Tag Archive for Shiva Farivar

My Irvine Ballot

I’m posting this so friends stop calling me at night during the dinner hour.  I am a AD-68 central Committee member-elect for the DPOC and I don’t take office until January.  Even so, this post reflects what my ballot looks like for local elections in Irvine.  This isn’t an endorsement post.  But this is who…

Beth Krom Reminds Irvine Voters ….

The developers funding IEs against Mary Ann Gaido for Mayor need to make up their minds — either gaido voted for every development that ever was approved by the city or she missed tons of meetings.  Neither is true, but it does show a shocking measure of Panic on the part of Irvine Republicans and…

Gavin Newsom Endorses Farivar for Irvine City Council

  Irvine, CA –  Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom endorsed Shiva Farivar’s campaign for Irvine City Council today. In announcing his support, Newsom joins a high profile list of progressive leaders and organizations supporting Farivar, which includes the Orange County League of Conservation Voters, Irvine Councilmember Beth Krom, and former Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang.    In announcing…

Melissa Fox announces new bid for Irvine City Council

Irvine city commissioner Melissa Fox has announced that’s she’s a candidate for Irvine City Council.  Here’s her letter to supporters that came out this morning: I am running for Irvine City Council. I love Irvine. Our beautiful parks, our thriving communities, our small businesses, our first-rate schools, our dedicated and professional police department and low…

Shiva Farivar launches campaign for Irvine City Council

Shiva Farivar, a longtime Irvine City Commissioner and former city council candidate, has launched a campaign for Irvine City Council.  Here’s her letter below: I am excited to announce my candidacy for the Irvine City Council! Irvine has been my home for over 20 years. It is the place I raised my family. My husband…

Our Picks in Irvine and Tustin

It is without surprise that we endorse Mayor Sukhee Kang for re-election, Larry Agran to return to the Irvine City Council and commissioner Shiva Farivar to replace Christina Shea on the city council.  The progressive majority took control of Irvine in 2000 and since then, on an apples-to-apples comparision, the size of city government has…