Citrus Greening Disease Discovered in Garden Grove

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the United States Department of Agriculture have discovered Huanglongbing, also known as HLB or citrus greening disease, in Garden Grove. HLB kills citrus trees and has no cure. The disease is not harmful to humans or animals.

City Invites Business Owners to Livestream Workshop

Openings are available for business owners to attend the “Livestream – Open for Business” workshop presented by Google, Facebook, Constant Contact, and Square. The free workshop will take place on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., at the Garden Grove Courtyard Center, located at 12732 Main Street.

How Agriculture Officials Protect Your Citrus Trees

Agriculture officials are working to protect your community’s citrus trees from the devastating impact of Huanglongbing, a fatal plant disease found in California. Crews work throughout the state and may come to your community if Huanglongbing or the Asian citrus psyllid, an insect that spreads the disease, are found nearby.

The 60th annual Garden Grove Strawberry Festival

The 60th Annual Garden Grove Strawberry Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for the community. In 2017 festival profits totaled $394.000. This year’s theme is Celebrating 60 Years of Fun and Funding Charities. The festival will be held Memorial Day Weekend, from May 25 through May 28, 2018.

City Receives Statewide Distinction for Advancement of Diverse Communities

The City of Garden Grove was recently recognized with the Advancement of Diverse Communities award, presented during the League of California Cities Awards Luncheon in Newport Beach. The award was presented to City Manager, Scott C. Stiles for promoting the advancement of diversity within the community and the workplace.

Mayor Steve Jones Announces Tenants for SteelCraft Garden Grove at State of the City

Last Wednesday, at the 2018 State of the City Address, Honorable Mayor Steven R. Jones announced the future tenants for SteelCraft Garden Grove. The current tenant lineup for SteelCraft Garden Grove, scheduled to open late 2018 is as follows.