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We’re Supporting Irvine’s Measure E School Bond Measure

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The Irvine Unified School District is traditionally one of Orange County’s and California’s best performing school districts despite the fact it’s also one of the lowest funded school districts in the state. Measure E, a bond for much needed repairs in many of the city’s older elementary/middle/high schools, could raise as much as $250-$319 million…

Testing for Toxics in Irvine at Portola High School

toxic-waste

Reprinted with permission from the TestForToxics blog with a summary from Dr. Harvey Liss about the meeting and public hearing on the additional testing at the new IUSD Portola High School.  I echo Dr. Liss’s doubts about PlaceWorks, the district’s consultant, when it comes to honesty.  I can’t recall the specific consultant’s name, but during…

IUSD Trustee Michael Parham pulls papers for OC BoE

IUSD Trustee Michael Parham

Hot off the press; this came in yesterday afternoon. We’re told that if Michael Parham, a Republican, isn’t elected to this seat, he won’t seek re-election to the IUSD board where he’s been a trustee since 2004.  Parham has often been rumored to be a city council candidate but has never pulled papers for a city…

Onofre to Challenge Harper for AD-74

Karina Onofre

Karina Onofre of Irvine has announced that she’s a candidate for Assembly in AD-74 and will challenge Republican State Rep. Matt Harper for the job.  Onofre is running as a Democrat in the race.  She announced her intentions on Facebook last Saturday. Good Morning Everyone, I feel like I have unfinished business that I need…