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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Sports Park & Recreation Center

Lake Forest Sports Park

The California Parks and Recreation Society (CPRS) is the statewide professional organization for parks and recreation professionals. At its annual awards ceremony held on March 11, 2016, CPRS recognized the Sports Park and Recreation Center with the 2015...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Civic Center

Civic Center Construction

Learn more about the ongoing progress of the Civic Center project.

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

New Neighborhoods

Aerial View of Baker Ranch Forest Lake CA

Lake Forest's New Neighborhoods are part of the City's Opportunities Study - a project re-zoning over 800 acres of business/industrial use land. The zone changes allow for approximately 4,300 new homes as well as public facilities, including a sports park...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Summer Program Registration Opens May 18 for Lake Forest Residents

Resident registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 18 for Summer camps and Tuesday, May 22 for all other programs, with the following Tuesday, May 28 for non-residents.

With summer around the corner, don’t forget to sign up for your favorite camps, classes and programs, which can be found in the Leisure Times. Resident registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 18 for Summer camps and Tuesday, May 22...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Leashes Make Life Better for Dogs and People

The Lake Forest Municipal Code requires dogs be kept on a leash less than 6 feet long in public areas such as parks or on walks around your neighborhood.

Loving and caring for a dog can mean training it, feeding it, playing fetch with it and when it is time to go out for a walk placing it on a leash. Any time your dog is off your own property the law states it must be kept on a leash.

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Summer Program Registration Opens May 18 for Lake Forest Residents

With summer around the corner, don’t forget to sign up for your favorite camps, classes and programs, which can be found in the Leisure Times. Resident registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 18 for Summer camps and Tuesday, May 22...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

A New Look for the City Website

A Zoning Map isn’t the only new addition to the City website this month.

While closely studying the data about how users navigate www.LakeForestCA.gov, the City discovered that not only is the use of search terms increasing, but half of visitors ...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

New Communications System Brings Roadwork

Emerging new communications technologies require new conduit beneath Lake Forest streets and will lead to some construction delays through the summer months. 

The work will occur throughout the City but the contractors do not provide specific sche...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

County Releases Statistics on Homelessness

The County of Orange on Wednesday released the results of the 2019 Point-In-Time Count. In January, volunteers fanned out across the County before dawn and after sundown to survey people experiencing homelessness.  Nearly 4,000 people experiencin...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Visit Regional Road Project Page to Learn More About Ongoing Road Projects in Your City

The California Department of Transportation (CalTrans),  the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), and Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) are pursuing projects that will have some impact on residents and businesses in the City. &...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Mayor: Thoughts for Victims of Tuesday's Incident; Thanks for the Heroes

While we all know that Lake Forest has a very low crime rate, this is a time when statistics don’t mean much. Our thoughts are with our community members, our neighbors, who were injured in the senseless incident that occurred Tuesday night.

We t...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Suspect Arrested Following Attempted Murder in Lake Forest

Orange County Sheriff’s Department deputies have arrested a man on suspicion of multiple offenses including attempted murder, carjacking and felony hit and run.

The incidents occurred in the city of Lake Forest, beginning this evening around 5 p....

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Study Finds Lake Forest Police Costs Among Lowest in OC

Lake Forest residents pay less per capita for police services than nearly every other city in Orange County, a just-released study has determined. The consultant’s report, commissioned by Lake Forest and 12 other cities that contract with the Or...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Residents Can Now Get City Info Via Text

Capitalizing on the popularity and speed of texting, the City’s Public Information Division in January launched an outreach program that allows residents to opt-in to receive City news and information about events and Public Works projects via t...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Lake Forest Expresses Concern About South County Homeless Proposal

Lake Forest, CA – Lake Forest City officials on Thursday expressed concern about a proposal to house up to 400 homeless individuals in a former elementary school in Santiago Canyon.

“The proposed site is on a busy and unlit highway,&...

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

How OCSD Prepares For - And Works to Prevent - Active Shooters

In the wake of tragic school shootings across the country, Lake Forest Chief of Police Services discusses how the Orange County Sheriff's Department trains to respond - and prevent - active shooters.

The agency regularly trains with other police department...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Want to know more about Regional Road Projects?

Roadway at night

Visit the Regional Road Projects page at the link below to learn about the I-5 interchange project, 241-91 Toll Road project, and the I-5 to SR 73 road widening project and more.

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Summer Registration Dates

Summer program registration is fast approaching!  On May 18, Lake Forest residents will be able to register for all summer camps offered through the City.  Registration for other summer programs will begin on May 21 for Lake Forest resid...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Tournament Field Rental

Lake Forest Sports Park sign

Get more information about reserving our fields for your upcoming tournament.

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Farmers Market

Farmers Market Product

Come join us for the Lake Forest Farmers Market!

There is a nominal fee for vendors but admission is free for attendees.

If you are interested in having a booth at the event or have questions related to the Farmers Market, please email us.  This ev...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

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Civic Center Construction

Visit our Field Closures page for information on field statuses.

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