Groundbreaking set for environmental project that will benefit South OC

The City of Aliso Viejo on February 22 will break ground on an innovative environmental project that will naturally treat urban runoff from four South Orange County cities and significantly improve water quality in the region. The groundbreaking ceremony for the Dairy Fork Wetland and Habitat Restoration Project is at 10 a.m. on land at […]

Want to get married on Valentine’s Day?

If you want to tie the knot on Valentine’s Day, you’re in luck. Cupid is calling and the Orange County Clerk-Recorder’s office is answering with special hours on Valentine’s Day – Sunday, February 14. The Old County Courthouse in Santa Ana (211 W. Santa Ana Blvd.) will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]

Police stepping up DUI enforcement this weekend

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s DUI Task Force will deploy this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. DUI saturation patrols will deploy at 7 p.m. tonight through Saturday at 3 a.m. in Aliso Viejo, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Hills and Laguna Woods.  Police will also be […]

$2 admission to Aquatic Center for ‘Sunny Saturday’

With a weekend warm-up on tap, the Aliso Viejo Aquatic Center is offering $2 admission to everyone who makes a splash this Saturday. The City-owned facility, which overlooks the golf course at 29 Santa Barbara Drive, offers recreational swimming and a host of programs.The $2 entry fee is meant to jump-start the spring season with […]

New Planning Director begins in Aliso Viejo Feb. 8

Omar Dadabhoy, a longtime community development professional, has been selected as the City of Aliso Viejo’s new Director of Planning Services. He takes over the reins from Interim Planning Director Vern Jones on February 8. Omar brings a wealth of experience to the job, having served as the City of Stanton’s Director of Economic and […]

City Council recognitions Feb. 3, 2016

Some incredibly talented young artists from Aliso Viejo Middle School (and one from Laguna Niguel Elementary School) kicked off the City Council’s February 3 meeting by leading the Pledge of the Allegiance. The students took part in the PTA’s national Reflections Art Program, which has brought the arts to life for more than 10 million […]

Mayor’s Message: Aliso Viejo heading up exciting wetland project

Mayor Mike Munzing talks about the Dairy Fork Wetland and Habitat Restoration Project in his latest message that follows: Our City is taking the lead on an exciting multi-jurisdictional wetland project that will dramatically improve water quality and restore natural habitat near Aliso Creek. Construction on the Dairy Fork Wetland and Habitat Restoration Project is […]