Rafiq Nabi is Aliso Viejo’s 2015 Deputy of the Year

Deputy Rafiq Nabi was named Aliso Viejo Police Services’ Deputy of the Year for 2015 during the department’s annual deputy recognition breakfast today.   Deputy Nabi’s strong work ethic and commitment to the City has earned him the respect of peers, supervisors and community members.   Assigned to the City of Aliso Viejo since 2012, […]

New Mayor, Mayor Pro Tem selected to serve Aliso Viejo

The City Council on Wednesday, December 2 selected Mike Munzing as Mayor and Dave Harrington as Mayor Pro Tem for 2016 during its annual reorganization.  The terms begin January 1, 2016.This is the first mayoral term for Mike Munzing, who was first elected to office in 2012. Voters elected Dave Harrington to the City Council […]

City of Aliso Viejo holiday tree arrives at Town Center

Early morning Wednesday while the sun rose over Aliso Viejo, a spectacular 20-foot tree arrived at Town Center.   The tree is a gift to the community from the City of Aliso Viejo that is meant to capture the spirit of the holidays.   The tree was grown in the Willamette Valley near Eugene, Oregon. It […]

Take a special animal ‘Home for the Holidays’ for $20

The Mission Viejo Animal Services Center and Dedicated Animal Welfare Group (DAWG) are celebrating the season of giving with the annual “Home for the Holidays” event.   Through December 20, all adult cats and select dogs will be available at the reduced adoption fee of $20, thanks to DAWG.  The fee includes the pet’s spay […]

Council to recognize OCFA Division Chief for service

The City Council on Wednesday will recognize Orange County Fire Authority Division Chief Bryan Brice for his service to the community. Chief Brice has served Aliso Viejo, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods and Lake Forest as fire chief since January 2012.  He is leaving his post this week to serve as fire chief for […]

City Hall closed Thursday, Friday for Thanksgiving

The City of Aliso Viejo will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.Police and fire will be unaffected by the closure, but trash and recycling services will be delayed by one day, if your pick-up day falls on Thursday or Friday, according to CR&R.   The City will resume normal operations on Monday, […]

OCTA proposing to reduce bus service

Faced with declining bus ridership, the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) is proposing to reduce bus service throughout the county, which could impact some bus routes that serve Aliso Viejo.   OCTA has developed a 2016 Draft Bus Service Plan (available here) that is designed to reverse ridership declines and increase ridership.   For Aliso […]