Tag Archive for Irvine

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…

Repeal Prop 8 Campaign UPDATE

First off, let’s start with some bad news. It now looks like the California Supreme Court will take its time on the Prop 8 lawsuits. This means we likely won’t immediately know the immediate fate of marriage equality in The Golden State. However, here’s the good news. Considering that the court has asked Attorney General…

Yes on 8 Group is Guarding Signs in Irvine

I was on my way to pick up my daughter from soccer practice and noticed and string of about eight “Yes on Eight” signs on both sides of Culver Drive at the corner of Bryan Ave in Irvine (just north of the 5 freeway).  What was unusual, was that two people on either side of…

UCI’s Prof. Erwin Chemerinsky Says No on 8

Eric Carpenter has a good story over at OCRegister.com regarding Proposition 8 and a talk UCI Law School Dean Prof. Erwin Chemerinsky gave today on the topic. UCI Law dean speaks against gay-marriage ban Professor Erwin Chemerinsky talks at Irvine church whose members are waging fight against Prop. 8. IRVINE – The California Supreme Court’s ruling…