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Shea Reschedules Pro-Developer Agenda Item to Yom Kippur; No Respect for Irvine’s Jewish Council Members

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Irvine Council Member Christina Shea has rescheduled an agenda item that was supposed to be heard in late September to the city’s October 11 council meeting, to exclude Beth Krom and Jeff Lalloway who are both Jewish and won’t attend the meeting because it conflicts with Yom Kippur.  By eliminating Krom and Lalloway from the…

Big Night for Democrats in OC

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For the fist time, Democrats beat Republicans in voter turnout for a primary election in Orange County and there were several surprises with last night’s primary results.  Here’s a quick snapshot below: Polls tightened in California between Secretary Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders leading up to Tuesday night’s election.  With the Associated Press calling…

Wannabe Police Chief

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There’s a fun screed on the OJ blog about Irvine council member Jeff Lalloway which is attracting lots of attention from Irvine Council Member Christina Shea, Irvine City Commissioner Allan Bartlett, and Shea apologist Lt. Pat Rodgers, usually known online at LTPar.  Go ahead and read the comments; fun stuff!  But when you read what…

Gang War Declared in Irvine; Chen Threatens Council with Recall

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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

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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’s Registered Voters: Democrats Take Over Majority

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Hat tip to Iyad Afalqa, the president of the Irvine Democratic Club, on this news that the Democratic Party in Irvine now has more registered voters than the Republican party does; and all this 9 months before an election guaranteed to have massive Democratic Party turnout. From his Facebook post: “Last week during my panel…

Financial Disclosures for CD-46 Come In; Some Surprises

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  Just like the DPOC pre-convention endorsement meeting on Saturday, fundraising for candidates in CD-46 narrowly went for former State Senator Lou Correa over former State Senator Joe Dunn, with Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen bringing up the rear.  Quarter over quarter results show Correa gaining strength over Dunn while Nguyen’s fundraising was about half…