Police Outreach Offers Safety, Support to Flood Channel Homeless
Wednesday, December 23, 2015

DSC00297.JPGThe cold, December day started early for about 20 members of the Garden Grove Police Department, en route to the Orange County Flood Control Channel on the east side of Brookhurst Street, at 13th Street. With El Niño’s dangerous release of record rainfall likely to hit soon, the flood control channel was the place to be—and not to be.

Re-Purposed Yarn Provides Warmth to Homeless in Garden Grove
Tuesday, December 22, 2015

DSC00390.JPGOn Tuesday, December 8, the Garden Grove Police Department, a local non-profit organization called Knots of Love, and the First Presbyterian Church of Garden Grove provided hand-made blankets and clothing for the homeless population in Garden Grove.

Republic Suggests Seven Ways to Make Your Holidays More Sustainable
Monday, December 14, 2015

This holiday season, Republic Services, Inc. reminds everyone to incorporate sustainability into family traditions and work celebrations with seven helpful holiday recycling tips.

With parties, decorations, cards, gift giving, and travel, Americans generate 25 percent more trash than normal during the holiday season, or one million extra tons of waste. Roughly 80 percent of what is thrown away during the holidays could be recycled or reused, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Construction Begins for Brookhurst Place
Monday, December 14, 2015

This past Tuesday, December 8, City officials announced that the long-awaited start of construction for the City’s largest proposed commercial and residential development – Brookhurst Triangle, officially named Brookhurst Place - had arrived. Construction for the 14-acre, master-planned community will begin this month.

Workshops to Begin for Public Input on Voting District Boundaries
Monday, December 7, 2015

garden-grove-seal_3.pngThe community is invited to participate in upcoming Public Informational meetings to provide input on the formation of new district voting maps for the city. The first round of public workshops will take place on Wednesday, December 9 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Garden Grove Sports and Recreation Center, at Garden Grove Park, located at 13641 Deodara Drive.

CPUC Santa Ana Rate Design Forum
Monday, December 7, 2015

San Francisco, December 2, 2015 -- The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will hold a community forum in Santa Ana to discuss and answer questions about the CPUC’s July 2015 decision to significantly change residential electricity rates, including the requirement that starting in 2019 all residential customers will be offered time of use rates as a default.

WHAT: CPUC Santa Ana Rate Design Forum

City to Host Community Meeting to Discuss New Fire Station Relocation
Sunday, December 6, 2015

2012-maltese-cross_0.pngThe City of Garden Grove invites public participation in an upcoming community meeting to discuss the possible relocation or reconstruction of Fire Station No. 6, currently located at 12111 Chapman Avenue. The meeting is scheduled on Tuesday, December 15, 2015, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room at Walton Intermediate School, located at 12181 Buaro Street, Garden Grove, 92840.

DUI/Driver License Checkpoint Planned On December 12
Friday, December 4, 2015

Call911.pngGarden Grove Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver License Checkpoint on Saturday, December 12, 2015, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.

Firefighters Annual Toy Drive in Need of Donations
Wednesday, December 2, 2015

spark-of-love-toy-box.jpgThe Garden Grove Fire Department is putting out a call to the community for donations to the annual “Spark of Love” toy drive, for disadvantaged children in Garden Grove and Orange County. The Spark of Love toy drive, sponsored by ABC7, continues through Thursday, December 24, 2015.

Brookhurst Street Project Ahead of Schedule Following Discussions with Business Owners
Wednesday, November 25, 2015

At a press conference today, the City of Garden Grove announced that the Brookhurst Street Rehabilitation project, originally scheduled for completion in mid-December, is expected to be done by the end of next week. The $2.5 million project raised concerns from area businesses, prompting discussions and immediate actions to be taken by the City.