Take precautions to prevent West Nile virus

The Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District is reminding residents to use mosquito repellent and remove standing water to prevent further spread of West Nile virus (WNV). So far this year, 172 WNV-positive mosquito samples have been found in 19 Orange County cities, including nearby Lake Forest. Nine confirmed human cases have been reported. […]

When it’s hot, remember these tips to prevent heat-related illnesses

When extreme heat is in the forecast, please remember the following tips: If you do not have air conditioning, consider places you can go to beat the heat including the library, local mall and movie theater. –          Don’t forget your pets!  Ensure they have enough water and a cool space as well. During extreme heat: […]

Fundraiser Aug. 22 will benefit families of fallen deputies

Head to Chili’s in Aliso Viejo Town Center Tuesday, August 22 with this flier in hand and 15% of every bill including take-out orders will toward the Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriff’s Memorial Fund. This nonprofit charitable organization directly assists the surviving families of fallen Orange County deputies who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Restaurant […]

Help guide the next generation of readers

Are you interested in helping children build critical literacy skills? AARP Foundation Experience Corps Orange County is looking for residents age 50 and older who are interested in helping kids learn to read. Experience Corps OC is launching a program this fall at the Aliso Viejo Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano […]