Tag Archive for Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial

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…

CalVet: We Haven’t Weighed in on Land swap

Last August, Bill Cook of the OC Veterans Memorial Park Foundation, sent a letter to the Irvine City Council in support of a land swap for the Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial.  In the letter, Cook says the “CalVet/DGS…presented the details of a privately funded alternative proposal. We can report it (CalVet/DGS) found favor, as it required no additional…

Gang War Declared in Irvine; Chen Threatens Council with Recall

Irvine mayoral candidate Gang Chen, still upset about the Irvine City Council’s refusal to vote for the Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial landswap that would enrich FivePoint by hundreds of millions of dollars, has written every member of the Irvine City Council — except Christina Shea — threatening to recall the four who didn’t back Shea’s…

Irvine City Council Defeats Cemetery Land Swap; Shea has a Fit

Not a single member of the Irvine City Council seconded a motion by pro-developer Council member Christina Shea to swap land designated for the Veterans Cemetery and Memorial with billionaire developer Emile Haddad and the effort failed at last night’s city council meeting.  Instead, a substitute motion by Council member Beth Krom passed on a…

QUIRK-SILVA CHALLENGES DEVELOPER TO DETAIL ITS PROPOSED LAND SWAP TO BUILD VETERAN’S CEMETERY

  FULLERTON, CA—Full-time classroom teacher and 65th Assembly District candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva today challenged developer FivePoint to provide more details on its proposed land swap to meet the commitment under state law she authored to find an appropriate location for a veteran’s cemetery that serves the needs of Orange County. FivePoint recently announced an offer to…