A Look Back

Irvine’s Most Historic Structure

May 4, 2020

Irvine’s Most Historic Structure

Part of James Irvine’s ranch house is the oldest remaining structure in the City of Irvine. When Irvine’s house was built in 1868, there was…

Breakthroughs

Feb 2, 2020

Breakthroughs

Irvine has long been a world leader in science, medicine and technology.

What A Year!

Nov 26, 2019

What A Year!

The best moments of 2019 touched on every aspect of life in Irvine.

Moments in Irvine Ranch history

Sep 28, 2019

Moments in Irvine Ranch history

In 1889, James H. Irvine rode a Big Wheel bicycle from San Francisco to The Irvine ranch. His companion was childhood friend Harry Bechtel.  …

History in our midst

Jun 30, 2019

History in our midst

A short walk from Portola Springs Community Park brings you to a little-known historical site in Orange County. A path wraps around a small hill…