Deadline Approaching for Local College Graduates to Participate in Recognition Event

The City is seeking information from residents who are graduating this year with an undergraduate or post-graduate academic degree. Graduates who submit their information by May 1 will be invited to the College Graduates’ Reception.

Community Invited to Attend Safe Routes to School Workshop at Hill Elementary

The City invites the community to a Safe Routes to School workshop on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., at Hill Elementary School’s Multipurpose Room, at 9681 11th Street.

Garden Grove Unified School District Named a 2018 California Exemplary District

Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) was named a 2018 California Exemplary District, a prestigious recognition awarded to only 22 school districts across the state by the California Department of Education.

Ten Years of Hands-Free Law: Challenges Remain

Drivers are using their cell phones less often while driving, 10 years after “hands-free” became the law, but distracted driving remains a serious safety challenge in California. Observing April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the first week in April as California Teen Safe Driving Week, safety advocates will focus on education and enforcement efforts statewide.

So Cal Edison to Upgrade All Edison-Owned Street Lights to LED

Southern California Edison, in coordination with the City of Garden Grove, is beginning a project to replace all 7,300 Edison-owned city street lights with energy-efficient Light Emitting Diode (LED) street lighting. The project is scheduled to start during the third week of March 2018 and take approximately 30-40 days to complete.

Free Compost Giveaway to Garden Grove Residents

Garden Grove residents can receive up to 60 gallons, per vehicle, of nutrient-rich compost for free at Garden Grove’s annual Compost Giveaway. Rain or shine, the event takes place on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Garden Grove Municipal Service Center, located at 13802 Newhope Street, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., or until supplies run out.