Tag Archive for LA Times

Krom Responds to LA Times article on Great Park

Irvine council member Beth Krom sent us this op-ed posted in response to an LA Times story about the Great Park.  We’re posting it here with links to the original story.  Regardless of your opinion of the Park and it’s progress, if you were an Irvine homeowner 10 years ago, your home’s values are higher…

Choi Can’t Complain

The Orange County Register was very accommodating to Irvine Mayoral Candidate Steven Choi with an article last Friday pointing out Choi’s support for Measure BB, the Save Our Schools Initiative.  Councilmember Larry Agran said the motion to approve Measure BB immediately actually constitute a rejection of the initiative itself, which I don’t necessarily agree but…

LA Times: Yes on 30, No on 38

It’s newspaper endorsement season and the competing ballot measures that most benefit schools have been reviewed by the editorial board at the LA Times.  In this morning’s editions, the paper comes out for Prop 30 backed by Governor Jerry Brown and no to Prop 38 backed by Molly Munger. Expect the John and Ken crowd…

A Once in a Lifetime Event

The SpaceShuttle Endeavor has arrived in Southern California and as luck would have it, a business meeting placed me downtown at 10:30AM.  At the end of the meeting, I was invited to the rooftop of the Los Angeles Times to view the shuttle’s arrival. NASA is a federal program that both parties can be proud…

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…