Drone Used To Capture Arson Suspect In Spree Of Irvine Brush FiresUsing a drone, Irvine police located a man starting a third fire along the 261 Freeway.
UC Researchers Awarded $1.2 Million Grant To Develop Low-Cost, Easy-To-Operate Robots To Use In Post-COVID-19 WorldThe grant was awarded to researchers at UC Irvine, UC San Diego, and UCLA. The project’s goal is to develop easy-to-operate, low-cost robots, particularly with Latino communities in mind because they have been hit hardest by COVID-19 in California.
Firefighter Injured Battling Silverado Fire Released From Hospital After 17 SurgeriesDylan Van Iwaarden spent 114 days at the Orange County Burn Center in Santa Ana and underwent 17 surgeries.
Irvine Approves $4 Hero Pay Hike For Grocery Store WorkersThe cities of Long Beach and Montebello have approved similar ordinances. The city of L.A. is also moving forward with a $5 pay hike.
Walmart To Close Down Underperforming Irvine Supercenter Next MonthThere are six other Walmart stores within 15 miles of the supercenter.
Storm Triggers Mudslides In Silverado Canyon Burn AreasThe mudslides occurred in the burn scars for the Bond and Silverado fires, which both tore through the region late last year.
5 Arrested For Illegal Street Racing In Irvine, Reaching Speeds Up To 160 MPHFive men accused of planning and taking part in multiple illegal street races in 2020 were arrested after a six-month investigation by the Irvine Police Department, authorities announced Thursday.
UCLA, UCI Receive Record Number Of Freshman Applications For Fall 2021 AdmissionThe elimination of standardized testing appears to have opened a floodgate of eager college students, if the record applications to UCLA and UC Irvine are any indication.
OC EDD Fraud: Garden Grove Storefront Created In 1 Case, Convicted Murderers Recruited To File Bogus Claims In 2 OthersThe prisoners were charged along with two business owners who were accused of opening a Garden Grove storefront for the purpose of filing false unemployment claims for people who did not qualify.
Healthcare Workers Wait Hours To Get COVID-19 Vaccine In IrvineCars snaked through Irvine for nearly two miles Friday as healthcare workers and those at highest risk of COVID-19 exposure lined up for their chance to be vaccinated.
Irvine Package Theft Caught Thanks To WitnessOfficers arrested a man who allegedly snatched a delivered package from a residential neighborhood in Irvine, police said Friday.
OC Hospitals In Crisis Mode As Coronavirus Surge Fills ERs, ICUsThe field hospital, which is expected to be completed by Wednesday, will provide UCI Medical Center with 50 extra beds.
Irvine Mother, Teenage Daughter Missing Since Last Year Now Believed To Have Been KidnappedIrvine police have been searching for 35-year-old Amber Aiaz, also known as Mei Yi Wu, and her 13-year-old daughter Melissa Fu since they went missing on Nov. 22, 2019.
Some Evacuation Orders Lifted In Bond Fire; Multiple Homes DestroyedOne couple told CBSLA that four homes were destroyed and seven more damaged just in their Williams Canyon community.
Firefighters Hurt, Thousands Evacuated In Wind-Driven Bond Fire Near IrvineTwo firefighters were injured Thursday in a 6,400-acre wildfire east of Irvine that forced thousands of people to flee their homes.