IRVINE

Outdoors

That’s some country to cross

Jan 28, 2019

That’s some country to cross

The affable running coach barks the order to his dozen young charges, all members of OC GRIT, Irvine’s only youth running club for track and cross-country competitions.

Irvine to the beach and back

Dec 13, 2018

Irvine to the beach and back

I was focusing on each step, not the hill before me. How much farther, I wondered, feeling the strain on my hamstrings.

Trail guide describes her love for the land

Sep 25, 2018

Trail guide describes her love for the land

Vicki Billings is a volunteer with the Irvine Ranch Conservancy (IRC), which offers hikes and other programs on much of the 57,000 acres of open space on the Irvine Ranch.

Seeing Irvine like Never Before

Aug 30, 2018

Seeing Irvine like Never Before

I’ve had the good fortune to give dozens of tours to residents, students and industry professionals wishing to learn more about Irvine’s trees and landscapes.

Twilight Hike in the Hills

Aug 29, 2018

Twilight Hike in the Hills

“It’s a challenging day for a hike.” That’s what our docent told us before we took off on a 3-mile trek. Indeed, the temperature was…