Angered by the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States, about 300 UC Irvine students marched across campus in protest shortly afterward.Across the World, Shock and Uncertainty at Trump’s Victory (NYT)
It was one of several protests around California late Tuesday and into Wednesday....
His triumph holds the potential for overturning the world order. Criticisms of trade, immigration and international engagement were central to his candidacy. Mr. Trump has professed admiration for President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, called climate change a Chinese hoax, criticized the American-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and demanded that the nation’s allies foot more of the bill for their defense. (Follow our Politics briefing for the latest from the election.)
[Don] Wagner, the assemblyman representing the 68th District, has lived in Irvine since 1991. He was elected in 1998 to the South Orange County Community College District board. In 2010, he won a seat in the Assembly, beating Choi in the Republican primary….
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While Irvine enjoys its reputation as one of the safest cities and best places to live, the master planned community is facing its share of growth pains as one of the fastest growing cities in California. Residents are increasingly frustrated with traffic congestion and overcrowded schools.
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In the City Council race to fill two seats, incumbent Christina Shea and Community Services Commissioner Melissa Fox were atop the 11 candidates Tuesday night. [See final vote below.]
|In Whittier last night (OC Weekly)|