Councilmember Farrah Khan Highlights Irvine’s Culinary Standouts

“Irvine is such a culinary melting pot, I feel like all kinds of food is represented here,” says Catherine Liu, a Taste of Irvine Food Tour regular. Councilmember Farrah Khan agrees and that is why she started her Taste of Irvine Food Tour last year. Khan hosts Taste of Irvine as a way to discover new foods in Irvine while also hosting civil discussion about Irvine issues and politics.   “We …

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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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The Tijuana Dogs Close Out Irvine’s Summer Concert Series

This Sunday marked Irvine’s final Sunset Concert for the summer, and the neighborhood showed out in full force. Hundreds of parents and children, wives and husbands, friends and family, descended on sunny Mike Ward Park where they enjoyed The Tijuana Dogs’ energetic renditions of popular American hits. Food trucks including Afters Ice Cream and Tri Tip Man were present, as were organizations including the city of Irvine and Youth Action …

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Wiz Khalifa’s “Decent Exposure” Tour Hits Irvine’s FivePoint Amphitheatre

This past weekend, Wiz Khalifa brought his Decent Exposure tour to Irvine and flooded FivePoint Ampitheatre with rap fans. The show began when long-time Wiz Khalifa collaborator Chevy Woods and the legendary DJ Drama took the stage. The crowd came to party, and the party started with Chevy Woods, who performed stand-out solo songs “Alright” and “Things Change”, while also treating the crowd to his verses on deep-cut Wiz Khalifa tracks …

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