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February 25, 2022 | Edition 59

Welcome to the Community Link Newsletter

Our weekly newsletter aims to keep residents and businesses connected to us and all that is going on in and throughout the City. You can connect with us and learn more about our community, cultural events and celebrations, and news of interest by reading this newsletter, visiting our website at, and following us on our social media channels listed at the bottom of this email. We look forward to connecting with you. 

Fair Housing Workshop

Fair Housing Workshop: March 1 

The City of Irvine and the Fair Housing Foundation are hosting a free virtual workshop Tuesday, March 1, from 1:30 to 3 p.m.

The Fair Housing Foundation, a nonprofit partner dedicated to eliminating housing discrimination and promoting equal access to housing, will share information including but not limited to:

  • COVID-19
  • New state and federal housing laws
  • Eviction processes
  • Rent increases
  • Housing discrimination

This workshop is intended for tenants, landlords, property managers, and other interested parties. You must register to participate in the meeting. For more information or to RSVP, call 1-800-446-3247.

Great Park Gallery

Celebrate Black History Month Through the Arts

In recognition of Black History Month, visit the Great Park Gallery to view 52nd Street: Jazz and the Photography of William Gottlieb.  

Manhattan's 52nd Street formed a hub of musical creativity in the years immediately following World War II. It was here where legacies were created giving recognition to musicians such as Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Ella Fitzgerald, and other emerging jazz geniuses of the era.  


The exhibition features photographs and rare documents archiving this pivotal and exciting moment in American culture, captured by photographer and columnist William Gottlieb, and will be accompanied by Jammin’ in the Palm Court, a three-part live jazz series. The next concert is March 13. Learn more here


Ride the iShuttle Around Town

Did you know the City of Irvine, in partnership with the Orange County Transportation Authority, offers daily commuting options around Irvine? These routes help commuters complete the critical first and last mile to and from your workplace, home, and the Metrolink stations.

The bright green and blue iShuttle busses are hard to miss as they zip around the streets of Irvine. Learn more about routes and schedules on our website or at

Quail Hill

Let's Go Outside!

Irvine has seen its fair share of winter rainstorms, which means green hillsides, fauna, and flora are on their way to our open space.

Make time to enjoy the outdoors while getting some exercise with the Irvine Ranch Conservancy. Dedicated to ensuring the protection, restoration, and enhancement of the Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks, the Irvine Ranch Conservancy offers countless ways to connect with nature through planned excursions, hikes, and outdoor programs.

Learn more, and sign up for activities and programs at


Irvine Through the Lens

Irvine Through the Lens

We love seeing the images of Irvine through your eyes. Follow us on social media and use the hashtag #IrvineThroughTheLens to submit your photos of Irvine's outdoors, businesses, families, and scenic moments. Additionally, you can email your photo to You may see your photo included in our marketing materials such as newsletters, social media, and on the City website.


Upcoming Meetings & Events 

Mar. 1 | 1:30 p.m.

Fair Housing Workshop


Mar. 1 | 5:30 p.m.
Transportation Commission


Mar. 2 | 5:30 p.m.
Community Services Commission

Mar. 3 | 5:30 p.m.
Planning Commission

View the City Calendar 

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