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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: July 11, 2018

Library Foundation Donates $40,000

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The generous dollar amount coming from OPLF will be used to purchase books and magazines, refresh the libraries with new technology and furniture, and support Library programs, including the 2nd annual OPL Comic-Con.

Library Spotlight
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Comic-Con® 2018

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Mark your calendars! The second annual Orange Public Library Comic-Con® will be held on September 22, 2018. Visit this page often as we will be adding more special guests and exciting events: http://www.cityoforange.org/1816/Comic-Con-2018

Click here for more information. Library Spotlight
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Rock out and read!

Concerts in the Park

No library card?  Visit our mobile library at the concert and sign up for a FREE CARD at the concert!  Grab a program calendar for FREE events for Adults, Teens, and Kids. Too busy jamming to the cool concert beat? No problem! Visit our ...

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Library Spotlight
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Do You Believe in Magic?

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Sponsored by the Orange Public Library Foundation, all proceeds will be donated to the library for new books. Donations can be made at the Customer Service desk at any of the OPL Library branches.$5 donation - 1 drawing ticket$10 donation - 2 drawing tick...

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Library Spotlight
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Historic Fountain Renovated

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Located at the Orange Public Library & History Center the Historic Fountain has recently been renovated. Renovations included painting, powder coating, cleaning and an installation of new wiring, lighting and water mechanisms. Stop by and check it out!

Library Spotlight
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Meet Maxilla the Gorilla!

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Many of you submitted wonderful suggestions for our Name the Gorilla Contest. The winner received a prize and their submissions name on the wall. Didn’t make it in for this contest? Keep an eye out for the Name the Zebra Contest coming soon.

Library Spotlight
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Updated Library Fees

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Beginning July 1, 2018

  • Replacement library card: $2.00 each
  • Extended use fee for books, magazines, and CDs: $.25 per day
  • Extended use fee for DVDs: $1.00 per day
  • Extended use fee for laptops: $10.00 per hour
  • Extended use fee for Inter Library Loan: $1.00 per d...
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Library Spotlight
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: 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: July 16, 2018

General Municipal Election Filing Period Now Open

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General Municipal Election Filing Period Now OpenThe Nomination Period for the General Municipal Election on November 6, 2018, opened on July 16.  Papers may be filed at the City Clerk’s Office (300 E. Chapman Ave, Orange, 92866) until ...

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: July 12, 2018

TRAFFIC ALERT – Starting 7/16/18

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Scheduled street maintenance of Glassell St., between Maple Ave. to Walnut Ave, will begin on Monday, July 16. Construction hours are Monday through Friday, 7 am to 3:30 pm. The project is expected take 14 calendar days.

During construction hours, this sec...

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: July 11, 2018

Automatic Emergency Notifications

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The Orange Police Department, Orange Fire Department, and the City of Orange strongly advise our residents and business owners to activate a personal account for the AlertOC Mass Notification System. The "Reverse 911" system allows your Public S...

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: June 21, 2018

Orange Weighs In on Proposed Needle Exchange Program

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You may have heard that there has been an application to the California Department of Health by an organization called the Orange County Needle Exchange Program to provide a syringe exchange service in several cities, including the City of Orange.

In a rec...

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Swimming Under the Stars

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Beginning tonight, the Hart Park Pool will be open every Wednesday evening- except July 4- from 7:15 pm to 8:30 pm for nighttime recreational swimming.

Recreational swim costs $2.50 per person. You can also swim every afternoon, so come on down and beat th...

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: June 20, 2018

In-Balance: The City of Orange Adopts FY 18-19 Budget

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On Tuesday, June 12, the Orange City Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 budget and an updated Master Fee Schedule. As a result of our City’s strong economic growth, diverse business mix, and responsible management, the City’s fi...

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Spotlight on Orange
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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Spotlight on Orange
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

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 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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Spotlight on Orange