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Spitzer Turns His Back on Veterans Cemetery at Great Park

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…

Why Does Todd Spitzer Hate the First Amendment? (Updated with comment from ACLU)

The First Amendment to our Constitution is pretty clear.  Government can’t make laws abridging free speech.  And this extended from Congress down through local government bodies.  Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer has announced, in front of UC-Irvine, that he plans to develop policy that would cut county funding to any organization that bans the display of…

Irvine Council Majority Politicizes Veteran’s Memorial

There was a time when the Irvine City County served the needs of residents.  Today’s council majority seems more interested in serving the interests of developers.  To watch Mayor Steven Choi and Council member Christina Shea completely surrender to the needs of Five Points first is a thing to behold (video doesn’t lie).  Mayor Pro Tem…

Melissa Fox announces run for Irvine City Council

  For many in Orange County, this is one of the worst kept secrets in politics but today it’s official.  Melissa Fox is a candidate for Irvine City Council. As there are two spots open in addition to Mayor, Fox, an Irvine Community Services Commissioner, is taking direct aim at first-term Councilmember Jeff Lalloway.  A…