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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 The Irvine Police Department (IPD) will be participating in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Community

Irvine man sentenced to federal prison for flying without a proper pilot’s license

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office, Central District of California FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, April 24, 2017 Orange County Pilot Who Operated Private Jets with Passengers Onboard without Proper License Sentenced to Federal Prison LOS ANGELES – An Irvine man who admitted that he illegally piloted private jet airplanes with passengers onboard without having a valid pilot’s…

With $1 million gift, UCI aims to become first university to launch rocket into space

Irvine, Calif., April 24, 2017 — University of California, Irvine students will “shoot for the moon” thanks to a $1 million gift from Base 11, a nonprofit STEM workforce development and entrepreneur accelerator. The “Moonshot Initiative” will establish a rocketry program at The Henry Samueli School of Engineering, with the intent of making UCI the…

Former Mrs. Orange County pleads guilty to possession of child porn and lewd acts with a minor

Meghan Breanna Alt, 27, of Irvine, a former Mrs. Orange County, pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography and lewd acts with a minor younger than 14 and was immediately sentenced to 300 days in jail, according to the OCDA. Alt was sentenced to three years of probation and she was also ordered to participate in a…