News from The Orange County Great Park A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics/government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages.

Latest

Nov 15, 2012, 20:00 ET Great Park Announces Scarecrows in the Park Winners

 The Orange County Great Park today announced the top winners of the third annual Scarecrows in the Park fundraising competition, which...


Nov 07, 2012, 11:31 ET Free Strength, Speed and Agility Clinic at Great Park November 18

 High school age athletes (14-to-18 years old) can test fitness levels, train for their sport of choice and improve all aspects of their...


Nov 07, 2012, 11:30 ET 37th Annual Staser Fall Scholastic Chess Tournament Set For November 17 at the Great Park

 Scholastic chess players are invited to challenge their creative minds at the 37th Annual Staser Fall Scholastic Chess Tournament...


Jun 27, 2012, 12:30 ET Great Park Movie on the Lawn Season Finale to Feature Kung Fu Panda 2 on June 30

 Bring your family to Kung Fu Panda 2, the Academy Award Nominee for Best Animated Feature Film, this Saturday, June 30 at sunset when the...


May 17, 2012, 15:03 ET Great Park Accepts $1 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Energy for Solar Decathlon 2013 and XPO

 At their meeting on May 17, 2012, The Orange County Great Park Corporation Board approved an agreement with the United States Department of...


Oct 03, 2011, 18:41 ET Free Pumpkins at the Great Park Pumpkin Harvest and Food Drive

Come to the Great Park Pumpkin Harvest to see where pumpkins come from, grown in a pumpkin patch!  That's just one of many reasons why kids...


Sep 17, 2011, 19:04 ET ScottsMiracle-Gro Donates $750,000 to the Orange County Great Park

Standing before a crowd of gardening enthusiasts at the Great Park's Farm + Food Lab, Phil Jones, west region president of ScottsMiracle-Gro,...


Sep 07, 2011, 17:38 ET Great Park Launches New Artists-in-Residence Program

The Orange County Great Park has announced its inaugural lineup of four Artists-in-Residence: Amy Caterina, Deborah Aschheim, Kevin Kwan Loucks and...


Aug 30, 2011, 16:10 ET Preservation Hall Jazz Band Wraps Up Great Park Flights & Sounds Summer Festival

The Flights & Sounds Summer Festival culminates with a spectacular weekend finale featuring BlackMahal and the legendary Preservation Hall Jazz...


Mar 09, 2011, 20:09 ET Spring Into Gardening

Do you think your backyard is too small to grow vegetables?  Think again!  The Orange County Great Park is pleased to present the Spring...


Oct 14, 2009, 15:15 ET Sky High Great Park Jack-O'-Lantern Signals Arrival of Pumpkin Harvest

The Orange County Great Park Balloon is already dressed for Halloween. The giant flying jack-o'-lantern signals the arrival of the...


Feb 26, 2009, 13:37 ET Great Park to Re-Plant Its Roots

Great Park Conservancy Donates 5,000 Citrus Trees Part of Orange County Agricultural Heritage The Irvine City Council and Great Park Board of...


Feb 13, 2009, 13:43 ET Great Park Launches Winter Programs With Great Skate

Anaheim Ducks to Participate in Opening Day Activities Get out your skates, mittens and jackets. The Great Park is gliding into its first ever...


Dec 27, 2007, 00:00 ET Los Angeles Times Architecture Critic Names Great Park One of the Best Designs of 2007

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne named his picks for the Best of...


Sep 27, 2007, 01:00 ET Great Park Board Approves Comprehensive Master Plan

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Orange County Great Park Board today approved the Comprehensive Master Plan for the...


Jul 10, 2007, 01:00 ET Great Park Balloon Prepares to Fly

IRVINE, Calif., July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The five story-tall, 10,560-pound, iconic orange Great Park Balloon was filled today with...