Mayor’s March Message: Hardening our school campuses

By Mayor Dave Harrington Are we ever going to get serious about school safety? The shooting at Columbine High School that left 13 dead occurred almost 20 years ago. The 2007 Virginia Tech shooting left 32 dead. The 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting left 26 dead, including 20 first graders. The 2014 UCSB shooting […]

Low-cost pet vaccination clinic planned for March 13

Aliso Viejo pet owners can help keep their dogs and cats healthy by visiting the next low-cost pet vaccination clinic on March 13 at the Mission Viejo Animal Services Center.  The clinic is from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 28095 Hillcrest. Rabies vaccinations are $10, with other vaccines for dogs and cats available at […]

City Council Recognitions Feb. 21

The City Council recognized the Aliso Niguel High School Marching Band, Color Guard and Drumline for winning back-to-back victories at the prestigious Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association (SCSBOA) Marching Band Championship. This past November the Marching Band, Drum Line and Color Guard clinched first place at the SCSBOA Division 3A Marching Band Championships. […]

Mayor’s Message: Suicide Prevention

Please note: The City Council on Wednesday, February 21 passed a resolution in support of suicide prevention. His latest message that follows is about this very topic: By Mayor Harrington One of the worst calls a first responder goes to is suicide. My first day on patrol I was dispatched to a suicide involving a […]

Excellence in financial reporting

The City has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its fiscal year 2017-18 Annual Budget by the Government Finance Officers Association, a professional association of roughly 18,500 state, provincial and local government finance officers in the U.S. and Canada This prestigious award is presented to entities satisfying nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation. The […]

Baby items sought for Aliso Viejo’s adopted Marines

The Aliso Viejo Marine Adoption Committee is teaming up with Alicante Apartment Homes to collect baby items for a special baby shower to benefit members of the 1st Maintenance Battalion. Beginning Tuesday, February 13, you can drop off diapers, onesies, blankets, shampoo, lotion, wipes, new or gently used clothing, powder, towels, washcloths, diaper rash cream, […]