• March 28, 2023
Political corruption

Irvine City Council to Discuss Melahat Rafiei’s Felony Plea Agreement at Special Meeting on Tuesday at 3:00

In a hastily called special meeting at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 24, 2023 the Irvine City Council will discuss last week’s plea agreement between Mayor Farrah Khan’s longtime political consultant Melahat Rafiei and the U.S. Department of Justice. This comes after a call by Councilmember Treseder for a City investigation of Melahat’s activities. Prior to […]

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City hall

Irvine City Council: A Pattern of Special Meetings and Special Deals

The Irvine City Council holds meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, while Great Park Board meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month. However, this structure is not rigid, and requests for special meetings for a specific purpose are typically made by council members to the City Manager or […]

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Soccer club

Orange County Soccer Club Supporters Push Back on Plans to Evict Them From the Great Park Soccer Stadium

  In the days leading up to August 9, 2022, Irvine City Council Meeting, the Agenda included a study session to consider future uses of the Great Park soccer stadium. Attached was a report signed by City Manager Oliver Chi and the Director of Community Services outlining three stadium use options. Unfortunately, one option spelled […]

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Irvine City Council to Recognize LGBTQ Pride Month and Discuss UCI Student Outcry

City Council Meeting on June 9, 2020 at 4 PM Highlights: Recognition of June 2020 as LGBTQ Pride month; Large office space and accessory retail with 7 story parking lot project to be located at Barranca and Millikan; Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance Update; Declaring structure at 1851 Kettering (prior location of Working Wardrobes) a public […]

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