• August 14, 2022
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After Over A Year of Public Outcry and Over 15 Items Denied on the City Council Agenda, “Rule of 2” Is Rescinded. District Elections and All American Asphalt Agendized.

“Rule of 2” Revoked The controversial “Rule of 2” agenda-setting policy has been the bane of numerous Irvine residents for the past year and a half. This “Rule of 2” policy was used to deny over 15 requests to agendize everything from recognizing October as Children’s Environmental Health Month to a comprehensive discussion on the […]

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Senator Dave Min’s Letter to Irvine City Council Re: All American Asphalt

Click to read Senator Dave Min’s letter to Irvine City Council re: All American Asphalt in PDF format   * The letter was published by Irvine Watchdog and not Senator Dave Min

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Homeowners File Class Action Lawsuit Against All American Asphalt

A class action lawsuit has been filed by an Irvine homeowner, Elmira Rad, on behalf of herself and more than 2,000 homeowners impacted by the emissions from All American Asphalt. Plaintiffs are represented by the law firm of Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos, LLP and Liddle & Dubin, PC. Click here to read the complaint.

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Opinion: Postpone Project Approvals in Planning Area 6 Until All American Asphalt Issue Is Resolved

Protect Current and Future Residents From All American Asphalt Toxic Fumes At the March 2nd Transportation Commission meeting, agenda item 1 is seeking approval of traffic study relating to zoning changes for transferring dwelling units to and within Planning Area 6 located south of Portola Parkway, East of Portola Springs, and Modjeska. Here is a […]

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Request for Emergency Moratorium Against All American Asphalt

City of Irvine’s Emergency Moratorium  The “non-disclosed” and “concealed” All American Asphalt (AAA) plant hidden in a nature preserve has been a health hazard and public nuisance for thousands of Irvine residents for years.  After over two years of working on getting the needed safeguards in place, our children still have zero protection from these […]

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All American Asphalt Webinar -Where Do the Candidates Stand on This Issue?

On Thursday, October 29, Non-Toxic Neighborhoods along with the Stop Toxic Asphalt Pollutants in Irvine groups held a webinar to ask our Irvine Mayoral, City Council, and California State Assembly AD 68 candidates questions regarding All American Asphalt. The moderator for the event was Thomas Linzey, Senior Counsel for the Center for Democratic and Environmental […]

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Special Meeting – All American Asphalt

Residents in the North Irvine villages of Eastwood, Stonegate, Orchard Hills, Northwood, and Northwood Pointe have been battling toxic fumes from a nearby asphalt factory for over a year. Lesley Tan, one of the leaders of this effort, provided background in this Opinion article asking, “what is the City’s responsibility to disclose of pollutants and […]

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Opinion: City of Irvine Fails To Address Health Hazards to “Luxury” Home Residents by All American Asphalt

Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that All American Asphalt started in Irvine in 1976. The company started in the 70s, but not at the current location.   What is the City’s responsibility to disclose of pollutants and its negative impacts to home buyers? All American Asphalt has been operating in Irvine since […]

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Irvine Residents Are Last in Representation – Far Behind All OC and Midsize California Cities

District Elections and Council Expansion For Discussion July 12th Irvine could take a significant step toward greater representation on July 12, 2022. Councilmembers Larry Agran and Tammy Kim have agendized a discussion on switching to district elections as well as expanding the city council size. Read the memo for item 3.4 here. For the July […]

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Opinion: If You’re Not Insisting On Democracy, You Might Not Have One — How Minority Rule All Too Often Presides Over The Irvine City Council

There’s a saying that poses a warning to consumers of media: “if you’re not paying for the product, you’re not the customer; you are the product.” It’s a useful reminder to be wary of your relationship to the powers-that-be in that particular market. If there is a rough political equivalent to it, perhaps it is […]

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