The OC Fair has invited all 34 Orange County cities to celebrate their 125th anniversary during the ‘City Days’ campaign designed to highlight each city’s hometown spirit. On Garden Grove’s day, Friday, August 7, 2015, the Mayor and City Council will lead fairgoers in singing the National Anthem during a flag raising ceremony at 12:30 p.m.
Public records requests can now be submitted online under On-Line Services. The online process facilitates and expedites the processing of public records requests. The request must be sufficiently explained and specific to allow staff to locate the requested record(s).
The City Clerk’s Office will determine within 10 days from receiving a request, whether the request, in whole or in part, are copies of disclosable public records in possession of the City.
Soaring temperatures can be especially dangerous to seniors and children, especially if homes have no air conditioning. To offer some relief from the high temperatures, the H. Louis Lake Senior Center will serve as a public cooling center when temperatures are forecasted to reach 95 degrees Fahrenheit and above. During the months of July and August, on forecasted high-heat days, the cooling center will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., including weekends. The Center is located at 11300 Stanford Avenue.
Start the summer with a funky-fresh 70’s beat at the free Summer Concert Series kick-off on Thursday, July 9, featuring The Funky Hippeez. A total of six concerts will be held at Eastgate Park every Thursday through August 13, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Eastgate Park is located at 12001 St. Mark Street.
This year, in addition to warnings against the use of illegal fireworks, both Garden Grove Police and Fire Departments are cautioning fireworks users to be especially aware of an increased fire danger due to dry surroundings.
Browning turf and dried trees, shrubbery, and landscapes—the result of tightened water restrictions—have created hazardous fire conditions. Flames, sparks, and even heat coming from extinguished fireworks are strong reasons for concern.
Garden Grove Day Camp provides a fun, safe, and affordable summer program for children, ages 5 through 12. The 11-week program begins this week and runs through September 4. Camp hours are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and take place at the Courtyard Center at Village Green Park, 12732 Main Street.
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. -- The leadership of Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB) has pledged to maintain a transparent relationship when communicating with local residents in regard to base-related issues that impact our neighbors. Effective immediately, the JFTB Public Affairs Hot Line phone number is in operation at (562) 795-2747.
Effective Wednesday, July 1, 2015, the City of Garden Grove will discontinue providing passport services. Currently, there are 48 locations that provide passport services within a ten-mile radius from Garden Grove City Hall.
As a sign of condolence to the families, and respect to the victims of a hate crime shooting that took place yesterday in a Charleston, SC church, the City of Garden Grove will fly all city and state flags at half-staff.