Bridge access reduced to one-way indefinitely

The AWMA Road bridge at the entrance of the Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park will continue to be reduced to one-way traffic indefinitely.Only motorists entering AWMA from Alicia Parkway in Laguna Niguel can travel over the bridge.  The street is closed in Aliso Viejo to traffic entering from Knollwood, a street that leads to […]

Mayor’s March Message for City of Aliso Viejo

Mayor Bill Phillips touches on communication in his latest message, which follows: A rapidly changing world means traditional citizen involvement methods are more challenging today. Communities are made up of diverse groups with different interests. People are busy and are looking for convenient ways to stay informed and comment on issues. Technology has certainly changed […]

Aliso Viejo deputy feted as part of specialized crime fighting team

Aliso Viejo Deputy Kevin de Fries and his colleagues on the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s Directed Enforcement Team (DET) were recognized this week with the South Orange County American Legion Law and Order Award. The DET is made up of Sheriff’s personnel from different South Orange County cities who work undercover to target specific crimes, […]

Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft March 16

In an effort to protect the public from identity theft, Aliso Viejo Police Services is teaming up with the United States Secret Service to host a special presentation on March 16. The program is at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 12 Journey. Secret Service members will discuss the consequences of identification theft […]

Registration now available for Community Emergency Preparedness Academy

The City is now accepting applications for its next Community Emergency Preparedness Academy that begins in March.The free academy prepares residents to work together before, during and after a disaster.  The course is open to adults and teens attending with a parent.Led by emergency personnel from collaborative agencies, the 6-week academy teaches participants about family […]

Donate used musical instruments to benefit local youth

A local high school group is collecting used musical instruments to benefit kids who cannot afford them. Started by Aliso Niguel High School student Julia Moss, the “Let the Beat Go On” club collects used musical instruments and donates them to the school district’s music programs. All sorts of musical instruments are sought by the […]

Aliso Creek Watershed Natural Habitat Restoration Project Underway

Aliso Creek Watershed Natural Habitat Restoration Project Underway Work is underway to restore the ecosystem of the Aliso Creek Watershed.OC Watersheds, OC Parks and the Laguna Canyon Foundation have teamed up to implement a 55-acre habitat restoration along Aliso Creek in Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park. The project, which is bound to the north […]