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To celebrate La Habra's designation as a Purple Heart City, businesses and surrounding communities are invited to the City's annual LA HABRA VETERANS DAY EVENT on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.  Chartered by Congress in 1958, the Military Order of the Purple Heart is composed of military men and women who received the Purple Heart Medal for wounds suffered in combat.  In addition to its focus on Purple Heart recipients, this year's event will also focus on the Korean War.  Jay Johnstone, former Marine, professional baseball player, radio announcer and author, will be the guest speaker.  If you are a veteran who was awarded the Purple Heart, please contact the Community Center at 562-383-4200 so we can recognize you at the event.  Additional information on the event is also available at that number.

This is a FREE event. 
Location: La Habra Community Center, 101 W. La Habra Blvd.
Breakfast is from 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Program begins at 11:00 a.m.
More info: 562-383-4200


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  • Development Projects List

    The Planning Department now provides a listing of pending development projects which require discretionary permits from the Planning Commission and or City Council. The list is updated monthly.

    Copies of the Planning Commission Agenda and Minutes are available online on the Agendas & Minutes webpage. Planning Commission meetings are held every second and fourth Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.

    If you have any questions about the projects listed, please contact the case planner. 

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  • San Miguel Park Renovation Scheduled

    San Miguel de Park, 981 N Euclid Street, is scheduled for a makeover on Monday, September 29th.  The City received a grant from Kaboom!, a non-profit organization committed to building a playground within walking distance of every child in America.  Disney and the Institute for Healthcare Advancement are collaborating with the City on the build.  This is the fifth Kaboom! project for a City park.

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  • Community Health Fair & Flu Shots Slated

    On Monday, October 27, 2014, the La Habra Community Services Department will hold its annual Community Health Fair.  The event will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the La Habra Community Center, 101 W. La Habra Blvd.  There will be a variety of free health screenings available, as well as free flu shots for all ages.

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  • Gourmet Guys "Raise Bread for Kids" Annual Fundraiser

    The Children's Museum at La Habra presents the Gourmet Guys Raise "Bread" for Kids annual fundraiser at the La Habra Community Center on Sunday, October 19th, from 12:00-3:00 p.m.  Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased in advance at the Museum or at the door on the day of the event.  For more information, please contact Donna "D" Renee Brooks at 562-383-4242 or visit the Children's Museum website at at

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  • Depot Theater Re-Opens for Classes, Shows

    The Depot Theater, which has been closed in recent years, has re-opened and is offering a variety of dance, theater and magic classes this fall.  Classes will be taught by professional staff from Mysterium Theater, all of whom have extensive experience in the performing arts.

    Mysterium Theater is also currently performing The Importance of Being Earnest at the Depot Theater on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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  • Support Red Ribbon Week

    "Love Yourself, Be Drug Free" is the theme for this year's Red Ribbon week, hosted by the City of La Habra and presented by Waste Management and Corner Bakery Cafe.  There are a variety of ways to become involved and support Red Ribbon Week.  These include:

    • Sponsor a banner
    • Participate in an art contest
    • Attend the Red Ribbon Breakfast

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  • Orange County Vector Control Public Health Advisory

    WARNING: Flea-borne Typhus has been detected in La Habra and other parts of Orange County.

    Fleas found on cats, dogs, raccoons, and opossums can carry the bacterium that causes flea-borne Typhus in humans.

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  • Citizens' Academy

    The La Habra Police Department is proud to offer the Citizens' Police Academy to local residents. Designed to increase the understanding of the Police Department's operations, the Academy is conducted, twice annually, over a six-week period.

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  • If You See Something, Say Something

    Orange County is a great place to live and work. Let’s keep it safe by being aware of our surroundings, using common sense and reporting questionable objects or activity to the proper local law enforcement authorities. This means If You See Something, Say Something™.

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  • La Habra Goes to College

    Does the college application process seem intimidating and complicated?  On Sunday, October 12, 2014, Advance! and the city of La Habra will host their annual "La Habra Goes To College" event to promote education beyond high school for local students and their families. Advance has  assisted over 2000 students get to college. During the event, services will be provided to help them with financial aid, college applications, college programs, and college resources.

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