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Posted on: June 6, 2019

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, 2019

Calling All Restaurants - Join the Taste of Lake Forest!

This year's Shop & Dine Lake Forest Month will feature the Taste of Lake Forest on Saturday, September 28 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the Foothill Ranch Towne Centre. The Taste of Lake Forest is a great opportunity for you to sample over 20 Lake Forest ...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

“Hey Alexa! What's Going On in Lake Forest?” City Launches New Alexa App

How many trees are in Lake Forest? What’s the phone number for the Sports Park? What is on the next City Council agenda? Don’t know the answers? Don’t worry Amazon’s Alexa has you covered. The City of Lake Forest is...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

OCSD Arrests Suspect in 1976 Murder with El Toro Link

Eddie Lee Anderson 2019

SANTA ANA, Ca. (May 30, 2019) – Orange County Sheriff’s Department investigators arrested a man suspected of murdering a 30-year-old woman in 1976 and dumping her body near the Marine Corps Air Station El Toro.

The suspect, Edd...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

City Hosts Third HOA Roundtable

Lt Taylor HOA Roundtable

Mosquitoes in Orange County pose more health threats than ever before, and residents need to ensure standing water around their homes is eliminated, a representative from the OC Mosquito and Vector Control District told homeowners association representati...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

A New Look for the City Website

A Zoning Map isn’t the only new addition to the City website this month.

While closely studying the data about how users navigate www.LakeForestCA.gov, the City discovered that not only is the use of search terms increasing, but half of visitors ...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

New Communications System Brings Roadwork

Emerging new communications technologies require new conduit beneath Lake Forest streets and will lead to some construction delays through the summer months. 

The work will occur throughout the City but the contractors do not provide specific sche...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

County Releases Statistics on Homelessness

The County of Orange on Wednesday released the results of the 2019 Point-In-Time Count. In January, volunteers fanned out across the County before dawn and after sundown to survey people experiencing homelessness.  Nearly 4,000 people experiencin...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Visit Regional Road Project Page to Learn More About Ongoing Road Projects in Your City

The California Department of Transportation (CalTrans),  the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), and Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) are pursuing projects that will have some impact on residents and businesses in the City. &...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Mayor: Thoughts for Victims of Tuesday's Incident; Thanks for the Heroes

While we all know that Lake Forest has a very low crime rate, this is a time when statistics don’t mean much. Our thoughts are with our community members, our neighbors, who were injured in the senseless incident that occurred Tuesday night.

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Suspect Arrested Following Attempted Murder in Lake Forest

Orange County Sheriff’s Department deputies have arrested a man on suspicion of multiple offenses including attempted murder, carjacking and felony hit and run.

The incidents occurred in the city of Lake Forest, beginning this evening around 5 p....

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Study Finds Lake Forest Police Costs Among Lowest in OC

Lake Forest residents pay less per capita for police services than nearly every other city in Orange County, a just-released study has determined. The consultant’s report, commissioned by Lake Forest and 12 other cities that contract with the Or...

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