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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: June 11, 2018

Planning Division Honored

APA 2018 Awards

The American Planning Association recently honored our Community Development Department Planning Division with the “Best Practices” award for the 2017 update to our Historic Preservation Design Standards for Old Towne.

As a Nationally Registered Historic D...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Council Meeting Relocations

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Our City’s historic Council Chambers are undergoing their first major remodeling since they originally opened in 1962. During the construction, the City Council meetings will be held at various locations around the City.

May’s meeting is scheduled for 6 pm...

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Economic Development
Posted on: June 4, 2018

Metrolink Parking Structure Update 6/4/18

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Construction on the Metrolink Parking Structure at the Orange Transportation Center has reached the third, and final, floor. The rebar and steel beams are still exposed, but they will soon be vanishing under concrete.

As a reminder, temporary road closures...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 1, 2018

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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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Irvine Company Delays Santiago Hills II Development

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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: June 5, 2018

Reading Takes You Everywhere - Summer Reading Program

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There will be a special Summer Reading Kickoff Program on June 16 from 10 am - 4 pm at the Orange Public Library & History Center.  Join us throughout the day for hourly door prizes and sign-up stations.

Children's Reading Program Information

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Library Spotlight
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Orange Public Libraries Accepting Summer Teen Volunteer Applications!

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City policy requires all volunteers, ages 13 and older, to fill out an application. New volunteers 16 and older are required to be drug tested and fingerprinted.

Library Spotlight
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Teen Study Hall

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Teens (grades 7-12 ) are welcome to a space just for them. Do homework, hang out, play games and join in. Thursdays from 3:00 - 4:30 PM in the Community Room at the Orange Public Library & History Center.

Library Spotlight
Posted on: January 6, 2018

Download Free eMagazines With RBDigital

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Choose from current and back issues of 140+ popular titles to download and read at your convenience.

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Posted on: January 6, 2018

Download Free Music With Freegal

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Download music with your library card and PIN (your birthdate in MMDDYYYY format). As a cardholder, download up to five MP3 digital music files every week.

Click here for instructions and access information Library Spotlight
Posted on: January 13, 2017

Visit our eBranch - Open all day, every day

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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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Posted on: June 11, 2018

Free Music Under the Stars at the 2018 Concerts in the Park

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Free Music Under the Stars at the 2018 Concerts in the Park

The City of Orange proudly presents the Concerts in the Park Summer Concert Series line-up for summer 2018. The historic Hart Park Band Shell will be rocking out with Big Band, Motown, and a whole...

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Love for Our Library

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This past Sunday, the Orange Public Library Foundation hosted their 2018 Library Legacy Awards and Celebration, honoring the Orange Fire Department, Police Department, Public Works Department, and Community Services Department for their heroic efforts dur...

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Planning Division Honored

APA 2018 Awards

The American Planning Association recently honored our Community Development Department Planning Division with the “Best Practices” award for the 2017 update to our Historic Preservation Design Standards for Old Towne.

As a Nationally R...

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Orange Projects Win Awards

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On April 7, the Yorba Park was reopened to the public after more than a year of renovations both above and below the ground. Yorba Park sits on what used to be a County landfill, and that made the project a bit more complex than you might think.

In recogni...

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: June 4, 2018

3rd of July Celebration

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3rd of July Celebration tickets are available now.

Any city can celebrate the 4th of July. Here in Orange, we get Independence Day started early with our 23rd Annual “3rd of July” Celebration.

We invite everyone to come out to El Modena ...

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: June 4, 2018

Metrolink Parking Structure Update 6/4/18

Metrolink Parking Structure

Construction on the Metrolink Parking Structure at the Orange Transportation Center has reached the third, and final, floor. The rebar and steel beams are still exposed, but they will soon be vanishing under concrete.

As a reminder, temporary road closures...

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Update: Major County Project Starting 5/29/18

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TRAFFIC ALERT UPDATE – Major County Project, originally starting 5/21/18, has been changed to 5/29/18.

Orange County Public Works has informed us that this project's start date has been delayed until next Tuesday, May 29, due to weather related i...

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Council Meeting Relocations

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Our City’s historic Council Chambers are undergoing their first major remodeling since they originally opened in 1962. During the construction, the City Council meetings will be held at various locations around the City.

May’s meeting i...

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