Lake Forest in the News

Lake Forest featured in the Orange County Business Journal

The City of Lake Forest was featured in a five-page advertising supplement in the June 27, 2016, edition of the Orange County Business Journal that enhances the City’s business attraction and retention efforts. It embraces the theme, “Lake Forest, Where Work and Life Come Together Naturally,” and highlights the City’s flourishing business climate and various residential and business amenities. Additionally, it promotes the "Locate in Lake Forest” advertisement that champions Lake Forest as the “Natural Choice for Business” and promotes the City’s Expedited Business Assistance Meetings.

The supplement also features advertisements and articles from several Lake Forest companies and organizations.  Click here to view the advertising supplement.

Lake Forest Ranked in Top 10% of California Cities by Safewise

In the 2019 Safewise annual report of the “50 Safest Cities in California,” Lake Forest is ranked within the top 50 safest cities in California.   Issued earlier this year using statistics from the recently published yearly FBI Crime Report, the annual ranking shows Lake Forest as the 46th safest California city in 2019. Safewise chose from over 550 California cities with populations over 10,000 residents to compile the 2019 list of “50 Safest Cities in California.”  

Lake Forest Named One of the Best Cities for Job Seekers

Lake Forest is ranked 9th on NerdWallet's "Best Cities for Job Seekers in California" list. The rankings were based on the city's growth, working-age population, unemployment rate, and median household income. Lake Forest's high household income is favorable compared to the average monthly homeowner costs, allowing residents to spend less on their homes. NerdWallet also mentioned Lake Forest's 2 largest employers, Oakley and Panasonic Avionics, who combined employ over 4,000 people.

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