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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Navy North Hangar Exterior Soil & Interior Air/Dust Study Moves Forward to Sampling Phase

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(City of Tustin, CA – February 23, 2024) - The City of Tustin announced today that environmental contractors conducting the Navy North Hangar exterior soil and interior air/dust study have started scheduling appointments to begin sampli...

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Posted on: January 29, 2024

City of Tustin Continues Inspections Following Navy North Hangar Fire

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Environmental contractors for the City of Tustin are continuing to inspect and reinspect areas in the community as part of the ongoing response to the Navy North Hangar Fire.

Following periods of high winds and rain, teams from Innovative Emergency Managem...

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Posted on: December 20, 2023

Tustin to Proceed with Exterior Soil & Interior Air/Dust Sampling Following Navy North Hangar Fire

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The City of Tustin announced today that it will move forward with exterior soil and interior air/dust sampling for asbestos and lead with the oversight of the US Environmental Protection Agency, following the Navy North Hangar Fire.

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Posted on: December 16, 2023

New HEALTH & SAFETY TIPS from the Orange County Health Care Agency

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New HEALTH & SAFETY TIPS from the Orange County Health Care Agency for those in the immediate surrounding area of the Navy Hangar incident

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Tustin Incurs $48 Million in Costs to Date from the Navy North Hangar Fire; Navy Pledges $11 Million

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The City has received $1 million to date from the Navy; a new pledge for an additional $10 million will cover less than 25% of the over $45 million of costs incurred by City in responding to the incident.

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Posted on: December 20, 2023

12/20/23 Navy Hangar Fire Daily Incident Report

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All 29 Tustin Unified School District schools have been inspected, mitigated, and cleared. Legacy Magnet Academy opened today, December 20, 2023. All TUSD schools are open.

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Posted on: December 19, 2023

12/19/23 Navy Hangar Fire Daily Incident Report

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All 29 Tustin Unified School District (TUSD) schools have been inspected, mitigated, and cleared. Heritage Elementary opened today with Legacy Magnet Academy opening tomorrow, December 20, 2023.

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

12/18/23 Navy Hangar Fire Daily Incident Report

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DOOR DECONSTRUCTION COMPLETED

The removal of the pillboxes (external structures) connected at the top of the concrete pillars is now complete. The door deconstruction process was estimated to take 2-2.5 weeks and was completed in 13 days.

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Posted on: December 17, 2023

12/17/23 Navy Hangar Fire Daily Incident Report

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Three (3) of the four (4) pillboxes were removed this weekend with the final pillbox scheduled for removal Monday, December 18th

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Posted on: December 15, 2023

12/15/23 Navy Hangar Fire Daily Incident Report

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OC Health Officer & Chief of Public Health Services Regina ChinsioKwong informed City officials that air monitoring of the Navy Hangar Fire site in Tustin by multiple health and environmental regulators shows no concern regarding airborne asbestos.

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

12/14/23 Navy Hangar Fire Daily Incident Report

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To date, a total of 1,102 reports have been reported to the portal, of which 1029 have been inspected and 862 have been mitigated and cleared.

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Posted on: December 12, 2023

12/12/23 Navy Hangar Fire Daily Incident Report

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DEBRIS CLEARANCE UPDATE:

 

Parks

Veterans Sports Park and Legacy Park have reopened.  All Tustin parks are now open.

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Certified Asbestos Consultants (CACs) and Asbestos Mitigation teams completed a total of 15 re...

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Posted on: December 11, 2023

12/11/23 Navy Hangar Fire Daily Incident Report

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NAVY HANGAR SITE OPERATIONAL UPDATE:

 

DOOR DECONSTRUCTION

  • The process is estimated to take 2 – 2.5 weeks to complete.
  • The process began on December 5th with the moving of heavy equipment and other materials to the area after the application of the T...
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Posted on: December 10, 2023

12/10/23 Navy Hangar Fire Daily Incident Report

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NAVY HANGAR SITE OPERATIONAL UPDATE:

 

DOOR DECONSTRUCTION

  • The process began on December 5th with the moving of heavy equipment and other materials to the area after the application of the Tackifier (Gorilla Snot). 
  • The process is estimated ...
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Posted on: December 9, 2023

12/9/23 Navy Hangar Fire Daily Incident Report

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Future updates from this incident will be released daily and will include the latest information based on operations and recovery progress. ALL UPDATED INCIDENT INFORMATION IN BLUE. 

