Garden Grove News
The community is invited to an evening under the stars with free activities and a movie, on Thursday, June 30, on historic Main Street. The featured movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, begins at 8:30 p.m. The inaugural Movies in the Park opens at 7:00 p.m. with family entertainment, including bounce houses, Star Wars characters, and more. The first 450 children will receive free light sabers.
The City’s 60th Anniversary event takes place on Saturday, June 18, in Village Green Park. Streets around the area will experience temporary road closures that day between the hours of 2:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. “No Parking” zones will be enforced at 7:00 a.m.
Please note the following temporary road closures on June 18. Commuters are encouraged to plan accordingly.
The current ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in Garden Grove remains in place while the Medical Marijuana Regulation Task Force, led by Mayor Bao Nguyen and Council Member Phat Bui, continues studying the regulation of medical marijuana businesses in the city. The task force will also examine the implementation of the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act (“Act”) recently signed into law by Governor Brown, taxation authorized by the Act, and solutions to mitigating negative impacts created by illegal marijuana businesses.
In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, Garden Grove City Hall and the H. Louis Lake Senior Center will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016. 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.
For more information on street sweeping, please call the Public Works Department at (714) 741-5375.