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Posted on: January 25, 2022

Community Clean-up Project Set for Jan. 29

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 The City of Lake Forest, Caltrans, and CR&R are teaming up for Orange County’s first “Clean California Dump Day” event with a bulky-item pickup and neighborhood cleanup on Saturday, January 29.

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Mandatory Evacuations Called for Canyon Areas at 8 p.m. 12/23

Effective Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 8 p.m. an Evacuation Order (Mandatory) will be issued for Silverado Canyon, Williams Canyon and Modjeska in the Bond Fire burn area due to possible debris flows along or near the burn scar.  

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Local Officials Join Lake Forest to Cap Off 30th Anniversary Celebration

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Elected officials and representatives from nearly every level of government joined the Lake Forest City Council on Tuesday to celebrate the City’s 30th anniversary of incorporation.

Early City leaders, including those who led the incorporation effort in 19...

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

OC Sheriff Issues Evacuation Warning for Canyon Areas Impacted by Fires

Effective Monday December 13, 2021, at 2 p.m. an Evacuation Warning (Voluntary) is issued for Silverado Canyon, Williams Canyon and Modjeska Canyon in the Bond Fire burn area due to possible debris flows along or near the burn scar. 

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Lake Forest 2021 Veterans Day

The City of Lake Forest honors and thanks veterans not only in our own community, but those everywhere who have served our country.

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Winter 2021 Recreation Guide

Resident registration begins 8:00 am November 16, 2021

Non-Resident registration begins 8:00 am November 23, 2021

Click here for pdf https://lakeforestca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/11751/Winter-Recreation-Guide-2021

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

Council Asks for More Information on Potential Park Lighting

No Decision on Portola Park Lights: The City Council on Tuesday asked staff to bring back current prices and more options on potential lighting at Portola Park - nothing was approved.

The Council did, however, rule out even the remotest possibility of tall...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Redistricting 2021

City of Lake Forest Redistricting Process Timeline

 

Community involvement is essential throughout the redistricting process. Watch this page for information on how you can get involved in the 2021 redistricting process. There will be publ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Helping Seniors Embrace Technology and Stay Connected

ORANGE COUNTY, CA (August 24, 2021) – Today, the Orange County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a proposal brought forward by Supervisor Lisa Bartlett and Vice-Chair Doug Chaffee, to allocate $2.4 million for the implementation of a program that ...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

City Council Endorses Veterans Cemetery in Anaheim

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The Lake Forest City Council on Tuesday unanimously supported plans for a Veterans Cemetery in Gypsum Canyon. 
"To honor and respect the men and women who served our country and who deserve the right to be buried in Orange County, we ask fede...
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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Suspect in Violent Carjacking of Elderly Lake Forest Couple Extradited from Florida

SANTA ANA, Calif.  – A man suspected in a violent carjacking of an elderly couple in Lake Forest last year has been extradited from Florida to face felony charges. One of the victims was slashed in the neck with a box cutter during the attack.

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Clean Lake Forest National Day of Clean-Up Event

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Clean Lake Forest seeks volunteers for its National Day of Clean-Up event Saturday, September 18th, from 8 to 11 a.m. at Pittsford Park (21701 Pittsford, Lake Forest). 

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Double R Ranch Taking Over St. Michael's Abbey

St. Michael's Abbey site off El Toro Road is becoming the Double R Ranch operated by the OC Rescue Mission.

Double R Ranch is a faith-based, educational opportunity by invitation only for those needing a safe place to heal, learn, and start a new ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

City Launches Webpage for Portola Hills Update

Updates on the odor issue affecting Portola Hills will be posted on a new City webpage, along with relevant documents and studies.

The odor was reported in mid-April. The City ordered Baldwin and Sons to stop work when their grading work was identified as ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Council Adjourns Meeting in Honor of Slain Deputy Riches

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The Lake Forest City Council on Tuesday (6/15) adjourned its meeting in memory of Orange County Sheriff's Department Deputy Brad Riches, who was ambushed and gunned down on June 12, 1999.
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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Lake Forest Roaring Back in Reopening

The City of Lake Forest is moving beyond the blueprint and roaring back! Lake Forest is following the Governor’s guidelines and public health recommendations as it begins to fully reopen Tuesday, June 15.

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Public Meeting Set for Freeway Improvements

A $580 million freeway-improvement project that started at the southern edge of Mission Viejo has reached Lake Forest.

Construction is underway on Segment 3, between Alicia Parkway and El Toro Road. The Orange County Transportation Authority and Caltrans a...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

California moves Orange County to the Purple Tier, State's Most Restrictive

Escalating COVID-19 cases spurred Governor Gavin Newsom to push the County of Orange back into the Purple Tier, the state’s most restrictive tier. 

Impacted industries and activities in Orange County will have 24 hours to comply with this action a...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Lake Forest Sports Park Commercial

Interested in renting a field or acquiring a permit for field use?

Email KSipes@lakeforestca.gov for more information. 

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