Irvine Historical Museum Tells the City’s Story

You may not know that Irvine has its own Historical Society, which is dedicated to preserving the city’s impressive landmarks. One of their most important projects is the Irvine Historical Museum, established in 1976. Located in the San Joaquin Ranch House, the quaint museum building is part of the original ranch house structure commissioned by James Irvine in 1868. The current building was built in 1877 and is the oldest …

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The Mystery of the UCI Underground Tunnels

The internet is an interesting portal when it comes to myths, legends and arcane experiences. Thanks to its capacity to make anything available to anybody, the story of the UCI underground tunnels is no longer relegated to the campus of UC Irvine, where tales of the mysterious tunnels have been the source of intrigue for decades. A simple Google search turns up scores of hits about the legendary tunnels. These …

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Tanaka Farms: Irvine’s Hidden Farm

Tucked amongst schools, neighborhoods and shopping centers lies one of Irvine’s greatest treasures, Tanaka Farms. Located in the heart of Irvine, Tanaka Farms has been in the Tanaka family for three generations. Their mission is twofold: Not only do they strive to grow the highest quality produce for their community, but they also educate the community about where their food comes from. Throughout the year, Tanaka Farms creates opportunities for …

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BlizzCon Virtual Tickets Are Even Better Than The Real Thing

 The ultimate weekend for geeking out over games has come and gone. For the 12th year of Blizzard Entertainment’s epic BlizzCon, tens of thousands of people packed the Anaheim Convention Center to join the festivities centered around the 27-year-old Irvine company’s PC-based gaming products. On November 2nd and 3rd, fans basked in previews of upcoming gaming content, Q&A panels featuring game developers and voice actors, exclusive demos of new gaming …

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Free Psychological Assessments Available: See LinkedIn for Details

I am a natural leader. Always True. Mostly True. Sometimes True. Mostly False. Always False. Pick one. I am not affected by stress. Always True. Mostly True. Sometimes True. Mostly False. Always False. Pick one. I am well-regarded by my peers. Always True. I sleep well at night. Sometimes True? It is acceptable to lie if it means getting out of trouble. Always False. Definitely Always False. Right? I am …

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Election 2018: The Results

Mayor and City Council Irvine’s heated election season is officially at an end, for now. While some votes are still being tallied, it is safe to conclude that incumbent mayor Don Wagner has been re-elected to serve another two-year term in the city’s highest political post. Irvine will also welcome two new faces to the Irvine City Council: Anthony Kuo and Farrah Kahn. Kuo is a lifelong resident of Irvine and currently …

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Jewish Faith Remains Unwavering Within the Local Irvine Community

In the days after 11 Jewish people were senselessly killed at the Tree of Life Congregation in Philadelphia and the Irvine orthodox synagogue, Beth Jacob along with Irvine Valley College were graffitied with anti Semitic words of hate, the faith remains unwavering within the local Irvine community. “The mood is cautious but resilient,” acknowledged Yisroel Ciner, temple rabbi at Beth Jacob Congregation of Irvine. “We recognize that there are haters …

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