• July 15, 2024
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Democrats of Greater Irvine’s City Council Candidate Forum. Where Do The Candidates Stand On the Issues?

Recently, the Democrats of Greater Irvine (DGI) held a candidate forum and took a straw poll vote on Irvine issues including housing, transportation, OCPA, veterans cemetery, and more. The straw poll is intended to provide local input on Irvine’s city council races for the Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) who will ultimately decide which […]

Irvine Considers Coir-Based Artificial Turf for Some Great Park Sports Fields: Injury Risks, Field Temperatures, and Water Use

This is the third article in a five-part series focusing on an Irvine Staff proposal to use a new coir-based artificial turf product on some Great Park sports fields. The series highlights the artificial turf discussion that occurred at the May 8th Sustainability Commission meeting. The May 8th discussion included the pros and cons of using […]

Irvine Considers Coir-Based Artificial Turf for Some Great Park Sports Fields: PFAS, Toxins, and Health Issues

This is the second article in a five-part series focusing on an Irvine Staff proposal to use a new coir-based artificial turf product on some Great Park Sports fields. The series highlights the artificial turf discussion that occurred at the May 8th Sustainability Commission meeting. The May 8th discussion included the pros and cons of using […]

Irvine Considers Coir-Based Artificial Turf for Some Great Park Sports Fields: The Process

This is the first article in a five-part series focusing on an Irvine Staff proposal to use a new coir-based artificial turf product on some Great Park Sports fields. The series highlights the artificial turf discussion that occurred at the May 8th Sustainability Commission meeting. The May 8th discussion included the pros and cons of using […]

Opinion: A Yes to the General Plan Housing Update Is a Yes to the Future of Irvine

Irvine Then and Now I moved to Irvine as a kid in 2009. At this point, it was a city in flux. No longer a patch of suburbs between orange groves, it was a growing city renowned for safety and good schools. The city had just hit 200,000 people, and it has been growing rapidly […]

2045 General Plan Update: 10 Facts

Irvine has been working on its General Plan Update to incorporate statutory requirements that have occurred since the General Plan was last updated in 2000. The update takes into consideration changes in State law and our Housing Element which was reviewed by a previous Planning Commission and adopted by the City Council in May 2022. […]

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