Tag Archive for Larry Agran

Gang War Declared in Irvine; Chen Threatens Council with Recall

JoinGang

Irvine mayoral candidate Gang Chen, still upset about the Irvine City Council’s refusal to vote for the Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial landswap that would enrich FivePoint by hundreds of millions of dollars, has written every member of the Irvine City Council — except Christina Shea — threatening to recall the four who didn’t back Shea’s…

Irvine City Council Defeats Cemetery Land Swap; Shea has a Fit

Christina Shea

Not a single member of the Irvine City Council seconded a motion by pro-developer Council member Christina Shea to swap land designated for the Veterans Cemetery and Memorial with billionaire developer Emile Haddad and the effort failed at last night’s city council meeting.  Instead, a substitute motion by Council member Beth Krom passed on a…

Irvine Community News & Views Sues City

irvine_cityhall

The Irvine Community News & Views, a publication that started as a slate mailer and resumed publishing as a non-profit organization, has sued the City of Irvine for alleged violations of the City’s Free Speech Ordinance.  The paper is not available in Irvine City Hall with other free distribution publications like OC Family, the Irvine…

Melissa Fox announces new bid for Irvine City Council

Melissa Fox talking with people in the district

Irvine city commissioner Melissa Fox has announced that’s she’s a candidate for Irvine City Council.  Here’s her letter to supporters that came out this morning: I am running for Irvine City Council. I love Irvine. Our beautiful parks, our thriving communities, our small businesses, our first-rate schools, our dedicated and professional police department and low…