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Initial Study for City Ventures La Habra Civic Center Infill Housing Project

City Ventures is proposing development of for-sale homes, on either of two potential development sites in the City of La Habra Civic Center area, and the City of La Habra is proposing to relocate City Hall. Please review document by clicking here.


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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  • Operation Santa Helps La Habra Families In Need

    The annual Operation Santa program makes the holidays a little bit brighter for local families in need.  Operation Santa accepts donations of non-perishable food, toys, gift cards and monetary contributions to provide food and gifts to the families identified by the local City school districts and the City's Child Development programs.  These items are collected and sorted at the Operation Santa headquarters by volunteers and City staff.   The items are distributed to the families at a special event at the La Habra Community Center.

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  • Depot Theater's "Dracula" Is Just Right for the Season

    The Depot Theater is currently performing its second show, Dracula, chosen especially for the season.  Dates are: Thursday, October 30th,  Friday, October 31st, and Saturday, November 1st at 8:01 p.m. and Sunday, November 2nd at 5:01 p.m..  Advance tickets are $15 for students and military and $25 general admission; tickets are $30 at the at the door for everyone.

    For more information, please call 562-697-3311 or visit

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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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  • City Christmas Tree Lighting

    The City of La Habra will hold its annual Holiday Tree Lighting on Monday, December 1st, at 6:00 p.m. on the steps of City Hall, 201 E. La Habra Blvd.

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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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