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Helpful Information & Phone Numbers


For Emergencies: Dial 911
Non-emergency information: 949-770-6011

Non-emergency information:
Police Department:
Orange County Sheriff
phone: 949-770-6011

Fire Department:
Fire Protection and Emergency Services are provided by the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA).
OCFA main line: 714-573-6000
OCFA public information: 714-573-6200


El Toro Library
24672 Raymond Way
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 855-8173

Silverado Library of the Canyons
28192 Silverado Canyon Road
Silverado, CA. 92676
(714) 649-2216

Foothill Ranch Library
27002 Cabriole Way
Foothill Ranch, CA 92610
(949) 855-8072


El Toro Main Office

24552 Raymond Way, Lake Forest

Trabuco Canyon
Trabuco Canyon Rd, Trabuco Canyon

Rancho Santa Margarita
29862 Avenida de las Bandera, Rancho Santa Margarita

28251 Silverado Canyon Rd

Phone: (800) ASK-USPS


Cable TV:
Cox Communications 949-546-2000

Southern California Gas 800-427-2200

Southern California Edison 800-655-4555

Trash collection:
Waste Management of Orange County 949 642-1191

El Toro Water District 949-837-7050
Irvine Ranch Water District 949-53-5300
Trabuco Canyon Water District 949-858-0277

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Portola Hills public schools are served by:

Saddleback Valley Unified School District
Phone: (949) 586-1234

For more information on Orange County Education, please visit our education page.

Nearby Preschools

Silverado Children's Center
Inspiring students to explore, to enjoy learning, caring for living things, and to be part of a team.

The Silverado Children Center is a nature-based preschool that helps children ages 2 to 5 learn, grow and develop in one of the most beautiful sites in Orange County. Surrounded by mountains and scrub oaks, yet only minutes from major cities, the Center integrates the awareness and appreciation of the environment and nature into young children's learning with a hands-on curriculum in reading, writing, spelling, number identification, etc. Children learn and play in classrooms filled with environmentally-specific learning materials, such as insect viewers, a water table, tree house fabric, science books, geodes discovery kits, etc. Children also enjoy a safe outdoor environment filled with plants, animals and adventure.

Open Mon-Fri, 7:15 am to 6:00 pm Ages 2 to 5 years
7525 Santiago Canyon Road, Silverado, CA 92676
(714) 649-2214

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Hospitals & Health Care


Nearby medical treatment:


Children's Hospital at Mission (CHM)
27700 Medical Center Drive
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center
27700 Medical Center Drive
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Saddleback Memorial Medical Center
24451 Health Center Drive
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

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Parks, Sports & Recreation

Portola Hills / Lake Forest Park Information

City of Lake Forest Park Information
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Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park

Over 1,500 acres of deeply forested canyons, scenic rock formations and grassy rolling hills are enriched by intermittent streams and trails to create an ideal open-air opportunity for hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians. The park's interpretive center features a trail rest stop, cultural and natural history exhibits and park information.

Etnies Skate Park
Lake Forest

Designed for all ages, these lessons can help develop the skills needed to succeed on your skateboard. Beginning, intermediate and private classes are available. Taught by experienced riders who are capable of showing beginning riders where to start and showing advanced riders new tricks such as switch stance and pool coping grinds. Availability is limited. Full protective gear consisting of a helmet, elbow pads, and knee pads are required. Skate park is open for free skating during scheduled hours. .

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Shopping & Services in Portola Hills

Nearby Shopping:

- Laguna Hills Mall - Laguna Hills - Easy to get to, easy to shop. Anchor stores include Macys, JCPenney and Sears. (5 minutes away)

- The Shops at Mission Viejo - Showcase mall with Nordstrom's, Sak's and more. (10 minutes away)

More Orange County Shopping

Bail Bonds:

Angels Bail Bonds
Agents are standing by to assist you 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

This family-owned bail bond company has been helping their neighbors all over the state of California get loved ones out of jail since 1958. Compassionate, professional Bail experts know the ins and outs of each jail in the Orange County, and are pros at helping first time defendants post bail for charges from DWIs to Domestic Violence. Their affordable bail bonds service includes fast, easy approval for signature bonds, flexible financing options and no documentation if you’re a homeowner. Their team of bail bond agents are highly trained, knowledgeable professionals with decades of experience working with the intricacies of the California bail bonds industry.

Places of Worship:

Calvary Chapel Foothill Ranch

Small, neighborhood church with a strong and healthy community that invites you to help your family grow closer to the Lord!

Meets at: 26882 Vista Terrace
Lake Forest, Ca

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Saddleback Community Church

1 Saddleback Parkway
Lake Forest, California 92630

Phone: 949-609-8000


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Nearby Restaurants & Dining

Gracios American Grill
131 S Kraemer Blvd B5

Featuring Italian and American cuisine serving lunch and dinner daily. This newly rennovated neighborhood restaurant has been revamped with an industrial environment reminiscent of an artist's loft. Specializing in savory steaks, pastas (gluten-free selections available!), pizzas and imaginative salads and sides.

Take out service provided & catering for private events.

La Cocina de Ricardo
23532 El Toro Rd., #11
Lake Forest

Outstanding Authentic Mexican food served in a festive and friendly atmosphere. The success of La Cocina de Ricardo is dedicated to the family tradition of excellence that began with Grandma Juana in Mixtlán Jalisco, México.

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

Merlin's Magic Dinner Theater
2710 E. Chapman Ave.
City of Orange

The Merlin's Magic Dinner Theater is presented weekends and selected holidays at the Rib Trader Restaurant of Orange. Reservation are required. Enjoy a mouth-watering meal by the costumed characters from the show, while Merlin the Magician does everything from sleight of hand magic to grand illusion.

Moreno's Restaurant
4328 East Chapman Avenue
Orange, CA

Moreno's has been a staple in the city of Orange for almost 40 years. Serving delicious and traditional Mexican food, diners can enjoy the festive atmosphere with Moreno's strolling Mariachi's and flavorful Margaritas. With a choice of indoor dining or their shaded patio, this is the perfect place to come for that romantic evening get away or festive gathering with family and friends.

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Nearby Hotels & Lodging

Laguna Hills Lodge
Boutique Hotel in the Heart of Orange County... At a Price You Can Afford

Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, the Laguna Hills Lodge offers a quiet, Mediterranean oasis at the end of a busy day. The intimate size of the Lodge - 121 rooms - assures guests personal attention to detail from our dedicated and experienced staff. A convenient escape from sterile chain hotels, the Lodge is located in the heart of the leisure, business and shopping hubs of southern coastal Orange County, midway between attractions of Los Angeles and San Diego.

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Information, phone numbers, shopping & services
in Potola Hills, California



South Orange County Regional Chamber
26111 Antonio Pkwy # 400 Rancho Santa Margarita
(949) 635-5800

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