Tag Archive for Irvine Police

Pope’s Referendum Drive delivers more than 19,000 signatures to Irvine City Hall

A daunting task of gathering 12,000 signatures is tough but it appears the efforts of pro-FivePoint “volunteers” blocking efforts appears was for unsuccesful.  Veteran Ed Pope’s referendum on letting Irvine voters decide on where the Veteran’s Cemetery goes has delivered more than 19,000 signatures to Irvine City Hall today. Typically, a chunk of these are…

Irvine City Councilmember Melissa Fox Calls for Community Meeting in Response to Hate Crimes to Reaffirm Irvine’s Commitment to Serve and Protect All Residents

  IRVINE, CA — Irvine City Councilmember Melissa Fox has called on the Irvine City Council to hold a community meeting to reaffirm to Irvine’s richly diverse community that the City of lrvine and the Irvine Police Department will serve and protect all of Irvine’s residents with fairness, compassion and understanding. “Our City has a…

Was Righeimer Kicked Off the OCTA Board?

Cotsa Mesa Council member and former Mayor Jim Righeimer was appointed to the OCTA Board last November, but when it was discovered by the County of Orange that the City Selection Committee had violated the Brown Act, so the results of the November action were cancelled.  With new mayors sworn in and a new vote scheduled…

Safest City in America? It’s Irvine…Again

Irvine continues on its path to being America’s safest city with more than 100,000 residents.  The city usually tops the FBI lists for safety and Irvine garnered top marks from CQ Press which compiles crime and city statistics. From the story in the Register:  ” The rankings take into account murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault,…