Posted on: December 14, 2016

Yorba Park Improvements

After consideration and approval by City Council on December 13, 2017, Phase I of the Yorba Park Renovation Project is scheduled to commence in mid-January 2017. The park will need to remain closed for approximately 8-10 months. The City of Orange is work...

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Posted on: July 31, 2017

Old Crow Smokehouse

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Old Crow Smokehouse, the Chicago-based barbecue and country music restaurant is opening its fourth location at the Stadium Promenade. Soon visitors will be able to eat authentic smoked barbecue and enjoy live country music just a short distance from the H...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 1, 2017

Urth Caffe is Coming to Old Towne Orange

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Urth Caffe is lovingly restoring a historic building that was originally built in 1888 overlooking Orange’s iconic plaza for its new flagship restaurant. The construction at 100 W. Chapman Avenue began in 2015, and in addition to the typical restaurant bu...

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 25, 2017

Outlets at Orange Expansion

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The Outlets at Orange continues to draw shoppers from all over the region as well as being a destination shopping experience for tourists visiting Orange County. Simon Mills, the mall owner, works with retailers to provide the best in retail, dining, and ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 30, 2017

Orange Welcomes New Kia Dealership

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Orange celebrated the grand opening of its first Kia dealership earlier this year. Kia of Orange is the newest member of the Orange family of car dealerships offering a wide variety of vehicles to our residents as well as car shoppers throughout Orange Co...

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Economic Development


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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Irvine Company Delays Santiago Hills II Development


Last December, the City was informed by The Irvine Company that they will be placing the Santiago Hills II residential development project on hold for two additional years. All of the work planned to begin this year, including the clearing of vegetation, ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

cloudLibrary is Here!


Announcing Orange Public Library's new eBook and eAudiobook platform. cloudLibrary has a large selection of eBook titles, many of which differ from our print collection.  You will find fiction and non-fiction for every age group.

Visit our cloudLibrary page for more information. Library Spotlight
Posted on: July 26, 2017

Solar Eclipse Programs for All Ages


Learn about the Solar EclipsePresented by Bob Menn of the Tessmann Planetarium at Santa Ana CollegeSaturday, August 19 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmOrange Public Library & History Center Community Room

Depending on cloud cover in Southern California we may be ab...

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Library Spotlight
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Taking a trip this summer? Suspend your holds.


Worried the item you have been waiting for will come in while you are out of town? Contact the library at (714) 288-2400 and we will suspend your hold until you return. You won't even lose your place on the waiting list!

Library Spotlight
Posted on: January 13, 2017

Visit our eBranch - Open all day, every day


Our eBranch (electronic branch) is always open - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  You can download eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMusic and eMagazines, learn a new language, do online research, search our Local History digital archives, place holds on item...

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Click here for our eBranch Library Spotlight
Posted on: September 16, 2016

Show Your Orange Public Library Card and Save

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In addition to using your library card to check out books, CDs, and DVDs and for free music downloads, you can also use it to save money. When you show your library card at these local businesses you will receive a discount or special deal. Check this pag...

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Click here for a list of participating businesses. Library Spotlight
Posted on: December 14, 2016

OPL Seed Lending Library

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The Orange Seed Lending Library is made possible through a collaboration of the Orange Public Library Foundation and Orange Home Grown.

The Orange Seed Lending Library is located at the Orange Public Library & History Center, upstairs next to the Refer...

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Library Spotlight

Posted on: June 15, 2017

In-Balance and On-Time: The City of Orange Adopts FY 17-18 Budget

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On Tuesday, June 13, the Orange City Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 budget. As a result of our City’s strong economic growth, diverse business mix, and fiscally responsible management, the City’s finances are in-balance, wit...

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Public Information and Media Releases

Posted on: July 27, 2017

Old Towne Valet Parking Update

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Valet parking services are available in Old Towne to assist visitors with the search for parking. It is anticipated that the convenience of the valet parking service will become more popular as the Lemon Street Parking Lot is no longer available during th...

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: July 7, 2017


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We have been informed that the Southern California Gas Company will be installing a new high pressure gas pipe under Almond Ave.- from Parker to Pixley- beginning Monday, July 10. The project is expected to conclude around mid-to-late October.

During const...

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Lemon Street Parking Lot Closure

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The municipal parking lot at Chapman Ave. and Lemon St. is under construction for the Metrolink Parking Structure.   Construction is expected to take around 18-20 months, with the official opening of the structure anticipated for late 2018.


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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: June 5, 2017

Water Main Renewal Project 2017

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Our Water Division will be replacing the 50 to 60-year old water main infrastructure under the Tustin/Lincoln intersection, and in the surrounding neighborhoods to the northwest.  This project is part of our ongoing effort to ensure the safe and ...

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Spotlight on Orange