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IPSF gets Grants from Google and Montesorri International

August 18, 2011, Irvine CA – Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) announced today that it has been named the recipient of grants from Google, Inc. and Montessori International.  Both grants will support IPSF’s efforts to ensure educational opportunities in the Irvine Unified School District (IUSD).   “We are honored to welcome Google, Inc. and Montessori International…

Tax dollars on Wellness Save Taxpayers Money

It’s seldom that I have time in my schedule to attend Irvine City Council meetings, but a small debate two weeks ago over a proposal by Mayor Pro Tem Beth Krom to look into a citywide wellness program turned into a small facebook debate with Irvine Councilmember Jeff Lalloway; in short, I’ve always been of…

Progress at the Great Park

Adam Elmahrek from Voice of OC reports this morning on the progress unveiled at the Great Park this weekend on the six-year anniversary of the 1,347-acre park. Thousands turned out to mark the unveiling of the 19.5-acre North Lawn and the Palm Court Arts Complex.

Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang to run for Congress

Irvine mayor Sukhee Kang is throwing his hat into the ring and will challenge the John Campbell-Dana Rohrabacher GOP fistfight winner for a seat in Congress in 2012.  If the proposed Huntington Beach-Irvine-Newport Beach-Laguna Beach district holds in the proposed redistricting, the top two emerge and a close GOP vote gives Kang an opportunity.  If elected, Kang will…

A Tale of Two Cities

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times….or so the Charles Dickens classic begins. But the latest FBI Uniform Crime Report comparing 2010 with 2009 is particulary fine for Irvine which looks to hold on to it’s Safest City in America designation for a seventh straight year. Crime is down in…