NAVY HANGAR SITE OPERATIONAL UPDATE:

 

DEBRIS CL...

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Posted on: December 8, 2023

12/8/23 Navy Hangar Fire Daily Incident Report

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Future updates from this incident will be released daily and will include the latest information based on operations and recovery progress. ALL UPDATED INCIDENT INFORMATION IN BLUE.

 

NAVY HANGAR SITE OPERATIONAL UPDATE:

DOOR DECONSTRUCTION...

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Posted on: December 7, 2023

12/7/23 Navy Hangar Fire Daily Incident Report

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Future updates from this incident will be released daily and will include the latest information based on operations and recovery progress. ALL UPDATED INCIDENT INFORMATION IN BLUE.

 

CITY COUNCIL UPDATE:

On December 5, during a Special Mee...

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Posted on: December 6, 2023

12/6/23 Navy Hangar Fire Daily Incident Report

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Information from the Daily Incident Update for December 5, 2023 has been included in today’s update for December 6, 2023

 

Future updates from this incident will be released daily and will include the latest information based on operatio...

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Posted on: December 4, 2023

12/4/23 Hangar Daily Incident Report

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ALL UPDATED INCIDENT INFORMATION IN BLUE:

 

Certified Asbestos Consultants (CACs) and Asbestos Mitigation teams continued to clean the public right of ways and completed a total of seventy-five (75) residential inspections and mitigations and seven...

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Posted on: December 3, 2023

12/3/23 Hangar Daily Incident Report

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ALL UPDATED INCIDENT INFORMATION IN BLUE:

 

Certified Asbestos Consultants (CACs) and Asbestos Mitigation teams continued to clean the public right of ways and completed a total of sixty-three (63) residential inspections and mitigations and sixty-...

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Posted on: December 2, 2023

12/2/23 Hangar Daily Incident Report

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ALL UPDATED INCIDENT INFORMATION IN BLUE:

 

Certified Asbestos Consultants (CACs) and Asbestos Mitigation teams continued to clean the public right of ways and completed a total of fifty-five (55) residential inspections and mitigations and sixty-o...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

11/13/23 Tustin Hangar Incident Update

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Weekend Air Sampling Reports Indicate No Respirable Levels of Asbestos 

South Coast AQMD Update November 13, 2023 

Fixed monitors were placed at four locations (Veterans Sports Park, OC Sherriff’s Regional Training Center, Legacy Magnet Ac...

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Posted on: December 1, 2023

Navy Hangar Fire Declared Out; Cleanup Well Underway as City Calls for Navy Accountability

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(Orange County, CA) -- The Orange County All-Hazards Incident Management Team (OC AHIMT) announced today that the final hotspot at the Navy Hangar site has been fully extinguished.

For the last 24 days, firefighters, public health officials, local, state, ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2023

12/1/23 Hangar Daily Incident Report

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ALL UPDATED INCIDENT INFORMATION IN BLUE:

 

A Daily Incident Update was not provided for November 30, 2023, due to no significant reportable items. However, Certified Asbestos Consultants (CACs) and Asbestos Mitigation teams continued to clean the ...

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Posted on: November 29, 2023

11/29/23 Tustin Hangar Daily Incident Report

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ALL UPDATED INCIDENT INFORMATION IN BLUE:

 

SUSPECTED ASBESTOS MATERIAL IN PRIVATE SWIMMING POOLS: 

Recently a question was asked regarding potential asbestos debris material in swimming pools. The asbestos investigation and mitigation team...

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Posted on: November 28, 2023

11/28/23 Tustin Hangar Daily Incident Report

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ALL UPDATED INCIDENT INFORMATION IN BLUE:

 

CHANGES IN DAILY PROGRESSION MAP: 

As a result of some feedback, minor changes are being made to the public information map updated daily on the website. The yellow-colored sections designate area...

