Aliso Viejo’s Deputy of the Year

Jason Laza, of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, has been named the 2016 Aliso Viejo Deputy of the Year for his work and dedication to the community. Deputy Laza, an 8-year sheriff’s veteran, has earned the respect of supervisors, peers and the public alike since he began serving this community in May of 2014.  He […]

Holiday recycling continues through January 13

CR&R is collecting Christmas trees for recycling through January 13. Trees taller than 6 feet should be cut in half, and residents with a green waste container should place the trees upright inside. Those without the container may leave trees curbside. For more information, visit  

Aliso Viejo’s 23-foot holiday tree arrives in Town Center

Early Tuesday morning while the sun rose over Aliso Viejo, a spectacular 23-foot tree arrived at Town Center.  The tree is part of a City of Aliso Viejo effort to capture the spirit of the holidays. The tree was grown in Butte Falls, a tiny town in Jackson County, Oregon. It is one of the longest-lasting […]

Stretch of Aliso Creek Bike Trail closed for improvements

If you use the Aliso Creek Bike Trail, be aware that a stretch of the trail between Awma Road and Moulton Parkway is closed today as OC Public Works resumes slurry seal work. The work is also slated from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday. It’s an active construction area so any […]

Mayor’s Message: Give back to those in need

When pondering what to pen for my last message of 2016, I thought about the things that matter the most – health, family, having a roof over our head, food on our table, clothes on our backs and living in a safe and clean community. It is so easy to take all these things for […]

Operation Holiday Homework rewards local youth for putting education first

Help make the holidays brighter for youth in our community by supporting the Aliso Viejo Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley’s Operation Holiday Homework program. The annual program rewards club members for putting education first.  Children earn points by remaining productive during the club’s daily homework hour.  Points can then be […]

Council Members to be sworn in Dec. 14

The City Council on December 14 is expected to certify the results of Tuesday’s election in which Aliso Viejo voters re-elected Mike Munzing, Ross Chun and Bill Phillips to 4-year posts, according to the “unofficial” results from the Registrar of Voters. At the Council’s special meeting, the Council Members will be sworn in, and the […]