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IUSD Candidate’s Forum set for October 9

  It seems the most competitive election in Irvine is race for three open seats for the Irvine School Board.  And on October 9, voters will get a chance to see what the candidates are made of in a forum hosted by the Irvine PTA Council. Details are as follows: Irvine Unified Council PTA, which…

Irvine Republicans Up to Old Tricks Again

The expression is those who fail to learn from the past are destined to repeat it, and in the case of the current crop of Republican candidates for Mayor and City Council, it’s not so much a failure to learn from the past but a denial that the past ever happened to begin with. Case…

Irvine’s SOS (Save Our Schools) Initiative Close to Getting Needed Signatures; PTA Support is Pitiful

Irvine council member Larry Agran is spearheading an iniative, the SoS Initiative for Save Our Schools, for the November election that would direct about $1.5 million to cash poor schools in Irvine served by IUSD and even TUSD without raising taxes a dime.  So if you’re heading to one of the graduation ceremonies in town this weekend,…

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…

OC Scariest Politicians

  Happy Halloween everyone and if you’re to the left of center, Halloween is 365/24/7 in the OC when it comes to certain politicians.  Here’s our list the scariest ones. 10.  Don Wagner — Mr. Wagner, the state assemblyman from AD-70 often goes to a number of functions at Irvine schools which we find hysterical…

IPSF Gala is a Huge Success

  The second annual IPSF Gala was held last Saturday night at the Kia North America headquarters. The event was sold out well in advanced and is fast becoming THE event in Irvine to attend.  The event raised more than $350,000 to benefit Irvine Schools.  Enjoy the photos.  

IPSF Launches a Dollar a Day for Education Campaign

Increasingly, our underfunded schools are turning to external fundraising organizations to make up the difference in educations funds provided by the state for what is needed to get our kids ready for the 21st century workforce.  I will be attending the 2nd annual IPSF Gala this weekend (sold out!) whic will raise a significant amount…