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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Application and Guidelines for Temporary Outdoor Dining, Retail, and Assembly Uses

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In light of the outbreak of COVID-19, and under regulations from the State of California and the County of Orange, restaurants, retail establishments, and assembly uses can operate only with limited occupancy. In response, the City of Tustin is delivering...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Emergency Rental and Utilities Assistance Program

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The City Council has approved an allocation of Community Development Block Grant funds to assist families that have been affected by COVID-19.  The City of Tustin is entering into an agreement with Families Forward, in partnership with Family Sol...

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Community Development 2019 Year in Review

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The City of Tustin’s Community Development Department is pleased to present the Year in Review Report for 2019. Development highlights that occurred during 2019 include: completion of Phase I of Flight at Tustin Legacy’s creative offic...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

9/18/20 Mayor Bernstein Provides an Update on the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Mayor Bernstein shares information on Tustin’s COVID-19 numbers, moving into the next, less restrictive tier, the Tustin Library is opening its doors, the City’s Emergency Rental & Utility Assistance Program, and a free Tenant Educ...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

County of Orange Moves to Red Tier, Re-Opens More of Orange County

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County of Orange Moves to Red Tier, Re-Opens More of Orange County

County Health Officer Issues Related, New Orders and Strong Recommendations

(PLEASE NOTE: The following information was announced today by the County of Orange.)

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Voting In Person in 2020

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The Orange County Registrar of Voters shares in person voting precautions taken due to COVID-19.

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

OC Launches Second Round of Funding for the COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Support Program

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The County is releasing a second round of the COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Support Program, where eligible businesses can receive up to $10,000 in grant funds to mitigate layoffs and adhere to public health orders.

Applications for this program opens August 3r...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

City of Tustin Commences Small Business Emergency Grant Program Phase II

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The City of Tustin has partnered with the Orange County/Inland Empire Small Business Development Center (OCIE-SBDC) to develop the Small Business Emergency Grant Program Phase II to provide vital economic support to small businesses needing assistance in ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

City of Tustin Launches Grant Program to Help Local Businesses Comply with Public Health Orders

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In response to the restrictions placed on indoor activities due to COVID-19 related State and County Public Health Orders, the City of Tustin is pleased to announce the launch of the Temporary Outdoor Expansion Grant Program (Program) which will provide f...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

CA Public Health Officials Release Guidance Requiring Californians to Wear Face Coverings

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Date: June 18, 2020Number: NR20-128Contact: CDPHpress@cdph.ca.gov, Office of Public Affairs, (916) 440-7259

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

City Council Approves $3 Million CARES Program – Response to Covid-19

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On June 2, 2020, the Tustin City Council unanimously voted to approve the Tustin $3 Million CARES Program.  The Tustin “Covid-19 Aid, Relief, and Economic Security” (CARES) Program will provide $3 Million of emergency aid to s...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Tustin Solidarity

Tustin Solidarity Proclamation June 2 2020

Tonight, the City Council unanimously voted to approve a Tustin Solidarity Proclamation to declare Tustin’s solidarity with those who protest peacefully against injustice, racism and hate.

The Tustin Solidarity Proclamation was read by Mayor Pro ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Reopening of Our Businesses and Parks

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COVID-19 arrived in Orange County in late January. Once community spread began in early March, State health authorities moved quickly to issue a Stay-at-Home order which closed non-essential businesses and facilities. The goal of the Stay-at-Home order is...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Governor Releases California's Roadmap to Pandemic Resilience

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Earlier this week, Governor Newsom provided an update on California’s Roadmap to Pandemic Resilience, which outlines how the State is planning its path forward and includes indicators for modifying the Stay-at-Home Order in the future. The secon...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

OC Health Care Agency Has Created the OC COVID-19 Testing Network

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OC Health Care Agency Has Created the OC COVID-19 Testing Network

The OC Health Care Agency has created the OC COVID-19 Testing Network to provide locations throughout Orange County where people who have symptoms of the coronavirus can be tested.

