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Are You Swimming Safely?

Jun 13 2018
Summer is here and with it, lots of swimming! The Orange County Fire Authority and the Orange County Health Care Agency would like to remind you and your family to be practice safe swimming this summer. 

The OCFA 2018 drowning prevention campaigns this year are "Always Watch Your Child Around Water" and "Never Swim Alone." These campaigns will continue through October. For more information & safety tips, visit the OC Health Care Agency website here.

 

Sign-up for AlertOC Today!

Mar 23 2018

AlertOC is a mass notification system that Orange County uses to issue government-related messages to residents and businesses via e-mail and text messages. Only authorized officials are allowed access to send alerts pertaining to health, safety, or the welfare of a community that is being affected by a perceived, emerging, or imminent emergency event. There is also an option to subscribe to non-emergency messages from participating cities and agencies. Click here for answers to Frequently Asked Questions regarding AlertOC or here to sign up for AlertOC. 

Note: If you believe you have already signed up for AlertOC in the past, be sure to check your membership status. You may need to sign up for AlertOC again.

 

Boy Scout Troop 850 Needs Your Help

Mar 01 2018

Boy Scout Troop 850's brand new trailer was stolen with all of their camping gear, cooking gear, troop equipment and firewood along with their scoutmaster's truck that it was attached to. If you have items you would like to donate, please contact the Troop 850 Scoutmaster, Jim Gresham, at (714) 318-9160.They are also asking for donations of any amount to help replace their lost equipment. Please donate using the link below.

https://www.gofundme.com/troop-850-stolen-trailer-fund

 

Protect Your Trees!

Feb 16 2018

There are new threats to trees in Southern California: Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer/Fusarium Dieback and Gold Spotted Oak Borer. These pests can only successfully infect the following trees:

  • Box Elder
  • California Sycamore
  • London Plane
  • Coast Live Oak
  • Avocado
  • White Alder
  • Japanese Maple
  • Liquidambard
  • Red Willow
  • Oak

The Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the University of California has provided ways of distinguishing the symptoms of infected trees. Click the link below for more information or visit www.GSOB.org. Report suspected tree infestations in Orange County to pshb.ucceoc@gmail.com.

A New Pest Complex in Southern California

 

Senior Mobility Program

Feb 08 2018
The Senior Mobility Program provides door-to-door taxi services for eligible Villa Park residents to limited destinations. Participants must be at least 60 years of age. Qualified residents must apply and upon application approval, a Senior Mobility ID number will be issued to authorize program participation. This program operates twenty-four (24) hours, seven (7) days a week, including holidays. 

Click here for the program guidelines and more information. If you are interested in joining this program, you can apply online at the same link above or at City Hall.