The City Council denied another attempt at removing a tree in Old Towne – citing, as it has before, public interest in the area’s greenery.
William Warne, owner of the law offices at 400 East Chapman Avenue, was denied his request to remove the Canary Island Pine tree by the Community Services Department in October and appealed to the council.
The Community Services Department considered the tree – fully matured, healthy and firmly rooted – an item of public interest, a report to the City Council said. An initial appeal went to the city manager and was denied in November, at
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 vibrant environment for our residents well beyond the new year.
On Jan. 20 at 8 a.m., the Joyful Child Foundation will host a 5k race and 1k child Fun Run at Aliso Niguel High School to bring awareness to the Foundation’s “BRAVE” program aimed at protecting children from crime. As a
There will be challenges to face within the next few years for Laguna Hills, soon-to-be City Manager Donald J. White told residents and business and community leaders at the 2018 State of the City address.
Mayor Melody Carruth was slated to speak at the Jan. 11 event that drew more than 100 to the Community Center, but White said that she was ill.
“I do want to be pretty candid and as transparent as possible in talking about the challenges that face Laguna Hills,” White said. “Not only in 2018, but as I see it, it’s more of a two- to
The Laguna Woods History Center announced the addition of two new trustees to the center’s board. Village Management Services’ chief executive, Brad Hudson, has been named as an honorary trustee, and longtime photographic contributor Pat Wilkinson has been named as a trustee.
Hudson recently attended the 40th anniversary party and Nellie Gail exhibit and commented on the value of The Laguna Woods History Center to the community.
Wilkinson contributed most of the photos in the
The City Council on Tuesday, Jan. 16, will consider making arrangements to complete a $119,000 rehabilitation of the T-Street overpass, a pedestrian bridge that serves as a beach access over the coastal railroad tracks.
A contractor hired by the city failed to finish the work in 2016, abandoning the project and directing the city to contact a bonding company to have the work completed, the city said. The council expects to make arrangements with the bonding company to finish the work.
It includes repairing concrete and applying a waterproofing layer, the city said. The work will be performed during February on
The Muzeo’s Open Book series begins 2018 with a special edition on poetry writing and nature journaling.
The free event will feature Ann Brantingham, Grant Hier and John Brantingham sharing poetry and creative writing from 2 to 3:30 on Jan. 21 at the museum. All ages are welcome.
Another Open Book event is planned for 6 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 25 with Andy Alison, a direct descendant of Anaheim’s earliest German pioneers, Theodore and Clementine Schmidt-Langenberger. He will discuss “The First Pioneer Woman of Scandal and Respect – Clementine Schmidt Langenberger.” This program includes readings, open discussion and an opportunity
If you noticed curtailed rail service between Oceanside and south Orange County last weekend, get ready for more.
Train schedules are being reduced or eliminated on select weekends for work on the tracks through the spring.
The next round will be the weekend of Jan. 20-21. Metrolink and Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner will offer limited bus service in lieu of trains that can’t use the affected stretch of track.https://www.ocregister.com/2018/01/10/weekend-work-on-tracks-will-curb-rail-service-south-orange-county-to-oceanside/
The last time the Falcons and the Rams played against one another, Atlanta beat Los Angeles 42-14 on Dec 12, 2016. The Rams look to turn the tables this time around with a chance to continue on in the postseason.
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We’re proud that Laguna Niguel is one of the safest cities in the nation. Yet there is a hidden crime that infects every city – human trafficking. Predators target our most vulnerable youth by befriending and convincing them that they will be taken care of. Traffickers then use force, fraud, or coercion for commercial sexual exploitation. January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month and Laguna Niguel is committed to raising awareness.
“Oh no, not here!” is the most common response I get when I talk to people about human trafficking. Stories about human trafficking are often
FULLERTON – A Fullerton market suffered significant damage from an early morning fire on Thursday, Jan. 4, authorities said.
It appears that the fire, reported at 5:07 a.m. at Little India, 3167 East Yorba Linda Blvd, originated in a ducting system, said Division Chief Kathy Schaefer of the Fullerton Fire Department.