Tag Archive for Irvine

Allies of Jerry Amante use Liberal OC’s Report of Steven Choi’s Carpetbagging to Call for a Criminal Complaint for Election Fraud

A Liberal OC post about Irvine Council member Steven Choi’s residency in AD-70 is repeatedly referenced in a request for an investigation into charges of election/voter fraud filed by Tustin council member Jerry Amante’s pal Doug Davert. You can read about the entire complaint by going to Internet Truth Squad’s website and despite it’s claim they’ve been outing corruption since 2004, the Choi complaint is the only item you can read about

May 16 Fundraiser for Rep. Loretta Sanchez in Irvine

Let’s honor the best member of the Orange County congressional delegrate that actually brings federal money to CD-48 when our own Congressman won’t.  Rep. Loretta Sanchez will be honored at a May 16 fundraiser in Irvine and I’m on the host committee welcoming the Congresswoman to the City John Campbell forgot.  There’s a decided high…

My Last Team

Since I moved to Orange County 13 years ago, I have been involved with both of my children’s endeavors in a number of ways.  I have done the PTA thing and served a variety of cub scout leadership capacities including Den Leader and Cubmaster.  The most frequent activity is coaching.  I have been a head…

Orange County Support for Proposition 15 California Fair Elections Act

Since 2000, over $1 billion has been raised by California politicians, buying special interests unprecedented access but shutting out the rest of us. That’s why polls show nearly three out of four voters want to change the way elections in California are financed. “The California Fair Elections Act will be a big win for California’s citizens,” said Irvine Mayor Pro Tem Larry Agran. “In the seven states that have fair elections systems, legislators were able to pass good laws to benefit their constituents instead of spending half their time raising money for the next campaign. The California Fair Elections Act will put Sacramento back to work for California.”

Mayor Kang’s 2010 State of the City Address for Irvine

Irvine has really weathered the storm of the current economic downturn due to smart fiscal planning and by squeezing more from every tax dollar.  Progressive leaders have had the majority for a decade and the visionary leadership makes Irvine’s fiscal picture one that’s envied throughout Orange County. And despite Irvine’s good fortune, potential pitfalls do…

Helping Haiti; Not a Right vs. Left Issue

This past Thursday’s edition of the Irvine World News was soaking wet when I opened it up from last week’s rain. And after reading Adam Probolsky’s colume about Rep. John Campbell trying to save some pocket change by going the signature route for candidacy for re-election (and conveniently omitting the fact that Campbell left out…