Mayor’s Message: Back-to-school safety

By Mayor David Harrington It’s August and that means school is back! If school is back, traffic is back. I have five kids ranging in age from 15 to 30. I have driven my fair share of kids to elementary, middle and high school. One constant through all this time is not baseball, it’s parents […]

Remember to beware of coyotes in the region

With local reports of coyote sightings, the City of Aliso Viejo is reminding residents to be aware of coyotes living within the region. The number of coyote sightings in urban areas of California has increased in recent years. Coyote mating season is in late January through February and pups are born in March and April. […]

Help guide the next generation of readers

Are you interested in helping children build critical literacy skills? AARP Foundation Experience Corps Orange County is looking for residents age 50 and older who are interested in helping kids learn to read. Experience Corps OC is launching a program this fall at the Aliso Viejo Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano […]

City Council July 19 recognitions

Ethan Strunk, Brady McCormick, Zach Harrison and Aaron Pelt of Boy Scout Troop 700 were recognized for each reaching the rank of Eagle. Since the City Council “adopted” the 1st Maintenance Battalion in February 2016, local citizens and businesses have stepped up to support the Marines and their families. On July 19, the battalion was […]

Aliso Viejo Parkway Rehabilitation Project underway

Construction is set to begin July 19 on the Aliso Viejo Parkway Rehabilitation Project, which is designed to improve and extend the life of this busy City street. Work will generally take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aliso Viejo Parkway from Cedarbrook to Moulton. The project entails grinding existing asphalt and the […]

Keep your pets happy, healthy and safe this summer!

With hot temperatures in the forecast this summer, pet owners are reminded to take the following precautions to keep their animals happy, healthy and safe. Never leave your pet unattended in a vehicle. The Mission Viejo Animal Services Center receives many calls from caring residents who want to help pets left unattended in vehicles during the spring and […]