Tag Archive for Irvine

Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang’s State of the City address

Well, Orange Coast Magazine says Irvine is the city OCers love to hate.  The city is well-positioned to weather the economic downturn due to the city’s eight year record of progressive leadership. Here is Irvine Mayor Suhkee Kang’s first State of the City address: Mayor Sukhee Kang State of the City of Irvine February 10,…

Griping about money in Irvine elections

Sean Emery has a pretty interesting story in Saturday’s edition of the Irvine World News/OC Post. The story reports that $1.3 million was used for candidates and ballot measures in last November’s election.  Not a shabby number for a city of 200,000 people. The biggest whiners: those candidates who represent the “old” Irvine, the ones…

Irvine Benefits from Progressive Leadership

In a recent OC Watchdog column, the City of Irvine is not quite in the financial dire straights that Christina Shea and Steven Choi (or Stephen Smith of the dead-in-the-water Irvine Tattler) would have you believe. Some excerpts: Irvine, unlike the U.S. government, is sitting on a pretty pot of money that promises to allow…

Get Up & Get Moving for Equality!

Want to see Prop H8 repealed/overturned? Want to see marriage equality come to California, and stay once & for all? Want to see equality for all happen? How about joining the OC Equality Coalition in a very special day of action this Saturday, 12/13? We’ll be starting out at the corner of Alton & Culver…

Thanks Beth!

Beth Krom wrapped up her final council meeting two weeks ago and tonight, she’ll turn over the mayor’s gavel to Sukhee Kang at a reception at Irvine City Hall. Beth is wrapping up one of the more successful tenures as mayor of Irvine.  The city has grown in positive ways.  BusinessWeek calls it one of…

On Joining the Impact in OC

It wasn’t just queer people. It wasn’t just straight people. It wasn’t just white people or black people or brown people. It wasn’t just Christian people or Jewish people or atheist people or people of other faiths. It was people. Period. It was about people coming together to support equal rights for all. It was…