• May 29, 2024
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Mayor

Mayor Khan Proposes Program to Accelerate Tech Growth

Mayor Farrah Khan is proposing that the City partner with venture capital firm Sunstone Management in the creation of a nonprofit entity to accelerate the growth of high-tech startups in Irvine. The proposal is Item 6.3 on the City Council agenda for Tuesday, September 12. Khan’s memo to City Manager Oliver Chi states: “In concept, […]

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Opinion: Annoyed Irvine Resident Urges No Blow for Gas Lawn Equipment. But What Will the Irvine Company and Mayor Khan Do?

“2-stroke engines [such as gas-powered lawn equipment] produce high intensity, low frequency sounds that can have a bigger negative impact on residents than the sound coming from electric lawn equipment. These negative health impacts include irritation, sleep disturbance, cognition problems, hypertension, and ischemic heart conditions. Also to consider: With more people working from home now, […]

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Opinion: Mayor “All In” With Alleged Cult Project

Mayor Farrah N. Khan recently declared her enthusiastic support for the work of the convicted criminal who leads an alleged cult based in South Korea. In posts on her official City  Facebook and  Twitter accounts, Khan stated on May 27, 2023: “I’m all in to support Chairman Man Hee Lee and Heavenly Culture World Peace […]

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Opinion: Mayor Seeks to Accelerate Technology Development in Irvine, but at What Cost to Our Quality of Life?

“Austin is the fastest-growing major metro area in America, having expanded by a third in the past ten years. It is already the eleventh-largest city. New jobs mop up newcomers as fast as they arrive. Every day, the metro area adds three hundred and fifty-five new residents, while two hundred and thirty-eight Austinites depart, many […]

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Meet the candidates

Meet the Candidates for Irvine Mayor 2022

It’s officially that time of the year again. Our mailboxes are flooded with pamphlets, and the streets are lined with campaign signs. Election time in Irvine can be an overwhelming process, and sourcing information may be tough. With the Irvine City Council, Board of Education, and mayoral candidates all running at the same time, you […]

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