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News ImageIrvine Global Village Festival
Make plans to travel the world at the City of Irvine’s annual Global Village Festival on Saturday, September 27, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Bill Barber Park. Now celebrating its 13th year, this multicultural festival features international cuisine, live entertainment, a Kids Village with crafts and activities, cultural and religious exhibits and an international marketplace.

News ImageGlobal Village Festival
Irvine Global Village takes place Sept. 27 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Public parking is not available at the event site. Free event parking and shuttles available at Jamboree and Main parking structure and Mike Ward Community Park - Woodbridge Community Park.

Click here for parking, shuttle and event information.

News ImageMayor’s Education Forum on the Common Core State Standards
The Irvine community is invited to attend this free educational event on Wednesday, October 8 from 6-8 p.m. at the Irvine Civic Center. The Forum features a panel of experts from Irvine Unified School District, Tustin Unified School District and University of California, Irvine, who will discuss the newly implemented Common Core State Standards for kindergarten through 12th grade.

News ImageChief Maggard Swears in the Department's Three New Officers

On August 27, 2014, Chief Maggard swore in three new police officers, Michael Ward, Alan Patrick and Joshua Brewer. Each officer is a recent graduate of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Regional Training Academy.

News ImageGot a Minute? - School Zone Safety
'Got-a-Minute?' Quick information you can use right now!

With the start of a new school year just around the corner, we want to take the opportunity to remind motorists and parents of the increased pedestrian and bicycle activity this time of the season brings to our neighborhoods.

News ImageSeptember is National Preparedness Month
September is National Preparedness Month and the Irvine Police Department Office of Emergency Management would like to encourage Irvine residents to be prepared by making a family plan, stockpiling emergency supplies and knowing how to stay connected to the City. Taking these simple steps will go a long way during a natural disaster or other emergency.

News ImageWest Nile Virus and Impacts to Irvine
One reported case of mosquito-borne West Nile Virus has been reported by the Orange County Vector Control District and the numbers countywide are growing. Click here to learn more about what to do to protect yourself and your family and for additional information.

News ImageWater Conservation Tips
As California continues to face extreme drought conditions, it is important we do our part to conserve water. The City of Irvine and Irvine Ranch Water District have provided several tips for saving water and decreasing your water bill. With more than 60 percent of water usage outdoors, the best way to conserve water is to use water-wise landscaping, know when and how much to water, and to use efficient irrigation equipment. These simple steps will go a long way.

News ImageFall Inside Irvine Now Available
The fall edition of Inside Irvine is available online. This issue features information about emergency preparedness, pool safety, the Irvine Global Village Festival, free community concerts and other city events. Click here to view Inside Irvine.

News ImagePool Safety
Swimming pools and spas are great places for families to spend time together having fun. Yet it's important to ensure everyone stays safe in and around pools and spas. Learn the simple steps you need to know to help keep your family and friends safe.

Pool Safety Tips