Winter rains have led to more snake activity this spring

In an effort to protect the public, the Orange County Fire Authority is reminding Aliso Viejo residents to use caution this spring and summer during snake season. “Residents can expect to see more snakes out and about, particularly in the Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park as well in other open areas, thanks to an […]

Aliso Viejo’s Administrative Sergeant set to retire this month

Sergeant Ray Ulmer, a 27-year Orange County Sheriff’s Department veteran and Aliso Viejo’s Administrative Sergeant, will retire from his post this month. An outstanding leader, communicator and mentor, Sgt. Ulmer is respected by peers, supervisors and community members alike. Since he began serving Aliso Viejo 3½ years ago, Sgt. Ulmer has gone above and beyond […]

Mayor’s Message: Creating a vision for Town Center

By Mayor Dave Harrington Have you heard of the Agora Project in Laguna Niguel? How about the Five Lagunas project in Laguna Hills? Or the ongoing upgrades to shopping centers throughout Lake Forest? No? When cities age, they look for ways to modernize their amenities and offer residents opportunities to spend money in the city […]

City embracing the ‘Know Before You Fly’ campaign

With the use of drones in the region on the rise, the City is encouraging drone enthusiasts to know the rules before they fly their unmanned aircraft over Aliso Viejo. As part of an effort to educate the public, the City has posted detailed information (here) about the Federal Aviation Administration’s “Know Before You Fly” […]

Snow Fest postponed to February 4

The City of Aliso Viejo’s Snow Fest at Grand Park has been postponed until Saturday, February 4. This second postponement comes on the heels of Orange County’s biggest rainstorm in seven years that brought more than 3 inches of rain to the area and saturated Grand Park. Despite the dryer weather, the park is still […]