Mayor’s January 2018 Message

By Mayor Dave Harrington The City of Aliso Viejo rolls into 2018 with a head of steam, a plan for smart, responsible growth and a host of lessons learned from the prior year. From the AV Ranch to the Town Center to our newly created recreation classes, we look forward to providing a safe and […]

Be a mentor at 3rd annual Kids Nite Out

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley is seeking volunteers to take part in its 3rd annual Kids Night Out on Friday, February 2 at the Via Positiva Branch at 1 Via Positiva in San Juan Capistrano. Kids Nite Out is a fun-filled event that pairs a club kid with an adult mentor from […]

Christmas tree recycling

CR & R’s Christmas tree collection is underway for the next couple of weeks on your regular trash collection day (which is delayed by one day the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s Day). If your tree is over 6 feet tall, it must be cut in half and placed curbside. You can also place […]

Volunteers sought for Trauma Intervention Program of OC

Caring and compassionate volunteers sought to provide emotional first aid and practical support at trauma scenes through the Trauma Intervention Program (TIP) of Orange County.  Called by police, fire and hospital ER personnel, TIP volunteers respond to scenes of a sudden death or other traumatic incidents. The Volunteer Training Academy, offered twice a year, gives […]

Citizen, Youth, Senior & Civic Leader of 2017

Congratulations to the City of Aliso Viejo’s 2017: Citizen of the Year Annie Joseph Senior of the Year Mirlamar (Merly) Croox Youth of the Year Morgan Kjellman Civic Leader of the Year Alicante Apartment Homes These inspiring individuals along with our incredible City volunteers were recognized on December 7 for their selfless efforts and for making Aliso Viejo […]

Aliso Viejo Mayor & Mayor Pro Tem for 2018

Mayor David Harrington will remain Mayor and Council Member Ross Chun will serve as Mayor Pro Tem in 2018, the City Council decided tonight during its annual reorganization. The City Council normally meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of the month in the Council Chambers at 12 Journey. Meetings are streamed […]

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 […]