will tell you, I’ve been obsessing over daily poll results for weeks now.  And while my own personal tally shows Senator Barack Obama geting 370 electoral college votes and the presidency, I do not want to let up.  I made my largest contribution of the political season to the Obama/Biden ticket yesterday.  We…

Irvine’s Own Sarah Palin

Two years ago, as this blog was getting its footing on solid ground, I had lunch with someone close to the Orange County political scene who is actually very neutral.  We got on the subject of Irvine politics.  He questioned why there was such a rift between Council members Christina Shea and Larry Agran. noting…

Irvine Council Member Steven Choi wants an apology

The Register’s Sean Emery finally got around to writing a story about the bigoted comments made by Irvine Council member Steven Choi at last week’s Irvine Chamber of Commerce canddiate’s breakfast.  Choi’s comments warned the audience not to vote for a candidate, Todd Gallinger, who works for the Council on American-Islamic Relations – or CAIR – which Choi…