Dirty John Makes Its TV Debut On Bravo!

Cable network Bravo is bringing the chilling events that led to the murder of John Meehan to life in the crime anthology series “Dirty John.” Meehan, a surgeon who in actuality was a con man, became romantically involved with Irvine/Newport Beach interior designer, Debra Newell. The beautiful Newell had what looked to many like a perfect Orange County life, living in California’s most desirable area. But like many people, what …

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Fallout Continues from Shocktoberfest’s Sudden Cancellation

The fallout from University of California, Irvine’s Shocktoberfest continues, with many students wondering if they are getting a refund to the event. The annual fall concert, which kicks off the university’s basketball season, was shut down after rapper Famous Dex jumped into the crowd during his set on Friday, October 19, propelling many fans to rush the stage. After it was announced that the sold-out Shocktoberfest was canceled, the mayhem …

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North Italia: A Meeting of Passion and Detail

If you don’t have the budget to go to Italy to mangia, you can still find unique Italian dishes here in Southern California. North Italia, the modern Italian concept from restaurateur Sam Fox, has locations in Santa Monica, El Segundo and Irvine. Regional brand chef Sam Sleman oversees the innovative menus. “I love to cook because food is something that brings people together around a table. It’s something I’m passionate …

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Jewish Faith Remains Unwavering Within the Local Irvine Community

In the days after 11 Jewish people were senselessly killed at the Tree of Life Congregation in Philadelphia and the Irvine orthodox synagogue, Beth Jacob along with Irvine Valley College were graffitied with anti Semitic words of hate, the faith remains unwavering within the local Irvine community. “The mood is cautious but resilient,” acknowledged Yisroel Ciner, temple rabbi at Beth Jacob Congregation of Irvine. “We recognize that there are haters …

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Irvine Nightlife: The Best Hidden Gems and Rooftop Bars

According to WalletHub.com, Irvine is one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States. It’s no wonder the area has a myriad of nightlife choices. Destination Irvine, a resource for where to stay, play, eat and meet in the area, promotes the city as a preferred overnight destination in Southern California for groups, sports events, leisure visitors and business travelers. “From the rooftop bar Hive & Honey offering 360° views …

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