• July 25, 2021
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City Council

Why Rename The Great Park? Is it Worth the Time and Tax Dollars?

At the Tuesday, July 27 Great Park Board meeting, the Board will provide direction to city staff on the Orange County Great Park renaming efforts initiated by Mayor Farrah Khan and Councilmember Mike Carroll. At the July 13, 2021 Council meeting, Carroll stated he wanted to “clarify the name of our municipal park as the Irvine […]

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Orange County Great Park May be Renamed “Irvine Great Park”

Mayor Farrah Khan and Councilmember Mike Carroll requested that an item be placed on the July 13, 2021 City Council Supplemental Agenda to change the name of the Orange County Great Park to “Irvine Great Park.” (3.4) The Great Park name change may be ceremonial in nature to reflect the fact that there is no County […]

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Irvine Police Crack Down on Loud and Racing Vehicles

On Tuesday, June 22, 2021, Irvine Police Department’s Traffic and Special Events Bureau Sergeant Jasper Kim and Garrett Gales walked viewers through a bird’s eye view on enforcement efforts within Irvine involving loud vehicles, racing, and street takeovers. Sergeant Kim explained the phenomena of street takeovers is the act of choosing a street, usually at […]

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Voice of OC – Irvine Takes No Action on Veterans Cemetery, Opening Door for Possible Anaheim Site

The Voice of OC covered the marathon Irvine City Council meeting that started on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 4PM and ended on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at almost 1:00AM. “After hours of discussion, the Irvine City Council early Wednesday opted against picking a site for a veterans cemetery in the city, effectively ending nearly […]

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Great Park Project Development Progress Report for June 2021

This month’s OC Great Park Board (OCGPB) meeting agenda has one item, the Project Development Progress Report. The development updates from the April 2021 OCGPB meeting provided details on proposed projects, unsolicited project proposals, as well as details about the California Fire Museum. See April 2021 Updates on Great Park Development Projects – Irvine Watchdog  […]

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Attempt to Rezone RCI, Part 2:  “Putting Lipstick on a Pig”

The Racquet Club of Irvine (RCI), located next to Culver and Michelson, has been a valued recreational amenity enjoyed by the Irvine residents for over 45 years. And especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, the city’s commercial recreational zoning of RCI and other outdoor facilities in Irvine have been a godsend to our residents. Recently the […]

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What is Irvine Police Doing About Noisy Vehicles and Street Racing?

Does your neighborhood sound like the Indy 500 on a Friday night? Many Irvine residents express growing concern over excessive vehicle noise and car racing on residential streets. On June 22, at 4:00 pm, the Irvine Police Department will give a presentation on enforcing the laws against loud and racing vehicles. The presentation will inform […]

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Council Approval of Unbudgeted Expenditure to Team Kids Violates the Brown Act and Leaves City Staff Scrambling to Fund the Expense

Irvine City Staff Scrambles to Find Funding Need For Ad Hoc Expenditure At the April 13, 2021 City Council meeting, Councilmembers voted 4-1 (with Kuo opposed) to become a Founding Sponsor of the Team Kids Conference, pledging $20,000 to do so. Questions regarding the funding prompted a public records request. The response from the city confirms the […]

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Voice of OC — Irvine City Council Doubles Personal Budgets, Opening Questions on Funding and Accountability

Voice of OC — Irvine City Council members decided to double their personal office budgets and remove nearly all safeguards on how they spend that money in a narrow 3-2 vote last night. To read the article click, Irvine City Council Doubles Personal Budgets, Opening Questions on Funding and Accountability.

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It’s Time To Open Irvine City Hall, the People’s Hall!

It’s time to open up City Hall to the residents of Irvine!  California’s COVID-19 Blueprint for a Safer Economy for Orange County states Government Services “can open with modifications.” City Hall is the People’s local seat in government! Let’s open it up! What’s Open   What’s Not When will City Hall open again?    

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