Tag Archive for Mayor Sukhee Kang

Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang to run for Congress

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Irvine mayor Sukhee Kang is throwing his hat into the ring and will challenge the John Campbell-Dana Rohrabacher GOP fistfight winner for a seat in Congress in 2012.  If the proposed Huntington Beach-Irvine-Newport Beach-Laguna Beach district holds in the proposed redistricting, the top two emerge and a close GOP vote gives Kang an opportunity.  If elected, Kang will…

Irvine Safe City Status Remains Unchanged

The OC Register is reporting that Irvine remains one of the safest cities in the county, state and nation in this story posted online. The stats come ftrom the Department of Justice for cities with more than 100,000 in population.  From the story: Irvine reported one of the lowest per capita violent crime rates –…

Our Picks in Irvine and Tustin

It is without surprise that we endorse Mayor Sukhee Kang for re-election, Larry Agran to return to the Irvine City Council and commissioner Shiva Farivar to replace Christina Shea on the city council.  The progressive majority took control of Irvine in 2000 and since then, on an apples-to-apples comparision, the size of city government has…

Happy Birthday Mayor Kang

I’ve had the great pleasure of getting to know that past three mayors of Irvine personally.  And knowing how strong willed each of them are, I always laugh when someone suggests they are not independent.  Voting alike doesn’t necessarily constitute puppet strings no matter how many times conservative operatives in Irvine suggest it. So with…

Irvine Approves New City Budget

This came in from Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang this morning.  It’s a responsible budget that draws on the city’s rainy day fund while holding costs down and not cutting city services – an enviable position compared to many other cities in California. From the Mayor: “I’m pleased to announce that the City Council has adopted…