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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Application Period Open for City Council Vacancy

Applications are now being accepting for a vacant Lake Forest City Council seat.

Registered voters who live in Lake Forest can apply for the seat, which opened when Leah Basile resigned from Council because of a family move. The seat is an at-large seat, m...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Mosquito with West Nile Virus Found in Lake Forest

The Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District has confirmed the first mosquito samples infected with West Nile virus (WNV) in the City of Lake Forest. The surveillance traps were set near Rockfield and Los Alisos.

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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 21, 2019

Environmental Study for Proposed Nakase Development Now Available

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the proposed Nakase Nursery development is now available for public review and comment. The legally mandated report studies the potential impacts of the proposed project on traffic, schools and other servic...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Nakase Development Park Proposal on Community Services Agenda

ATTACHMENT 4 - 8.7.19 Neighborhood Park Programming Final for Commission Present_Page_02 - Copy

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: August 8, 2019

Balanced City Budget Includes New Fees

The City Council in June approved the 2019-20 fiscal year budget, which allows key capital-improvement projects to move forward while also adding $1.2 million to the City’s reserves.

The General Fund, the City’s operating budget, includ...

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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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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: 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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