In 1923, aviator Eddie Martin leased a patch of The Irvine Ranch to open Orange County’s first airport. He offered $5 joy rides in his…
A Look Back
As Irvine celebrates its 50th birthday, it’s a reason to remember Pereira, whose creativity helped guarantee the city’s quality of life.
Many Irvine street names provide a glimpse into our past. For instance, Jamboree Road was built and named for the 1953 Boy Scout Jamboree that brought 50,000 Scouts to The Irvine Ranch.
After 50 years, early Irvine Company planner Al Treviño calls Irvine “a resounding success.”
Trains have played an important role in Irvine since 1887, when the Santa Fe Railroad first laid tracks across The Irvine Ranch.
How we got The Picnic Grounds
On June 20, 1964, a crowd of 15,000 people followed a newly paved road to an open field on The Irvine Ranch to witness history.…
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…
Irvine has long been a world leader in science, medicine and technology.
Meet four people that inspired us this year.