• October 1, 2020


  • Ayn Craciun

    Ayn Craciun3 Posts

    Ayn Craciun is a mom and environmental health advocate. As a leader of Non Toxic Irvine, she helped successfully advocate for Irvine’s much-loved organic landscaping policy, which was adopted in 2016. Ayn now focuses on climate action through her volunteer work with OC Clean Power and Citizens Climate Lobby’s OC Central chapter, and continues to serve as a volunteer policy advisor for the Organic Landscape Association and Organic Land Care Project. Craciun's professional background is in corporate communications and public affairs. She has lived in Irvine since 2004.

City Council City Hall Featured Op-ed

Opinion: Highly Paid Irvine Staff Continue to Fumble and Delay Key Climate Program

Revelations come before Tuesday vote on hiring new interim city manager September 7, 2020 — On Friday, as Irvine residents sweltered in record high temperatures driven by climate change, doubts emerged over whether the city will again delay Community Choice Energy (CCE), a program that would bring Irvine residents clean energy, savings on electricity and an alternative […]

City Council Featured Opinion

Opinion: Irvine Seeks Partner Cities As It Takes Another Step Toward Community Choice Energy 

Outpouring of public support and SoCal Edison rate increase urge Council forward With a unanimous vote on July 14, the Irvine City Council took another step toward bringing Community Choice Energy (CCE) to Orange County.  CCE is prized by many as a municipality’s quickest path to 100% clean energy, enabling local officials to choose cleaner […]

City Council Featured Opinion

Opinion: Delays Threaten Key Irvine Climate/Energy Initiative

Irvine residents deserve an explanation for continued delays to Community Choice Energy (CCE), a program that promises to bring cleaner energy, consumer savings, an alternative to monopoly SoCal Edison, and a host of other benefits to the city and its residents. These delays cannot be blamed on COVID-19 or recent protests. City staff has a […]

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