Tag Archive for Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial

Melissa Fox announces new bid for Irvine City Council

Melissa Fox talking with people in the district

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…

Great Park Veterans Cemetery Moving Forward

Sharon Quirk Silva with Governor Brown at the Great Park 2014

Sharon Quirk-Silva, the former Assembly Rep from AD-65 who pushed legislation forward for the Great Park Veterans Cemetery and Memorial, teased this news at her AD-65 fundraiser on Friday night in Santa Ana and the OC Register has the story. The Great Park Veterans Cemetery and Memorial is moving forward faster than previous thought and…

Irvine City Official Filtered Town Hall Attendees based on Race

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We wrote about the “cancelled” Town Hall at the Cypress Village Community Center where Irvine Mayor Steven Choi and Council member Lynn Schott would hear concerns from neighbors of a FivePoint development who oppose Great Park Veterans Cemetery and Memorial.  The literature and messages on the meeting seemed to indicate the Mayor and the Council member were all…

Spitzer Turns His Back on Veterans Cemetery at Great Park

(L-R) Matt and Laura Cunningham and Supervisor Todd Spitzer

Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer, a vocal supporter of AB 1453 which was to establish a Veterans Cemetery and Memorial at the Great Park, has apparently not stopped seeking a new location for a new cemetery even after AB 1453 was signed by Governor Jerry Brown last fall. Irvine Council member Christina Shea’s May 6 letter to…

Schott Backs Out of Vets’ Cemetery Town Hall

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Irvine Council member Lynn Schott contacted us Tuesday night to say she would not be attending next Monday’s Town Hall meeting where she and Mayor Steven Choi would “join the discussion of relocating the Veteran’s (sic) Cemetery to another location. Don’t miss the great opportunity to express your concerns to city leaders.” The Town Hall…