Planned power outage on tap Aug. 11

Southern California Edison (SCE) will perform routine maintenance on the electrical system in the area causing a power outage along Via Iglesia on August 11.SCE has scheduled the power outage from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Via Iglesia neighborhood includes the City-owned Iglesia Park and community center.   The utility notified residents in advance […]

Groundbreaking ceremony celebrates new affordable senior community

USA Properties Fund Inc. broke ground today on a four-acre parcel in Aliso Viejo that will be home to Vintage Aliso, an affordable senior community. Mayor Bill Phillips, Mayor Pro Tem Mike Munzing and Council Members Ross Chun and Dave Harrington were on hand along with City Manager Dave Doyle and City staff members for […]

Aliso Viejo City Council meets Wednesday, Aug. 5

The City Council’s first meeting of August is Wednesday, August 5. The meeting, which starts at 7 p.m., will be televised on Cox Communications Channel 851 and AT&T U-verse Channel 99.Council meetings are rebroadcast at 7 p.m. on Wednesday of the following week and on Saturdays at 9 a.m. In addition, the meetings are web-streamed […]

Summer/fall quarterly newsletter boasts bevy of community information

The City of Aliso Viejo’s summer/fall quarterly newsletter is now online, offering a host of information about upcoming events, programs and development in Aliso Viejo. The newsletter, available at, features information about a low-cost Pet & Pet Clinic, Founder’s Day Fair and newsletter just for seniors. Inside the pages is information about the City’s […]

Save the date for National Night Out Aug. 4

Mark your calendar for Tuesday, August 4 for the annual National Night Out. In celebration of this safe City, Aliso Viejo Police Services is once again teaming up with Laguna Hills Police Services to host an interactive community safety fair from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Laguna Hills Community Center, 25555 Alicia Parkway. […]

Traffic signal construction begins Wednesday for new apartments at Vantis

Traffic signal construction begins Wednesday at the Aliso Viejo Parkway and Parker Place intersection to make way for a left-turn lane into the site of the new apartments under construction at Vantis.The intersection will be manned by stop signs and flashing red signs for two days.  Two lanes will be closed during construction including a […]

Cat adoption fees drastically reduced through end of July

Adoption fees for a host of cats will be drastically reduced through July 31.The Mission Viejo Animal Services Center, which serves Aliso Viejo, and Dedicated Animal Welfare Group are cutting the adoption fees of several cats to only $20 – the cost of a microchip. That’s an $80 savings on adoption fees.Plenty of adorable and […]

Mayor’s July Message: Practice water safety year-round

Mayor Bill Phillips talks about the importance of water safety in his latest message, which follows:Whether you are enjoying summer at the beach, Aquatic Center or in your backyard pool, water is great fun for kids and adults alike. But it’s also a place where safety is required.Unfortunately, this is the time of year when […]