Tag Archive for IUSD

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…

Is IUSD Seeking a $558 Million Bond?

pile of money

My Sunday night was interrupted by a telephone survey.  I started to hem and haw, but the call said it was about a local community issue, so I agreed and we proceeded with a series of questions.  The survey appears to have been commissioned by the Irvine Unified School District to ascertain voter preferences about…

Irvine City Council will discuss unanticipated site soil contamination at Portola High Site

toxic-waste

Council member Beth Krom wants the I’s dotted and T’s crossed when it comes to the chain of communications in regards to new findings of soil contaminates at the site of Irvine’s new Portola High School currently under construction.  The recent discovery of petroleum hydrocarbons and naphthaline, a known cancer causing agent typically found in…

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…