Across the Area

Student rep to be presented

GGUSD EDUCATION Center (OC Tribune photo).

Presentation of the new student representative and recognition of the Teacher of the Year and Classified Employees of the Year will be held at tonight’s (Tuesday) meeting of the Garden Grove Unified School District Board of Education.

Additionally, the board will consider a variety of revised board policy revisions, including:

  • cafeteria/food services
  • bullying and cyberbullying
  • suicide prevention programs
  • harassment on the basis of an individual’s sex – students
  • alternative instruction
  • student board member.

The board will meet via telecommunication, with the regular session starting at 7 p.m.

The GGUSD is a K-12 public school system serving most of Garden Grove and parts of Anaheim, Cypress, Fountain Valley, Santa Ana, Stanton and Westminster.

Roof leaks? Garden Grove has a solution

The City of Garden Grove announces new grant funding for the Home Repair Program to assist qualified low-income Garden Grove residents to receive up to $5,000 to make home improvements. The grant does not need to be repaid to the city. Home repairs that exceed $5,000 will not be considered for the program. The application period opens on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021 at 9 a.m. and closes on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021 at 4 p.m. Visit apply online.

Acceptable exterior and interior home repairs include, but are not limited to, window replacement, electrical repairs, pest control, interior and exterior painting, plumbing repairs, heater replacement (HVAC), handicap accessibility modifications, and repairs to address building or safety code violations in the home.

Eligible residents for the Home Repair Program must meet all program income and application requirements. Funding will be awarded to approximately 23 eligible applicants who are selected through a blind raffle.

To repair or replace a home roof, visit the city’s Re-Roof Loan Program at

Visit for more information or contact Timothy Throne at (714) 741-5144 or


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