• May 29, 2024

Opinion: Hasty, One-Sided Live Nation Deal Costing Irvine $110 Million Hinges on Vice Mayor Kim

On Tuesday, July 18, 2023, Vice Mayor Tammy Kim and Councilmember Mike Carroll submitted a Memo requesting that the Live Nation contract be considered for approval. However, the Design, Construction and Operating Agreement (DCOA) contract was not released until Friday, July 21st at 6:55PM, leaving less than 2 business days to review the multi-million dollar […]

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Packed City Council Agenda for July 25

The City Council will meet on Tuesday, July 25, 2023 at 4:00PM. Read the full agenda here.  Residents seeking environment initiatives will want to tune into this meeting. Here are the key Council Business Items:   4.4 Formation of the Sustainability Commission This Tuesday, the city may officially dissolve the Green Ribbon Environmental Committee (GREC) and […]

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The Mystery Of The Missing Transit

Opinion: The Mystery of the Missing Transit

On either side of Irvine Blvd, east of the 133, is a transit-oriented development. Or that’s what the zoning map says, anyway: Figure 1: From the Irvine Zoning Map, a “Transit Oriented Development” It is part of a larger area composed of parts of the Great Park neighborhoods and Portola Springs. At the time of […]

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Focus Maps for City Council Districts

At the July 11, 2023 City Council meeting, the Councilmembers listed their preferred “Focus Maps” for future City Council districts from the 45 originally presented. The below maps indicate in red the names of the Councilmembers who selected the map.  6 maps that were selected by more than 1 Councilmember: Map 126 Map 133 Map […]

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City Council Regular Meeting - July 11, 2023

City Council Agenda Highlights for July 11th, 2023

City Council Regular Meeting  Proposed District Maps are on the Agenda for this coming Council Meeting, with a Public Hearing requesting input regarding the composition of the Potential City Council Election Districts. The meeting will take place at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, July 11th in the Irvine City Council Chambers. Here are some highlights of […]

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