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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Support the USMC 1st Law Enforcement Battalion for the 2018 School Supplies Drive

The Lake Forest USMC Support Committee, a volunteer based 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation, is engaged in their 2018 School Supplies Drive, which benefits the children of the Marines of the 1st Law Enforcement Battalion, USMC.  The Battalion is ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Notice of Extension of Candidate Filing Period for the City of Lake Forest District 2

The filing period has been extended for non-incumbents who desire to run for the City Council – District 2 in the City of Lake Forest has been extended. Interested residents must file nomination papers for the General Municipal Election by the n...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Learn About City Operations, Join the Leadership Academy

The Leadership Academy is an 8-week course held once per year in the fall and provides participants with a general overview of City operations and departments. Applicants from all segments of the community are encouraged to participate. The ideal Leadersh...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

City to Hold a “Heroes Day” Event

Coinciding with opening day for Lake Forest Little League, the City will hold a “Heroes Day” event on  Sunday, September 9 at 10 a.m. in Heroes Park on Field #1 to commemorate fallen heroes. The four baseball fields at Heroes ...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Fall 2018 Leisure Times Available

The Fall Leisure Times is now available online . Registration will begin on Tuesday, August 14 at 8 a.m. for residents and on Tuesday, August 21 for non-residents.  Registration can be submitted online, by mail, or walk-in. For more information, ...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Seven Years in a Row: the Taste of Lake Forest Brings in Some New Additions

In its 7th consecutive year, the  Taste of Lake Forest event will introduce some new features to coincide with the move to a new monthly Shop and Dine format. Taking place on Saturday, September 29 and presented by Cox Communications, the Taste o...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Shop & Dine Lake Forest Month Begins September 1

Lake Forest, are you ready for great deals, prizes, and family fun?  This year we celebrate Shop & Dine Lake Forest by partnering with Lake Forest businesses to offer you some of the best deals of the year!  You can take advantage of...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Lake Forest Proud Community Calendar Contest

All skill levels are welcome; you just need a camera and the City pride! The City is inviting residents to show off their  Lake Forest pride. Show us what makes you proud to be a Lake Forest resident. Whether it is a shot of one of our many beaut...

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

2018 4th of July Parade Draws 12,000

More than 12,000 people lined the streets of Lake Forest for the 4th of July Parade.

Those visitors, many wearing red-white-and-blue themselves, saw the 27th Annual Parade kicked off by a special appearance by Duke, the Orange County Sheriff’s De...

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

New and Improved Farmer's Market

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The City of Lake Forest’s Farmers Market is now Certified Organic in partnership with McGlynn Events, Inc., and sells fresh peaches, carrots, strawberries, almonds and more .McGlynn Events also hosts the Great Park of Irvine and Huntington Beach's Farmers...

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

I-5 Improvement Plan

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 12 and the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) are working to improve Interstate 5 through the ongoing striping project and also through widening the I-5 between Interstate 405 and ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Brush Up Your Home with the Neighborhood Paint Program

As part of the City’s Neighborhood Pride Paint Program, qualified homeowners interested in giving their homes a fresh coat of paint may submit an application packet to City Hall (25550 Commercentre Dr.) by Thursday, August 23 by 4:00 p.m.

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Sports Park Field Closures

As part of the City’s annual turf renovation project, all sports park soccer and baseball fields are closed until mid-August to seed, fertilize, replace sod, and repair irrigation systems.  The affected parks include Lake Forest Sports ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Calling All Restaurants, Join the Taste of Lake Forest!

The 8th annual Shop & Dine Lake Forest Month is taking place September 1 – 30. Citywide savings and promotions will be included in the Shop & Dine Lake Forest Coupon Booklet mailed to over 31,000 Lake Forest addresses. Participation is f...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Lake Forest Expresses Concern About South County Homeless Proposal

Lake Forest, CA – Lake Forest City officials on Thursday expressed concern about a proposal to house up to 400 homeless individuals in a former elementary school in Santiago Canyon.

“The proposed site is on a busy and unlit highway,&...

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

How OCSD Prepares For - And Works to Prevent - Active Shooters

In the wake of tragic school shootings across the country, Lake Forest Chief of Police Services discusses how the Orange County Sheriff's Department trains to respond - and prevent - active shooters.

The agency regularly trains with other police department...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Safety First - A Reminder that Fireworks are Illegal in Lake Forest

With the Fourth of July around the corner, firework stands will pop up throughout the county. As a reminder, fireworks are illegal in Lake Forest. Each year in the United States, thousands of people suffer eye injuries and burns from fireworks. Most of th...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Come to join us for the Lake Forest Farmers Market!

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Come to join us for the Lake Forest Farmers Market!

Next Date is June 20, 2018, we will have produce vendors and be certified! We will start running the market every Wednesday from 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm once we are! If you are interested in having a booth at ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

New Online Registration Site!

Just in time to register for some summer fun, we’ve upgraded our online registration site!  To register for summer programs please to set up a new family account. Resident Registration will begin on May 15, at 8:00 am and Non-Resident R...

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