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: 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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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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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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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: November 16, 2017

Honoring Former Mayor Joanne Coontz

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Former Mayor Joanne Coontz was a longtime supporter and advocate for the Orange Public Libraries. She was instrumental in the renovation and expansion of the Orange Public Library & History Center.  Her support included donations, which resul...

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Library Spotlight
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Morning Storytime at the El Modena Nature Center

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Enjoy fun nature stories, songs, and crafts at the El Modena Nature Center from 10:30-11:30 am on Monday, November 20.  The nature center is a native plant garden located in the heart of Orange, at:

El Modena High SchoolNature Center3920 E. Spring...

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Library Spotlight
Posted on: October 26, 2017

Rotary Club of Orange Donates $6,000

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The generous dollar amount coming from the Rotary Club will be used to purchase an educational computer station and furniture for the Kids Computer Zone at El Modena Library.Pictured:  From left to right, Rotary’s International Service Director L...

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Library Spotlight
Posted on: October 16, 2017

Local Artists Wanted

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  • Local artists only (within Orange County).
  • Artwork must be framed with framing hardware attached, tape and pushpins are not permitted. The Library has a hanging system to accommodate framed art only.
  • Because the art will be displayed in a central area with ...
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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Want to Write a Novel in November?

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Kickoff Event - Saturday, October 21

12:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

Enjoy a panel discussion with authors - Jonathan Yanez, Anna Leahy, and James Blaylock - Moderated by William Brandon of the 1888 Center: foll...

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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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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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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: August 31, 2017

2017 Sanitation Rate Adjustment

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On September 1, 2017, City of Orange sanitation residential customers will notice a change in the way their bill is calculated.  Charges are now based on a fixed, bimonthly rate to reflect more fairly indoor use by a single family home or multifa...

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Posted on: July 3, 2017

Lemon St. Parking Lot Closed

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The Metrolink Parking Structure is currently under construction, which is expected to take around 18-20 months. The official opening of the new structure anticipated for late 2018.

Alternative parking is currently available at the Chapman University parkin...

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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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