Tag Archive for Irvine

Great Park Forensic Audit; was the Bid Rigged?

Great Park Ballon Ride - Photo: Violeta Vaqueiro

The Voice of OC has a blockbuster story today from an auditor who declined to submit a bid to conduct the Great Park Foresnic Audit on the grounds that the project was not independent and was designed to lead to a biased conclusion.  We’ve been saying all along, this audit was a taxpayer-funded withhunt designed…

Exclusive: Lalloway won’t run for Assembly

Jeffrey Lalloway, Irvine City Councilman

TheLiberalOC has learned that Irvine Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Lalloway will not run for AD-68 if State Rep Don Wagner wins a special election for for State Senate. Lalloway cited the young age of his two daughters and desire to remain close to his family in Irvine as a principal reason.  Lalloway told TheLiberalOC Friday…

Bill Clinton and Joe Biden Come to Irvine

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Hat tip to OC Weekly (see Gustavo, that’s how it’s done) for the news that former President Bill Clinton arrives in Irvine today and Vice President Joe Biden will come to Irvine tomorrow as part of two day Patient Safety & Technology Summit at the Hotel Irvine (the former Hyatt) off of Main Street and…

Good Winners and Bad Winners

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Years of coaching kid sports, for both boys and girls, is something I’ll always cherish.  I love winning as much as any coach does, but I’ve always found there are life lessons to be taught that hopefully carry over into young adulthood (and some of kids who played ball for me have graduated college already…

Daly will now drive Veteran’s Cemetery & Memorial

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I had an interesting chat with a source close to the developers of the Great Park last week.  I referenced the communications between Irvine Planning Commissioner Anthony Kuo and the Chinese Immigrant community and whether or not the Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial would still be on track now that Sharon Quirk-Silva will be leaving her…