September 2, 2021 | Regular Edition
COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Information
Do it for yourself, your family, and your community. When you’re vaccinated against COVID-19, you protect yourself from a deadly disease. Getting vaccinated prevents severe illness, hospitalization, and death; it also helps reduce the spread of the virus in communities.

Residents can schedule appointments online via the link below or call (833) 540-0473 between 8:00 AM and 8:30 PM 7 days a week. All vaccines are free regardless of medical insurance or legal status.

Everyone ages 12-17 are ONLY eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine. Everyone 18+ can receive any available vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson).
City News
Breakfast with your
La Habra Heights Fire Department
Saturday, September 18, 2021
8:00 am - 10:00 am
at The Park
(1885 Hacienda Rd., La Habra Heights, CA 90631)
Join the City and the LHHFD for a free breakfast, a Firefighter Drill Demonstration, and a check presentation by special guest Senator Bob Archuleta,
CA State Senate 32nd District.
FY 19-20 Street Improvement Project
R.J. Noble Company has been hard at work repairing and resurfacing the designated roads throughout La Habra Heights. Construction work began on July 12, 2021 and project completion is estimated to be ending this month, September 2021.
Upcoming Meetings

Regular City Council Meeting
Monday, September 13, 2021
City Hall at 6:30 P.M.

Regular Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Committee Meeting
Thursday, September 16, 2021
City Hall at 6:00 P.M.

In conjunction with Federal, State and Los Angeles County public health regulations, the City of La Habra Heights has reopened City facilities. Although City Hall is reopen, to protect visitors and staff, and due to the limited capacity, the public is asked to call in advance before visiting City Hall for City Council and City Committee Meetings. Social distancing and face masks are still required when entering City Hall. Please call at (562) 694-6302 or e-mail during normal business hours (Monday-Thursday 8:00AM to 5:30PM) to check for availability. Members of the public may go to to view the live broadcast of the City Council, Commission and Committee meetings.

If you are unable to attend a meeting in-person and would like to make a public comment, you may submit comments in writing via mail to (City of La Habra Heights, 1245 N. Hacienda Road, La Habra Heights, CA 90631), email to, or phone to (562) 694-6302 Ext. 0.

Please note that City Staff is making every effort to follow the spirit and intent of the Brown Act and other applicable laws regulating the conduct of public meetings in order to maximize transparency and public access. It would be appreciated if communication of public comments are provided via mail, email or over the phone prior to the commencement of the meeting.
Rural Living, Safe Living
In conjunction with Federal, State and Los Angeles County public health regulations, the City of La Habra Heights has reopened City facilities. To protect visitors and staff, and due to the limited capacity at City Hall, the public is asked to schedule an appointment before visiting City Hall. To schedule an appointment, please call (562) 694-6302 or e-mail during normal business hours (Monday-Thursday 8:00AM to 5:30PM). All services continue to be available over the phone and via email.
Social distancing and face masks are required at City Hall. Visit the City’s COVID-19 web page at for up-to-date information regarding the City’s pandemic response and reopening efforts. 
California Gubernatorial Recall Election
The California Gubernatorial Recall Election is scheduled for September 14, 2021.

If a majority of the votes on the recall question are “Yes,” Governor Newsom shall be removed from office and the replacement candidate receiving the highest number of votes shall be declared elected for the remainder of the governor’s term of office. If one-half or more of the votes on the recall question are “No,” Governor Newsom shall remain in office.

To know more about the California Gubernatorial Recall Election here in Los Angeles County, how to register to vote, or check voter registration, please visit For information regarding qualified replacement candidate or FAQ's about the California Gubernatorial Recall Election please click the links below.
Vote By Mail or Drop Box
There are multiple options on how to vote during this Recall Election. The first is by mailing your ballot through the postal service, remember there is no postage required for election envelopes. You can also vote by dropping off you signed ballot at the nearest drop box location.

Los Angeles County is aware that signatures are bound to change over the years. If the signature on your Vote by Mail return envelope doesn't match in the voter registration database they will notify you by mail and ask you to complete and return the Signature Verification Statement.