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Create a Family Plan in the Event of Being Impacted by COVID-19

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The County of Orange has released the following Press Release regarding creating a family plan in the event they are impacted by COVID-19:

Family preparedness is a mainstay of planning for emergencies such as earthquakes and fires, and they are equally imp...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

All California Residents Ordered to Stay Home to Combat Coronavirus Spread

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Last night, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statewide stay-at-home order. The Executive Order is effective immediately and is in place until further notice and requires everyone in California to stay home except as needed to maintain continuity of...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Update on Tustin Parks and Recreation

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The City of Tustin understands that it is important for everyone to be able to get outside for exercise and fresh air, especially in these challenging times. The Tustin City Council has unanimously voted to relax restrictions of outdoor recreation activit...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Event Update

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What is going on for Tiller Days weekend?  When is Art Walk?  Will Santa still be coming to Tustin?  In this ever evolving climate, the Parks and Recreation Department is working hard to make sure we can give you the best, safes...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Virtual Recreation Center

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This is your place for fun and helpful resources in these challenging and stressful times.  We are committed to ensuring that Tustin community members have resources to maintain healthy lives, grow meaningful relationships, and continue to have e...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

IT STARTS WITH US - Video #2

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The Tustin Police Department is proud to share the second video in the  series, It Starts with Us.  

This video  features members of the Tustin community speaking about their experiences and relationships with the Tustin Police D...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

ARREST: Attempted Murder / Attempted Rape / Carjacking / Elder Abuse / Sexual Assault

On May 1, 2020, at approximately 10:30 a.m., Tustin Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 600 W. 6th St. in reference to a partially nude, unresponsive female laying in the bushes near a parking lot. When officers arrived, they located a 75-year-...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

HOMICIDE ARREST

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On Monday, December 9, 2019, at approximately 8:45 p.m., officers from the Tustin Police Department responded to a report of a man down near the intersection of Prospect Avenue and Norwood Park Place. Upon arrival, officers located a male suffering from a...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

A Message from Chief Stu Greenberg

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In the current climate, law enforcement practices and policies are being scrutinized more than ever. Questions are continually being raised about police use of force, the type and frequency of training officers receive, and what law enforcement is doing t...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

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IT STARTS WITH US

"IT STARTS WITH US" is a multi-week video series produced by the Tustin Police Department.

The first video in the series features Chief Stu Greenberg and Sergeant Nelson. Sergeant Nelson shares a personal message regarding recent...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

City of Tustin and Brookfield Residential Renew Plan for 400 New Homes

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TUSTIN, Calif, (September 9, 2020) —The City of Tustin and Brookfield Residential (Brookfield Homes Southern California LLC) have announced the renewal of their commitment to develop a new 400-home community at Tustin ...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

County of Orange Moves to Red Tier, Re-Opens More of Orange County County

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County of Orange Moves to Red Tier, Re-Opens More of Orange County

County Health Officer Issues Related, New Orders and Strong Recommendations

(PLEASE NOTE: The following information was announced today by the County of Orange.)

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Senior Citizen Heat Advisory Issued

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Beginning Saturday, September 5, 2020, and lasting through Monday, September 7, 2020, and longer should temperatures sustain 95 degrees or higher, the Tustin Area Senior Center will be open from 10 am – 5 pm, the warmest hours of the day, as a r...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Peppertree Park Restroom Expansion and Playground Renovation

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Peppertree Park, built in 1972 and located adjacent to the Tustin Area Senior Center, is highly utilized for a variety of enjoyable community activities, including Concerts in the Park, Movies in the Park, Lobster Fest, and Chili Cook-Off.

The Peppertree P...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Senior Citizen Heat Advisory Issued

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Beginning Tuesday, August 18, 2020, and lasting through Thursday, August 20, 2020, and longer should temperatures sustain 95 degrees or higher, the Tustin Area Senior Center will be open from 10 am – 5 pm, the warmest hours of the day, as a resp...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Senior Citizen Heat Advisory Issued

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Beginning Friday, August 14, 2020, and lasting through Sunday, August 16, 2020, and longer should temperatures sustain 95 degrees or higher, the Tustin Area Senior Center will be open from 10 am – 5 pm, the warmest hours of the day, as a respite...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Love Birds Land in Tustin

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Those who love art and birds are enjoying the new Love Birds mural at Laurel Glen Park in Tustin. The mural, completed in mid-July 2020, adorns the exterior of the restroom building, and may be viewed from the intersection of Myford Road and Heritage Way....

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

City of Tustin Commences Small Business Emergency Grant Program Phase II

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The City of Tustin has partnered with the Orange County/Inland Empire Small Business Development Center (OCIE-SBDC) to develop the Small Business Emergency Grant Program Phase II to provide vital economic support to small businesses needing assistance in ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

City of Tustin Launches Grant Program to Help Local Businesses Comply with Public Health Orders

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In response to the restrictions placed on indoor activities due to COVID-19 related State and County Public Health Orders, the City of Tustin is pleased to announce the launch of the Temporary Outdoor Expansion Grant Program (Program) which will provide f...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

County of Orange Opens Up Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing at the Anaheim Convention Center

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In a model private-public partnership, the County of Orange announced that thanks to a collaboration with 360 Clinic and the City of Anaheim, the County will be able to significantly incre...

