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January 17, 2019February 8, 2019

Mile Square Park Project

Comments poured in over the various ideas for a change in use for Mile Square Park. The key goals for the project were: to “reconnect with nature, create a cultural hub, improve circulation for cars, bicycles and pedestrians, and promote education and engagement.” After compiling feedback over the next three to six months, OC Parks...

November 9, 2018November 14, 2018

Funding Comes from NPS to OC Parks

Did you know that through funding from the National Park Service to Orange County Parks was able to restore the first floor of the Joseph Pleasants Stone Building at the Helena Modjeska Historic House and Gardens? Check out the before and after photos in the county press release. It’s great to see our National Historic...

August 24, 2018August 24, 2018

Videos on OC Parks Released

One of the most interesting, appealing, and unique features of Orange County is its regional park system. The long legacy of park stewardship began for the then fledgling county more than a century ago. Friends of Harbors, Beaches and Parks (FHBP) is pleased to release a video history of the County’s park system. View FHBP’s...

July 20, 2018July 20, 2018

Dana Point Harbor Plan, FHBP Questions Funding

Friends of Harbors, Beaches & Parks (FHBP) organized a coalition letter and sent its own regarding the (then) upcoming decision about the Dana Point Harbor Revitalization Plan. Based on the math, the shortfall in the deal pulls money from OC Parks and not the County General Fund. As a reminder, OC Parks just got its...

June 27, 2018June 29, 2018

OC Parks Strategic Plan Comments Due July 6th

The 2018 OC Parks Strategic Plan has been released for public review. The Plan is available for download on the OC Parks website. As you know back in 2007, OC Parks developed its first Strategic Plan. Since it has been more than a decade, it is time to review and update the organizational mission and...