Meet four people that inspired us this year.
A Look Back
The best moments of 2019 touched on every aspect of life in Irvine.
Learn about Irvine’s remarkable 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. …
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…
Under the boughs of a citrus tree, on a mossy rock in Aldrich Park, lies a bronze plaque that marks the birthplace of Irvine.
Did you know that Michelson Drive is named for a physicist who measured the speed of light on The Irvine Ranch?
You can still stand at the epicenter of the old Irvine Ranch — once one of the most fertile farms in America.
This Irvine Service Station stood on Central Avenue (now Sand Canyon) in Old Town Irvine – near the coffee shop, where regulars had their own mugs, and the Irvine Store, where farmers picked up mail from 92 brass post office boxes.
Did you know that James Irvine II dug 44 deep-water wells and laid 30 miles of concrete pipe to irrigate the arid Irvine Ranch for…