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

Governor Orders New Immediate Closures

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Today Governor Newsom announced statewide closures of many indoor operations and closures of additional indoor operations in counties on the State’s monitoring list, including Orange County.

Effective immediately, Orange County and other...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Youth Sports Practices Postponed in Orange County Due to New State Guidance

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The State of California has recently amended its guidance regarding youth sports practices, team drills and training and will no longer allow them to occur throughout the state.

The State&a...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Tustin’s July 4th Fireworks Display Cancelled at Governor’s Recommendation

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At a live press conference on July 1, 2020, Governor Newsom Ordered the closure of Orange County bars, restaurants and various other business sectors to slow community transmission of COVID-19 for a minimum of three weeks. The Governor and the State Depar...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Governor Newsom Orders Additional Action to Slow Community Transmission.

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Today Governor Gavin Newsom ordered the closure of all bars, restaurants and various other business sectors for a minimum of three weeks.

The following information is being shared on behalf of the California Department of Public Health.  

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Bars Ordered Closed in Orange County, Effective July 2.

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Contact: Molly NicholsonPublic Information Manager(714) 834-7218

 Bars Ordered Closed in Orange County, California Effective July 2

Santa Ana, Calif. (July 1, 20...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

A Message from Tustin Police Chief Stu Greenberg

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In the current climate, law enforcement practices and policies are being scrutinized more than ever. Questions are continually being raised about police use of force, the type and frequency of training officers receive, and what law enforcement is doing t...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Acting County Health Officer Approves Re-opening of Specific, Additional Industries and Issues New O

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On Friday, June 12, 2020, Dr. Clayton Chau, Acting County Health Officer, will approve the re-opening of certain additional industries in Orange County, Cal...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

City of Tustin Commences Small Business Emergency Grant Program

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The City of Tustin has partnered with the Orange County/Inland Empire Small Business Development Center (OCIE-SBDC) to develop a Small Business Emergency Grant Program to provide vital economic support to small businesses needing assistance in overcoming ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

City Council Approves $3 Million CARES Program – Response to Covid-19

On June 2, 2020, the Tustin City Council unanimously voted to approve the Tustin $3 Million CARES Program.  The Tustin “Covid-19 Aid, Relief, and Economic Security” (CARES) Program will provide $3 Million of emergency aid to s...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Tustin Solidarity

Tustin Solidarity Proclamation June 2 2020

Tonight, the Tustin City Council unanimously voted to approve a Tustin Solidarity Proclamation to declare Tustin’s solidarity with those who protest peacefully against injustice, racism and hate.

The Tustin Solidarity Proclamation was read by May...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

City of Tustin Under Curfew from 8:00 p.m. Tonight, June 1, to 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 2

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The City of Tustin has ordered a curfew beginning at 8:00 pm tonight and ending at 5:30 am tomorrow.

The curfew order is in response to multiple days and nights of civil unrest in neighboring cities as a proactive measure to ensure the safety of Tustin&...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Possible Additional Curfew Orders for the City of Tustin for 6/1/2020

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Thank you to everyone for cooperating with the curfew order issued last night in response to multiple days and nights of civil unrest in neighboring cities. Given that the City of Tustin shares borders with cities experiencing looting, violence and other ...

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Posted on: May 31, 2020

City of Tustin Under Curfew from 9:00 p.m. Tonight, May 31, to 5:30 a.m. Monday, June 1

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Tustin City Manager Matthew West has declared a local emergency and ordered a curfew beginning at 9:00 p.m. this evening, May 31, and ending at 5:30 a.m. on Monday, June 1.This order is in response to civil unrest in neighboring cities.  The City...

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Posted on: May 30, 2020

Virtual Tustin Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off

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The Tustin City Council and Parks and Recreation Department are excited to host a “Virtual” Tustin Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off, June 7, 2020 at 1:00pm live on our website at tustinchilicookoff.com.

With the theme of &l...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Orders and Strong Recommendations of the County of Orange Health Officer

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ORDERS AND STRONG RECOMMENDATIONSOF THE COUNTY OF ORANGE HEALTH OFFICER[ISSUED May 22, 2020]

Pursuant to California Health and Safety Code sections 101040, 120175, a...

