Tag Archive for Irvine

Scouts Honor?

There’s an argument to be made that the Boy Scouts of America is one of the most patriotic organizations in the country.  And while boy scouts receive a considerable education when it comes to patriotism and civics, as far as political campaigns go, using images of the Boy Scouts in political ads, campaign brochures and…

Vigil for Ashton Sweet tonight in Irvine

It’s been a year since Northwood teenager Ashton Sweet was killed by a drunk driver at the corner of Culver Drive and Irvine Blvd.  There will be a candlelight vigil tonight at 8PM at the corner where a tree was planted in her memory. What makes her death painful not just to her family and…

Irvine Fundraiser for Sharon Quirk-Silva’s Assembly Race Tonight; Is Mrs. Norby’s Facebook Page Causing a Problem?

Irvine city council member Beth Krom and former Assembly candidate Melissa Fox will host a fundraiser for Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk-Silva’s AD-65 candidacy in Irvine tonight from 6-8PM. The the race for Assembly shaping up to a two horse race between Quirk-Silva and Norby, Republicans are putting a lot of pressure on Norby to crush…

Occupy Protests Cost Irvine Taxpayers $30,000

The Orange County Register is reporting that the Occupy OC protests from last fall and early winter cost the city about $30,000 — about half in legal fees.  That’s really a drop in the bucket for Irvine which has a healthly budget reserve and money well spent to support freedom of speech that was approved…

OC Register: Irvine, Los Alamitos Schools are OC’s Best

The Orange County Register posted this story over the weekend showing that public schools in Irvine and Los Alamitos are the best in Orange County based on a broad range of criteria.  There are 27 districts in OC and 15 high districts. The Register based its rankings are criteria including SAT/ACT scores, academic rankings via…