• May 24, 2024

Opinion: Vice Mayor Tammy Kim Cuts Ribbon For Far-Right Disinformation Machine’s New Irvine Office

Social media posts reveal that Irvine City Councilmember and 2024 Irvine Mayoral candidate, Tammy Kim, attended and celebrated conspiracy laden click-bait publisher, The Epoch Times, with the opening of its new Irvine satellite office. In attendance were OC Board of Education (OCBE) Trustee Mari Barke, former CA State Senator, John Moorlach, Greater Irvine Chamber President, […]

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Urban Forest, Beekeeping, and Korean Business Convention Funding Highlight Council Agenda

Three items of council business highlight the agenda for the City Council meeting on Tuesday, September 26, at 4:00 p.m.: An Urban Forest update and master plan process; a discussion of residential beekeeping regulations requested by Councilmembers Larry Agran and Kathleen Treseder; and a request by Vice Mayor Tammy Kim for the City to fund […]

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City Council Regular Meeting Agenda – September 12th, 2023

After taking a short break, the City Council will return on Tuesday, September 12th at 4PM with a packed agenda. Here are some of the key items:  Agenda Item 3.4 – Treasurer’s Report For Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2023 The Treasurer’s Report provides a synopsis of investment activity for the City’s three investment portfolios […]

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Mayor Khan Proposes Program to Accelerate Tech Growth

Mayor Farrah Khan is proposing that the City partner with venture capital firm Sunstone Management in the creation of a nonprofit entity to accelerate the growth of high-tech startups in Irvine. The proposal is Item 6.3 on the City Council agenda for Tuesday, September 12. Khan’s memo to City Manager Oliver Chi states: “In concept, […]

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In Memory of Irvine Champion Mary Ann Gaido

With great sadness Irvine loses a beloved leader, a titan of excellence, and a dedicated public servant whose service spans before Irvine’s incorporation in 1971, Mary Ann Gaido. As Councilwoman in 1977, Mary Ann directed the City to purchase the Cattle Camp land in Bommer Canyon for public use. If you ever visit or hike […]

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