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New Police Chief Michael Kent

Nov 1, 2021

New Police Chief Michael Kent

Irvine’s new police chief, Michael Kent, is the first to grow up in Irvine and rise through the ranks from Police Explorer to chief.

Popular taqueria opens at Oak Creek

Nov 1, 2021

Popular taqueria opens at Oak Creek

Taquiero Taco Patio, a modern-casual Mexican-style taqueria, has opened its second location in Irvine, at Oak Creek Shopping Center.

Meet America’s poet laureate

Nov 1, 2021

Meet America’s poet laureate

Join U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo for an evening of poetry Nov. 16 during an online event hosted by UC Irvine.

Nobel Prize winner has local roots

Nov 1, 2021

Nobel Prize winner has local roots

A UC Irvine alumnus has won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for development of a new tool to build molecules using organic catalysts.