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FivePoint Pitches Veteran’s Cemetery in San Juan Capistrano Instead of the Great Park

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Last Friday, the City of Irvine’s Ad Hoc Committee for a Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial held its first meeting 90 days after discussions at the Irvine City Council meeting in March about placing a final resting place for OC’s veteran’s at The Great Park.  The only Democrat on the committee is State Rep Sharon Quirk-Silva (for the…

Best and Worst Cities for Business in Orange County

Hat tip to Jan Norman at the OC Register for this story on the best and worst cities to do business in Orange County. Looking for cities to start up or expand in OC, well according to the 2011 Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business survey, which compares 421 cities nationwide on the business fees and…

Concordia University drops SJC Councilman Reeve as Instructor

Irvine’s Concordia University has parted ways with conservative councilmember Derek Reeve, a part-time instructor at the University, after Patch.com reported Reeve’s blog posts featured whole passages lifted from other publications.  SJC Patch has the full story here. Reeve, who’s been in a bit of hot water for advocating that San Juan Capsitrano residents be able to…

Is SJC Councilman a Plagiarist?

San Juan Capistrano’s conservative councilman Derek Reeve, a “pinhead” for naming one of his dogs “Mohammad” according to Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly, may be a plagiarist.  HT to the SJC Patch for this story, which compares and constrasts Reeve’s conservative writings with passages lifted nearly verbatum from other publications. Reeve told Patch.com that he may…

Special Election in San Juan Capistrano Today

SJC Measure B Piece0001 In case you didn’t know, there’s a special election in San Juan Capistrano today which seems to place libertarians at odds with property owners. The OC Register reports on the issue at hand in a pretty good summary: “The referendum, known as Measure B, will ask San Juan voters whether the…

Sen. Mark Wyland, R-San Clemente, Slurs Democrats

An interesting video came across my desk yesterday. Shot at the September 22 opening of the GOP campaign headquarters in San Clemente, it shows Tea Partier Mark Wyland saying that Democrats “really don’t like this country. That’s the reality.” (fast forward to about 3:00) [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0i9r14T1DU[/youtube] . . Senator Wyland, at least in theory, “represents” the…