As part of the City’s Accident Reduction Campaign, the Garden Grove Police Department conducted a crosswalk operation on Wednesday, October 26, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at Lemonwood Lane and Garden Grove Boulevard. The purpose of the operation was to educate drivers on the importance of yielding to pedestrians in marked and unmarked crosswalks.
Drivers who did not yield the right of way to a Garden Grove police cadet crossing the street, while wearing a reflective safety vest, were ticketed. The crosswalk operation resulted in 70 citations issued.
Due to the national elections, the Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Garden Grove City Council and Successor Agency meetings are cancelled. The Garden Grove City Council, Housing Authority, Successor Agency, and the Sanitary District meetings are also cancelled on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 due to City Hall Holiday closure.
The renovated City Council Chamber is tentatively scheduled to be completed at the end of November for the December 13, 2016 meetings.
For more information, please contact the City Clerk’s office at (714) 741-5040.
On Tuesday, October 11, 2016, the Mayor and City Council, along with City officials and members of the community gathered in Garden Grove Park to dedicate new outdoor fitness equipment, located at 9301 Westminster Avenue. The outdoor fitness area is just south of the Sports and Recreation Center, located at 13641 Deodara Drive.
The outdoor fitness equipment has a total of 15 body mass resistant machines which includes an air walker, cross country ski, leg press, and elliptical cross trainer. Several of the exercise equipment are wheelchair accessible.