Chamber to mix it up Thursday

The Aliso Viejo Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, August 20 will host a mixer from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Aliso Viejo Conference Center. The mixer will feature guest speaker Councilman Ross Chun talking about sustainability and will give guests the chance to meet and mingle with civic and business leaders.Cost is $10 […]

Clothing Drive will help local men, women enter the workforce

Clean out your closet and make a difference in the community by donating to a special clothing drive next month. As part of National Day of Remembrance and Service, the City of Aliso Viejo Family Resource Center is teaming up with WHW to host the drive from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, September 10 […]

Reports of stolen bicycles on the rise

Aliso Viejo Police Services is encouraging residents to secure their bicycles after an increase in reports of bikes stolen from the area. During the last three months, 10 bicycles have been reported stolen in Aliso Viejo.  The bicycles were mostly taken from patios, front porches and open garages. Aliso Viejo investigators are looking into the […]

Stay safe during excessive heat

An “Excessive Heat Watch” has been issued for Orange County Friday through Sunday. The following tips can help you stay safe during extreme temperatures: –          Know the “heat index.”  This is the temperature your body feels when the impacts of heat and humidity are combined. As humidity increases, the air seems warmer than it actually […]

Boys & Girls Club seeking program aides to work during school year

The Aliso Viejo branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley is seeking part-time program aides to work with the kids at the Iglesia Park Community Center during the school year. The City of Aliso Viejo contracts with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley to provide summer and after-school programming for […]

Aliso Viejo hearing Camp Pendleton’s booms

If you hear loud booms going off this week, don’t fret.  It’s Camp Pendleton conducting live-fire training exercises. The artillery exercises began on Saturday and will last through Friday, August 14.  The exercises can be heard in Aliso Viejo and other South County cities.  According to Camp Pendleton, the training exercises will take place until […]

Low-cost pet vaccination clinics set for Aug. 12, 15

Aliso Viejo residents will have two opportunities to vaccinate their pets at reduced costs in upcoming vaccination events. The Mission Viejo Animal Services Center will host a low-cost vaccination clinic on Wednesday, August 12 for Aliso Viejo, Laguna Niguel and Mission Viejo residents. The low-cost clinic is from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 28095 […]

Emergency Preparedness Tip: Using social media during a disaster

With 1.49 billion monthly active users on Facebook and 316 million monthly active users on Twitter, social media has proven to be a quick and easy way to disseminate information.  In times of disaster, access to factual, timely information is critical.  Sarah Barker, the City’s Emergency Management Coordinator, has compiled information of some of the […]

Council recognizes softball teams, outstanding scholar

The City Council on August 5 recognized two Aliso Viejo Girls Softball teams that clinched two Southern California tournament titles this summer.  The 10U division, AV Elite, took home the championship title in the 2015 San Clemente All-Star Memorial Tournament. The team went on to qualify for both state and western national championships.   The […]