Garden Grove Fire Collecting Toys for Spark of Love

The Garden Grove Fire Department is participating in the Spark of Love Toy Drive. The event runs from November 21 through December 24. Donations of unwrapped toys and sporting equipment can be brought to any of the seven fire stations.

Outreach Event Brings Mobile Food Pantry to Local Neighborhoods

On Thursday, November 17, 2016, the City of Garden Grove’s Neighborhood Improvement Committee (NIC) hosted a free mobile food pantry and community outreach event to the Palma Vista and El Dorado neighborhoods.

Garden Grove Animal Care Services Coming January 1, 2017

The City will launch its new Garden Grove Animal Care Services program on January 1, 2017. The new program replaces services provided by OC Animal Care. Garden Grove’s newest program involves a partnership between the City and the OC Humane Society.

City Hall Closed, No Street Sweeping Thanksgiving

In observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, Garden Grove City Hall and the H. Louis Lake Senior Center will be closed on Thursday, November 24. Friday, November 25, 2016 will be a regular alternate Friday closure day. No street sweeping services or trash pick-up will be provided on November 24.

Drivers Ignoring Pedestrians Get Expensive Lesson

As part of the City’s Accident Reduction Campaign, the GGPD conducted a crosswalk operation on October 26, at Lemonwood Ln. and Garden Grove Blvd. The purpose of the operation was to educate drivers on the importance of yielding to pedestrians in marked and unmarked crosswalks.

Garden Grove TV3 Takes Top Honors

The City’s Garden Grove TV3 cable division has been recently honored with top state and national awards and recognitions for various video productions. One of the highest distinctions received is for first-place in Programming Excellence. At the City Council meeting of October 11, the City Council recognized and congratulated GGTV3.