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Posted on: November 27, 2023

11/27/23 Tustin Hangar Daily Incident Report

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ALL UPDATED INCIDENT INFORMATION IN BLUE:

 

STATUS OF TUSTIN UNIFIED SCHOOLS: 

The detection and mitigation crews have not only been busy in residential areas; they have also been working to clear Tustin Unified School District (TUSD) campu...

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Posted on: November 26, 2023

11/26/23 Tustin Hangar Daily Incident Report

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ALL UPDATED INCIDENT INFORMATION IN BLUE:

HANGAR FIRE EXTINGUISHMENT UPDATE:

Although there are no longer any visible flames or smoke seen from the hangar site, Infrared (IR) drone flights are still showing a couple small spots of heat coming from deep with...

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Posted on: November 25, 2023

11/25/23 Tustin Hangar Daily Incident Report

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ALL UPDATED INCIDENT INFORMATION IN BLUE:

RESIDENTIAL UNVERIFIED DEBRIS INVESTIGATION AND MITIGATION: 

Crews continue to expand into the immediate areas surrounding the hangar to investigate and mitigate unverified reports of debris related to the ...

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Posted on: November 24, 2023

11/24/23 Tustin Hangar Daily Incident Report

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ALL UPDATED INCIDENT INFORMATION IN BLUE:

RESIDENTIAL UNVERIFIED DEBRIS INVESTIGATION AND MITIGATION: 

Crews continue to investigate and mitigate unverified reports of debris related to the hangar fire in the immediate area surrounding the hangar. ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2023

11/22/23 Tustin Hangar Daily Incident Report

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ALL UPDATED INCIDENT INFORMATION IN BLUE:

THANKSGIVING WORK SCHEDULE:  Crews will be working on Thanksgiving morning from 0600 – 1130, and then will be pausing work for the remainder of the day.  Work will resume as usual on Friday, Novem...

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Posted on: November 21, 2023

11/21/23 Tustin Hangar Daily Incident Report

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ALL UPDATED INCIDENT INFORMATION IN BLUE:

WEATHER:  The high winds Tustin has experienced over the last two days began slowly dying down around 2:00 this afternoon.  Tonight, southwest winds are expected to be light at 5 to 10 mp...

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Posted on: November 18, 2023

11/20/23 Tustin Hangar Incident Update

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LOCATION: Warner Avenue / Legacy Road, Tustin: Former Marine Corps Air Station

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WIND EVENT:  The National Weather Service is forecasting high winds for the Tustin area to continue through ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2023

11/18/23 Tustin Hangar Incident Update

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LOCATION: Warner Avenue / Legacy Road, Tustin:  Former Marine Corps Air Station

ALL UPDATED INCIDENT INFORMATION IN BLUE FONT

CURRENT SITUATION: The City of Tustin, U.S. Navy, Air Quality Management District (AQMD), and Environmental Prote...

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Posted on: November 19, 2023

11/19/23 Tustin Hangar Incident Update

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LOCATION: Warner Avenue / Legacy Road, Tustin:  Former Marine Corps Air Station

ALL UPDATED INCIDENT INFORMATION IN BLUE:

AIR MONITORING INFORMATION:  Air monitoring and sampling locations have been set up surrounding the North Ha...

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Posted on: November 17, 2023

11/17/23 Tustin Hangar Incident Update

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LOCATION: Warner Avenue / Legacy Road, Tustin:  Former Marine Corps Air Station

 

ALL UPDATED INCIDENT INFORMATION IN BLUE FONT

 

CURRENT SITUATION:  The hangar currently has approximately 30-50 feet of the western...

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Posted on: November 16, 2023

11/16/23 Tustin Hangar Incident Update

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Information Hotline:     714-426-2444

            Hours: 6:00am – 8:00pm

            Email: hangarincide...

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

11/15/23 Tustin Hangar Incident Update

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LOCATION: Warner Avenue / Legacy Road, Tustin:  Former Marine Corps Air Station

 CURRENT SITUATION:  The hanger has approximately 80 feet of the western facing wall still standing, and the fire continues to slowly consume the fra...

