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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Grab Your Unclaimed Property

The City of Lake Forest is making it easier for residents to find money owed to them by the State or other entities. As of July, 2017, the State Controller's Office is holding more than $5.2 million owed to 22,000 Lake Forest residents and businesses. &am...

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

13 Orange County Cities Participate in Sheriff Efficiency Study

The City of Lake Forest, along with 12 other Orange County Cities led by Mission Viejo, are conducting a study to evaluate operational cost and efficiency of police services received from the Orange County Sheriff's Department. The efficiency study began ...

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

Shot Hole Borer Beetle Impacts

The Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer Beetle is originally from South East Asia and was discovered in Los Angeles in 2003.  As of fall 2014, the tiny black to brown beetle was found in over 200 species of trees, in particular oaks and sycamores. &n...

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

Enjoy a Meal at Outback Steakhouse and Support the Lake Forest Adopted Marines

Enjoy a bloomin' onion at Outback Steakhouse! Bring this flyer to Outback Steakhouse support the Lake Forest U.S.M.C. 1st Law Enforcement Battalion, where 20% of food sales will go to support our adopted Marines and their families.  

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

It's Easy to be Green This Halloween

Remember to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle during this Halloween and keep Lake Forest green! Here are a few tips to go green during the spookiest time of the year! 

  • Green your costume by making your costume by hand. Host a pre-Halloween costu...
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Posted on: October 9, 2017

Three Seats Up for Grabs for the Lake Forest Senior Advisory Board

Qualified senior candidates who are interested in and passionate about future senior programs are encouraged to apply for a two-year term on the Senior Advisory Board. The Board consists of five members and acts in an advisory capacity to the Parks and Re...

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

City Narrows Down Number of Maps for District-Based Elections

The Lake Forest City Council narrowed the potential maps for the switch to district-based elections during its meeting on Tuesday, October 3. A total of 26 potential maps that had submitted by members of the public and the City’s hired demograph...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

OCTA Launches Long Range Transportation Plan Survey

To help relieve congestion, OCTA is updating its Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) for the county. Called Designing Tomorrow 2040, the general goals of the 2018 LRTP are to assess the performance of the transportation system over a 20+ year horizon, a...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

City Launches New Social Media Channels

Snapchat, Instagram, and LinkedIn have joined the City of Lake Forest’s Social Media family along with Facebook and Twitter.  These new social media outlets offer innovative and fun ways for residents to connect with the City. Be sure t...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Draw the Future for Lake Forest – City to Transition to District Based Elections

Beginning with the November 2018 election, Lake Forest will elect members of the City Council from individual districts, instead of by city-wide vote.  The City Council is asking for your help with this transition! You can help by drawing a map o...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

City Adopts New Ordinance Regarding Accessory Dwelling Units

Ordinance No. 298 regulates Accessory Dwelling Units to only be permitted in residential areas of the City containing a detached single-family structure on a lot greater than 4,000 square feet. In addition, this law also establishes development standards ...

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