If you returned your Vote by Mail ballot without signing the return envelope they will mail you a document called the Unsigned Ballot Statement asking for your signature.
Votes can confirm that their ballot was received and tallied through the Vote by Mail Status Tool.
Vote In-Person
The City of La Habra Heights will be hosting a Los Angeles County Vote Center. L.A. County Residents will be able to cast their vote in-person at the The Park Gymnasium (1885 Hacienda Road, La Habra Heights, CA 90631). The Vote Center will be open from September 4 - September 13 from 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., and September 14 (Election Day) it will be open from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

If you are unable to vote at this location, Los Angeles County has established a multitude of centers throughout the county where any L.A. County residents can vote.

Reminder that your health and safety is a priority. Vote Center will follow public health and safety guidelines related to COVID-19, such as:
  • Voters wearing face masks while in line or voting (mask will be made available if needed)
  • Wiping and sanitizing all surfaces and Ballot Masking Devices after each voter.
  • Social Distancing
  • Election Workers wearing protective gloves and masks.

If you have questions or concerns with the public health safety when voting in-person please reach the Safe Election Plan produced by the Los Angeles County.
California Poll Worker
County elections officials depend on reliable, dedicated teams of poll workers to make every Election Day run smoothly. During the COVID-19 Pandemic, poll workers will be even more critical to our democracy. Sign up today to serve your community.

Who can be a poll worker?
  • A registered California voter
  • A legal resident of the United States who would be eligible to vote except for their citizenship status
  • An eligible high school student

What does a poll worker do?
  • Sets up and closes a polling place
  • Helps voters understand their rights
  • Protects ballots and voting equipment
Other News
Updated Protocol
Organized Youth Sports
Below is a summary of requirements and best practices for youth sports leagues (including school sports teams) based in Los Angeles County (LAC) to enhance safety for participants, coaches, and communities, and lower the risk of COVID-19 transmission within their teams.

  • These requirements apply only to teams and sport activities based in LAC and not to teams or players coming to LAC for a competition from other jurisdictions.
  • Routine screening testing is required as described below, presuming adequate COVID-19 diagnostic testing capacity and supplies. The screening testing requirements may be modified, based on the availability of and access to testing.
  • In addition, these requirements remain in effect as long as the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) reports high rates of community transmission and will be re-assessed when community transmission is no longer high.
Housing Is Key
The California COVID-19 Rent Relief program provides financial assistance for rent and utilities to income-eligible California renters and their landlords who have been impacted by COVID-19. Both renters and landlords can apply for assistance.

Depending on the address of your rental property, you may be eligible for a local program.
California Stimulus Checks
Round 2
The second Golden State Stimulus have already started to be issued to eligible recipients. Note, eligibility for this payment is different than the Golden State Stimulus I. If you qualify, you only need to file a complete 2020 tax return to receive the Golden State Stimulus II payment.

What are the Golden State Stimulus qualifications?
  • You must have filed your 2020 taxes.
  • Have a California adjusted gross income of $1 to $75,000. Those who received a check for the first round of Golden State Stimulus aimed at Californian's with lower incomes WON'T get another check for Golden State Stimulus II unless they have dependents.
  • Be a California resident for more than half of the 2020 tax year and also a state resident on the date the payment is issued.
  • Cannot be claimed as a dependent by someone else.

Important Highlights
  • If you qualified for the first Golden State Stimulus payment and claimed one or more dependents, you’ll typically receive $500.
  • If you didn’t qualify for the first Golden State Stimulus payment and didn’t claim one or more dependents, you’ll receive $600.
  • If you did not qualify for that stimulus and claimed one or more dependents, you could receive $1,100.
  • If you qualified for the stimulus and didn’t claim a credit for one or more dependents, you don’t qualify for the second stimulus payment.
Join Los Angles County Smart Gardening on Wednesday, September 15 at 6:00 p.m. for a free live webinar on Water-Wise Gardening. You'll learn to create a beautiful drought-tolerant landscape and learn about grasscycling to fortify your lawn. Webinars are approximately 45 minutes followed by a 15-minute period to answer questions and take orders for compost bins.
L.A. County Parks & Recreation Fall Classes
Whether you’re taking up a new hobby, learning a new skill or being more active, L.A. County Parks and Recreation invites you to join the Fall Classes for all ages! You’ll find virtual classes to enjoy from the comfort of your home as well as in-person classes at your local park while following COVID-19 guidelines to keep everyone safe.

