• April 19, 2019
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3/26 City Council Meeting: Additional 1,056 Homes in Great Park Approved

Present: Mayor Wagner Councilmember Shea Councilmember Fox Councilmember Khan Councilmember Kuo 1,056 More Homes Approved for the Great Park Neighborhoods The Council approved (4-1 with Mayor Pro Tem Shea opposed) another 1,056 market rate homes for FivePoint based on a request they made to the City back in April of 2018. FivePoint recognized a policy […]

Development Featured

Can Culver Dr. Handle More Traffic?

Previous Development Attempt Last year, residents spoke out against the proposed sale of the Rancho San Joaquin Golf Course. The interested developer wanted to build a 4 story, 800 unit development to house 3,200 students on part of the property and shrink the course. That led to residents creating a coalition to combat the development […]

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Local Political Group Pressures Land Trust on Transparency

On November 18, 2018, the Democrats of Greater Irvine (DGI) unanimously passed a resolution introduced by Kev Abazajian that states: “The Members of the Democrats of Greater Irvine RESOLVE that the Irvine Community Land Trust should abide by the Brown Act, and that the City of Irvine’s Sunshine Ordinance should be applied immediately to the […]

Election 2018

Match the Candidate Game #7 – Who Said It?

Match the Candidate Quote 7 “I’m a lifelong resident of Irvine – or at least since my parents brought me home from Hoag Hospital.” Who said this?  Irvine “lifers” where were you born?  Is getting adequate healthcare keeping up with the pace of changes in Irvine? Need more from this candidate?  Register to attend Irvine […]

Election 2018

Match the Candidate Game #6 – Who Said It?

Match the Candidate Quote 6 “I am running because I am outraged that after the voters 63% mandate to restore the Veteran’s Cemetery to its original location in the Great Park and stop its replacement by massive development, the Mayor and two Council members voted otherwise.” Who said this?  The placement of the Veterans Cemetery […]

Election 2018

Match the Candidate Game #5 – Who Said It?

Match the Candidate Quote 5 “In these uncertain and confusing times, we need dedicated, experienced, proven leaders with common sense on our City Council that will place people first!” Who said this? Do you think its City Council’s job to put people first?  How would you put people first for Irvine?   Need more from […]

Election 2018

Match the Candidate Game #4 – Who Said It?

Match the Candidate Quote 4 “My husband and I have lived in Irvine for over 20 years.” Who said this?  How long have you lived in Irvine?  What do you see for its future?   Need more from this candidate?  Register to attend Irvine WatchDog’s City Council Candidate Forum. Hint: The answer is HERE – https://irvinewatchdog.org/2018-irvine-city-election-information/

Election 2018

Match the Candidate Game #3 – Who Said It?

Match the Candidate Quote 3 “A big part of who I am is who I am not.” Who said this?  How much of who you ARE NOT defines you?   Need more from this candidate?  Register to attend Irvine WatchDog’s City Council Candidate Forum. Hint: The answer is HERE – https://irvinewatchdog.org/2018-irvine-city-election-information/

Election 2018

Match the Candidate Game #2 – Who Said It?

Match the Candidate Quote 2 “…after years of rapid development, our city has deviated from its master plan and is at a crossroad.”   Who said this?  Do you think Irvine has deviated from its “Master Plan?”  How would you fix it?   Need more from this candidate?  Register to attend Irvine WatchDog’s City Council […]

Election 2018

Match the Candidate Game – Who Said It?

This is the first in a series of posts for this election season. Hopefully to help our readers and Irvine residents engage with Irvine candidates. It’s said that first impressions set the tone when you meet someone one. What about first sentences? We’ve pulled the first sentence from each City Council Candidate’s “Statement of Qualifications” […]