Garden Grove News

Free Tickets for Upcoming Theatre Performance
Monday, July 17, 2017

The Garden Grove Community Foundation (GGCF), a committed supporter of arts in the community, is giving away free tickets to the Shakespeare Summerfest Orange County theater company’s production of The Tempest. All performances are held at the Garden Grove Festival Amphitheatre, at 12762 Main Street. The tickets are now available on a first come, first serve basis while supplies last, with a maximum of four tickets per household.

Heavier Traffic and Road Closures During Music Festival
Friday, July 14, 2017

Beginning Saturday, August 5, through Sunday, August 6, the High and Mighty Music Festival will take place at Village Green Park, at 12732 Main Street in Garden Grove. During the two-day festival, heavier traffic is anticipated in the immediate area. Motorists are asked to plan accordingly to avoid delays.

The following streets will be closed on Saturday, August 5, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., and Sunday, August 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.:

Garden Grove to Participate in Flag Ceremony at OC Fair
Friday, July 14, 2017

The OC Fair has invited all 34 Orange County cities to participate in a Community Flag Salute. On Garden Grove’s day, Wednesday, August 9, Mayor Steve Jones and City Council members will lead fairgoers in singing the National Anthem at 12:30 p.m.

The OC Fair runs from Friday, July 14 to Sunday, August 13.

City’s Garden Grove TV3 Wins First Emmy
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
GGTV3 Emmy photo
(From left to right:) Garden Grove TV3, full-time senior staff, Marie Moran and Jeff Davis

The City’s Garden Grove TV3 (GGTV3) cable division was recently honored with its first Emmy Award, and other top state and national awards for various video productions.

City Council Meetings Cancelled on July 11 and August 8
Monday, July 10, 2017

On Tuesday, July 11, 2017 and Tuesday, August 8, 2017 the Garden Grove City Council and Successor Agency meetings are cancelled.

For more information, please contact the City Clerk’s office at (714) 741-5040.

Senior Center Offers Public Cooling Place During Summer
Thursday, July 6, 2017

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 this Saturday, July 8, when temperatures are forecasted to reach 95 degrees Fahrenheit and above. The Center is located at 11300 Stanford Avenue.

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.