City Council recognitions January 2018

The City Council on January 17, 2018 recognized Marilyn Thoms, manager of the Watershed Management Division of the Orange County Public Works, for her outstanding efforts over the last 15 years in overseeing the North, Central and South Orange County Watershed Management areas. Marilyn is retiring after a 40-year career. She has been an asset to […]

Reduced adoption fee for this sweet cat

Butternut is a 5-year-old domestic shorthaired cat who is overflowing with personality. He is passionate about play time and loves being around people. Although, Butternut is not your typical cat – and acts more like a dog when displaying his playful demeanor. When finished playing, he will sit on your lap and enjoy a good […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]