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Posted on: January 12, 2021

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OPP Fire Code

As we enter colder weather and in light of the current pandemic conditions, we would like to advise you of the California Fire Code requirements pertaining to tents and heating elements.

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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 2, 2021

Citrus Perks: Summer 2021

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Enjoy free perks just for being an Orange Public Library cardholder with the new Citrus Perks program!

From June 1 to August 31, visit any of our participating businesses and show your Orange Public Library card for awesome perks!  

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Friends of the Library Science Fiction/Fantasy Sidewalk Sale

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Saturday, June 26, 2021

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Hardbacks 2  for $1.50

Orange Public Library – Outside by the .25 cent shelves

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Researching Your House History (age 18+)

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Learn how to research the history of your house in Orange by discovering available resources and receiving informational handouts and step-by-step instructions. Orange Public Library staff will explain how to obtain names, dates, documents, and historical...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Teen Advisory Group (Grades 7-12)

Teen Advisory

The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is for teens looking to make a difference in their community. Members will have a say in teen programming, resources and books. Teens will make new friends while building leadership and communication skills.

Members will meet ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

The Jamie Johnson Series: Character Club (Ages 9 – 12)

Character Club

Join a nine-week soccer camp and book club at our El Modena Branch Library. Play soccer, make friends, build character, and celebrate the Jamie Johnson book series! This positive and inclusive program uses social emotional learning to improve literacy and...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Lunch at the Library

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The El Modena Branch Library is offering free grab-and-go lunches for children and teens age 18 and under in partnership with Orange Unified School District. The program runs from June 14 – July 29, from 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 pm. on Mondays – Thursd...

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Join our Summer Reading Club (All Ages)

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Join our Summer Reading Club for all ages. From June 19 – July 31, participants can read books and complete activities for entries into prize drawings. Register on our READsquared app or visit our website to sign up online. 

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

El Modena Branch Library Reopening June 15

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El Modena Branch Library Reopening June 15

Great news!  On Tuesday, June 15, the El Modena Branch Library is reopening to the public!  Hours will be 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  We looking forward to seeing you so...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Free Online Career and Veteran Resources Available

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Free Online Career and Veteran Resources Available

In partnership with the California State Library, the Orange Public Library offers free online resources for job seekers, veterans, and their families. JobNow & VetNow include a variety of career and l...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Dan Adams Appointed Orange’s Next Police Chief

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Dan Adams Appointed Orange’s Next Police Chief

Captain Dan Adams, who began his law enforcement career with the City of Orange Police Department thirty-one years ago, has been appointed as the City’s new Chief of Police, effective July ...

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

The City of Orange announces the retirement of City Manager Rick Otto

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The City of Orange announces the retirement of City Manager Rick Otto this October, after 24 years of service with the agency. The Orange City Council has begun the process to search for a new city manager who, as executive leader, will coordinate the act...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

California is now open, so what will life look like now?

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The California Department of Public Health has posted a series of slides to help clarify the State's reopening guidelines.  "California is now open, so you might be wondering what will life look like now? Everyday life will feel a lot like p...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Reopening the State

Beyond the Blueprint

As of today, June 15, California has moved to its "Beyond the Blueprint" plan for reopening the State. 

All sectors formerly under restrictions may return to usual operations, based on following the following general public health recomm...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

A Few Words About Fireworks

No Fireworks

With the 4th of July holiday fast approaching, we would like to remind everyone that fireworks are illegal in the City of Orange. They’re dangerous, and a frequent cause of fires this time of year. Yes, this includes the so called “Saf...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Notice of Scheduled Vacancies

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that several vacancies still exist on City Boards, Commissions, and Committees due to the expiration of terms of office. These vacancies include: 

Applications may be obtained and submitted electronically from the Boards, Co...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

The Sports Center is Back!

Sports Center is Back

We are so excited to welcome you back to the Sports Center at Grijalva Park

Plan to come and play with us next week as we reopen our doors for Open Gym Pickleball and Basketball in the Sports Center at Grijalva!

Open Gym is a drop-in program and costs $2 pe...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

City of Orange salutes America at the 26th Annual “3rd of July” Celebration

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City of Orange salutes America at the 26th Annual “3rd of July” Celebration

In anticipation of the State of California moving beyond the “Blueprint for a Safer Economy” and reopening on June 15, the City of Orange pr...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

California Announces Covid-19 Vaccination Prizes

Vaccination Prizes

Starting June 4, California will be holding a contest to encourage COVID vaccinations throughout the state, with prizes totaling $15 million, and a grand prize of $1.5 million.  All you have to do to enter is either already be vaccinated against ...

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Construction on Lemon St. and Maple Ave.

Well 28 Construction

Our Public Works Department has begun building a brand new water well on the northeast corner of Lemon St. and Maple Ave., near the Old Towne Orange Parking Structure.

Construction on Well 28 is expected to begin today, June 1, and continue through October...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Street Sweeping Parking Restrictions Enforced

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On Monday, March 29, the City of Orange resumed enforcing posted street sweeping parking restrictions.  Vehicles parked on the street in violation of posted "No Parking" hours on sweeping days will receive a citation.

If you have questio...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Download the new Orange 24/7 app

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We are very proud to announce the launch of our very first mobile app, Orange 24/7.  Need to report a concern, such as potholes, graffiti, or broken streetlights?  No problem!  Orange 24/7 makes it convenient and easy to let us ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Dan Adams Appointed Orange’s Next Police Chief

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Dan Adams Appointed Orange’s Next Police Chief

Captain Dan Adams, who began his law enforcement career with the City of Orange Police Department thirty-one years ago, has been appointed as the City’s new Chief of Police, effective July ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

In-Person Council Attendance

In-person council attendance

In keeping with current state Covid-19 guidelines, the City of Orange will be allowing limited in-person attendance at City Council meetings, beginning with the Tuesday, April 13th meeting.

The City of Orange has returned to in-person public comments at Ci...

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