Tag Archive for Irvine

Will John Campbell Debate Beth Krom?

In a recent Rick Reiff TV show, Reiff invited Irvine Council member Beth Krom back on the program for a debate with Congressman John Campbell, whom Krom will face in the November election for CD-48.  Adam Probolsky, a Republican Party operative/pollster/freelance Register columnist (nice campaign ads, er columns, for your friends Adam) overheard Reiff’s invitation and…

Irvine Approves New City Budget

This came in from Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang this morning.  It’s a responsible budget that draws on the city’s rainy day fund while holding costs down and not cutting city services – an enviable position compared to many other cities in California. From the Mayor: “I’m pleased to announce that the City Council has adopted…

One Final Lesson for the Class of 2010

My son Alex graduated from high school last night.  It marked a moment of satisfaction for my wife and I that our choice to live in Irvine upon moving here 13 years ago was a good one.  We came here simply because we believed Irvine offered the best public school system in Orange County.  It…

Legendary UCLA Basketball Coach John Wooden Dies

The greatest basketball coach in history is gone. UCLA’s John Wooden has died at 99.  I had the pleasure of introducing Coach Wooden at a sales meeting for a technology company I worked for in Irvine.  He discussed his pillars of success and it was as inspirational a speech as anything Ive ever heard.  Since…