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Author: ICNV Staff

Irvine Mayor and 3 Members of City Council Break Their Promise to Veterans & Irvine Residents

After hearing hours of testimony from Irvine residents at the June 22nd City Council meeting, the Council — led by Mayor Farrah Khan — refused to vote for a plan to move forward with a State Veterans Memorial Park in Irvine. (Councilmember Agran was the only member of the Council to support the City moving forward.)

Just three months ago, at the March 23rd City Council meeting, Mayor Khan publicly stated: “Honoring our veterans is a top priority. We are in a unique position as a City to actually get this done. I see it happening in May or June….We are all committed to making this happen! ”

Now, Khan — joined by Councilmembers Kim, Kuo and Carroll — have abandoned their promise to transfer any City-owned property to the State for construction of a Veterans Memorial Park & Cemetery.

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Student-Led Nonprofit Focused on Getting More Kids in Irvine Vaccinated

AdvoHealth is a local student-led nonprofit organization dedicated to providing solutions for public health issues in policy and medicine.

In collaboration with the City of Irvine, AdvoHealth is currently working on projects to help raise community awareness regarding the importance of the COVID-19 vaccine and dispel common misconceptions surrounding the vaccine.

The group’s mission is to increase Irvine’s vaccination turnout rate, help establish herd immunity, and promote youth involvement.

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Irvine-Based Suntrek Solar: A Family’s Legacy

Roy Heine founded Suntrek in 1991. The company, which is headquartered here in Irvine, manufactures and licenses solar energy systems.

Through Roy’s hard-work, dedication, and leadership skills Suntrek Industries is now at the forefront of the solar energy industry. The company’s clients include Yosemite National Park, LDS Church in Salt Lake City, San Diego Unified School District, Pomona College, and Long Beach Airport.

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