City Invites Public to Choose the 'Best Home & Garden'

From now through May 22, the community is invited to participate in an annual online voting contest to pick the best-looking home in Garden Grove as part of the City's annual home beautification program, Garden Grove Pride. The 'Best Home and Garden' title will go to the home with the most online votes.

Heavy Traffic and Road Closures During Strawberry Festival

Beginning Friday, May 27 through Monday, May 30, the 58th annual Garden Grove Strawberry Festival will take place in Village Green Park, located at 12732 Main Street, where Euclid and Main Streets intersect. During the four-day festival, heavy traffic is anticipated in the immediate area. Motorists are asked to plan accordingly to avoid delays.

City Congratulates Local College Graduates

On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 28 Garden Grove residents were recognized at the 4th annual Garden Grove College Graduates’ Reception, hosted by Mayor Bao Nguyen and the Garden Grove City Council. To see photos of the event, visit the City on Facebook.

Fallen Officers to be Honored with 21-Gun Salute at Annual Police Memorial

A moving 21-gun salute, riderless horse and performance by the Nicholson Pipes and Drums Band will highlight the 29th Annual Police Memorial, scheduled for Thursday, May 19, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The ceremony takes place at the “Call to Duty” memorial, located in front of the Garden Grove Police building, at 11301 Acacia Prkwy.

CITY COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY APPROVES DISTRICTING MAP

Following the April 26, 2016 meeting of the Garden Grove City Council, the City Council unanimously approved District Map #1 submitted by a member of the community. The City Council will consider adopting the ordinance to implement the new voting district map and elections at the May 10, 2016 regular City Council meeting.

UPCOMING MEETINGS ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARY REGULATIONS

The City of Garden Grove is hosting two upcoming community meetings in May seeking input on the regulation of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. The meetings take place on Tuesday, May 3, and Wednesday, May 18, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., in the Garden Grove Community Meeting Center, located at 11300 Stanford Avenue.

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