My wife and I recently attended a jazz orchestra concert at UCI's Winifred Smith Hall. Grammy nominee Bobby Rodriquez — an amazing trumpeter in his own right — served as conductor. The concert is more than just music. It's also educational.
What a great way to spend a Wednesday evening with the family — together under the stars, enjoying movie night in the park! Every month, the Heritage Park Library hosts a free family-friendly film for the community.
Since the 1980s, the City of Irvine, alone among Orange County cities, has provided a remarkable door-to-door transportation service. TRIPS is now available to all Irvine residents 18 years or older who are unable to drive due to a physical or cognitive disability.
Last year, I provided statistics on gun violence. Since that time, the number of gun deaths has risen dramatically. In fact, 39,773 Americans died from gun violence in 2017. That's 3,521 more Americans died as a result of gun violence in 2017 than in 2015.
Last November’s election brought out a record turnout of Irvine voters (70%), which proved to be a big part of the Orange County “Blue Wave” that literally changed the face of our elected representatives.
If you've been wanting to get into mountain biking or just need to hone your existing bike handling skills, you'll want to sign up for the Irvine Ranch Conservancy's FREE Mountain Bike Clinic on Sunday, April 21st from 8am until 12pm.