Tag Archive for Sharon Quikr-Silva

Vets Cemetery Groundbreaking is Set for Next Week; CalVet Won’t Approve Until June 2018

We’re reminded regularly that Veterans deserve our respect because they fought for our freedom and our rights.  No one disputes this.  And while there’s broad support for a Veteran’s Cemetery in Irvine, there is much disagreement over where it should be located. I bring up the first point because Freedom of Speech and the right…

Gang War Declared in Irvine; Chen Threatens Council with Recall

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…

Scott Baugh will step down as OC GOP Chair in January

OC GOP chairman Scott Baugh will leave his position in January 2015 according to a story in the Orange County Register.  Baugh cites demands on his available time from his real estate business and law firm, and has taken on a larger role in running his family’s Northern California ranch due to his father’s declining health.  Under Baugh,…

OC Register Editorial Misses the Mark on Parcel Tax Questions

With the OC Register editorial desk, it’s a pretty simple equation.  You’ll earn their support if you agree to always oppose any tax increase or agree never to take money from public employee unions.  New State Rep. Sharon Quirk-Silva has already demonstrated that she’s a caution interview subject in speaking with the Register’s opinion writers…