Garden Grove News

Openings Available for Disaster Preparedness Program
Friday, March 27, 2015

The City’s C.E.R.T. (Community Emergency Response Team) begins a new, four-Saturday training academy, starting April 11, and ending with graduation on May 2, 2015. C.E.R.T. is a volunteer organization with the Garden Grove Fire Department that provides free community training on how to prepare for, respond to, and recover from a disaster, as well as lend emergency support to first responders. Classes are 8:00 am – 4:00 pm and take place at North Net Fire Training Center, 2400 E.

Library Re-Naming, Bust Dedication Draws Rubin Admirers
Thursday, March 26, 2015

The opportunity to see a true American war hero and witness the official unveiling and dedication of a commissioned bronze bust, and library re-named in his honor, drew a crowd of admirers to the Garden Grove Tibor Rubin Library, Tuesday. The Garden Grove resident was awarded the nation’s most prestigious military decoration, the Congressional Medal of Honor in 2005, for his heroic actions during the Korean War. The library is located at 11962 Bailey Street.

Garden Grove Residents to Get Emergency Alert Test Call
Thursday, March 26, 2015

On Tuesday, April 7, 2015 between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m., all Garden Grove residents will receive a call to test the County’s regional mass notification system known as AlertOC. This is the sixth regional test of the system since its launch in 2008 covering Garden Grove and 31 other participating cities, including the County’s unincorporated areas.

Win an Apple iPad Air at the Garden Grove College Graduates Reception
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Garden Grove graduates attending the City's College Graduates Reception on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 will have an opportunity to win an Apple iPad Air, sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum. The deadline to RSVP for the free event is by April 8, 2015, to the Office of Community Relations at (714) 741-5280.

Garden Grove is Going Blue
Monday, March 23, 2015

Light It Up BlueOn Thursday, April 2, 2015, the City of Garden Grove will join communities around the world to show support for an autism awareness campaign called “Light it up Blue” (LIUB).

Senior Center Celebrates Spring
Thursday, March 19, 2015

Spring is upon us! Garden Grove seniors are invited to the fun-filled Spring Celebration that includes refreshments, dancing, and a special visit by the Easter Bunny. The event will take place at the H. Louis Lake Senior Center on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., in the Senior Center Dining Room, located at 11300 Stanford Avenue. Lunch will also be available for a suggested donation of $3.50 per person. "The Serenaders" will provide live music. For additional information, please call the H.

Selecting the Most Beautiful Homes
Thursday, March 19, 2015

imageedit_1_5991688244_0.pngThe judges are out and about! Through April 12, Garden Grove Pride volunteers will be pursuing the city's neighborhoods in search of the nicest-looking homes. The volunteers will use their best judgment to choose just 23 homes in each of the city's 17 zones, including their top selection, the Home of the Year. Each zone contains approximately 3,000 homes.

Local Hero to be Lauded
Thursday, March 12, 2015

Tibor Rubin cmoh.jpgOn Tuesday, March 24, Mayor Bao Nguyen and the Garden Grove City Council will pay tribute to Garden Grove resident Tibor Rubin, who was awarded the nation’s most prestigious military decoration, the Congressional Medal of Honor in 2005, for his heroic actions during the Korean War. Rubin’s courage and valor will be memorialized with the unveiling of a commissioned bronze bust of Rubin as a U.S.

"Eggs-Cavation" Site at Atlantis
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

It’s that time of year again for Garden Grove’s annual “Eggs-cavation” event on Saturday, April 4, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at Atlantis Play Center. Atlantis Play Center is located at 13630 Atlantis Way in Garden Grove Park. Only 300 tickets for egg hunt participants are available.

Volunteer to Pick the Nicest Homes
Monday, March 9, 2015

2015 GGP LOGO Print.jpgBeauty comes in all shapes and sizes -- just ask a Garden Grove Pride Judge. The 42nd annual Garden Grove Pride Awards, which recognizes the finest-looking homes in the city, is seeking volunteer judges to select the most beautiful. Judges do not have to be Garden Grove residents and are encouraged to work in pairs.