By emergency declaration, the Irvine City Council has extended the closure of City facilities indefinitely. The Council also approved modifying the Northwood Memorial Candle Lighting Ceremony, scheduled for May 24, in consideration of economic uncertainty and to limit non-essential gatherings to help combat the spread of COVID-19 in our community.
Starting Saturday, May 2, the Irvine Animal Care Center will be offering adoptions by appointment only. Although drop-in services are not available, we will be scheduling adoption appointments so you can bring home a new family member.
Virtual Community Center
While City of Irvine facilities remain closed to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Middle School Programs will be offering free daily virtual activities. Browse the resources below for ideas on keeping your teen educated, socially engaged, and active while staying at home.
COVID-19 has impacted both small businesses and housing in California.
Join Irvine City Councilmember Melissa Fox and California State Treasurer Fiona Ma as they discuss the impact of COVID-19 on California’s economy, small business assistance programs, and new opportunities for affordable housing. The Virtual Town Hall will be held on Wednesday, April 29 at 4 p.m. The ZOOM Meeting ID is: 951-321-0807.
While City of Irvine facilities remain closed to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Middle School Programs will be offering free daily virtual activities. Please see the schedule of activities below, including log-in information to access these digital gatherings and contacts for additional assistance.
The City of Irvine is supporting a volunteer-driven food drive benefiting Families Forward. The community is invited to participate in an "Irvine Neighbors Helping Irvine Neighbors" drive-through food collection event on Saturday, May 2 from 9 a.m. to noon.
Drop-off collection will be held at:
Orange County Great Park (lot 2)
8000 Great Park Blvd.
Irvine, CA 92618
(Enter through Great Park Blvd)
There has been much public interest in regards to wireless technology in the City in general, but more specifically focused on small cell wireless installations, and in particular what is referred to as 5G, or Fifth Generation Wireless. 5G is considered the next technological advance in wireless infrastructure and aims to increase data communication speeds by up to three times compared to its predecessor, 4G.