Stay safe this holiday season

Tis the season to give, but it’s also the ideal time for criminals to prey on innocent victims. Unfortunately, crimes of opportunity happen more around the holidays, so staying alert is essential. To keep you and your family safe, Aliso Viejo Police Services is offering these safety tips for when you’re at home and away. […]

2017 Aliso Viejo Mayor, Mayor Pro Tem

When the Aliso Viejo City Council reconvenes after the holidays on January 11, Dave Harrington will serve as Mayor and Phil Tsunoda as Mayor Pro Tem. The City Council made the selections for 2017 during its annual reorganization on Wednesday, December 14. This is the first mayoral term for Dave Harrington who was elected to […]

Donate baby items to benefit Aliso Viejo’s adopted Marines

The Aliso Viejo Marine Adoption Committee is teaming up with Alicante Apartment Homes to collect baby items for a special baby shower to benefit members of the 1st Maintenance Battalion. Beginning December 12, you can drop off diapers, onesies, blankets, shampoo, lotion, wipes, new or gently used clothing, powder, towels, washcloths, diaper rash cream, bibs, […]

Council to host next meeting December 14

The City Council will host its next meeting on December 14 after canceling the regularly scheduled meeting of December 7. During the December 14 special meeting, recent election results will be certified and Mayor Mike Munzing and Council Members Ross Chun and Bill Phillips will be sworn in to serve four more years. The Council will […]

Aliso Viejo’s Deputy of the Year

Jason Laza, of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, has been named the 2016 Aliso Viejo Deputy of the Year for his work and dedication to the community. Deputy Laza, an 8-year sheriff’s veteran, has earned the respect of supervisors, peers and the public alike since he began serving this community in May of 2014.  He […]

Holiday recycling continues through January 13

CR&R is collecting Christmas trees for recycling through January 13. Trees taller than 6 feet should be cut in half, and residents with a green waste container should place the trees upright inside. Those without the container may leave trees curbside. For more information, visit  

Aliso Viejo’s 23-foot holiday tree arrives in Town Center

Early Tuesday morning while the sun rose over Aliso Viejo, a spectacular 23-foot tree arrived at Town Center.  The tree is part of a City of Aliso Viejo effort to capture the spirit of the holidays. The tree was grown in Butte Falls, a tiny town in Jackson County, Oregon. It is one of the longest-lasting […]

Stretch of Aliso Creek Bike Trail closed for improvements

If you use the Aliso Creek Bike Trail, be aware that a stretch of the trail between Awma Road and Moulton Parkway is closed today as OC Public Works resumes slurry seal work. The work is also slated from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday. It’s an active construction area so any […]