Tag Archive for Sharon Wallin

Was Righeimer Kicked Off the OCTA Board?

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Cotsa Mesa Council member and former Mayor Jim Righeimer was appointed to the OCTA Board last November, but when it was discovered by the County of Orange that the City Selection Committee had violated the Brown Act, so the results of the November action were cancelled.  With new mayors sworn in and a new vote scheduled…

Good Winners and Bad Winners

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Years of coaching kid sports, for both boys and girls, is something I’ll always cherish.  I love winning as much as any coach does, but I’ve always found there are life lessons to be taught that hopefully carry over into young adulthood (and some of kids who played ball for me have graduated college already…

Our Election Hangover Blues

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Election day was tough on Democrats.  What made it especially tough was the lack of turnout.  If Democrats go to the polls, even in this Red County, we can be competitive and do well.  While all the ballots are not yet counted, turnout was down.  Way down. For those Republicans who won, hardly a mandate…

Kang to Sue CHA Over Bogus Mailer Supporting Irvine Republicans

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The developers funding the Irvine Republican ticket have finally jumped the shark with a mailer than came out Saturday featuring former Irvine Democratic Mayor Sukhee Kang’s photo with text suggesting his support for the Republican ticket. Kang, the city’s first Korean-American mayor who led the city through the toughest part of the Bush recession, was…

Irvine Republicans Lying about Sharon Wallin Endorsement

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Social media has been a trip in Irvine this year with charges of lying from both sides about each others records reaching laughable levels.  But Irvine Democrats who received the recent flyer pictured above suggesting IUSD president Sharon Wallin is endorsing the Irvine Republican ticket of Choi, Lalloway and Schott shouldn’t be confused — it’s…

Chinese-American Irvine Candidates Forum Takes a Left Turn

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About 300 people attended Saturday’s Irvine Candidate’s Forum at the Irvine Chinese School and, even though the program ran long, it appears as thought the city’s Chinese-American Community is coming out for Democratic candidates as evidenced by the line of questions asked and how they were answered, as well as the sustained and enthusiastic applause…