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  • Mayor Jones Gives First-of-Year Official Address at State of the City Event
    January 21, 2020

    The new year brings a fresh start for Garden Grove as Mayor Steven R. Jones delivers his official address at the State of the City luncheon on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. The event, hosted by the Garden Grove Chamber of Commerce, takes place from 11:00 a.m.

    Graphic for State of the City 2020
  • City Looking to Fill Positions in Police and Recreation
    January 21, 2020

    The City of Garden Grove is currently accepting online applications for positions in the Community Services and Police Departments. The deadline to apply for the part-time Community Services positions is Friday, January 24. Wednesday, January 22 is the deadline for police opportunities.

    Recruitment Photo
  • Tet Parade to Cause Road Closure on Westminster Boulevard
    January 14, 2020

    On Sunday, January 26, 2020, from 5:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Westminster Boulevard, between Brookhurst Street and Euclid Street, and Taft Street, between Westminster Boulevard to Woodbury Street, will be closed for the 8th annual Tet Parade.

    2020 Tet parade photo.
  • City Seeks Input on Local Hazard Mitigation Plan
    January 13, 2020

    The City has developed a draft Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) that will form the foundation for a long-term strategy to help the City better prepare for and recover from natural disasters. The community is encouraged to review the draft LHMP and provide input.

    Draft Local Hazard Mitigation Plan cover
  • City Offering First-Time Home Buyer Programs
    January 10, 2020

    The City is offering First-Time Home Buyer Programs for qualifying low-income families as well as First-Time Home Buyer workshops.

    First-Time Home Buyer Workshop
  • Community Invited to Fair Housing Workshops
    January 10, 2020

    The City, in collaboration with the County of Orange, is developing a 2020 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI) planning document that will act as a guide for fair housing opportunities in the county.

    Photo from the Fair Housing Foundation.
  • City Hall Closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    January 10, 2020

    In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday, Garden Grove City Hall and the H. Louis Lake Senior Center will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020. Street sweeping services will not be provided on the holiday. Streets will be swept as scheduled on all other days.

  • South Korean High School Students to Visit Garden Grove
    January 8, 2020

    As part of the Sister City Association of Garden Grove’s annual Student Exchange Program, 10 high school students from Anyang, Republic of Korea will visit Garden Grove, from Saturday, January 11 through Sunday, January 19.

    2019 Community Spotlight
  • Northbound Magnolia Street to Close for Storm Drain Project
    January 2, 2020

    Northbound Magnolia Street, from Imperial Avenue to Cannery Street, will be closed for a storm drain project beginning Monday, January 6, 2020 through February 2020.

  • Garden Grove Tourism Gives Back to the Community through $125K Sponsorship
    December 18, 2019

    On Tuesday, December 10, 2019, the City joined the Garden Grove Tourism and Promotion Corporation (G.G.T.P.C.) for the Garden Grove Tourism Cares event. The G.G.T.P.C. awarded a total of $125,000 to five, local, non-profit organizations with $25,000 sponsorships each.

    2019 Garden Grove Tourism Cares