Project Go Needs You in 2015
Thursday, December 11, 2014

Graffiti Busters Logo_0.jpgIf your New Year’s Resolution is to keep Garden Grove looking its best, then Project GO! is for you! Coordinated through the Garden Grove Public Works Department, Project GO! (Graffiti Off), is a volunteer and community-based program to rid Garden Grove neighborhoods of unsightly graffiti.

City Manager Announces Retirement
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Matt Fertal.jpgAfter an established 25-year career with the City of Garden Grove, 35 in public service, City Manager Matthew Fertal announced yesterday, that he is retiring, effective December 31, 2014. Fertal is credited with attracting several major businesses and implementing key developments considered pivotal to the city’s current and future financial growth and distinction, as well as preserving the City’s solidity during the economic recession.

Valuable Experience Won't Be Wasted
Friday, November 21, 2014

Under the experienced leadership of Interim Fire Chief Warren Hartley, a 30-year veteran and former Garden Grove fire chief, the Garden Grove Fire Department carries out the day-to-day operations needed to maintain the safety of the community and integrity of the department. Yet, key projects and developments, once led by the department’s former fire chief David Barlag, who resigned two months ago, have necessitated the City’s decision to retain the former chief’s services in a different capacity.

Black Friday Goes BiGG!
Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Drawing is now over.

Five-Month Construction Project Begins on Brookhurst
Monday, November 3, 2014

logo_pw_0.pngFrom now through March 2015, Brookhurst Street, from Chapman Avenue to Katella Avenue in Garden Grove, will undergo roadway improvements. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in both directions. Motorists are asked to use alternate routes to avoid congestion, however access for residents and businesses will be maintained. Normal working hours are 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

OC LULAC Recognizes City with Award
Monday, October 27, 2014

Last Friday, October 24, the City of Garden Grove was recognized with the “Community Partnership Award” by the Orange County LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) Foundation. The award was presented during the organization’s Black and White Banquet, held at the Anaheim Convention Center.

Former GG Fire Chief to Interim
Thursday, October 23, 2014


Permanent Replacement to be Determined within 4 to 5 Months

Thousands Fill Car-Free Downtown
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
27-Year Veteran Named Police Chief
Monday, September 29, 2014

XW7E3451.jpg.jpgFor the 12th time, Garden Grove has a new police chief. Captain Todd Elgin, a 27-year veteran of the department, assumes his new assignment as Chief of Police on January 1, 2015. His predecessor, Chief Kevin Raney, will remain in the top spot through the end of 2014 to assist Elgin in the transition.

Utility Boxes Receive Artistic Facelift
Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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