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Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva Continues to Champion Veteran Cemetery, and Backs Irvine City Council’s Site

Orange County, California – Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, (D – Orange County) issued the following statement in response to the Irvine City Council’s vote on Tuesday, June 6, to change the site originally designated for a veterans’ cemetery FivePoint developer-owned strawberry farmland near the I-5/I-405 interchange. The developers will build the cemetery at no cost to…

Quirk-Silva Funds Orange County Veteran Cemetery

From the desk of Sharon Quirk-Silva in AD-65, this announcement: SACRAMENTO – Prior to the start of Memorial Day weekend, Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) made the following statement on the inclusion of a $30 million allocation of funds in the 2017 California State Budget Report for an Orange County Veterans Cemetery. “This is a fitting…

Quirk-Silva Calls for UC President Napolitano’s Resignation

  (Sacramento, CA) – Orange County Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, a member of the Assembly Committee on Higher Education, today became the first legislator to call on University of California President Janet Napolitano to resign her post, citing a lack of confidence in Napolitano’s leadership. “The leaders of our state university systems are duty-bound to maintain…

ASSEMBLYWOMAN QUIRK-SILVA ADVANCES LEGISLATION FOR SAFER NEIGHBORHOODS AND SOBER LIVING FACILITIES

  SACRAMENTO – On Tuesday, California State Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva’s (D – Orange County) Assembly Bill (AB) 572, passed out of the Assembly Health Committee. The legislation will give the County of Orange and its cities enforcement resources to monitor sober living facilities. This measure has been sponsored by the Association of California Cities –…

Land Swap for Vet’s Cemetery Rears Its Ugly Head Again

Irvine Council member Christina Shea (R-Five Points) is bringing up a proposed land swap for the Veterans Cemetery and Memorial yet again at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. What the nutshell: FivePoints CEO Emile Haddad wants to swap industrial land not worth all that much acre for acre in exchange for prime land where the cemetery…