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Posted on: January 17, 2020

No Facebook Live Comments for January 21 Council Meeting

Facebook Live comments to the City Council will not be taken during the January 21 Council meeting. The City recognizes many residents want to share their opinion on the proposed Nakase development, and recent challenges with the Facebook Live have made t...
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Posted on: January 6, 2020

City to host Civic Center Open House in Celebration of 100-Year Home

The City will host an Open House as it celebrates the opening of the Civic Center—the community's “100-year home.”

The event, sponsored by Hoag, will be on Saturday, January 11 from 9 am to noon at the Lake Forest Civic Center...

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Lake Forest City Council Selects Neeki Moatazedi as Mayor for 2020

Neeki Moatazedi

The Lake Forest City Council on Tuesday unanimously selected Neeki Moatazedi to serve as Mayor for 2020. Councilman Mike James will serve as Mayor Pro Tem. These  leadership roles begin in January.

Moatazedi moved to Lake Forest in 2016 because of...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Lake Forest City Hall Moves

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It’s moving day in Lake Forest on Friday, as City staff moves mountains of paperwork, records and other critical items into the City’s first permanent home. The City’s new Civic Center campus, at  100 Civic Center Dr...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

SCE Announces Power Shut Down in Portola Hills

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Southern California Edison has just announced it plans to turn off electricity to part of Lake Forest today, 10/30. The shut off is only in the Portola Hills area served by the Atento Circuit. Unincorporated areas of Modjeska and Silverado Canyon will als...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Lake Forest Joins Legal Brief Asking for Review of Anti-Camping Ruling

Lake Forest is one of seven South Orange County cities that filed a “friend of the court” brief in support of the US Supreme Court taking up a Boise ruling that prohibits cities from enforcing anti-camping ordinances unless homeless sh...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Retired Assistant Sheriff Selected for Open Council Seat

The Lake Forest City Council on Tuesday selected retired Orange County Assistant Sheriff Michael D. James to fill a City Council seat that has been vacant since August.

James was appointed to finish the term of Leah Basile, who resigned because her family ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Councilwoman Basile Leaving Office

Leah Basile

Lake Forest City Councilwoman Leah Basile on Tuesday announced she will step down from the Council because her family is moving out of the City. Councilwoman Basile was elected to the City Council in 2016.

In her closing comments at the end of the Council ...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Nakase Development Park Proposal on Community Services Agenda

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A proposal to develop the Nakase Nursey goes before its first City panel on Thursday when the Community Services Commission considers the parks included in the proposal. The meeting is not to discuss the merits of the overall development, only whether the...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

OCSD Launches Program to Reunite At-Risk Missing Persons with Family

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department this month has launched a regional registry to assist families and caregivers of those who have certain medical conditions, special needs or disabilities that may make communication with law enforcement dif...

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