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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Lake Forest-Based Cox Communications Supports Local Schools

Cox Charities has awarded more than $65,000 in “Innovation in Education” grants to 23 schools throughout Cox Communications’ Orange County, Calif. service area to fund innovative programs from students in grades K-12. The ann...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

New Hours of Operation at El Toro Library

Quiet Sundays are a good day to crawl up with a book - but make sure you have a good one in hand by Saturday. The hours changed at the El Toro Library on January 1, meaning the Raymond Way branch is now closed on Sundays, as is the Foothill Ranch branch.

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

City Celebrates Topping Out at Civic Center

The “Topping Out” is a time-honored tradition in construction, a celebration when the last piece of steel is placed on a project. On Thursday, January 10, Lake Forest officials gathered for the Topping Out ceremony for the Civic Center...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Opt-in to Receive Texts from the City

Lake Forest residents can now receive text messages (SMS messages) from the City. Residents will be able to choose to receive texts regarding City Events, City News, Public Works Projects (such as road closures or traffic projects) or all of the above. Th...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Fourth of July Parade Committee Looking for Members

Want to help shape the 28th annual Fourth of July parade? Why not join the Parade Committee! The first meeting will be held on Monday, February 4 at the Lake Forest Recreation Center (28000 Rancho Parkway). For more information, email tjohnson@lakeforestc...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Citations to Begin Saturday at Veterans Park

Veterans Park Finished

City code enforcement officers will be at Veterans Park on Saturday to begin handing out $100 citations to anyone caught feeding the wildlife.

The City recently spent more than $2.2 million to refurbish what was Village Pond Park, creating Veterans Park w...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Council Swears in New Members, Selects Leadership for 2019

Photo of Councilmembers Mark Tettemer, Neeki Moatazedi, Leah Basile, Dwight Robinson and Scott Voigt

The Lake Forest City Council on Tuesday selected Mark Tettemer to serve as Mayor and Neeki Moatazedi to serve as Mayor Pro Tem for the coming year. 

Both were elected in November, although Tettemer also served the City Council from 2004 to 2012. T...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Fourth of July Logo Design Contest

If you have a creative and patriotic design for the City’s Fourth of July parade, send a high resolution JPEG of your original artwork to mnewton@lakeforestca.gov to enter the logo contest. This year’s theme is “We Love a Par...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

2019 Lake Forest Community Calendars

Pick up your free 2019 Lake Forest Community Calendar at City Hall or at the Sports Park and Recreation Center starting Friday, December 28. This year’s theme is Lake Forest Proud.

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

General Plan Update

The City is in the process of updating the General Plan, a long range planning document that will provide guidance for future land use, transportation, infrastructure, environmental and resource decisions.  With the input of the General Plan Advi...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Community Emergency Response Team

Classes will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, beginning February 11, 2019 through March 11, 2019. There will be no class on February 18, 2019.

In the event of a major emergency or disaster within the City of Lake Forest, most emergen...

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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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