Syed: From OC to DC, Yes to Hate

Shakeel Syed, Executive Director of Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible Development (OCCORD), writes that Orange County Supervisors are distracting the public away from mismanagement and lack of leadership by joining the federal lawsuit against California.

Kwon, Stewart and Baran: Irvine Residents Support Responsible Growth

Organizers with Irvine For Responsible Growth write that they deserve to have an open and transparent debate over the future of development in Irvine and call out a series of deceptive tactics aimed at criticizing and stopping their ballot initiative.

Allen: Santa Ana Wins XQ Challenge with it’s Círculos Model

Santa Ana resident Daniel Allen writes that Santa Ana students won a contest to “Rethink High School,” which has officially been endorsed by the XQ Institute with a win of $2.5 million dollars to back the Círculos super school concept within SAUSD.