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October 22, 2014  Board Approves Renewable Energy Plant at Irvine Area LandfillA proposed state-of-the-art renewable energy plant to convert landfill gas to electricity has been approved by the Orange County Board of Supervisors. The Board, in a unanimous vote at its regular meeting on Oct. 21, gave the go-ahead for OC Waste & Recycling, the department that manages the County's three landfills, to revise and update a previous agreement with a private contractor to build a gas-to-energy facility at the County's Frank R. Bowerman Landfill.
October 14, 2014  Best of the Best – Kudos for OC Parks and BeachesThe 2014 edition of OC Weekly's "Best Of" shines a spotlight on what many county residents already know: Some of the best parks and beaches anywhere are right here in Orange County.
October 9, 2014  Airport Arts Program at John Wayne AirportEven non-travelers can enjoy a visit to John Wayne Airport (JWA), thanks to the Airport Arts Program.
  • JWA's 25th annual Student Art Contest is underway. All Orange County public and private school students in grades kindergarten through 12 are encouraged to submit artwork inspired by this year's theme: "OC125: Exploring Orange County's Story." Click here to learn more.
  • Visitors and residents can explore Orange County's rich 125-year history through "OC 125: Exploring Orange County's Story," a curated exhibition of sites and experiences, on display at John Wayne Airport now through February of 2015. Click here to learn more.
October 22, 2014
11:00 AMJapanese StorytimeThis free event for infants and children is held in Japanese and includes a story read aloud, songs to sing, and a craft. No registration is required.
October 22, 2014
5:00 PMPersian StorytimeThis free event for children ages 2 through 6 is held in Persian and includes a story read aloud, songs to sing, and a craft. No registration is required.
October 22, 2014
6:30 PMA Prescription for Life

A presentation from the Orange County Sheriff's Department for families on how to:

  • Guide - Tips on providing parenting guidance
  • Guard - Tips on protecting your family
  • Govern - Tips on setting boundaries