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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...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Tustin Area Senior Center to Open as a Cooling Center Wednesday, August 31

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Beginning Wednesday, August 31, 2022, and lasting through Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 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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Press Releases
Posted on: August 16, 2022

Tustin’s Pine Tree Park Improvements Project

Rendering of Pine Tree Park

The Pine Tree Park Improvements Project is currently underway. Built in 1973 and located at the corner of Bryan Avenue and Red Hill Avenue, Pine Tree Park has a variety of enjoyable community amenities, including a sand volleyball court, open turf areas, ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Tustin’s November Election will be the First with City Council Districts

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Tustin’s upcoming City Council election on November 8, 2022, will be Tustin’s first by-district election. With by-district elections, Tustin voters will vote for one Council Member that lives in their defined district to represent thei...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2022

City of Tustin Launches New Logo

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On Sunday, June 5, 2022, Tustin Mayor Austin Lumbard and City Council Members revealed the new City logo at the 38th Annual Tustin Street Fair & Chili Cook Off. The new brand was created following more than a year of research and conversations with ci...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2021

City of Tustin Awarded Statewide Parks Program Grant Funds

Master Plan of Heideman School Park

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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Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Nomination Period for Tustin City Council Candidates Ends August 12 at 5 p.m.

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Nomination Period for Tustin City Council Candidates Ends August 12 at 5 p.m.

TUSTIN, CA - For Tustin residents interested in running for the positions of Mayor or District 3 Council Member, the deadline for filing nomination papers is coming up on August ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2022

City of Tustin’s Memorial Day Remembrance Event

Memorial at Veterans Sports Park

The Tustin City Council and Parks and Recreation Department invite you to attend a Memorial Day Remembrance event on Monday, May 30th, at 9:00 a.m. at Veterans Sports Park (1645 Valencia Ave.). The free event will honor Killed in Action (KIA) and Missing ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Tustin Enters into Exclusive Negotiating Agreement with AvalonBay Communities Inc/Abode Communities

CENTRAL GREEN COMMERCIAL SPACE

For Immediate Release

 

City of Tustin Contact: Stephanie Najera

Phone: 714-573-3107

Email: snajera@tustinca.org

 

AvalonBay Communities Inc Contact: Mark Janda

Phone: 949-955-6223

Email: mark_janda@avalonbay.com

 

Abode Communities Contac...

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Press Releases
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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Posted on: November 6, 2021

City of Tustin Adopts Ordinance to Move to By-District Elections in November 2022

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City of Tustin Adopts Ordinance to Move to By-District Elections in November 2022

November 6, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact:  Melanie Moore, District Formation Outreach Consultant 

(650)-338-6913

The City of Tustin will move to by-...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Sandbags Available for Tustin Residents and Businesses

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The City of Tustin offers residents and businesses free, fill-your-own sandbags in order to help protect personal property from rain and mud. 

Self service sandbags can be found at the following locations: 

  • Columbus Tustin Park, 17522 Bene...
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Posted on: October 23, 2021

City of Tustin Holds Public Hearing on October 25 to Consider Switch to District Elections

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City of Tustin Holds Public Hearing on October 25 to Consider Switch to District Elections

October 23, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact:  Melanie Moore, District Formation Outreach Consultant 

(650)-338-6913

Tustin CA - The City of Tu...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

City of Tustin Holds Public Hearing on October 9 to Consider Draft District Maps

Tustin District Formation Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact:  Melanie Moore, District Formation Outreach Consultant 

(650)-338-6913

 

Tustin CA - The City of Tustin is hosting its third public hearing regarding the City’s potential move to distri...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

City of Tustin Holds Second Public Workshop to Discuss Potential New Districts and Draw Communities

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City of Tustin Holds Second Public Workshop to Discuss Potential New Districts and Draw Communities of Interest 

September 20, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact:  Melanie Moore, District Formation Outreach Consultant&nb...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Tustin Holds Second Public Hearing on September 17 to Discuss City Council District Elections

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City of Tustin Holds Second Public Hearing on September 17 to Discuss City Council District Elections

September 15, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact:  Melanie Moore, District Formation Outreach Consultant 

(650)-338-6913

The City of T...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2021

City of Tustin Considers City Council Districts, First Public Hearing Scheduled for September 7

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City of Tustin Considers City Council Districts, First Public Hearing Scheduled for September 7

September 7, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact:  Melanie Moore, District Formation Outreach Consultant 

(650)-338-6913

The City of Tustin i...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2021

City of Tustin Considers City Council Districts, First Public Workshop Scheduled for August 31

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Media Contact:  Melanie Moore

