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October 23, 2014  Permits Needed for Over-Road Displays in Unincorporated AreasProperty owners in the unincorporated areas of Orange County planning to stretch holiday displays over public roadways must coordinate with OC Public Works to assure the displays are safe and properly permitted.
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 31, 2014
10:00 AMBats, Cats, & Spiders - Preschool Program
  • Come learn about creatures that are associated with Halloween! Class includes hands-on learning, fun, spooky crafts, and meeting zoo animals up close.
  • Ages: 3-4 years old ONLY
  • Reservations are required and can be made by calling 714-973-6846.
  • Program fee: $5 per child (includes ONE adult).
  • Parking fee: $3
November 1, 2014
12:05 AMFirst Installment DueSecured Property Tax Bill - First Installment Due.
November 2, 2014
3:30 PMMeditating in Nature

Relax in nature. Enjoy walking meditation, breathing and energization exercises, and sitting meditation. Bring a blanket and a pillow.

  • No experience necessary.
  • Ages 16 and up.
  • Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Little Sycamore Canyon Staging Area/Nix Nature Center (west side of Laguna Canyon Rd/SR-133, approximately 3.5 miles south of I-5/405).
  • For questions call: 949-497-8324 Mon -Fri & 949-923-2235 Sat/Sun.
  • Parking: $3/vehicle.