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

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

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

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…

The Irvine GOP Council Majority’s Karma Sandwich

The Daily Pilot reported on the State Joint Audit Committee’s vote to audit the city of Irvine’s Investigation of the Great Park, ignoring pleas from the entire OC Republican state assembly and state senate delegation to do so.  So much for the Republicans being champions of transparency. Predictably, Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Lalloway, a candidate…