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  • Sunday, August 25, 2019


    Orange International Street Fair #46

    Circle the World  in the Orange Circle
    46th Annual Orange International Street Fair
    The Orange International Street Fair (Greater Orange’s goodbye to summer bash) returns this Labor Day Weekend  with the theme Circle the World.

    Since being the centerpiece of the City of Orange centennial celebration in 1973 as a re-creation of the 1910 Orange International Fair, the celebration literally makes Orange the destination for the world bringing hundreds of thousands to the center of Greater Orange as world famous Orange Traffic Circle becomes the center of  international themed food streets.

    In addition to the street fair booths, the regular businesses are also extremely popular destinations.
    For information Click on CIRCLE BUSINESSES MAP

    Over 1200 volunteers have been preparing to make the expected half million visitors feel welcome. More than 80 community organizations dedicated to serving the Greater Orange Communities rely on the Orange International Street Fair as one of their biggest fundraisers of the year.

    As always, the fun is all about the food, music, more food, drinks…and don’t forget the FOOD…from around the world. Craftsmen will be selling handmade items around the Plaza and present and past Orange Street Fair commemorative s will be on sale to complete your Orange Street Fair collection. 

    As always no pets or portable chairs are allowed at the Orange International Street Fair and ID to purchase wristbands for public alcohol consumption is required.

    The free entertainment includes bands that will perform thought the four block downtown Old Towne Orange Plaza traffic circle center representing music from around the globe on the numerous stages all around the Plaza.

    For the Entertainment Schedule Click on: 



    Children’s Street
    The Children’s Street family oriented activities will again be offered on North Orange Street just off East Chapman Ave. 
    Geared towards children, no alcohol or smoking is allowed in the Children’s Street area. 

    Parking and Traveling to the Orange Street Fair- Have your friends try the Train!!!

    Parking and Traveling to the Street Fair- 
    Try the Train with a $10 weekend pass
    The event draws half a million visitors over its three days. Visitors from out-of- town are encouraged to avoid the parking crunch by taking the Metrolink (at reduced weekend rates-see below) to the historic Orange Santa Fe (Metrolink/Amtrak) Depot conveniently located adjacent to the street fair.

    OCTA will sell you a $10 weekend Metrolink train pass that  will allow you to ride anywhere in the regional system from 7 p.m. Friday to Sunday midnight. Weekend passes are only sold at the vending machines located at Metrolink stations (no web sales). Those wishing to brave the parking drama may try the  lots or parking on the surrounding streets. Expect to walk several blocks from where you park just to get to the Traffic Circle area where the Street Fair takes place.

    LINK to Metrolink Pass Information 
     Click on: International Fair WEEKEND PASS

    LINK to Orange Old Town Metrolink Station Information
    Click On: Orange Station

    Orange Street Fair Schedule
    The Orange Street Fair is in Orange Old Towne at the  Orange Plaza the Traffic Circle intersection of Chapman and Glassell Streets in Orange. The fair runs Friday- Sunday (yes Sunday is the last day…Monday Labor Day is clean-up). Entering the street fair as always is free.

    Alcohol Sales on the street are over at 9:00 p.m. and a wrist band to purchase and drink at the fair must be purchased each day ($4.00) .

    Friday, August 30th, 2019 5pm to 10pm
    Alcohol Sales: 5pm-9pm

    Saturday, August 31st 2019 10am to 10pm
    Alcohol Sales: 10am-9pm

    Sunday, September 1st 2019 10am to 10pm
    Alcohol Sales: 10am-9pm


    For more information
     See the Official Orange Street Fair website-Click on:

    Thursday, August 15, 2019


    OUSD continues talks on surplus property

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    OUSD continues talks on surplus property 
    The August 15, 2019  Orange Unified School District School Board Meeting's Agenda  includes discussions about district surplus properties.  Closed Session Agenda Item 2 C ( Killefer sale),  Item 2 D ( Walnut sale) and Item 2 E ( Peralta leases)  will be discussed in Closed Session.

    The August 15, 2019  Action Items include two items dealing with transferring $10 million dollars from OUSD's OPED investments to pay down bonds financing district health benefits.

    Other items include setting up maintenance funds.  

    OUSD Public Relations costs
    In February 2018 OUSD Trustees voted $219,424 for a Public Relations contract (Click on):
     OUSD VOTES $219,400 for PR

    Here is what spending $219,424 of educational tax dollars on PR buys (For the latest in OUSD News on the web Click on): 

    NEXT OUSD BOARD MEETING August 15, 2019
    Next OUSD Board Meeting -OUSD BOARD ROOM
    Closed Session 5:00 pm Building B Conference Room
    OUSD Regular Session: 7:00 pm Board Room Building H

    For more information call the OUSD Superintendent’s office at 714-628-4040
    For budgeting questions call Business Services at 714-628-4015

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