Lampson Avenue Storm Drain Construction to Begin
Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Lampson Avenue, from West Street to Merrill Street is set to undergo construction beginning August 8, 2016 through September 2016. The improvements, when complete, will help to alleviate flooding on Lampson Avenue at the Merrill Street intersection.

Work hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Motorists are advised that traffic on Lampson Avenue may be reduced to one lane to facilitate construction work. There will be no parking allowed in the construction zone, but access to residences along the construction area will be maintained at all times.

Recent Coyote Sightings Prompt Warnings, Prevention
Friday, July 29, 2016

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.

The community is encouraged to report coyote sightings by calling the City’s coyote hotline number at (714) 741-5286. Callers should include date, time, and location of sightings. If the coyote is posing an imminent threat to life, call 9-1-1.

Openings for First-Time Garden Grove Homebuyer Workshop
Thursday, July 28, 2016

Openings are available for the first-time Garden Grove homebuyer workshop. The workshop will take place on Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Garden Grove H. Louis Lake Senior Center, located at 11300 Stanford Street.

The workshop will introduce potential Garden Grove homeowners to the basic steps of home buying, including how to qualify for a home mortgage, as well as information on financial assistance programs offered through the City.

Free Tickets for Upcoming Theatre Performances
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Photo of Sonnets, Songs, and Sorry Will's Been Dead for 400 Years flyer
Sonnets, Songs, and Sorry Will's Been Dead for 400 Years
Knott, Valley View to Undergo Street Improvements
Thursday, July 21, 2016

Knott Street, from Garden Grove Boulevard to Lampson Avenue, is set to undergo street improvements beginning Tuesday, July 26, 2016 through October. Also, a small segment on Valley View Street, from the 22 Freeway westbound off-ramp to Tiffany Avenue, is tentatively set to undergo improvements from August through December.

Updates and construction dates will be posted weekly on the City’s Facebook and Twitter.

OCMVCD: Mosquito Infected with West Nile Virus Found in Garden Grove
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Photo of the 2016 West Nile virus activity map
2016 West Nile Virus Activity Map
National Night Out at King of Kings Church and Eastgate Park
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Photo of the National Night Out event in 2015
National Night Out in 2015
Gold Rush Country Comes to Garden Grove
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Photo of Gold Rush Country
Gold Rush Country

Giddy-up to Garden Grove’s 2016 free Summer Concert Series, hosted by the Garden Grove Community Foundation. Gold Rush Country makes their debut by playing contemporary country music on Thursday, July 28, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The event takes place at Eastgate Park, located at 12001 St. Mark Street.

City Council Meetings Cancelled on July 26 and August 23
Friday, July 15, 2016

The Garden Grove City Council, Housing Authority, Successor Agency, and the Sanitary District meetings are cancelled for July 26 and August 23. The next dates will be on August 9 and September 6.

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

Free “Movies in the Park” Continues with Minions
Friday, July 15, 2016

The community is invited to an evening under the stars with free activities and a movie, on Wednesday, August 17, in Village Green Park at the corner of Main and Euclid. The featured movie, Minions, begins at 8:00 p.m. Entertainment for the family begins at 6:30 p.m., including bounce houses, carnival games, and more.