Garden Grove News

Fire Department Urges Residents to be Water-Safe
Friday, July 31, 2015

The Garden Grove Fire Department recently received a donation from the Emblem Club of Garden Grove, with a request that it benefit children in the community. The proceeds are being used for a child drowning prevention awareness campaign, currently underway.

Tasty Sound Bites at the Free Summer Concert Series
Thursday, July 30, 2015

grilled-cheese-soundwich.jpgThe nights are heating up at Garden Grove’s free Summer Concert Series, hosted by the Garden Grove Community Foundation. Today’s concert will feature music from the 90’s to today’s popular hits, by the Grilled Cheese Soundwich.

National Night Out on Historic Main Street
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Garden Grove Police Department invites the Garden Grove community to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 by attending the Main Street Block Party in the Memorial Plaza Lot, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

In an effort to prevent crime and build safer and stronger communities, this night is intended to educate community members about the Neighborhood Watch Program. This event encourages and motivates residents to join an established Watch in their area or create a new one if one does not already exist.

Recent Coyote Sightings Prompt Warnings, Prevention
Thursday, July 23, 2015

Recent coyote sightings in Garden Grove have prompted the City to make local residents aware of coyotes in the area, urging them to take needed precautions to protect themselves, their pets, and their property against these wild animals.

According to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), during the warm summer months, particularly from March through August, coyotes are very active. They are raising their young and searching for food.

City's Early Conservation Efforts Bring Watertight Results
Thursday, July 16, 2015

“The new normal” is how Governor Brown described the severe drought conditions California has been living with for the last four years. In Garden Grove, water conservation efforts became a norm even before the start of the drought that have contributed to results considered nothing short of watertight.

City Celebrates Parks and Recreation Month with Free Open Houses
Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The National Recreation and Park Association, California Park and Recreation Society, and the City of Garden Grove proclaim July as Parks and Recreation Month. Come out and celebrate Parks and Recreation Month on Thursday, July 23, 2015 with free admission to several recreation facilities.

Special Olympics Torch to Travel Through GG En Route to World Games in LA
Monday, July 13, 2015

The City of Garden Grove proudly welcomes the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games torch, as it travels through California, en route to the official Opening Ceremony in Los Angeles on July 25, 2015. The 2015 Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics Final Leg, arrives for a community welcome at Garden Grove Police headquarters, 11301 Acacia Parkway, on Monday, July 20, at 10:25 a.m.

Garden Grove Day at OC Fair, August 7
Thursday, July 9, 2015

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 Now on City's Website
Wednesday, July 8, 2015

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.