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Posted on: May 23, 2020

County of Orange Businesses Can Now Move into Stage Two of California’s Resiliency Roadmap

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Orange County has received State approval on its variance application to move into “Stage 2B.”

According to the County, the following businesses may re-open with the proper safety precaution adaptations:

  • In-person dining reservations
  • Reta...
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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Tustin Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off Committee Gets Innovative with Modified Event

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In light of state orders and guidelines where mass gatherings are currently not allowed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Street Fair and Chili Cook-off scheduled for June 7, 2020 in Old Town Tustin will continue, but with a twist.

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

The OC Health Care Agency Has Created the OC COVID-19 Testing Network

The OC Health Care Agency has created the OC COVID-19 Testing Network to provide locations throughout Orange County where people who have symptoms of the coronavirus can be tested.

Testing Network sites are located throughout the County including:

  • Irvine
  • Ana...
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Posted on: May 4, 2020

2020 Disaster Preparedness Expo Postponed

The City Council and staff continue to closely monitor the developing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and are taking reasonable precautionary measures to protect the health and safety of our residents, staff, and visitors.

As a result, in a proactive effo...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Governor Releases California's Roadmap to Pandemic Resilience

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Earlier this week, Governor Newsom provided an update on California’s Roadmap to Pandemic Resilience, which outlines how the State is planning its path forward and includes indicators for modifying the Stay-at-Home Order in the future. The secon...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Tustin Adjusts Facial Covering Requirements to Align with New County Orders

Following new facial covering requirements issued by the County of Orange on Tuesday, April 21, the City of Tustin rescinded its emergency order issued on Monday, April 20 to align with county guidance and reduce confusion for residents.

The Countywide ord...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Federal Paycheck Protection Program Provides SBA Loans to Help Businesses

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The U.S.Small Business Association (SBA) has released the following information regarding the CARES Act:

WASHINGTON – Following President Trump’s signing of the historic Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, SBA Ad...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Tustin Responds to Governor's Latest COVID-19 Guidelines

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On Sunday, March 15, Governor Newsom released updated guidance for all communities throughout the state to limit the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The action called for home isolation of all seniors, bars to close and restaurants to limit occupanc...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

City of Tustin to Implement Temporary Operational Changes for Precautionary Measures

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The City of Tustin continues to closely monitor the developing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and is taking reasonable precautionary measures to protect the health and safety of our residents, staff, and visitors.

At an emergency City Council meeting on ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

City of Tustin and Brookfield Residential Renew Plan for 400 New Homes

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TUSTIN, Calif, (September 9, 2020) —The City of Tustin and Brookfield Residential (Brookfield Homes Southern California LLC) have announced the renewal of their commitment to develop a new 400-home community a...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Peppertree Park Restroom Expansion and Playground Renovation

PEPPERTREE PARK

Peppertree Park, built in 1972 and located adjacent to the Tustin Area Senior Center, is highly utilized for a variety of enjoyable community activities, including Concerts in the Park, Movies in the Park, Lobster Fest, and Chili Cook-Off.

The Peppertree P...

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

Veterans Sports Park Now Open

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The City of Tustin is happy to share that the fences have come down around Veterans Sports Park. Under normal circumstances, we would’ve had a ribbon cutting with the Council and community, and hope to do so when the time is appropriate.&nbs...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

County of Orange Opens Up Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing at the Anaheim Convention Center

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This information is being shared on behalf of the County of Orange:

In a model private-public partnership, the County of Orange announced today that thanks to a collaboration with 360 Clinic and the City of Anaheim, the County will be able to significantly...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

A Message from Chief Stu Greenberg

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In the current climate, law enforcement practices and policies are being scrutinized more than ever. Questions are continually being raised about police use of force, the type and frequency of training officers receive, and what law enforcement is doing t...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

How to Reopen Your OC Business Safely

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The Orange County Business Council based in consultation with the OC Health Care Agency, has created  guidance document  to help businesses re-open when the time is right.

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Orange County District Attorney Establishes Coronavirus Scam Hotline

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The Orange County District Attorney’s Office has established a hotline to report individuals or businesses they suspect of engaging in price gouging or any other COVID-19-related scam.

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

City of Tustin and Brookfield Residential Renew Plan for 400 New Homes

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TUSTIN, Calif, (September 9, 2020) —The City of Tustin and Brookfield Residential (Brookfield Homes Southern California LLC) have announced the renewal of their commitment to develop a new 400-home community at Tustin ...

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