Orange County lost one of its premier politicos this week with the untimely passing of Irvine's Ed Dornan. A former Irvine planning commissioner and member of the Irvine City Council (1987-1990), Ed Dornan was probably best known as the strategic and financial architect of Larry Agran's improbable rise to political dominance in a city where Republicans still outnumber Democrats by a margin of three to two. But Dornan's lasting legacy will undoubtedly be his creation of something called the Hometown... More >>>