Staying healthy during flu season is getting easier at Garden Grove’s H. Louis Lake Senior Center. Free flu shots along with free health screenings and health care information are being offered on Thursday, October 6, 2016, at the Community Meeting Center, A Room, located at 11300 Stanford Avenue, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Registration is required to receive a flu shot. Quantities of the flu vaccine are based on the available supply provided by Walgreens.
In response to the State Water Board’s elimination of the water reduction mandate, and an adequate water supply, the City of Garden Grove has declared a Stage 1 Voluntary Conservation, allowing residents to voluntarily water every other day.
Voluntary guidelines currently in effect are:
At Garden Grove’s final summer concert last week, the winner of The Voice of Garden Grove was chosen among five Garden Grove Unified School District high school students. Kayla Renee Wandelt, a junior from Pacifica High School, was announced The Voice of Garden Grove 2016 and awarded a $1,000 prize, half of which will go to Pacifica High School’s Choir Department. The winning song was “House of the Rising Sun” by The Animals.
Residents can now search their district by address through the 'District Election Mapping' page under the Open Government main tab. The map also pinpoints schools, outlined in yellow, and parks, outlined in green, for each district.
On May 10, 2016, the City of Garden Grove adopted Ordinance No. 2866 changing the City's current at-large system of electing City Council Members to a by-district system.
About 70 members of the homeless community attended the first multi-agency Homeless Outreach Program on Saturday, July 30, 2016, coordinated by the Garden Grove Police Department. The event was held in the parking lot of 7861 Garden Grove Boulevard, Garden Grove, and involved law enforcement agencies from the Cities of Westminster and Anaheim.
“It was a successful event. We helped more from the homeless community at this event than we did in previous homeless outreach efforts," said Garden Grove Police Chief Todd Elgin.