Tag Archive for Irvine

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…

Public Records, Copyright, Fair Use and a Developer’s Belief that the Irvine City Council is Not Doing “What’s Right for the City”

Last week, we offered a post that TheLiberalOC might be sued for releasing a voice mail and a transcript of said voice mail from a consultant to FivePoint Communities that was left on Irvine Council member Lynn Schott’s private voice mail which was released to this blog as part of a public records request. We…

LOCAL VETERAN LAUNCHES GRASSROOTS CAMPAIGN TO FIGHT CITY HALL AND SAVE THE VETERANS CEMETERY

Irvine, CA,  October 13, 2017– After the Irvine City Council stunned residents by voting to abandon plans to build the Veterans Cemetery in the Great Park, and instead turn the land over to developer FivePoint Communities, Edward S. Pope, a retired teacher and veteran, launched a grassroots campaign to “fight City Hall.” Pope, a former…

Irvine City Manager Sean Joyce Announces Retirement

  IRVINE, Calif. (Oct. 11, 2017): Longtime Irvine City Manager Sean Joyce announced today his plan to retire in February 2018.  Joyce, 54, has served as Irvine City Manager since 2005. He has worked for four California cities, also serving as City Manager in Sierra Madre and South Pasadena. This month is his 30-year anniversary…

Melissa Fox states her position

Exclusive to TheLiberalOC from Irvine Council member Melissa Fox: Thank you for your message on the Orange County Veterans Cemetery. I believe that the Strawberry Field Site is by far the most advantageous for the residents of Irvine. This site, overwhelmingly preferred by the Orange County Veterans Memorial Park Committee (OCVMP), saves at a minimum…