Oliphant: The Real Incumbent in Irvine

Wesley Oliphant, an Irvine resident from Portola Hills, asserts the real incumbent in Irvine is not Mayor Don Wagner so much as money itself and that big money is more important for reelection than representing residents’ interests. Thus, problems such as traffic in Irvine will never resolved unless there is a change in mind set.

Oliphant: Building in Irvine, Too Fast and I’m Furious

Wesley Oliphant, who lives in Portola Springs in Irvine, writes that city leaders aren’t keeping a good balance of infrastructure development and building in Irvine, arguing an ongoing ballot initiative to put voters in charge of development is needed to protect Irvine’s quality of life.