Garden Grove

“State of City” speech on June 30

GARDEN GROVE MAYOR Steve Jones (City of Garden Grove photo).

Garden Grove Mayor Steve Jones will deliver his official address at this year’s State of the City virtual event, hosted by the Garden Grove Chamber of Commerce. The event takes place next Wednesday, June 30, starting at 11:30 a.m. with a virtual networking session, followed by the program at 12 p.m. Tickets are $15 for Garden Grove Chamber members or $25 for non-chamber members. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

Jones will discuss the city’s priorities and actions during the global pandemic, as well as the financial, social, and physical impacts on the community. Now, halfway through the second year of the pandemic, he will assess the current state of the city, as well as California and the nation, focusing on the city’s outlook for the remainder of the year and start of 2022.

A complete transcript of the mayor’s speech will be available on the City of Garden Grove website at, following the event.

For tickets or information on sponsorship opportunities, contact the Garden Grove Chamber of Commerce at (714) 638-7950, or visit

Special council meeting today

A special meeting of the Westminster City Council is scheduled for today (Friday) at 5 p.m. to consider construction of the proposed Quang Tri Citadel Commemorative Monument at Freedom Park.

The monument has become controversial and drew many comments at Wednesday’s meeting of the council. The meeting will be held via teleconference and in the council chambers, although the session is closed to the public.

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