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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Everybody Loves a Parade

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American flags, lawn chairs, and approximately 14,000 people lined the streets for the 2022 Lake Forest Annual 4th of July Parade. The event ran smoothly without any incidents. Parade-goers viewed a variety of displays from 72 entrants and seven sponsors....

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

The Parade is Back in Town

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The theme for the 2022 4th of July Parade is "The Parade is Back in Town."

The parade starts at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 4. The El Toro High School Chargers 5k begins at 7:30. The annual pancake breakfast also begins at 7:30 a.m. at the high schoo...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

City Raises First Flag Above Veterans Park

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Residents, city staff, the Orange County Sheriff's Department Color Guard, and Boy Scout Troops 628 and 604 were on hand on June 14 to hoist the American flag above Veterans Park for the first time.

Veterans Park was rebuilt and dedicated...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Homelessness Town Hall May 18, 2022

Missed the Lake Forest Homelessness Town Hall on May 18? Click below to hear Mayor Robert Pequeño and representatives from Families ForwardSaddleback ChurchSouth County OutreachMercy HousingN...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

The City of Lake Forest Adopts a Marine Corps Unit

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The City assumed the 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company (ANGLICO) under its wing at the May 17, 2022, City Council meeting.

It has been nine years since the City adopted a United States Marine Corps (USMC) unit. The 1st Law Enforcement Battalion was und...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

The City of Lake Forest Breaks Ground at the Portola Senior Apartments

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LAKE FOREST, Calif. – May 13, 2022 – The City of Lake Forest, in partnership with affordable housing developer Community HousingWorks and master developer Sun Ranch Capital Partners, broke ground at the Portola Senior Apartmen...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

City of Lake Forest Breaks Ground on 71 Sustainable, High-Quality Apartment Homes in Lake Forest

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 The City of Lake Forest is making groundbreaking moves towards the provision of affordable housing for low-income residents, literally! National Community Renaissance (National CORE), the City, and other development partners held a groundbreakin...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

New Forensic Rendering to Identify 1983 Jane Doe

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Orange County Sheriff's investigators have released an updated forensic rendering of a 1983 Jane Doe in an effort to identify the woman and hopefully generate new leads on her homicide case.  

In April 1983 near Canada road in the City of...

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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 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: 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: 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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