Tag Archive for Irvine

Local Budgets Approved: with somewhat different approaches

The cities of Anaheim and Irvine approved their budgets for next fiscal year on Tuesday. Each city took similar approached to address projected shortfalls in revenue and public service needs with one Mayor vowing to travel to Sacramento to resist state efforts to raid city revenues. Two reports from Wednesdays’s Orange County Register… Irvine OKs $145…

Demonstration in Irvine to Protest Violence in Iran

More than 1,000 people, mostly Iranian-Americans, gathered  for a second time at the corner of Barranca Parkway and Jamboree Road in Irvine on Sunday to demonstrate support for the protesters in Iran.  Sunday their peacefull demonstration was to highlight the violent crackdown on protesters in Tehran expressing their displeasure with the decision of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to…

Hundreds Rally in Irvine Over Stolen Iranian Election

From Sean Emery at the OCRegister.com Protest in Irvine denounces Iranian election Hundreds of demonstrators flocked to a busy Irvine intersection Wednesday evening to denounce the disputed Iranian election. The protesters filled all four corners of Jamboree Road and Barranca Parkway, shouting, chanting, waving flags and signs and cheering at the honks of passing motorists. The…

Beth Krom Continues Her Congressional Campaign

We recieved the following release from Beth Krom’s Congressional Campaign. IRVINE, CA, June 18, 2009 — In response to inquiries regarding the impact of her son’s death on her Congressional race, Beth Krom has confirmed that she is fully committed to continuing her campaign to represent the 48th Congressional district. Beth and Solly remain grief-stricken…

State Rep Chuck DeVore on the Prop 8 Ruling

I’m pretty sure I saw State Rep. Chuck DeVore and his wife at the Red Robin at the Irvine Spectrum having a late lunch Monday afternoon; I didn’t notice them until my waitress came back with my check and since he just starting eating, I passed on wishing them a Happy Memorial Day. Here’s Chuck’s…

Memorial Day Cermony in Irvine

A message from Beth Krom, Irvine City Council member and a candidate for Congress in CD-48 Memorial Day is our opportunity to honor the sacrifice of our fallen soldiers and to reflect on what it means to live in a country that promises “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” to all its citizens. There…