Stay safe during excessive heat

An “Excessive Heat Watch” has been issued for Orange County Friday through Sunday. The following tips can help you stay safe during extreme temperatures: –          Know the “heat index.”  This is the temperature your body feels when the impacts of heat and humidity are combined. As humidity increases, the air seems warmer than it actually […]

Boys & Girls Club seeking program aides to work during school year

The Aliso Viejo branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley is seeking part-time program aides to work with the kids at the Iglesia Park Community Center during the school year. The City of Aliso Viejo contracts with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley to provide summer and after-school programming for […]

Aliso Viejo hearing Camp Pendleton’s booms

If you hear loud booms going off this week, don’t fret.  It’s Camp Pendleton conducting live-fire training exercises. The artillery exercises began on Saturday and will last through Friday, August 14.  The exercises can be heard in Aliso Viejo and other South County cities.  According to Camp Pendleton, the training exercises will take place until […]

Low-cost pet vaccination clinics set for Aug. 12, 15

Aliso Viejo residents will have two opportunities to vaccinate their pets at reduced costs in upcoming vaccination events. The Mission Viejo Animal Services Center will host a low-cost vaccination clinic on Wednesday, August 12 for Aliso Viejo, Laguna Niguel and Mission Viejo residents. The low-cost clinic is from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 28095 […]

Emergency Preparedness Tip: Using social media during a disaster

With 1.49 billion monthly active users on Facebook and 316 million monthly active users on Twitter, social media has proven to be a quick and easy way to disseminate information.  In times of disaster, access to factual, timely information is critical.  Sarah Barker, the City’s Emergency Management Coordinator, has compiled information of some of the […]

Council recognizes softball teams, outstanding scholar

The City Council on August 5 recognized two Aliso Viejo Girls Softball teams that clinched two Southern California tournament titles this summer.  The 10U division, AV Elite, took home the championship title in the 2015 San Clemente All-Star Memorial Tournament. The team went on to qualify for both state and western national championships.   The […]

Aliso Viejo celebrates National Night Out

Aliso Viejo Police Services joined forces with Laguna Hills Police Services to host an interactive community safety fair on August 4.  The fair at Laguna Hills Community Center attracted people from both cities for a celebration of National Night Out.

Planned power outage on tap Aug. 11

Southern California Edison (SCE) will perform routine maintenance on the electrical system in the area causing a power outage along Via Iglesia on August 11.SCE has scheduled the power outage from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Via Iglesia neighborhood includes the City-owned Iglesia Park and community center.   The utility notified residents in advance […]

Groundbreaking ceremony celebrates new affordable senior community

USA Properties Fund Inc. broke ground today on a four-acre parcel in Aliso Viejo that will be home to Vintage Aliso, an affordable senior community. Mayor Bill Phillips, Mayor Pro Tem Mike Munzing and Council Members Ross Chun and Dave Harrington were on hand along with City Manager Dave Doyle and City staff members for […]

Summer/fall quarterly newsletter boasts bevy of community information

The City of Aliso Viejo’s summer/fall quarterly newsletter is now online, offering a host of information about upcoming events, programs and development in Aliso Viejo. The newsletter, available at, features information about a low-cost Pet & Pet Clinic, Founder’s Day Fair and newsletter just for seniors. Inside the pages is information about the City’s […]