Playlist: Lil Wayne and Blink-182 Take Over FivePoint Amphitheatre

Lil Wayne and Blink-182 going on tour? Sign me up. The Young Money rapper is currently on the road opening for the legendary pop-punk band, who’s celebrating the 20th anniversary of their album Enema of the State. Serving as their third studio album, the 12-track project goes down in history as one of ...

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Doing Good: Irvine Nonprofits Serving Local and Global Communities

With National Nonprofit Day having been August 17 and many nonprofits gearing up for the upcoming holiday season or year-end fundraising activities, finding a few social cause organizations to support with your time and skills is easy in Irvine. According to a 2014 OneOC.org report, Irvine led Orange County cities with more than 300 nonprofits at the time, the majority working in the human services, education and public benefit areas, …

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George Herms: The Beat Generation Veteran and Octogenarian Continues to Create Groundbreaking Assemblage Art

It was 2011, and a high point for Irvine-based artist George Herms as he had just installed the exhibition, “Chaos’ Job: Restrain Order” at Santa Ana’s Grand Central Art Center. Representing the breadth and depth of his six-decade career, the show contained artworks made from cast-off materials, including a rusted ironing board, a wheelbarrow, lawn mower, muffin tin, fan, early cell phone, broken mirrors, torn crumpled posters, miniature cars, lamp bases, …

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Cruelty-Free Comfort Food at The Wheel of Life

For almost twenty years, Irvinians have had access to ethical and tasty vegan food thanks to one small family-owned restaurant, The Wheel of Life. With an Asian fusion style menu and a lunch buffet for easy take out, this small independently owned business is dedicated to making delicious and palatable vegan Asian cuisine for people from all walks of life. Their dishes include standard fusion favorites like pad thai, steam …

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UCI Announces Record Funding for 2018-19 Fiscal Year

UCI had a successful 2017-18 school year, being named “Best Regional College” by Princeton Review, along with receiving multiple top 10 rankings on lists like “best public schools nationwide” by U.S. News and World Report. Accolades like these have paid off for the university, as UCI announced that in fiscal year 2018-19 they saw a 22 percent increase in funding year over year. Donors including the U.S Department of Health …

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