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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Sweet calico kitty ready for her forever home

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Patricia is a beautiful 2-year-old long-haired diluted calico kitty with a calm demeanor.  She was relinquished to the shelter by her former owner who was relocating and could not bring her along.

She is now the Mission Viejo Animal Shelter's...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Veterans Resource Fair and Wounded Warrior Softball Team

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The public is invited to attend a Veterans Resource Fair on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Saddleback College in neighboring Mission Viejo. The fair is hosted by Assemblyman Bill Brough and Senator Pat Bates and will include a softball game featu...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

South County Senior Day

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Senator Pat Bates and Assemblyman Bill Brough are inviting residents to the annual South County Senior Day on Friday, March 10 at the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center in neighboring Mission Viejo (24932 Veterans Way). The event is free of char...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

2016 Deputy of the Year James Gagen honored by Elks Lodge 2444 of Saddleback Valley

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Deputy Gagen began his career with the Orange County
Sheriff’s Department in 1993.  Aftergraduating the academy, he was assignedto the Custody Division before transferring to Patrol Operations. After servingthe citizens of San Cleme...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Home Repair program now available to income eligible senior and disabled homeowners

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In partnership with the Community Action Partnership of
Orange County, the City of Rancho Santa Margarita has initiated a new programto assist qualified owners in making minor
repairs to their primary residence
. The Minor Home Repair Program&am...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Abandoned dog nursed back from the brink of death now available for adoption

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Abbie is a 6-year-old German shepherd with a story to
tell.  Last September, she was found emaciated and close to death on acountry road in California Hot Springs about 40 miles from Bakersfield.  A
good Samaritan nursed her back to ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Anne Figueroa selected as Chair of Planning Commission, Jim Eakin to serve as Vice Chair

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The Planning Commission consists of five members appointed by a majority vote of the City Council. Members must be residents and registered voters of Rancho Santa Margarita and normally serve 2-year terms. As stipulated by California law, the Pla...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

City hosting Diaper Drive for Military families

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The City of Rancho Santa Margarita is seeking donations
of diapers in all sizes to help pamper the mommies-to-be of the City’s adopted2nd Battalion, 5th Marines. There are over 1,000 military
families living on base at Camp Pendleton&ndash...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Kitty who survived living on the streets available for $20

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Sterling is a 1-year-old kitty with an interesting
history.  Her left ear was partially removed, which serves as an indicatorthat she was spayed.  Someone along
the way must have thought she was a wild kitty and took her to be spayed, ear no...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Gingham the white bunny rabbit will make a perfect pet

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Gingham is an adorable 2-year-old short-haired rabbit with a
crisp white coat and chubby cheeks.  During her stay at the Mission ViejoAnimal Services Center, Gingham has proved she’ll make an amazing pet.<_o3a_p>

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She is large but docile in her manner...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Joe, the American Bully is a sweet, loving dog

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Joe is an American Bully breed, produced in the 1980s by mixing the pit bull terrier, Staffordshire terrier and “Olde English Bulldogge.”  The resulting dog is a calmer, more adaptable breed, often acting as a laid-back companion dog in the home ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Employee of the Year

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Congratulations to Judi Russi, the City of Rancho Santa Margarita’s 2016 Employee of the Year! Judi has worked in the Community Services Department since 2002 and serves as the main point of contact for facility rentals, advertising, and sponsorships. She...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Take beautiful kittty Noel home for only $20

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Noel is a sweet young kitty just under 2 years old with unique markings – a speckled nose and chin and encircled wrist – that make her one of a kind. She loves playing with toys, especially feathered ones— and has been at the Mission Viejo Animal Services...

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Shelter website
Posted on: January 9, 2017

Street sweeping services

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The City of Rancho Santa Margarita is proud to partner with
Sunset Property Services to provide citywide street sweeping services. Click
here to view the Street Sweeping Outreach Program information page. We arereaching out to residents to provide the ...

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Street Sweeping Schedule and Flyer
Posted on: January 9, 2017

Take loving kitty home for only $20

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Sweet Bay was given up when one of her owners developed allergies to her and her sister Breeze.

Though Breeze has been adopted, Bay continues to wait for a new family to take her home. She is extremely playful and social with people as well as other cats,...

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

Gamble to serve as Mayor, Vaughn as Mayor Pro Tempore

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This is the third mayoral term for Carol Gamble,  who was elected to serve on the inaugural City
Council in 2000 and served as Mayor in 2001 and 2014. Mayor Pro Tempore  
MichaelVaughn was
elected
to the City Council in 2014.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Veterans Day video posted on City's You Tube channel

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At their regular meeting on November 9, 2016, the Rancho Santa Margarita City Council honored local veterans for their service. Click on the link below to view the video presentation.

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Posted on: April 25, 2016

Rancho Santa Margarita Finance Department Wins GFOA Award

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The City of Rancho Santa Margarita Finance Department has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual fi...Read on...

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Posted on: March 2, 2016

Orange County Business Journal Special Supplement features Rancho Santa Margarita

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Each week, the Orange County Business Journal delivers news and information on Orange County's companies, industries and businesspeople in a comprehensive, authoritative, concise and entertaining format. Considered "required reading" for Orange ...Read on...

Click here to view supplement