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Posted on: July 9, 2018

2018 4th of July Parade Draws 12,000

More than 12,000 people lined the streets of Lake Forest for the 4th of July Parade.

Those visitors, many wearing red-white-and-blue themselves, saw the 27th Annual Parade kicked off by a special appearance by Duke, the Orange County Sheriff’s De...

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Improve your business with the South Orange County Entrepreneurs Academy

The South Orange County Entrepreneurs Academy  provides training from experienced professionals in a workshop series designed to teach you skills about starting a business, developing a plan, sales tactics, marketing, branding and operations. Sta...

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

New and Improved Farmer's Market

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The City of Lake Forest’s Farmers Market is now Certified Organic in partnership with McGlynn Events, Inc., and sells fresh peaches, carrots, strawberries, almonds and more .McGlynn Events also hosts the Great Park of Irvine and Huntington Beach's Farmers...

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

I-5 Improvement Plan

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 12 and the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) are working to improve Interstate 5 through the ongoing striping project and also through widening the I-5 between Interstate 405 and ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Brush Up Your Home with the Neighborhood Paint Program

As part of the City’s Neighborhood Pride Paint Program, qualified homeowners interested in giving their homes a fresh coat of paint may submit an application packet to City Hall (25550 Commercentre Dr.) by Thursday, August 23 by 4:00 p.m.

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Sports Park Field Closures

As part of the City’s annual turf renovation project, all sports park soccer and baseball fields are closed until mid-August to seed, fertilize, replace sod, and repair irrigation systems.  The affected parks include Lake Forest Sports ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Calling All Restaurants, Join the Taste of Lake Forest!

The 8th annual Shop & Dine Lake Forest Month is taking place September 1 – 30. Citywide savings and promotions will be included in the Shop & Dine Lake Forest Coupon Booklet mailed to over 31,000 Lake Forest addresses. Participation is f...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Lake Forest Expresses Concern About South County Homeless Proposal

Lake Forest, CA – Lake Forest City officials on Thursday expressed concern about a proposal to house up to 400 homeless individuals in a former elementary school in Santiago Canyon.

“The proposed site is on a busy and unlit highway,&...

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

How OCSD Prepares For - And Works to Prevent - Active Shooters

In the wake of tragic school shootings across the country, Lake Forest Chief of Police Services discusses how the Orange County Sheriff's Department trains to respond - and prevent - active shooters.

The agency regularly trains with other police department...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

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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