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October 22, 2014  Public Update on Ebola PreparednessEmergency planning is well underway in Orange County in response to the 2014 Ebola outbreak in the West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The risk of contracting Ebola in the United States and in Orange County is very low; there are currently no cases of Ebola in California and no suspect cases. County officials are reviewing communicable disease response plans and conducting drills to exercise those plans.
October 22, 2014  Board Approves Renewable Energy Plant at Irvine Area LandfillA proposed state-of-the-art renewable energy plant to convert landfill gas to electricity has been approved by the Orange County Board of Supervisors. The Board, in a unanimous vote at its regular meeting on Oct. 21, gave the go-ahead for OC Waste & Recycling, the department that manages the County's three landfills, to revise and update a previous agreement with a private contractor to build a gas-to-energy facility at the County's Frank R. Bowerman Landfill.
October 14, 2014  Best of the Best – Kudos for OC Parks and BeachesThe 2014 edition of OC Weekly's "Best Of" shines a spotlight on what many county residents already know: Some of the best parks and beaches anywhere are right here in Orange County.
October 23, 2014
10:30 AMOC Zoning Administrator MeetingAll meetings of the Zoning Administrator are noticed and open to the public.
October 24, 2014
9:00 AMKeep Calm and Beat H.E.A.T. Rocking and RallyThe OC District Attorney's Office hosts a day-long symposium and concert to increase community awareness on human exploitation and trafficking, the second-largest criminal enterprise in the nation and a $32 billion a year industry. A rock concert will immediately follow with Director of Music Stan Frazier, of Sugar Ray, at the helm.
October 24, 2014
6:00 PMCreepy Crawly Critters Night Hike

Come see Peters Canyon Regional Park in a completely different setting - in the dark! Park rangers will lead a starlit hike showcasing the natural wonders that can only be seen at night. The free family event will feature many fun activities, including:

  • A live animal presentation with crawly critters
  • Hot cocoa and creepy treats

  • A hike through the wilderness area

This is an outdoor event. Please dress warmly, wear good walking shoes and bring a flashlight. Sorry, no dogs allowed on the hike.

Space is limited, please call to register:

(714) 973-6611 or email peterscanyon@ocparks.com