• August 25, 2019
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Brea Politician Steven Vargas (CD-39) Funds Recent Irvine City Council Mailers?

In preparing the updates to the money flow diagrams of the money funding the flood of mailers to Irvine’s mailboxes, Irvine Watchdog has uncovered that Steven Vargas, a Brea Councilman, appears to be behind a series of mailers opposing the following Irvine City Council and Mayoral candidates: Farrah Kahn Kev Abazajian Jaci Woods Frank McGill […]

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Early Voting at Irvine Civic Center

Skip the lines! Early Voter Service Center opening at the Irvine Civic Center Saturday, October 27! Hours:October 27 to November 2 – 8:00 am to 5:00 pmNovember 3 to November 5 – 7:00 am to 8:00 pm Location:Irvine Civic Center1 Civic Center Plaza https://www.cityofirvine.org/news-media/calendar-of-events/event/early-voting-service-center-6 *** Want to know about all the candidates in the Irvine races? Mayoral, city council, […]

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Voter Guide

Irvine Watchdog is proud to announce our 2018 Irvine City Voter Guide. This guide is a compilation of information from various publicly available sources for easy reference. Candidate positions, financial reports and even video snippets are available. Read Voter Guide

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Op-Ed: Let’s Get Irvine On The Right Track Again

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Irvine Watchdog or its volunteers. Irvine Watchdog welcomes all views, thoughts, and opinions expressed by Irvine residents and welcomes their posts for the Opinion section. We want to hear from you! If you would like […]

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Voice of OC: Op-Ed – The Real Incumbent in Irvine

By: Wesley Oliphant, published in the Voice of OC To read the full article click here or the link below. Oliphant: The Real Incumbent in Irvine

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Fireside Chat with Carrie O’Malley

Okay, we’re in SoCal so no fire, but last night Irvine Watchdog sat down with City Council Candidate Carrie O’Malley to ask her some tough questions that have been on the minds of Irvine residents. Due to a death in her family, Carrie had to back out of the Irvine Watchdog Forum at the last […]

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10/23/18 City Council Meeting Agenda – Land Trust & Sunshine Ordinance

    A couple of noteworthy items are on tomorrow’s City Council agenda – the Land Trust and the introduction of the Irvine Sunshine Ordinance. To read the whole agenda please click here. The Irvine Community Land Trust is requesting the modification of a land transfer agreement between the City & Land Trust to include office space […]

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Endorsement? Yes. Rationale? No.

Endorsements. They are supposed to encourage us to vote for a candidate. However, to be a useful endorsement, we should know about the group or person endorsing and the reasons for the endorsement. So, what do we know? Recently, I have received mailers of candidates sporting their endorsements by organizations. For example, one prominent group […]

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Op-Ed: Voting Is a Responsibility – From a New U.S. Citizen

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Irvine Watchdog or its volunteers. Irvine Watchdog welcomes all views, thoughts, and opinions expressed by Irvine residents and welcomes their posts for the Opinion section. We want to hear from you! If you would like […]

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Quid Pro Kuo

One of the many perks of being on a current council or commission when running for office is you can use the position for political advantage. Consider a recent video of Anthony Kuo taking credit for blocking an 800 unit apartment complex. Let’s examine the facts. The residents surrounding this possible buildout are the ones […]

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