Across the Area

Workshops are set in using U.S. funds

HOW TO spend federal money for community development, infrastructure, etc. will be the subject of two workshops in Garden Grove (Shutterstock).

Two public workshops are scheduled for getting input on how federal funds should be used locally in Garden Grove for community development, housing and infrastructure projects.

The meetings are set for Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Bolsa Grande High School cafeteria, 9401 Westminster Ave., and on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Garden Grove Community Meeting Center, 11300 Stanford Ave.,

An online survey can be used at until Jan. 17, 2020. It will be available in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.

For more information, call (714) 741-5144.

Choose the right car seat for a child

The Huntington Beach Police Department is joining other agencies, public health departments and community organizations in seeking to raise awareness about how to keep children safe by providing them with the right car seat for their age and size.

It coincides with Child Passenger Safety Week, which is from Sept. 15-21.

According to the National Highway Traffiic Safety Administration, 46 percent of car seats are not used properly.

To find the right seat for your child visit the NHTSA website at

Get fit with new equipment in Goldenwest Park

The City of Westminster will be holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new fitness equipment at Goldenwest Park, 13200 Siskiyou St. on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 4:30 p.m.

For more information, call (714) 895-2860.

Chamber mixer at GK Design on Sept. 18

The next after-work mixer for the Garden Grove Chamber of Commerce is set for Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 6-7 p.m. at GK Design International Inc., 11388 Knott St., Garden Grove, CA 92841.

RSVP to staff@gardengrovechamber.comor call (714) 638-7950.





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