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Beth Krom wins DFA Grassroots AllStar Contest

CD-48 Democratic candidate for Congress Beth Krom has won the 2010 Democracy For America (DFA) Grassroots All-Star competition, besting 99 other worthy Democratic candidates to capture needed money and volunteer hours in her race to defeat Rep. John Campbell.  Beth’s campaign team kicked butt and took names as voting was fast and furious in the hours…

City of Irvine Honored with DoD Freedom Award

Hot off the press! Irvine Receives 2010 “Freedom Award” Award recognizes City’s support to employees serving in the National Guard and Reserve IRVINE, CA (July 9, 2010):  The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a United States Department of Defense agency, has announced that the Irvine Police Department has been selected to receive…

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…