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NEW Route on the La Habra Express! We listened to the community need and now have opposite directional bus routes for more convenience. CLick on the link for alerts, changes and updates! >>

One Choice Toward Better Health!  As a part of the Healthy Eating Active Living Cities Campaign, the City of La Habra encourages all residents and businesses to check out how we all can take one step closer to another day of good health! Click Here for info >> and share this link with a friend.  

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.


  • 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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  • La Habra Active Day Camp Set to Begin

    Summer vacation is fast approaching, and that means fun, new friends, and exciting adventures!  Sign up your child for La Habra Active, a 10-week summer day camp.  La Habra Active is designed to give kids ages four to 12 an active and fun experience in a safe environment, while exploring and enjoying new experiences, all at a very reasonable price.  Day Camp begins Monday, June 8th and ends Friday, August 14th.

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  • Summer Aquatics Programs

    The Community Services Department will offer four two-week swim lesson sessions, beginning on Monday, June 8th, at the La Habra High School pool, 801 W. Highlander Avenue.  Classes meet Monday -Thursday , and the cost is $60 per child for each session.  Lessons are 40 minutes long.  If you're' not sure which class/level is appropriate for your child, the Aquatics staff will be offering a FREE Evaluation Open House on Saturday, May 30th, 1:00-3:00 p.m.  Children should wear swimsuits, as they will be assessed in the pool.  You do NOT need to register for this activity.

    Recreational open swim will be held at the La Habra High School pool Monday through Friday, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., and also on Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., beginning on June 8th.  The cost for recreation swim is $2 for participants who are 18 years of age and older and $1 for participants under 18 years of age.  Children must be three feet tall at the shoulder; if not, the child must be accompanied in the water by an adult on a one-to-one basis.  Flotation devices and toys are NOT allowed in the pool.

    NEW THIS SUMMER -- Fun Fridays!  Every Friday from 12:00-1:00 p.m., the Aquatics staff will host an hour of fun, interactive games and activities for recreational open swim participants.  All swimmers are welcome to join.  Also, hot dogs will be added to the snack bar menu on these Fridays.

    ALSO NEW THIS SUMMER: DIVE IN MOVIES!  Participants at Dive-In movies can enjoy a family movie while relaxing in  or around the pool.  There will also be games prior to the movie, and dinner/snacks/beverages will be available for purchase.  Lifeguards will be on duty, as well.  Admission is $5.00 per person.  The movie schedule is:

    • May 29: Up
    • June 12th: Alexancer and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Gad Day
    • July 1st: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
    • August 14th: The Muppets: Most Wanted
    • call the Community Services Department at (562) 383-4200.

    To download a brochure with all the Aquatics Program's information, please click here.

    To register for swim lessons or Dive-In Movies, or for more information about any of these activities, please visit or call the Community Center Mon.-Fri., 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 562-383-4200.

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  • Heat Up the Summer with Concerts in the Park

    The annual Concerts in the Park series kicks off on Thursday, June 18th with a Beatles vs. Stones musical tribute.  Additional bands that will be performing are Thee Midniters, Cold Duck, Mariachi Divas, Retro Soul, and Hip Street.  This year's Concerts in the Park series is presented by Waste Management and Nationwide Environmental Services.

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  • NEW Family Hangtime Events!

    The La Habra Recreation Division is launching a new set of activities where families can spend time together having fun being families.  These include:

    • June 6th: Mother/Daughter Tea & Fashion Show
    • June 13th: Father/Son Fishing Derby
    • June 27th: Daddy/Daughter Dance
    • July 10th-11th: A Night at the Museum

    We look forward to seeing you at these events!

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  • La Habra Welcomes Fire Service Day

    On Saturday, May 30th, from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p..m., the Los Angeles County Fire Department will bring an assortment of firefighting equipment and conduct fire safety emergency demonstrations at the La Habra Community Center, 101 W. La Habra Blvd.

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  • FREE Movies in the Park Program Debuts April 17th

    La Habra introduces one of its new Family Hangtime events, Movies in the Park, on Friday, April 17th at Brio Park, 300 S. Euclid St.  The movie, Planes: Fire & Rescue, will begin at dusk.  This event is FREE.

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  • City to Host Special Olympics World Games Participants

    Every two years, the world transcends boundaries of geography, nationality, political philosophy, gender, age, culture and religion to come together for the largest sporting and humanitarian event on the planet, the Special Olympics World Games.  This year's World Games will take place in Los Angeles and will be the largest event that city has hosted since the 1984 Olympics Games.


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  • Support the City's Adopted Military Unit

    The City is seeking donations for its adopted military unit, Charlie Company, 426th Brigade Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, currently on a nine-month deployment.  Donations should be dropped off at the Community Center, 101 W. La Habra Blvd.  For more information, please contact Melissa Flores at 562-383-4209 or e-mail


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  • NEW Itty Bitty Summer Week

    The City of La Habra Community Services Department will hold a week-long  summer day camp for children ages three to four years old.  Itty Bitty Summer Week meets from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. beginning on Monday, July 27th and ending on Friday, July 31st.  The fee is $65 per child.

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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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  • Kids' Night Out

    Parents can enjoy an evening out, while their kids ages 4-13 years enjoy a fun-filled evening at the La Habra Community Center.

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  • Join Us for our 2nd Annual Family Camping Trip!

    Coming August 2015...The La Habra Recreation Department is delighted to offer its 2nd Annual Family Camping Trip.  This year's destination is the newly remodeled Forest Lawn Scout Reservation, located three mils east of Lake Arrowhead on more than 2,000 acres in the San Bernardino National Forest.  Weekend fee includes lodge stay, meals and snacks and a variety of outdoor and indoor activities.  All children must register with at least one parent/guardian, and children must be five years of age or older to attend.  The fee is $185 per adult and $165 per child.

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