State Tightens Water Restrictions, City Under Stage 2 Water Alert

Just weeks after Governor Brown’s April 1 executive order that mandated new regulations to achieve a 25% statewide reduction in water use, come tighter restrictions for water users. As a result, the Garden Grove City Council declared a Stage 2 Water Alert that went into effect on May 9, 2015.

Forum on Proposed Beach City Desalination Plant

Mayor Bao Nguyen will lead a community forum to discuss the proposed Huntington Beach Desalination Project, on Tuesday, May 19, at 6:00 p.m., in the Community Meeting Center, 11300 Stanford Ave.

Police Memorial Postponed

Due to rain in the forecast, the 28th annual Call to Duty Police Memorial, scheduled for Thursday, May 14, has been postponed. A new date for the memorial will be announced shortly.

City Hall Closed, No Street Sweeping

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, Garden Grove City Hall and the H. Louis Lake Senior Center will be closed on Monday, May 25. No street sweeping services will be provided on the holiday. Streets will be swept as scheduled on all other days.

Garden Grove Strawberry Festival

The 57th Annual Garden Grove Strawberry Festival will be held Memorial Day Weekend Friday, May 22nd through May 25th at the Village Green between Main and Euclid in downtown Garden Grove. Festivities begin Friday, May 22nd at 1:00 p.m. with games and carnival rides.

On Friday at 6:00 p.m. is the grand opening ceremony when the mayor and Miss Garden Grove cut a giant strawberry shortcake and free cake is served to all. Many parade celebrities will also be on hand to greet their fans.

Click It or Ticket Campaign Starts May 18th

The Garden Grove Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket, as part of the national seat belt enforcement campaign, law enforcement agencies around the country, starting May 18th through the 31st.