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IUSD still not talking about new toxic waste found at new Portola High School site

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It’s been more than a week since we left messages for IUSD superintendent Terry Walker to comment on Harvey Liss’s detailed article in the Irvine Community News & Views about significant new findings of toxic waste at the construction site for Irvine’s new Portola High School.  The district’s new Public Information Officer doesn’t start until…

Has more Toxic Waste been uncovered at Irvine’s Fifth High School Construction Site

Irvine HS Sites vs. Former El Toro Superfund Site

Hat trip to Irvine Community News & Views for this story that documents evidence that dangerous toxic waste has been uncovered during the construction of Irvine’s new Portola High School in the city’s Northeast corridor near the Musick Jail site. The piece, written by Harvey Liss, carefully documents the materials discovered through a series of…

IPSF Donation Deadline is Near

Nasim Pedrad, an IUSD graduate and former SNL actress poses with IPSF CEO Neda Eaton at the 2010 IPSF Gala

Tomorrow is the last day of 2014 and the Irvine Public Schools Foundation is less than 10 percent away of a critical fundraising goal of $1.3 million by the end of December which is matched dollar for dollar by the City of Irvine.  IUSD schools remain funded below state averages so parents and friends of…

Register Editorial Pages endorse First Democrat for 2014 Election – Sharon Wallin for IUSD Trustee

Sharon Wallin, second from right, was endorsed for re-election to the IUSD board by the OC Register.

The Orange County Register’s editorial pages remain in complete denial of the county’s purple hue.  In 2012, they endorsed exactly one Democrat — Orange Mayor Tita Smith, whom we’ve heard but never confirmed, failed to vote for President Obama in 2012, which would certainly explain the Register’s endorsement.  In today’s edition’s, they endorse Sharon Wallin…

IUSD Site A Poses Zombie Risk from Toxic Chemicals

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According to an independent study of Irvine High School Site A, funded by Irvine Council member Larry Agran, if the new high school is built on site A near the Musick Jail the chemicals found in the soil have the ability to turn Irvine High School students into Zombies. “The chemicals found on Site a…