Tag Archive for Irvine

Irvine Safest Big City! For fourth straight year

For the fourth straight year,Irvine has been named the safest big city in the U.S. The preliminary Uniform Crime Reporting statistics report for 2007 was released by the FBI today. I wrote yesterday about the statistics for Santa Ana rom 2006. in relation to Chief Walters bid for the OC Sheriff job. Seems whlie the…

Calling all Irvine Parents: Save Class Sizes in Grades 4-12

It’s a given, students do better when their class sizes are smaller.  IUSD is facing more than $12 million cuts (with no help from our state legislators I might add), and the Irvine City Council, through the actions of city councilor Sukhee Kang, have stepped up to help.  So instead of writing a check to DeVore in…

What Does Shea Want Irvine Residents’ Email Addresses For?

At last week’s Irvine City Council meeting, the LiberalOC has learned that mayoral candidate and city councilor Christina Shea asked for and received tens of thousands of email addresses the City has acquired from Irvine citizens.  Shea used a public records act to get access to these email addresses from Irvine residents who signed up…

Todd Gallinger responds to Irvine Tattler over Smear Attempt

The Irvine Tattler, a pro-Shea/Choi website that doesn’t allow readers to comment directly to correct obvious mistakes or disagree with a story, ran a private email from local lawyer Todd Gallinger, the treasurer for the “Yes on Measure H” organization in Irvine.  Gallinger wrote to Tattler editor Stephen Smith in a attempt to correct the record…

Mayor Ackerman in Irvine?

We got a tip Wednesday morning and a second tip Wednesday afternoon alerting us that State Senator Dick Ackerman had decided to run for Mayor in Irvine once his term in the State Senate is complete.  I called the Senator’s Tustin office Thursday morning, and the person answering the phone said, “It’s the first I’ve…