Holiday Closings

Friday is New Year’s Day. The following schedules will be in effect:

* All city, county, state and federal offices will be closed. Some city offices also will be closed today. Call for information.

* County, state and federal courthouses will be closed.

* City and county libraries will be closed. Some city libraries will close early today. Call for information.


* Banks and savings and loans will be closed.

* Schools: Orange County public schools, including year-round schools, are closed for winter break, as are UC Irvine, Chapman University, Cal State Fullerton and all community colleges.

* Mail: There will be no mail delivery. All post offices will be closed, and mail deposited in mailboxes will be picked up according to the posted holiday schedule.

* Trash: There will be no trash collection. Garbage will be picked up on Saturday instead.

* Buses: Orange County Transportation Authority buses will run on a holiday schedule. Buses will run less frequently, and many routes will not be operating at all. ACCESS handicapped service will be available from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. only.

* MetroLink: Trains will not run.

* Parks: All city- and county-run parks and recreation facilities will be open during regular hours.