The City of Mission Viejo is gearing up to host its spectacular weekend Arts Alive Festival.

Don't miss Arts Alive Festival this weekend   The City of Mission Viejo is gearing up to host its spectacular weekend Arts Alive Festival. Celebrating the art and culture of the 1990s, this year's festival is fromnoon to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1 at the Oso Viejo Community Park on the Village Green Read More…

Edwin Moses makes it to Wheaties box

Mission Viejo – Over the years he made his mother proud as he won Olympic gold medals and set world records, was enshrined in the National Track and Field Hall of Fame, appeared on the covers of magazine’s like Sports Illustrated, Jet and Newsweek, earned various college diplomas, was awarded the Congressional Medal Honor, became a Read More…

Arts Alive Festival workshop combines art with wine, cheese

During this year’s two-day Arts Alive Festival, patrons will have the chance to tap their creative sides through a host of fun activities and workshops. Celebrating the art and culture of the 1990s, the festival is from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1 at the Oso Viejo Community Park on Read More…

Project that will fill Lake Mission Viejo, irrigate City parks with purified recycled water

The Mission Viejo City Council on Tuesday approved an agreement with the Santa Margarita Water District that will help Lake Mission Viejo switch to advanced purified water for lake refill and end nearly 40 years of using potable (drinking) water to maintain water levels in the 124-acre lake. The agreement will also provide the City of Read More…

Mark Sanchez, the pride of Mission Viejo High School

MissionViejo.com – Mark Sanchez, the pride of Mission Viejo High School who took his mad quarterbacking skills to USC, the New York Jets, the Philadelphia Eagles and now the world-champion Denver Broncos, talks about his Mexican heritage in a new video produced by an undocumented immigrant. Jose Antonio Vargas is also a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Read More…

Mission Viejo Girls Defeat El Toro

MissionViejo.com –  Mission Viejo held off El Toro in a close Sea View League contest at Mission Viejo High School on Thursday. The Diablos used a well-balanced offense to win by a margin of 10-4.  SophomoreMakena Gordon led Mission Viejo with four goals. senior Shelley Cummings, sophomoreAshley Rende and junior Kylie McRoberts all chipped in two goals each. The Chargers Read More…

Laguna Hills approves major mall overhaul

LaguaHills.com – Luxury apartments, a movie theater, a park, and indoor and outdoor shops are part of the official plan to revitalize the tired Laguna Hills Mall. Merlone Geier Partners bought the property from Simon Property Group in 2013 and has been eyeing ways to update it.The city on March 22 approved the mall’s plan Read More…

Laguna Hills accepts Mission Viejo’s proposal for animal care

LAGUNAHILLS.com – The City Council has decided to part ways with OC Animal Care in favor of a proposal from Mission Viejo Animal Services. Laguna Hills Mayor Barbara Kogerman said the quality of service and proximity of Mission Viejo’s facility, along with dismay with the county’s weathered shelter and high euthanasia rates were among the Read More…

500 attend South Orange County Senior Day in Mission Viejo

MISSIONVIEJO.com – About 500 people attended South Orange County Senior Day on Friday morning at the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center to learn about issues facing local seniors, an organizer said. The free event kicked off with a keynote presentation by UC Irvine neurology professor Claudia Kawas, who spoke about brain disorders, including Read More…

Mission Viejo hopes renovated aquatic center will revive Nadadores club

MissionViejo.com – MISSION VIEJO – The city is on track to start a $7.8 million renovation of the Marguerite Aquatics Center after the Summer Olympics, a move that could help bring the home of the world-renown Mission Viejo Nadadores swimming and diving club back to its glory days. The improvements to the aging complex will Read More…