Transparency is at the heart of this video concerning the Irvine Land Trust (an organization that oversees affordable housing). Robin Gurien addresses the city council and shows the current approach to transparency in Irvine. Prepare to be disappointed. To Quote some of our excellent commenters: “The Land Trust is for those in need, not those […]
Listen to Voice of OC interview our own Karen Jaffe. Here’s a summary of the interview from podomatic.com: Karen Jaffe, a 20-year Irvine resident and recent activist after watching her city streets clog up, talks about recent ballot initiatives in Irvine to address traffic and the power of the issue to drive political campaigns in […]
Long time Irvine resident and one of our own writers, Jeanne Baran, has submitted an op-ed on the VoiceofOC.org. In the article she notes the long, awkward dance to nowhere led by our developer-backed city council majority, in a blatant attempt to ignore the voters who overwhelmingly shut down Measure B. What kind of contortions? […]
Words are powerful things. These comments from our Mayor and Council really give us some perspective on where we rank as voters, citizens and residents.
Over three hours of testimony to Council like this Irvine resident above, who is asking the right questions. “Why do we have to bring this motion [Lalloway] forward again when the voters have already spoken?” “Mayor Don Wagner and Councilwoman Christina Shea – my donations that were thanking you all for your time, are not […]
POWERFUL public comment by an Irvine Watchdog!