Registration now available for Community Emergency Preparedness Academy

The City is now accepting applications for its next Community Emergency Preparedness Academy that begins in March.The free academy prepares residents to work together before, during and after a disaster.  The course is open to adults and teens attending with a parent.Led by emergency personnel from collaborative agencies, the 6-week academy teaches participants about family […]

Can Drive & Golf Outing set for Monday

Golfers listen up: If you want to play on a picturesque Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course for a great cause, then register today for the Aliso Viejo Country Club’s “Can Drive & Golf Outing” on Monday, February 23. The event begins at 11 a.m. with registration and lunch followed by a shotgun start at noon.Simply bring […]

Donate used musical instruments to benefit local youth

A local high school group is collecting used musical instruments to benefit kids who cannot afford them. Started by Aliso Niguel High School student Julia Moss, the “Let the Beat Go On” club collects used musical instruments and donates them to the school district’s music programs. All sorts of musical instruments are sought by the […]

Aliso Creek Watershed Natural Habitat Restoration Project Underway

Aliso Creek Watershed Natural Habitat Restoration Project Underway Work is underway to restore the ecosystem of the Aliso Creek Watershed.OC Watersheds, OC Parks and the Laguna Canyon Foundation have teamed up to implement a 55-acre habitat restoration along Aliso Creek in Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park. The project, which is bound to the north […]

Aliso Viejo ranked as safest small city for retirement

Aliso Viejo has been ranked the safest small city for retirement by badcredit.org. The website published an article ranking America’s 20 safest small cities for retirement. Aliso Viejo earned the #1 spot on the list – http://www.badcredit.org/20-safest-small-cities-retirement/ The site ranked each city according to data from the FBI’s most recent Uniform Crime Report (2013), dividing […]

Preparedness Tip of the Month: Home Fire Safety

According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): 3 out of 5 home fire deaths result from fires in properties without working smoke alarms. More than 1/3 (37 percent) of home fire deaths result from fires in which no smoke alarms are present. The risk of dying in a home fire is cut in half […]

Public Hearing Notice – Aliso Viejo Ranch Site

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. (or as soon thereafter as possible) the City Council of the City of Aliso Viejo will conduct a public hearing to consider the following: SUBJECT: The City of Aliso Viejo, as lead agency, pursuant to the authority and criteria contained in the […]

False threat against St. Mary’s School

In light of an emailed threat to St. Mary & All Angels School on Wednesday, Orange County Sheriff’s Department officials and school administrators are reassuring parents that the incident was a hoax byan unknown entity overseas. After conducting a thorough search of the Aliso Viejo campus, the Sheriff’s Department determined the emailed threat as “non-credible”; […]

Donate, shop for a good cause

If you are planning a remodel, doing some spring cleaning or want to rid your home of e-waste, consider donating your items to a good cause. Habitat for Humanity of Orange County runs two nonprofit “ReStores” in Santa Ana and Anaheim that accept donated home furnishings and building materials onsite or through a scheduled pickup […]