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Posted on: January 12, 2021

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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: March 12, 2021

Coronavirus Response Update

Coronavirus Response Update 3/12/2021 

Orange County Returns to the Red Tier on Sunday, March 14.

Easing Restrictions for Specific Industries and Activities

Today the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced that 2 million doses...

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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: March 29, 2021

Día de los niños / Día de los libros

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Children, stop by the El Modena Branch Library for a special Take & Make craft kit and select a free book. Children, ages 5-12, must be present to receive craft kit and free book while supplies last.    

El Modena Branch Library380 S....

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

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We are excited to announce our newest reading program, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten! This reading program is a free, fun, and easy program that encourages you to read 1000 books to your child before they enter kindergarten. Simply read to your child eve...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Name the Rhinoceros Contest April 1–30

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Name the Rhinoceros Contest April 1–30. The library needs help naming the Rhinoceros on the wall in the Children’s area. Visit the Children’s Library at the Orange Public Library & History Center during the month of April...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Friends of the Library Bookstore Reopening

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Great news!  Beginning Monday, March 29, the Friends of the Library Bookstore is reopening to the public!  Hours will be 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday.   Cash and credit cards accepted. All safety protocols will be ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

New Grab-and-Go Hours

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The Orange Public Library & History Center will have new modified hours starting Monday, March 29. The new hours of operation will be Monday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Visit the Grab-and-Go Services webpage at here for more inf...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

History Center: Friday Appointments Now Available

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We are excited to announce that access to the Library’s History Center is now available by appointment on Fridays. Limited one-hour appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis as staffing allows. Please visit the Local History webpage f...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Join us for Virtual Booktalk!

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Join us for a Booktalk! meeting on April 20 from 5:30 - 6:30 pm. Our April Booktalk! discussion theme will focus on your favorite published poetry. It can be poetry you’re currently reading or read recently. Share a brief summary about your sele...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Ukes for Everyone!

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Our ukulele programming is expanding. Ukes for Everyone! is a federally funded initiative that includes free online classes and new ukulele kits, books, DVDs and sheet music for checkout. Classes begin April 3. Visit the Ukes for Everyone webpage here for...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Download eBooks & eAudiobooks from cloudLibrary

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Mystery, romance, self-help, children’s and teen books, and even comic books, cloudLibrary has it all.  

Download eBooks and eAudiobooks free with your OPL card. Click here to browse our cloudLibrary collection.

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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: March 11, 2021

Orange City Councilman Alvarez Resigns, Council Discusses Options for Filling Newly Vacant Seat

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Effective March 8, Councilman Mike Alvarez resigned his position on the City Council.  As a result, the City Council seat for District 3 is now vacant.  

At their March 9, 2021 meeting, as part of an Urgency Item added to the published ag...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

All Californians over the age of 16 are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination shot.

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All Californians over the age of 16 are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination shot.

All residents interested in being vaccinated are encouraged to register at Othena to be notified when there are appointments available:

Step 1:  Simply r...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

In-Person Council Attendance

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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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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Governor Newsom Outlines the State’s Next Step in the COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery

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As California surpasses a major milestone in the fight against COVID — administering more than 20 million vaccine doses, including 4 million in the state’s hardest-hit communities, and with hospitalizations continuing to steadily decline — Governor Gavin ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

District 3 Council Member Applicants

District 3 Vacancy Applicants

The following individuals have applied for the Council Member vacancy in District 3:

Danett Abbott-Wicker

Gordon Adams

Steven Freeman

Alison Martin

Wendy Ann Miller

John Russo

Kathy Tavoularis

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Get a Permit for Picnics and Green Space!

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Permits for outdoor picnic pavilions and green space and now being issued by appointment only.  

Visit Community Services for more information and to book your appointment.

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Dan Adams Appointed Orange’s Next Police Chief

Police Chief Dan Adams

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: December 7, 2020

Street Sweeping Enforcement to Resume March 29

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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: March 18, 2021

Tax Day for Individuals Extended to May 17

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The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced today that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. The IRS will be providing formal gu...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Councilman Resigns, City Council Discusses Options for Filling Newly Vacant Seat

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Orange City Councilman Alvarez Resigns, Council Discusses Options for Filling Newly Vacant Seat

 Effective March 8, Councilman Mike Alvarez resigned his position on the City Council.  As a result, the City Council seat for Distri...

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Building and Planning Online Appointment System

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Building and Planning Online

As part of the City's ongoing efforts to make our Community Development Department services more efficient and accessible, we are proud to introduce our new advance reservation system for our Planning and Building fron...
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