A Look Back

How Jeffrey Road got its name

Sep 2, 2021

How Jeffrey Road got its name

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.

NEXT STOP: IRVINE TRAIN STATION

May 3, 2021

NEXT STOP: IRVINE TRAIN STATION

Trains have played an important role in Irvine since 1887, when the Santa Fe Railroad first laid tracks across The Irvine Ranch.

THE PRESIDENT VISITS UC IRVINE

Mar 2, 2021

THE PRESIDENT VISITS UC IRVINE

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.…

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.