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.

Showcase Your Musical Talent at Garden Grove City Council Meetings

Students attending school in Garden Grove, including private school and homeschool, or the Garden Grove Unified School District, have an opportunity to showcase their musical talent at Garden Grove’s regular City Council meetings. Performers, individually or in a group, can sing acapella and/or play an instrument.

Local Talent Search Begins for The Voice of Garden Grove

The Garden Grove Community Foundation is looking for vocally-talented, local high school students to compete in the 6th annual The Voice of Garden Grove singing competition. One lucky student will have the opportunity to win $500 and the title, “The Voice of Garden Grove 2017.” Another $500 will be donated towards the winning student’s high school choir.