Tag Archive for Tustin Unified

OCTA Sues Yorba Linda Water District

Now that the election is over, we’re back to something more meaningful and the actual actions of government agencies.  After months of futile negotiations, the OCTA has decided to sue the Yorba Linda Water District for $1 million because a pipeline that’s been in place for decades needs to be moved to accommodate the OCTA’s…

No Pie for Amante

Councilwoman Deborah Gavello -Tustin

It’s not even July 4th but there were plenty of fireworks in Tustin at last Tuesday’s city council meeting.  Gentle readers, I direct you to the video of said meeting here and scroll ahead to abut the 44 minute mark to listen to Councilwoman Deborah Gavello’s comments directed at fellow Council member Jerry Amante, and…

Constrasting Views of Amante in Tustin

A recent Irvine World News column by Adam Probolsky and a newsletter from Tustin Council member Deborah Gavello offer an interesting constrast to the boiling pot Tustin Mayor Jerry Amante finds himself in these days.  Probolsky’s column on Amante is rationalized because of the City of Tustin’s lawsuit with Tustin Unified over grading and excavation…

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…