Winter rains have led to more snake activity this spring

In an effort to protect the public, the Orange County Fire Authority is reminding Aliso Viejo residents to use caution this spring and summer during snake season. “Residents can expect to see more snakes out and about, particularly in the Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park as well in other open areas, thanks to an […]

Aliso Viejo’s Administrative Sergeant set to retire this month

Sergeant Ray Ulmer, a 27-year Orange County Sheriff’s Department veteran and Aliso Viejo’s Administrative Sergeant, will retire from his post this month. An outstanding leader, communicator and mentor, Sgt. Ulmer is respected by peers, supervisors and community members alike. Since he began serving Aliso Viejo 3½ years ago, Sgt. Ulmer has gone above and beyond […]

Child Safety Seat Distribution & Education Program March 15

Registration is still available for Aliso Viejo residents to obtain a free child safety seat next week as part of an effort to keep children in our community safe. The child safety seat distribution and education program has been moved to Wednesday, March 15 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Boys & Girls Clubs […]

Wedgewood Wedding Experience March 22

If you are planning to tie the knot, then make plans for a “Wedgewood Wedding Experience” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22 at the Aliso Viejo Center.   The event will showcase the center’s vast amenities and give couples and families the opportunity to tour the City’s newly renovated property, meet […]

Slurry Seal work underway

As part of Aliso Viejo’s ongoing efforts to maintain its roadways, the City began its annual slurry seal project on March 13 throughout different areas of the community. Slurry seal is a mixture of fine black aggregate (bits of rock and gravel) and emulsified asphalt. This cost-effective pavement preservation method is designed to fill minor surface […]

Mayor’s Message: Creating a vision for Town Center

By Mayor Dave Harrington Have you heard of the Agora Project in Laguna Niguel? How about the Five Lagunas project in Laguna Hills? Or the ongoing upgrades to shopping centers throughout Lake Forest? No? When cities age, they look for ways to modernize their amenities and offer residents opportunities to spend money in the city […]

If you find a lost pet, call our shelter

If your pet was suddenly missing, what would you do? After searching your neighborhood to no avail, would you call your local animal shelter?  That is the best thing to do. One of the Mission Viejo Animal Services Center’s top priorities is finding lost and stray animals and taking them to the shelter where they’ll […]