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|DARE Officer Aragon, Officer Chandler and Public Safety Assistant Lovenduski, participated in the Read Across America Campaign today in honor of the late great Dr. Seuss. Officers went to four Irvine elementary schools and read books to students in their classrooms. The students were excited to have these special classroom guests and eager to ask questions about law enforcement after the stories were read.|
|The City of Irvine invites the public to a special free premiere documentary of last year’s Solar Decathlon, hosted by the City at the Orange County Great Park. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12 in the Council Chamber. “Power Houses” captures the spirit, energy and inspiration from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 and XPO. Special guest is Richard King, the Director of the Solar Decathlon, who also will speak about the Solar Decathlon 2015 event, returning to the Great Park. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org. For a preview of the documentary, click here.|
|The State of the City Address, presented February 25, by Mayor Steven S. Choi, Ph.D., can be viewed at any time. Click here for the 2014 Address.|
Wednesday, February 26, 2014, Chief Maggard was honored at the 37th Annual California Police Chiefs Association (CPCA) Training symposium. Outgoing CPCA President, Covina Police Chief Kim Raney presented Chief Maggard with the prestigious Joe Malloy Award for his dedication and service to law enforcement and to the California Police Chiefs Association.
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|The City of Irvine is conducting an important study to better understand how residents, employees and visitors walk, bike or get around Irvine. Participants who take the Active Transportation Survey on or before March 20 will be entered into an opportunity drawing to win prizes from local bike and retail shops in Irvine. Click here to take the survey.|
|The spring edition of Inside Irvine is now online and will be in homes the week of February 24! This edition features articles on Great Park development, Irvine camps and Earth Day tips. Other features include Irvine parks and facilities, tax assistance, preventing distracted driving and the City's Activity Guide with hundreds of course listings. Click here to view Inside Irvine online or check your mailbox for a print copy. |
Wednesday afternoon, Barry Miller was sworn in by Chief Maggard as the Department’s newest Sergeant. Barry’s family, friends and coworkers were joined by his extended OCFA family and colleagues from the Long Beach Police Department during a ceremony in the Emergency Operations Center. It was standing room only to watch the ceremony and congratulate Sergeant Miller as he takes on his new role as a formal leader within the Department.
|On Tuesday, January 21, 2014, Chief Maggard swore in three new police officers in a ceremony held in in Department’s Emergency Operations Center. The three officers, Bo Kim, Joshua Wyper and Mudassar Mahmood took their oath of office in front of a packed crowd full of friends, family members and new co-workers.|
|Tax preparation services are available at no cost to taxpayers who earned less than $58,000 in 2013. Qualifying taxpayers who live, work or attend school in Irvine are eligible to receive help completing and electronically filing their tax returns through April 15, 2014. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 888-434-8248 or visit myfreetaxes.com/irvine.|