• October 15, 2018
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This Article Got Me Banned from Next Door — Some Perspective on Five Point and Measure B

Hi everyone. Please note that this post is at least partly the reason why I have now been banned from Nextdoor. The neighborhood lead is Dawn Antis – she writes for the OC Register and was appointed to the Irvine Child Care Commission by Melissa Fox. I was reluctant to weigh in on this issue. […]

Why “YES” on Measure D is bad for residents

The development approval process is a protracted series of checks and balances and the major stakeholders are the landowners and the residents.  But, the  “yes” on D proponents – led by Mayor Wagner -want the development approval process to dead end with the City Council and box-out local residents. 

I ain’t “D” problem. Voters ain’t “D” problem

My thoughts on asking the voters to pass “D”. Whaaa? Petitions are the problem? Trying to put something on the ballot so voters can decide is a problem? Oh wait. That can’t be right, because that’s what D is asking for. So I guess the problem is how something gets onto a ballot. Oh wait. […]

I just don’t “C” it.

I know all the oxygen in the room is being used up by “B” the cemetery issue. But there are 2 other insidious measures that need some attention. “C” is almost boring if it were not for the attention grabbing and popular “makes it harder to raise YOUR taxes” headline. It will make it harder […]