Garden Grove

Firefighters snuff industrial blaze

FIREFIGHTERS battling blaze in an industrial area in Garden Grove on Tuesday (OCFA).

Firefighters used rotary saws to open roll-up doors to fight a fire Tuesday in an industrial area of Garden Grove.

The fire was in a two-story building in the 11000 block of Salinaz Drive, southwest of Trask Avenue and Newland Street. Sixty firefighters – including those from the Orange County Fire Authority, Orange City Fire Department and Anaheim Fire Department – took about 30 minutes to knock down the blaze.

There were no reported injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Fair Housing Workshop on April 6

The City of Garden Grove, in collaboration with the Fair Housing Foundation, is offering a free Virtual Fair Housing Workshop in English, Korean, and Vietnamese on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., via Zoom or by phone, to provide counseling and education services relating to fair housing laws. Garden Grove tenants, landlords, managers, property owners, attorneys, realtors, and management companies are encouraged to attend. To register, visit or call (800) 446-3247.

Topics to be discussed include information on COVID-19; new statewide laws; federal and state fair housing laws; housing discrimination; modifications and accommodation; families with children; notices; eviction process; and more.

The Fair Housing Foundation is dedicated to eliminating discrimination in housing and promoting equal access to housing choices for everyone. For more information, visit or or contact Nate Robbins, Community and Economic Development Department, at (714) 741-5206.

Tickets are available for Eggscavation

Limited tickets are available for the Drive-Through Eggscavation event this Saturday, April 3, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Easter-themed event will be held on Atlantis Way, in front of Atlantis Play Center, located at 13630 Atlantis Way. Due to the nature of the event, tickets are for children, ages 3-10 years old. Family members may attend the event for free if riding in the same vehicle as registered ticket holders. Tickets are $8 per child and must be purchased in advance by calling the City’s Community Services Department at (714) 741-5200.

At the event, registered ticket holders will receive a goodie bag filled with toys, treats, and a take-home craft activity. All family members may participate in a socially distanced photo opportunity with the Easter bunny.

Five time slots are available: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; 10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.; 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.; 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.; and 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Time slots are on a first-come, first-serve basis, until the maximum number of slots are filled.

Attendees must wear face coverings and remain in the vehicle at all times.  Public health protocols will be in place for vendors, including social distancing and  face coverings.



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