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Posted on: April 16, 2017

Budget Workshop

The City's annual budget is one of the most important documents the City produces outlining the spending plan and priorities for the coming fiscal year, which runs from July 1 to June 30. Each year, the City's budget  is develop...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Safely Dispose of Unused or Expired Meds for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.  The event will not a...

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Posted on: April 9, 2017

2016 Community Satisfaction Survey Available Online

Every two years, the City conducts an independent scientifically-based survey to gauge the community’s satisfaction and priorities as they relate to City services and facilities. To improve overall reliability, the 2016 survey sampled over 700 r...

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Read Full Survey Report
Posted on: April 9, 2017

Civic Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

The new Civic Center, dubbed Lake Forest's 100-Year Home, will break ground in mid-May, officially marking the beginning of construction. No RSVP required. 

Event Details

Date: Friday, May 12

Time:  10:00 a.m.

Location: Future Civic Center site...

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Civic Center Webpage
Posted on: March 30, 2017

Orange County Sheriff's Department Deputy Spotlight

Serving the City of Lake Forest, Homeless Liaison Officer (HLO) Chet Parker is breaking the homeless cycle one person at a time. Over the past two years, HLO Parker has provided homeless individuals with a bed to sleep on, vouchers for food, socks and clo...

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Homeless Liaison Program
Posted on: April 9, 2017

Parking and Storage of Oversized Vehicles Prohibited on City Streets

Overnight parking ban is in effect for vehicles with attached trailers in residential areas to discourage long-term parking on city streets and to maintain neighborhood aesthetics. The new law does not apply to recreational vehicles parked overnight for l...

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Parking Page
Posted on: March 8, 2017

City's Dogs on Leashes Campaign Encourages You to Rock the Leash

Launched in early March, the Dogs on Leashes campaign is about education and raising awareness that all dogs must be on leashes at any city parks. With the exception of Barker Ranch Dog Park, dog owners must comply with leash laws when frequenting city pa...

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City Contest Webpage
Posted on: March 1, 2017

Open Gym Pickleball and Futsal Soccer Now Available at the Recreation Center

Lake Forest Recreation Center

Do you know we offer open gym time that is free for Lake Forest Residents? Take advantage and play some basketball or volleyball.  The City recently started offering Futsal Soccer and Pickleball. See times listed below for more info. Non-resident...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

City and Orange County Animal Care Work Together to Make Pet Adoptions Easier and Affordable

Licensing your pets is one of the most important steps pet owners can take to reunite lost dogs or cats with their owners. The City and the Orange County Animal Care have also made it affordable for residents to own a pet by reducing licensing fees from $...

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Orange County Animal Care Website
Posted on: April 24, 2017

Summer 2017 Leisure Times is Available Online!

The Summer 2017 Leisure Times lists all recreation programs from June through August and is available online. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16  for Lake Forest residents and Tuesday, May 23 for non-residents and can be done onl...

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Summer 2017 Leisure Times
Posted on: July 25, 2016

Enter the Sportswriter Essay Contest to be Featured in The Leaflet

If you have a passion for a particular sport, here’s your chance to share it with the community. Selected articles will be published in future editions of The Leaflet. In 300 words or less, submit an article to chon@lakeforestca.gov about any sports-relat...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Safely Dispose of Unused or Expired Meds for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

got drugs

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.  The event will not a...

Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2017

Parking and Storage of Oversized Vehicles Prohibited on City Streets

Overnight parking ban is in effect for vehicles with attached trailers in residential areas to discourage long-term parking on city streets and to maintain neighborhood aesthetics. The new law does not apply to recreational vehicles parked overnight for l...

Read on...

Parking Page
Posted on: April 9, 2017

Civic Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

The new Civic Center, dubbed Lake Forest's 100-Year Home, will break ground in mid-May, officially marking the beginning of construction. No RSVP required. 

Event Details

Date: Friday, May 12

Time:  10:00 a.m.

Location: Future Civic Center site (Com...

Read on...

Civic Center Webpage
Posted on: April 9, 2017

2016 Community Satisfaction Survey Available Online

Every two years, the City conducts an independent scientifically-based survey to gauge the community’s satisfaction and priorities as they relate to City services and facilities. To improve overall reliability, the 2016 survey sampled over 700 residents d...

Read on...

Read Full Survey Report
Posted on: March 8, 2017

City's Dogs on Leashes Campaign Encourages You to Rock the Leash

Launched in early March, the Dogs on Leashes campaign is about education and raising awareness that all dogs must be on leashes at any city parks. With the exception of Barker Ranch Dog Park, dog owners must comply with leash laws when frequenting city pa...

Read on...

City Contest Webpage
Posted on: March 1, 2017

Open Gym Pickleball and Futsal Soccer Now Available at the Recreation Center

Lake Forest Recreation Center

Do you know we offer open gym time that is free for Lake Forest Residents? Take advantage and play some basketball or volleyball.  The City recently started offering Futsal Soccer and Pickleball. See times listed below for more info. Non-resident...

Read on...

Additional Info...