Sign up for Fall Classes for yourself and your loved ones from your smartphone or computer. There’s a class for everyone!

Classes start Tuesday, September 7, 2021
  • Arts and Culture
  • Computers and Technology
  • Exercise and Fitness
  • Health and Wellness
  • Martial Arts
  • Performing Arts, Music and Dance
  • Special Interest
  • Sports
American Red Cross Donations
NEW MERCH! Come to give blood Sept. 3-7 for an exclusive 16-ounce Red Cross campfire mug, while supplies last!

It’s fantastic for cool-weather camping. Take it with you to socialize around a festive fall bonfire. And it’s perfect for your cup of coffee on a crisp autumn morning.

Over the long Labor Day weekend, we tend to see a drop in donations. Regular donors go on vacation and miss their usual appointments. They deserve their days off, but we need your help to fill their empty spots.

Will you come in to claim your mug and help meet the critical need for blood? Patients will be so grateful.

COVID-19 Precautions

You may still donate after receiving a COVID-19 vaccination. Knowing the name of the manufacturer is critical in determining your blood donation eligibility.
The Red Cross follows the highest standards of safety and infection control. For the safety of our donors and staff, the Red Cross will require all those at blood drives and blood donation centers to resume wearing face masks regardless of their vaccination status, effective Aug. 9. Valve face masks are not permitted. Face shields can be worn in addition to face masks but not as a substitute.
Public Safety
Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department recognizes the need to protect the public by looking for violations made by bicyclists, drivers and pedestrians that make roads unsafe.

These violations include drivers speeding, making illegal turns, failing to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks, failing to stop for signs and signals or any other traffic violation by bike riders or pedestrians.

The safety of bicyclists and pedestrians remains a top priority for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. To keep you and your family safe, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department offers the following tips when out biking, driving or walking:

  • Only cross at marked crosswalks or intersections with a stop sign or signal.
  • Look for cars backing up. Avoid going between parked cars.
  • Make eye contact with drivers. Don’t assume they see you.
  • Wear bright clothing during the day and use a flashlight when walking at night.

  • Wait for pedestrians to cross the street. Be courteous and patient.
  • Stay off the phone.
  • No speeding. Speed limits are not suggestions.
  • Look for pedestrians when backing up, turning at intersections or entering/exiting shopping centers.
  • Always wear a helmet. Helmets are required by law for anyone under 18.
  • Bicyclists must travel in the same direction of traffic and have the same requirements as any slow moving vehicle.
Fake Vaccination Cards
California Attorney General Rob Bonta issued a consumer alert today warning Californians not to print fake COVID-19 vaccination record cards at home and not to purchase them from individuals selling counterfeits.

Authentic vaccination record cards are given, at no cost, to those who have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. All Californians, aged 12 and older, are eligible for FREE COVID-19 vaccinations, regardless of immigration or health insurance status. By misrepresenting yourself as vaccinated when entering schools, mass transit, workplaces, gyms, places of worship, or other locations you put yourself and others around you at risk of contracting COVID-19.

In addition to putting community health at risk, forging vaccination records is also a crime. Federal authorities have stated that the unauthorized use of an official government agency's seal is a federal crime, and my be punishable under Section 1017 of Title 18 of the United States Code. Furthermore, forging or possessing forged documents, like a fake COVID-19 vaccination record card, is a crime in California.

To report suspicious activity involving fake COVID-19 vaccination record cards, please click the link below to file a complaint with the Attorney General's Office.
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City of La Habra Heights
1245 North Hacienda Road
La Habra Heights, CA 90631
(562) 694-6302