Tag Archive for Larry Agran

Irvine’s Christina Shea Shows Where Her Priorities Lie; With Developers

The proposal to empower Irvine tax payers to directly influence ongoing development issues that the developer-beholden Irvine City Council majority seems to rubber stamp regularly is causing fear from those who will lose influence should Irvine for Responsible Growth’s ballot measure pass. The draft proposal hadn’t yet been cleared by the city clerk’s office and already there…

Survey Over Anti-Development Ballot Initiative in Irvine Seeks to Deceive

A new initiative that gives Irvine voters control on whether or not large scale developments are approved by voters is in the works, and already the character assassination and mudslinging — believed to be from developers or their consultants or possibly the people that publish “Irvine City News” — has reared an ugly head in the form of…

What Does It Mean to be a Democrat?

Editor’s note: The following submission was sent to TheLiberalOC by a writer who chooses to remain anonymous. The document is largely cribbed from legal documents submitted by Lenore Albert-Sheridan and Greg Diamond over Albert-Sheridan’s filing to have Diamond removed from any state and county party leadership positions. I’ve edited to correct the record a couple…

Agran on Vets Cemetery & Memorial

Larry Agran

Governor Jerry Brown will come to Irvine this week to tour the two locations for a proposed Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial; the original site at the Great Park and the location near the El Toro Y that developer FivePoint has offered to swap acre for acre — in spite of the fact the value of…

Land Swap for Vet’s Cemetery Rears Its Ugly Head Again

Irvine Council member Christina Shea (R-Five Points) is bringing up a proposed land swap for the Veterans Cemetery and Memorial yet again at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. What the nutshell: FivePoints CEO Emile Haddad wants to swap industrial land not worth all that much acre for acre in exchange for prime land where the cemetery…

My Irvine Ballot

I’m posting this so friends stop calling me at night during the dinner hour.  I am a AD-68 central Committee member-elect for the DPOC and I don’t take office until January.  Even so, this post reflects what my ballot looks like for local elections in Irvine.  This isn’t an endorsement post.  But this is who…