Irvine, California

Irvineis a suburban incorporated cityin Orange County, California, United States. It is a planned city, mainly developed by the Irvine Companysince the 1960s. The city's mission statement is "to create and maintain a community where people can live, work, and play in an environment that is safe, vibrant, and aesthetically pleasing."
Because of its good schools, jobs, and housing, the city was chosen in 2008 by CNNMoney.com as the fourth best place to live in the United States. In 2012, it was ranked in sixth place. In September 2011, Businessweeklisted Irvine as the 5th best city in the US.
Irvine is home to the University of California, Irvine(UCI), Concordia University, Irvine Valley College, the Orange County Center of the University of Southern California(USC), Brandman University, and the satellite campuses of California State University Fullerton(CSUF), University of La Verne, and Pepperdine University.
Irvineis also home to a number of corporations, particularly in the technology and semiconductor sectors.