Tag Archive for Irvine City Council

Elect a Mayor, Not a Class President

City elections are not a race for student council; unlike the 2006 race, when upstart John Duong entered just before the bell and Frank Mickadeit’s column on him scared away other Republicans, the two lead candidates for Mayor have made this race a known matchup for several weeks now. Council member Christina Shea will face…

Kang vs Shea: the Safe Seat Election

HT to the Register and Thursday Irvine World News who broke the news that former Mayor and current Irvine council member Christina Shea will challenge current council member Sukhee Kang for Mayor in 2008. Two comments:  Its June 2007; you are both a year early.  Secondly, the loser keeps their council seat, so there is…

Greenhut Gas: The Party of Agran and Quint

Steven Greenhut blew off some gas on Tuesday commenting on my post announcing the Democratic Party of Orange County’s 13th Annual Truman Awards Dinner.  He took particular notice of this year’s honorees, Truman honoree Irvine City Councilman Larry Agran and Gompers honoree Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriff’s President Wayne Quint. In his post on…

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…