Tag Archive for Irvine

Great Park Foresnic Auditor Still Hasn’t Submitted Questions in Writing to Contractor

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We reported that the auditor for the Great Park Foresnic Audit, HSNO of Costa Mesa, has failed to provided timely reports on the status of their promised four-month contract and received an extension of nearly two-and-a-half months because they didn’t contract the Park’s two largest contractors until a week before the report was due.  TheLiberalOC…

Public CEO talks to Irvine City Manager Sean Joyce

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PublicCEO.com, a site that runs a lot of stories from us, has videotaped an interview with Irvine City Manager Sean Joyce.  You can see it here. Joyce’s interview is the 20th in the series “Meet Your City Manager.”   I’m not offering any spoilers as I’d like that site to get your hits.

Sukhee Kang Book Signing at UCI Saturday

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Former Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang was the first Korean-American Mayor of a major US city when he was elected in 2008.  He, an a progressive council majority, guided Irvine through the worst of the lingering bad Bush economy without cutting services or raising taxes.  In addition, he championed Irvine’s iCHIP program that helped match up…

Critical Irvine Planning Commission Meeting Tonight

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Irvine is the best planned city in Orange County. Sure, there are many nice cities, and lovely coastal towns, but when it comes to the combination of great planning, great schools and public safety, Irvine wins hands down. That’s why I live here. People often ask why I support Beth Krom and Larry Agran.  My…

Is the Fix in for the “Build the Great Park Now” Effort?

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Hot off the press, this email from Matt Smith, the president of the Irvine Democratic Club, urging Irvine Democrats to attend a special Planning Commission meeting regarding a faux grassroots group called “Build the Great Park Now” that seems more intent on turning the Great Park into a massive sports complex instead of the master…

OC Cities make Top 100 “Best Places to Live” List

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Several Orange County cities make the list of the Top 100 places in the US to live according to Livability Magazine. Anaheim comes in at #28.  Irvine checks in at #36, Fullerton is #48, Santa Ana and Orange at #93 and #94 respectively, with Costa Mesa checking in at #99. Critera is housing, economics, healthcare,…