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Our Picks in Irvine and Tustin

It is without surprise that we endorse Mayor Sukhee Kang for re-election, Larry Agran to return to the Irvine City Council and commissioner Shiva Farivar to replace Christina Shea on the city council.  The progressive majority took control of Irvine in 2000 and since then, on an apples-to-apples comparision, the size of city government has…

Our chat with Don Wagner

I met AD-70 candidate Don Wagner at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce event in Irvine last Friday and we spent a few minutes talking about the upcoming election. The very first thing I said to Don was express my condolences at the loss of his son, who died the weekend before June’s primary due to…

President’s message to school kids

Here are the text and video of President Obama’s address to school kids this year.  I’m happy IUSD sent a note to school principals encouraging them to show the message to their classes, but will wait to hear from students in my neighborhood about whether or not they saw it. “Hello Philadelphia! It’s wonderful to…

Scenes from the IPSF Gala

Tonight’s sold out Irvine Public Schools Foundation Gala was the place to see and be seen in Irvine this Friday night and attracted a big crowd to honor some of the best and brightest to graduate from Irvine’s schools.  And yes, Rep. John Campbell did come to the event and more than one guest grumbled about a…

IPSF Gala is Tonight; Is John Campbell coming?

The Irvine Public Schools Foundation Gala will take place tonight at Kia’s Headquarters in Irvine. The Gala is a fundraiser for IUSD schools and will honor some of the best and brightest graduates as IPSF raises money to offset an estimated $22 million deficit that is causing furloughs and parents like me, who value education, more…