Inaugural 5K BRAVE Race & 1K Joyful Child Fun Run for Children

The inaugural 5K BRAVE Race & 1K Joyful Child FUN RUN will take place at Aliso Niguel High School on Saturday, January 20. Proceeds will benefit The Joyful Child Foundation’s BRAVE initiative to stop crimes against children. Registration is now available at See the race course and application/sponsorship opportunities.

Sweet dog available for adoption after her owner tragically passes away

Kahlua is a beautiful 8-year-old smooth collie/lab mix, who arrived at the Mission Viejo Services Center after her owner tragically passed away.   She suddenly lost her beloved mom and the only home she had ever known. She has adjusted well, however, and is now ready to find another home to call her own.  Kahlua is an extremely loving […]

Pick up your holiday ornament to benefit homeless animals today

  You have the opportunity to celebrate your cat or dog while supporting a great cause through the Mission Viejo Animal Services Center’s  “Holiday Tree of Memories.” The tree is adorned with ornaments decorated by members of our community. Some are etched with tributes to pets adopted from the shelter, while others pay homage to […]

Help Aliso Viejo Chamber help others Nov. 29

With the holiday season in full swing, the Aliso Viejo Chamber of Commerce is collecting new, unwrapped toys for the Aliso Viejo Boys and Girls Club. The club has started its annual Operation Holiday Homework campaign that rewards students who put education first.  The kids earn points for doing homework and then are able to use those points […]

Give back this season at All is Bright Nov. 30

You can help make the holidays brighter for families in need by bringing an unwrapped toy to the City’s inaugural All is Bright Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, November 30. The fun-filled magical holiday event is from 5:30-8 p.m. near the fountain in Aliso Viejo Town Center. The “Spark of Love Toy […]

Special Book Talk Nov. 18 about ‘Wonder’

The Aliso Viejo Library will host a lively book discussion at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 18 about the bestselling book “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio. “Wonder” is a rare gem of a novel— nicely written and populated by characters who linger in your memory and heart. August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that […]

Artists sought for A Christmas Chalk Walk

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is seeking local artists to share their talents with the community by chalking parking stalls with Christmas-themed designs. You can register as a youth, adult, team or featured artist. Chalk your staff December 14-16 for the Open House that takes place December 15-16 from 6-9 p.m.  Register online […]