Garden Grove News

Openings Available for Mobile Home Improvement Program
Friday, February 24, 2017
home improvements

Openings are available for the Mobile Home Improvement Program until October 1, 2017. The City of Garden Grove will offer assistance on a first come, first serve basis. The program assists low-income applicants, through forgivable loans to residents who qualify, to rehabilitate their mobile home.

Spring Training Begins for Disaster Preparedness Program
Thursday, February 23, 2017
CERT training, putting out a fire

The City’s CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) begins a new, four-Saturday training academy, starting March 18 and held every other Saturday, ending with graduation on April 29. Classes start at 8:00 a.m. and finish at 4:30 p.m. Classes take place at North Net Fire Training Center, located at

Water Rate Study
Friday, February 10, 2017
City to Participate in Orange County’s Major Business Expo 2017
Monday, January 30, 2017

The City of Garden Grove’s Economic Development Division will be participating in Orange County’s Major Business Expo, sponsored by Relationship Building Network (RBN). The expo takes place on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Great Wolf Lodge Southern California, located at 12681 Harbor Boulevard.

Members of the Economic Development division will provide information on investment and development opportunities available in Garden Grove, as well as network with other business exhibitors and participants.

Garden Grove Receives $613,000 in Grant Funding for Traffic Safety Improvement Projects
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The City of Garden Grove was recently awarded a $613,000 grant from the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for three separate improvement projects that address traffic and pedestrian safety needs throughout the city.

The first project includes the installation of protected left-turn signal phasing for east/west approaches on Garden Grove Boulevard at Nina/Ninth Street. This will allow left turning vehicles to make their turns safely instead of waiting for a gap in the oncoming traffic to make their left turn.