Tag Archive for Sharon Wallin

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…

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…

Register Editorial Pages endorse First Democrat for 2014 Election – Sharon Wallin for IUSD Trustee

Sharon Wallin, second from right, was endorsed for re-election to the IUSD board by the OC Register.

The Orange County Register’s editorial pages remain in complete denial of the county’s purple hue.  In 2012, they endorsed exactly one Democrat — Orange Mayor Tita Smith, whom we’ve heard but never confirmed, failed to vote for President Obama in 2012, which would certainly explain the Register’s endorsement.  In today’s edition’s, they endorse Sharon Wallin…

IUSD appoints Ira Glasky to the School Board

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While partisan divides clearly exist on “non-partisan” city council races, when it comes to school boards all that matters is that candidates and electeds share a goal for outstanding public education.  In that spirit, the IUSD board appointed Ira Glasky to the school board to complete the term of Gavin Huntley-Fenner. We applaud the choice.…