Tag Archive for Probolsky

Mickadeit’s Irvine Slogan Contest

OC Register columnist Frank Mickadeit has decided to have some fun with a city slogan contest offered by the City of Irvine.  Since Frank is practically underwear buddies with the city’s Republican leadership and those who pledge allegiance to the Lincoln Club, he decided to take a few potshots at Irvine. Go ahead Frank. We…

The Register’s Irvine World News adds a New Columnist

I get four newspapers every day.  The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and the OC Register.  I’m in the minority on my street where about four other homes get a single newspaper.  In the midst of forced furloughs and looming layoffs that are sure to hit the newsroom, the…

The Facebook Lobbying of Jose Solorio

Hat tip to Heather Pritchard over at The OC Progressive for writing about this first, but the story has taken on new life with intense lobbying of state representative Jose Solorio.  And its happening on Facebook.  Jose writes: Jose Solorio is reviewing budget that a Republican Gov., 2 Republican leaders & 2 Democrat leaders proposed: $15…

Irvine Republicans Throw Probolsky Under the Bus

In a letter to the Irvine World News/OC Post today, defeated council candidate Patrick Rodgers said that Irvine Council member Steve Choi was “kind” in his comments about departed Commissioner Adam Probolsky. Rodgers wrote: “a substantial number of Irvine Republicans..saw (Probolsky) as one who did not represent the philosophy of the council member who appointed…

Shea’s Republican Support Ends at the Checkbook

I tooled over to Christina Shea’s “Shea for Mayor” website (which still has a reference to “Keep Irvine Great” isn’t that cool she’s still using the slogan of the opposition slate, but what’s a little plagiarism among friends, right?). I wanted to see who was endorsing her run for Mayor this time around.   Her…