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The City of Irvine issues an amended face covering order

IRVINE, Calif. (June 26, 2020): On Wednesday, June 24, Irvine City Manager John Russo, in his capacity as Director of Emergency Services, released an amended Executive Order requiring the use of face coverings. This amendment aligns with new guidance from the California Department of Health. “This Order was originally implemented by the Irvine Disaster Council on…

Irvine Councilmember Khan announces her Mayoral campaign

Irvine, CA – City Councilmember, businesswoman, and longtime community leader Farrah N. Khan announced her campaign for Irvine Mayor today. Khan will take on Christina Shea, whose ballot designation will indicate that she is an appointed, not an elected, incumbent. In announcing her campaign, Khan released the following statement:“Irvine deserves a Mayor who reflects the…

The Irvine Police arrested a bank robber at a B of A

The Irvine Police Department arrested Ryan Ray Staples, 21, on Tuesday for a bank robbery at the Bank of America at 4500 Barranca Parkway. The police responded on June 9 to that location at about 3:40 p.m. after a silent alarm was triggered inside the bank. A bank employee confirmed by phone that a robbery had…

CA announces most Counties can now reopen barbershops and hair salons with modifications

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health today announced that counties that have attested to meeting the criteria for accelerated re-opening may re-open hair salons and barbershops with modifications such as mandatory face coverings for both barbers or stylists and clients. State public health leaders noted that Californians staying at home and exercising caution…