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Posted on: November 14, 2023

11/14/23 Tustin Hangar Incident Incident Update

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LOCATION: Warner Avenue / Legacy Road, Tustin:  Former Marine Corps Air Station

BACKGROUND: On the morning of November 7th, the Orange County Fire Authority responded to a report of a well-established fire inside one of the former Marine ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2023

11/12/23 Hangar Fire Update: Abatement Company to Immediately Begin Remediation Process

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Late last night the City received approval from South Coast AQMD for a certified abatement company to immediately begin the remediation process of collecting potentialyl contaminated materials from the hangar fire within the public right-of-way affected a...

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Posted on: November 10, 2023

11/10/23 Hangar Fire Update: City & Navy Establishing Agreement for Site Demo, Debris Pickup

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The Tustin City Council met today, Nov. 10, 2023, in an emergency meeting. The City Council voted 4-0 to authorize approval of a cooperative agreement to implement an emergency response related to the Tustin North Hangar fire with the U.S. Depart...

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Posted on: November 9, 2023

11/9/23 Tustin Hangar Fire Update: City Declares Local State of Emergency

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Tustin Hangar Fire Update: City Declares Local State of Emergency  

Effective November 9, 4:00 pm, the City of Tustin has issued a Proclamation of Local Emergency

 

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Posted on: November 8, 2023

UPDATE: Tustin Hangar Fire: Fire Debris Testing Indicates Asbestos, City Closes Parks Near Hangars

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The City of Tustin continues to coordinate with local, state and federal partners to monitor and respond to the Tustin Hangar Fire. To better coordinate response and needs within the Tustin community, the City has activated our Emergency Operations Center...

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Posted on: September 20, 2023

Confluent and MorningStar Enter into ENA with the City of Tustin for a Class A Senior Community

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Confluent Senior Living and MorningStar Senior Living have entered into an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement (ENA) with the City of Tustin to lead the development of MorningStar at Tustin Legacy, an approximately...

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Posted on: April 18, 2023

Construction Alert: Newport Ave/Walnut Ave

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East Orange County Water District (EOCWD) will begin construction on the replacement of an underground meter vault on or about April 17, 2023, on Walnut Ave. near the intersection of Newport Ave. Construction will last approximately three (3) months until...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

City of Tustin Chosen as One of the Best Places to Live for Families

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The City of Tustin has been ranked No 1 in the state and 12th nationwide in Fortune’s 25 Best Places to Live for Families. In its study, Fortune analyzed nearly 2,000 cities and towns across the United States that best address the needs of multig...

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Posted on: December 31, 2022

Mayor's 2022 State of the City Address

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The City of Tustin hosted the 2022 Mayor’s State of the City Address on December 1, 2022. This event was held at the iconic South Hangar, in honor of the 80th anniversary of the commissioning of Marine Corps. Air Station Tustin. 

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Posted on: January 22, 2023

Street Closure at Browning Ave. & Nisson Rd.

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The East Orange County Water District’s, Browning Ave. Sewer Rehabilitation Project requires full closure to the Browning Ave. and Nisson Rd corner. This area will remain closed for the next six weeks.

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

The SR-55 (I-405 to I-5) Improvement Project Has Started

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OCTA in cooperation with Caltrans is improving 4 miles of SR-55 between I-405 and I-5. Crews are preparing the corridor for construction, and activities include:

• Restriping lanes along SR-55

• Placing temporary concrete barriers, lightin...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

City of Tustin Awarded Statewide Parks Program Grant Funds

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The City of Tustin, in collaboration with the Tustin Unified School District (TUSD), is proud to announce that it has received a $5.6 million Statewide Parks Program Grant from the State of California for the design and construction of a new park located ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2023

Confluent and MorningStar Enter into ENA with the City of Tustin for a Class A Senior Community

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Confluent Senior Living and MorningStar Senior Living have entered into an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement (ENA) with the City of Tustin to lead the development of MorningStar at Tustin Legacy, an approximately...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

City of Tustin Appropriates Funds to Begin Cleanup of Property Surrounding North Hangar

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The City of Tustin (City) acting in its Federally designated role as the Local Reuse Authority (LRA) for former Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Tustin (now called Tustin Legacy), has appropriated funds to begin maintenance activities which include cleanup...

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