Orange County Civic Events for April 23, 2019

The Irvine City Council meets at 4 p.m. Details: Agenda:

The Buena Park City Council meets at 5 p.m. Details: Agenda:

The Mission Viejo City Council will meet at 6:00 p.m. Details: Agenda:

The Garden Grove City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. Details: Agenda:

The Stanton City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. Details: Agenda:

The Newport Beach City Council meets at 7 p.m. Details: Agenda:

The Laguna Hills City Council regular meeting has been canceled.

Santana: Given Campaign Cash for OC Supervisors, Newport Beach Residents Right to Worry About JWA Expansion Plans

Newport Beach residents are wary of expansion plans at John Wayne Airport to open a new private, executive jet terminal. While county officials says executive jets are a small part of revenues, a Voice of OC analysis of campaign filings shows a different nexus: campaign contributions to county supervisors from private jet contractors and their business associates. JWA expansion plans are up for approval next month by Orange County airport commissions on May 1 and by county supervisors on May 7.

Harden: The Challenge of Being Black at Chapman University

Olivia Harden, a student at Chapman and Features Editor of The Panther Newspaper, writes that being Black at Chapman can be traumatic and has only been exacerbated by the refusal of Chapman’s President to remove a racially charged poster of the film Birth of a Nation, at the Dodge School of Film. A vote Monday by the faculty will consider whether to call for a change.