Distracted Drivers Get Expensive Lesson During National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

In just 30 days in April, Garden Grove police cited over 700 drivers for distracted driving. As part of the City’s Accident Reduction Campaign and National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Garden Grove Police Department enforced California’s new cell phone law, which took effect January 1, 2017.

Whittier Police Chief, Father of Murdered Palm Springs Officer Share Remembrances at 30th annual Police Memorial

Honoring Garden Grove’s “Fallen Five” takes a different perspective at this year’s Police Memorial. The 30th Annual Memorial takes place on Thursday, May 18, at 5:00 p.m., in front of Garden Grove Police Headquarters.

City Raising Awareness of Citrus Greening Disease Found in Southern California

The City is raising awareness of Huanglongbing, also known as HLB or citrus greening disease, which has been discovered in Los Angeles County. HLB kills citrus trees and has no cure. HLB is not harmful to humans. The disease is spread by a pest called the Asian citrus psyllid.

City Hall Closed, No Street Sweeping Memorial Day

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, Garden Grove City Hall and the H. Louis Lake Senior Center will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017. No street sweeping services will be provided on the holiday. Streets will be swept as scheduled on all other days. Also, trash pick up will be delayed by one day.

City to Host Basic Sales and Use Tax Workshop

The City’s Economic Development Division in collaboration with Orange County’s Small Business Development Center is hosting a Basic Sales and Use Tax workshop. The workshop takes place on Wednesday, May 3, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Garden Grove Community Meeting Center, 11300 Stanford Avenue.

City Offers First-Time Home Buyer, Home Improvement Programs

The City is offering First-Time Homebuyer and Home Improvement programs for manufactured housing in Garden Grove until October 1, 2017. The First-Time Home Buyer program assists low-income applicants purchasing their first home. The City is also offering six free 8-hour, HUD approved, homebuyer workshops.

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