Even as Assembly Bill 368 — to again designate and fund construction of a Veterans Cemetery at the original 125-acre “ARDA” site in the Great Park — is moving through the State Legislature, Councilmembers Fox and Shea are trying to steer the Council toward yet another unplanned, unstudied, and unapproved “alternative” site.
Earth Day is Monday, April 22nd. It's the day when millions of citizens across the world come together to help protect and preserve our planet. It's also a great opportunity for families to explore Irvine's wilderness parks while learning how to help protect local plants and animals.
It’s hope-inspiring that a bipartisan bill was introduced in the House of Representatives in January that could save our children and grandchildren from what scientists tell us is an ongoing and growing climate disaster. H.R.763 promises to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 40 percent in 2030 and by 90 percent in 2050.
The UCI Irvine Museum Collection pays tribute to the California Coast with their "Upon a Painted Ocean" exhibition, now through March 30th. The exhibition features works by both historical and contemporary artists.
This story is worth re-telling, because it is a powerful lesson all of us should remember: Citizen activism works! When the City proposed a 20 percent cut in City support for our schools, teachers, and students, the Irvine community responded, and leaders listened.