Irvine Council Approves Veterans Cemetery Location After Contentious Meeting

Tuesday evening tensions rose at the Irvine City Council meeting as councilmembers considered the future location for the development of the Southern California Veterans Memorial Park and Cemetery. In the packed City Hall, councilmembers voted to build the veterans cemetery on city land originally planned for a golf course in a 4-1 vote. Mayor Christina Shea, Mayor Pro Tempore Anthony Kuo and councilmembers Michael Carroll and Farrah Khan were in support. Melissa …

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Dishes Worth the Drive: Decadent Filet Mignon to Humble Patisserie Pastries

For this month’s choices, we have some great meat dishes, as well as a delicious French restaurant. Our first stop is at Bacchus Bar and Bistro in the Quail Hill Shopping Center, which first opened in 2005. Chef Leo Moran, has worked in Southern California restaurants for over two decades since getting his start at McCormick & Schmick’s, where he made his way up to lead line cook. Moran left …

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