District Formation Outreach Consultant 

(650)-338-6913

The City of Tustin is considering the shift to by-district elections and district formation. The first public workshop to discuss the potential new distric...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2021

Tustin CARES Program Releases an Additional $3M to Small Businesses and Non-Profits

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As a continuation of the Tustin CARES program launched last year, $3,000,000 from ARPA funds will be utilized to fund the Tustin CARES 2021 program for COVID response, relief and reinvestment into our community beginning with two new grant programs: the T...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2021

City of Tustin Takes Action on Property Surrounding the North Hangar at Tustin Legacy

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Contact: Stephanie Najera

Communications Manager

714-573-3107

snajera@tustinca.org 

Tustin, CA (August 11, 2021) --The City of Tustin (City) acting in its Federally designated role as the Local Reuse Authority (LRA) for former Marin...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2021

County of Orange Announces 2021 Redistricting Public Workshops

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Every ten years, local governments use new census data to redraw their district lines to reflect how local populations have changed. Assembly Bill 849 (2019) requires cities and counties to engage communities in the redistricting process by holding public...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

CA Updates Mask Guidance & Health Care Facilities Requirements

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The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) updated its Guidance for Face Coverings, in response to new CDC guidance recommending mask use for public indoor settings to slow the spread of COVID-19 and the delta variant.Effective Ju...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

City of Tustin’s Updated Draft Housing Element

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DRAFT HOUSING ELEMENT UPDATE

The Draft Housing Element Update document will be available for public review and comment from June 30, 2021 through July 30, 2021. Comments must be submitted, in writing, before 5:00 p.m. on July 30, 2021 via email to:&nbs...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2021

Virtual Residential Parking Community Meeting & Parking Survey

Tustin Community Meeting Flyer for Parking

The City of Tustin invites you to participate in a virtual discussion about residential parking on July 7 at 6:00pm via zoom.

To join the discussion:

https://zoom.us

Webinar ID: 910 5654 5530

Passcode: 961814

or

Dial by your location

    &n...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2021

California Moves Beyond the Blueprint for a Safer Economy

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Today, the State of California exited the “Blueprint for a Safer Economy” tier system thanks to vaccination rates and low transmission of COVID-19.  All business sectors subject to the Blueprint may now return to “us...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 19, 2021

City of Tustin Communications and Customer Engagement Survey

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The City of Tustin is in the process of developing the City’s first communications plan, a plan that will guide the City’s communications with the community, now and in the future.  

We want to hear your honest feedba...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Program for OC Renters

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The County will offer rental households, up to $10,000 in financial assistance for unpaid rent or utility bills due to the impact of COVID-19. 

Applications are being accepted through April 30th, 2021. To apply and find out more information, visit...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Orange County Moves to the Orange Tier on March 31, 2021

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Today the California Department of Public Health announced that effective Wednesday, March 31, Orange County will move into the Orange Tier of the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy after having successfully achieved Orange Tier metrics for t...
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Press Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Strategic Plan Workshops

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The City Council encourages all to participate in the upcoming Strategic Plan Workshops. The Strategic Plan will provide the framework to guide the future of the City of Tustin.

WHEN: 

  • April 14 at 4:15pm 
  • May 12 at 4:15pm

WHERE:

  • ZOOM MEETING:...
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Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2021

Orange County Returns to the Red Tier on Sunday, 3/14 Easing Restrictions for Specific Industries

The County of Orange has released the following information:

On March 12, 2021, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced that 2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to Californians in some of the state’s har...

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Tustin Awarded National Tree City USA Status for 25th Consecutive Year

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On Wednesday, March 10th, the City of Tustin will celebrate the 25th Consecutive Arbor Day. In honor of this day, the City planted a Quercus Virginiana tree at Laurel Glen Park located at 13301 Myford Road. The planting was done at an earlier date. A vide...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Disneyland Resort Super POD Site to Close Temporarily

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

The Disneyland Resort Super POD site will close temporarily, due to a lack of vaccine supply. Severe weather across the country has delayed delivery of COVID-19 vaccine supplies across the...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

County of Orange Launches Emergency Rental Assistance Program Beginning February 1

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The following information was released by the County of Orange:

The County of Orange will launch an Emergency Rental Assistance program on February 1, 2021 and will accept applications for a period of one month from eligible renter households with unpaid r...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Governor Newsom, Legislative Leaders Issue Statement on Eviction Moratorium Extension

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Governor Newsom, Legislative Leaders Issue Statement on Eviction Moratorium Extension: Eviction moratorium in California extended through June 30, 2021 
SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins and Ass...
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Posted on: January 25, 2021

State of California Moves County of Orange to Purple Tier Effective Immediately

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

Officials with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today ended the Regional Stay at Home Order, lifting the order for all regions statewide, including Southern California. Fo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Late Night, Early Morning Construction Work Required for Sewer Line Rehab Work 1/21-1/22

Sewer Rehabilitation Notice

Irvine Ranch Water District contractors have been rehabilitating a sewer line adjacent to the Tustin Field 1 community. 

