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News ImageOrange County Great Park Carousel Reopens

The Orange County Great Park Carousel will reopen Saturday, December 20 and will resume its regular operating schedule of Thursday through Sunday from 9 a.m. (10 a.m. Thursday and Friday) to 10 p.m. The cost is $2 per single ride or $3 for an all-day pass.

The Carousel was closed to the public on August 28 due to a mechanical breakdown. A State-Qualified Safety Inspector and the State Department of Industrial Relations have certified the repairs and have approved the Carousel’s reopening.

News ImageMUDD Line: Irvine Field Conditions
During inclement weather, please check the field conditions website prior to use of City and School District fields. Updates will occur by 1 p.m. for high school use; by 3 p.m. for youth and adult sports. Weekend updates will be posted by 7:30 a.m. and revised throughout the day as conditions change. Click here for detailed information.

News ImagePublic Invited to New Trail Opening (JOST)
The public is invited to a ribbon-cutting of a trail that runs the length of Jeffrey Road and will be an important addition to the City’s vast permanent open space program. The JOST (Jeffrey Open Space Trail) is today 3.5 miles in length that begins at the I-5 and continues to Portola Road. The ribbon-cutting, to be hosted by the City of Irvine and to include master developer Irvine Company, will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 10, at Cypress Community Park, 255 Visions, Irvine. The park, facing Jeffrey Road, is very close to the I-5. This is a free event; no RSVP needed. The public is invited to bring bicycles or walking/running shoes and enjoy the trail.

News ImageEconomic Development In Irvine, About Irvine
Find information highlighting the value of doing business in Irvine and the City’s outreach and support of our business community in this one-stop webpage. We are proactive and consistent in attracting and retaining businesses. Learn more. Go to: cityofirvine.org/econdev

News ImageWater Conservation Tips
As California continues to face extreme drought conditions, it is important we do our part to conserve water. The City of Irvine and Irvine Ranch Water District have provided several tips for saving water and decreasing your water bill. With more than 60 percent of water usage outdoors, the best way to conserve water is to use water-wise landscaping, know when and how much to water, and to use efficient irrigation equipment. These simple steps will go a long way.

News ImageWe Love Our Own Animal Care Center!
One of the nation's renowned shelters is right here in Irvine – the Irvine Animal Care Center. Recently, nearly 200 animals were being nurtured, loved, hugged, walked, petted and adopted out to forever families. Continue reading to learn all that we do, every day, in every way, for our dogs, cats, rabbits and other animals.

News ImageWinter Inside Irvine Now Available!
The 2014-2015 winter issue of Inside Irvine, which includes the Activity Guide and City news is now online and will be mailed to Irvine residents the week of November 17. In addition to offering hundreds of course listings, the winter edition features articles on UCI's 50th Anniversary, 10 City programs you need to know about and holiday safety tips. Click here to view the publication online.

Please note: Winter camps run December 22 to January 2. Several classes begin the week of January 5. Registration begins on November 17; click here to browse the listings.

The spring edition will be mailed the week of February 23.

News ImageGot a Minute? - School Zone Safety
'Got-a-Minute?' Quick information you can use right now!

With the start of a new school year just around the corner, we want to take the opportunity to remind motorists and parents of the increased pedestrian and bicycle activity this time of the season brings to our neighborhoods.

News ImageIrvine Police Swears in New Officer
On Wednesday, Chief Maggard swore in Officer Ralph Villejo in a ceremony held in the Department's Emergency Operations Center. Officer Villejo took his oath of office in a room filled with friends, family and new co-workers.

News ImageWire Fraud and Money Scams
The Irvine Police Department would like to share some 'Wire Fraud and Money Scams' prevention tips.
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