Strategic Planning Session will help chart Aliso Viejo’s course for advancement

The City Council spent several hours recently at the Aliso Viejo Conference Center in a strategic planning session, laying the foundation for advancing this 14-year-old City. Strategic planning helps the City to identify clear goals; guide decision making; approach planning in a holistic manner; and foster an organizational culture of continuous improvement. On Friday, March […]

Bridge access reduced to one-way indefinitely

The AWMA Road bridge at the entrance of the Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park will continue to be reduced to one-way traffic indefinitely.Only motorists entering AWMA from Alicia Parkway in Laguna Niguel can travel over the bridge.  The street is closed in Aliso Viejo to traffic entering from Knollwood, a street that leads to […]

Mayor’s March Message for City of Aliso Viejo

Mayor Bill Phillips touches on communication in his latest message, which follows: A rapidly changing world means traditional citizen involvement methods are more challenging today. Communities are made up of diverse groups with different interests. People are busy and are looking for convenient ways to stay informed and comment on issues. Technology has certainly changed […]

Reduced access to AWMA Road bridge March 1-4

The AWMA Road bridge at the entrance of the Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park will be reduced to one-way traffic for three days beginning Sunday, March 1. Only motorists entering AWMA from Alicia Parkway in Laguna Niguel can travel over the bridge.  The street will be closed in Aliso Viejo to traffic entering from […]

Doggies for the Children’s Reading Program March 7

The Aliso Viejo Library is teaming up with the Canine Good Citizen’s group of volunteers and dogs to host the “Doggies for Children’s Reading Program” on Saturday, March 7.The hour-long program for kids ages 5 to 12 is at 1 p.m. in the library’s community room at 1 Journey. With the help of certified therapy […]

Aliso Viejo deputy feted as part of specialized crime fighting team

Aliso Viejo Deputy Kevin de Fries and his colleagues on the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s Directed Enforcement Team (DET) were recognized this week with the South Orange County American Legion Law and Order Award. The DET is made up of Sheriff’s personnel from different South Orange County cities who work undercover to target specific crimes, […]

Save the date for Meet the Mayor event March 10

The Aliso Viejo Chamber of Commerce will honor Mayor Bill Phillips during the annual Meet the Mayor event on Tuesday, March 10. The event is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  at the Aliso Viejo Conference Center located at 31 Santa Barbara Drive. The chamber event will give the public a chance to meet and […]