Due to the Community Meeting Center’s temporary closure, Garden Grove City Council, Housing Authority, Successor Agency, and the Sanitary District meetings will all take place at the Courtyard Center, 12732 Main Street, beginning Tuesday, August 25, 2015, until further notice.
On Thursday, August 13, at Garden Grove’s final summer concert, the winner of this year’s Voice of Garden Grove was chosen among five local high school students. The Voice of Garden Grove and the $500 cash prize winner was Amber Tran from Bolsa Grande High School. Tran sang “At Last” by Etta James. A donation of $500 went to Bolsa Grande’s Choir Department.
This weekend, temperatures are expected to reach 95 degrees Fahrenheit and above. To offer some relief to the residents of Garden Grove, the H. Louis Lake Senior Center will serve as a public cooling center this Saturday, August 15, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Senior Center is located at 11300 Stanford Avenue.
All ages are welcome to enjoy the Senior Center's air-conditioned accommodations. Food will not be available, but visitors may bring their own meals and dine inside.
Groove to Motown classics at Garden Grove's last free summer concert on Thursday, August 13, 2015. Relive your favorite hits as tribute band Stone Soul plays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Eastgate Park, 12001 St. Mark Street.
Following a 21-year career with the City of Garden Grove, Susan Emery, Director of the City’s Community Development Department, has accepted a new position as Community Development Director for the City of Irvine. Her last day with the City of Garden Grove is Friday, September 4, 2015.
On Tuesday, July 14, the Garden Grove City Council appointed Omar Sandoval as the Acting City Attorney. Sandoval, an assistant City Attorney from Woodruff, Spradlin & Smart, officially began his Acting City Attorney position with the City of Garden Grove on Saturday, August 1, 2015.
The Garden Grove Fire Department recently received a donation from the Emblem Club of Garden Grove, with a request that it benefit children in the community. The proceeds are being used for a child drowning prevention awareness campaign, currently underway.