• May 28, 2020

Op-Ed: Melissa Fox – Clouds in the Promise of Sunshine

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Traffic Improvements Update – University Drive / Ridgeline Drive

  Two Capital Improvement projects are advancing and will help with the severe traffic congestion in this corridor: The University Drive widening project from Ridgeline Drive to the I-405, and the intersection improvements at University Drive and Ridgeline. Here is a brief project description and update. University Drive Widening – Ridgeline to I-405 The City […]


Present were: Mayor Wagner, and Council Members, Lalloway, Fox, Shea and Schott. New bridge and overpass for the Jeffrey Open Space Trail near the 5 freeway Walking on the sidewalk and riding bikes in bicycle lanes on Jeffrey near the 5 freeway has been hazardous for both pedestrians and bikers.  The bridge will address the […]

Priority Projects Status Report

Here is our city’s latest Priority Projects Status Report prepared by City Manager, John A. Russo. There’s a flurry of construction and development all over our city and we hope even more citizen engagement in 2019.

11/19/2018 Finance Commission Meeting Report: Finance Commission Punts on Veteran Cemetery Recommendation

Direction Given to Irvine Commissions to Review Two Possible Veteran Cemetery Sites At the July 10, 2018 city council meeting, Mayor Wagner presented a memo that gave each of the Irvine commissions directions on what information to provide to the city council regarding placing the Southern California Veterans Cemetery (SCVC) at the original site know […]

11/20/18 – Transportation Commission Meeting Highlights

Present were: Ken Montgomery (Fox), Sandy Moody (Schott), Carrie O’Malley (Wagner) and Steve Greenerg (Shea); Rose Casey absent. Following the progress of the Veterans Cemetery: Traffic evaluation for the Veterans Cemetery at the ARDA and Golf Course Sites The Finance Commission position: Before the meeting Mark Linsenmayer, Director of Transportation, stated that the Finance Commission Meeting passed […]

Exclusive: The Council Candidates Weigh in After the Election

While the votes continue to be counted, we at Irvine Watchdog decided to reach out to the candidates for City Council. We wanted to thank them for their participation and to ask them the questions we felt Irvine residents would be interested in. These questions were the following: What did you learn from this campaign? […]

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