This work will require continual, around-the-clock construction beginning at 7am Thursday, January 21, & continuing throug...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing for Exclusively for Tustin Residents

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The City of Tustin and Families Together Community Health Center are offering free drive-thru COVID-19 testing on Mondays, December 14-January 25th, exclusively for Tustin residents. 

No appointment is necessary and testing is done on a first come...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Governor Newsom Announces Statewide Smart Phone Tool Designed to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

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This information is being shared on behalf of Governor Newsome's Office: 

New digital tool will officially launch on December 10, allowing Apple and Google smart phone users to help slow the spread by opting in to receive COVID-19 exposur...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2020

Southern California Region Impacted by State’s Regional Stay at Home Order

This information was released by the County of Orange: 

Today the Southern California Region dropped below the 15 percent Intensive Care Unit ( capacity thereby triggering the state of California’s Regional Stay at Home Order as was announced on D...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

Holiday Season in Tustin to Include Drive-Through Tree Lighting

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The Tustin City Council and Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to celebrate the Christmas season with a drive-through Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 5, from 5pm to 7pm in the Tustin Library parking lot located at 345 E. Main Street...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Governor Newsom Announces Immediate Assistance for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

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On Monday, November 30, 2020, Governor Newsom announced several new financial assistance programs for businesses and nonprofits in California. 

The programs include:

-    Extension of temporary tax relief for businesses

-&...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2020

State Issues Limited Stay at Home Order to Slow Spread of COVID-19

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NON-ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES AND PERSONAL GATHERINGS ARE PROHIBITED BETWEEN 10 PM AND 5 AM BEGINNING SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21 AT 10 PM

In light of an unprecedented, rapid rise in COVID-19 cases across California, Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Departmen...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Veterans Memorial Paver Program

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The Tustin City Council and Parks and Recreation Department are proud to announce applications are now being accepted for the Veterans Memorial Paver Program at Veterans Sports Park. 

The Veterans Memorial Paver Program includes a 4’x8&a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2020

New Restrictions as Orange County Moves Back to Purple Tier

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Governor Newsom announced today that most California counties, including Orange County, are moving back to the the Purple Tier of the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy effective tomorrow, November 17. The Purple Tier is the state's most restrictive ti...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Governor Newsom Announces New Immediate Actions to Curb COVID-19 Transmission

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This information is being shared on behalf of a Press Release issued by Governor Newsom:

Governor Newsom Announces New Immediate Actions to Curb COVID-19 Transmission

Published:


New actions include pulling an emergency brake in the Blueprint for...

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Posted on: November 14, 2020

CDPH Guidance for the Prevention of COVID-19 Transmission for Gatherings

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This information is being shared on behalf of the California Department of Public Health

CDPH Guidance for the Prevention of COVID-19 Transmission for Gatherings 

This guidance provides an updated plan for Californians to gather outside their house...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2020

COVID-19: County of Orange and Tier Status Update

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Orange County is continuing to see an increase in the number of lab-confirmed COVID-19, aligning with state and national trends. As a result, the County of Orange may move into the state’s most restrictive Purple Tier as early as Tuesday, Novemb...
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Press Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2020

California, Oregon & Washington Issue Travel Advisories

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In light of rising cases, West Coast states issue travel advisories recommending 14-day quarantines for inter-state and international travel; ask residents to stay local.

To view the advisory, visit: California, Oregon & Washington Issue Travel Adviso...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 10, 2020

25th Annual Mayoral State of the City Address Featuring Mayor Bernstein

SOTC 2020 Invitation FINAL

The community is invited to the 25th Annual Tustin Mayoral State of the City Address on November 19 at 6:30pm via YouTube.  Tickets can be purchased at tustinchamber.org and each ticket includes a $30 voucher to 5 great Tustin r...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 26, 2020

City of Tustin Requests Voluntary Evacuations Due to the Silverado Fire

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The Tustin Police Department is currently working with the Irvine Police Department to assist with mandatory evacuations in the City of Irvine due to the Silverado Fire.  At this time, the City of Tustin and the Tustin Police Department are reque...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Senior Citizen Heat Advisory Issued

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Beginning Tuesday, September 29, 2020, and lasting through Friday, October 2, 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,...

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