Tag Archive for Irvine City Council

What Do YOU Think: How’s the Great Park Doing?

(Image courtesy of OC Register) “(This agreement) adds one more brick to the solid financial foundation of the Orange County Great Park.” That was Irvine City Council Member and Great Park Board Chair Larry Agran, quoted by The Register about the Great Park Board’s decision to approve a deal to give the Great Park $134…

What Do YOU Think: Are You Liking What You See at the Great Park?

“This master plan Â… epitomizes Irvine’s spirit of hospitality, making sure that this park is truly a place of relaxation, recreation and renewal of spirit for all.” That was Irvine Planning Commission Chairwoman Mary Ann Gaido, quoted by The Register on yesterday’s big news on the Great Park. The Great Park Master Plan has been…

“The State of the Great Park” address this Thursday

Please join us for a special “State of the Great Park” presented by Larry Agran, Chair of the Orange County Great Park Corporation Board Thursday, July 12 2007 Reception 12:00 Presentation 1:00 At the Irvine Civic Center (corner Jeffrey and Alton) Two years ago, 1347 acres of public land was dedicated to build the Orange…

It isn’t Oversight, it’s Obstruction

Under the category of Thin Skinned Republicans comes a letter to the Irvine World News from Irvine City Council member Christina Shea, the council member best known for attacking any idea the council majority has but still showing up for the photo op for the groundbreaking.  Of course, Shea and fellow council member Stephen Choi…

Another Clip from Video the Vote

  Here is another clip from Video the Vote, VideotheVote.org this one from Irvine. Similar problems as in Santa Ana, interestingly, this was allegedly a precinct with heavy Democrat and Decline to State registration.  Irvine had a heated contest between Democrats and Republicans for control of the Irvine City Council. CLICK HERE to view the…

Waiting for Duong’s denial

    Regular readers know that Irvine isn’t really my thing.  Dan C. has that covered—but Dan’s in New York on business, so I thought I would post a quick observation regarding the Irvine Mayor race. Duong released a statement yesterday (read it at OCBlog.net) where he claims to be upset over a mailer that…

Attribution Matters

You have to love the hit pieces from both sides of the Irvine city council race. There is one clear difference. Attribution. There is a right way and a wrong way to use attribution. In 2004, the Irvine First team published a notorious flier that resembled the Irvine World News and called it the Irvine…