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Posted on: May 22, 2019

SR-241 On-ramp Construction

Detour sign

Caltrans is currently completing roadway work on the SR-241 northbound on-ramp at Santa Margarita Parkway.

Caltrans is currently completing roadway work on the SR-241 northbound on-ramp at Santa Margarita Parkway. Caltrans anticipates this work to be completed near the end of July. Please adhere to all posted traffic control and detour signage in the area, and...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

City launches College Student Volunteer Program

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We are currently accepting applications for the 2019 Student Volunteer Program. Space is limited, so apply today! Please contact (949) 635-1814 or volunteer@cityofrsm.org with any questions.

Volunteer during your summer break and join City of Rancho Santa Margarita staff for this six-week program. This non-paid volunteer program introduces college students and recent grads to City functions. Students will pair up with a different City Departm...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Free E-Waste & Document Shredding

E- Waste and shred event photo

The City of Rancho Santa Margarita is offering a free electronic waste disposal service and document shredding event on Saturday, June 1st, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the City Hall parking lot.

Free E-Waste & Document Shredding EventSaturday, June 1st

8:00 a.m. - NoonCity Hall Parking Lot, 22112 El Paseo

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

The City of Rancho Santa Margarita is offering a free electronic waste disposal service and document shreddin...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Video of "Every 15 Minutes" now available to view

Simulated car accident for Every 15 Minutes program

Friends Against Drunk Driving (FADD) held its 110th Mock DUI Crash in Rancho Santa Margarita.

Santa Margarita Catholic High School  juniors and seniors participated in a simulated DUI crash on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. This extremely realistic and powerful message challenges students to think about drinking, driving, personal safety, the...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Code Enforcement and Noise Abatement

Neighborhood Noise graphic

The City 's noise ordinance allows for normal daily noises during the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (including construction and maintenance noises).

With spring weather in full bloom here in Rancho Santa Margarita, residents may begin to leave windows open to enjoy the fresh air, the sweet bird calls, and the slow hum of our beautiful surroundings. Occasionally, unwanted noises can interrupt these sim...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

U.S. Census Job Information

Census worker interviews residents

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count.

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. A variety of temporary jobs are available, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff. To be eligibl...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Mandatory No Parking Zones for Street Sweeping Effective April 16, 2019

View of city streets with litter and without

To keep the City streets clean and increase the effectiveness of street sweeping operations, the City of Rancho Santa Margarita is implementing NO PARKING DURING STREET SWEEPING restrictions in fourteen (14) target areas throughout the City.

Implementation Schedule:

April 9-15, 2019 - Signs installed on affected streets

April 16, 2019 – Parking restrictions go into effect

April 16-June 16, 2019 –Warnings will be issued to cars parked during posted hours

June 17, 2019 &ndas...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Animal Control Officers provide door-to-door licensing information

Dog and cat photo

Mission Viejo Animal Services (MVAS) staff conduct canvassing throughout the year to ensure that dogs over four months old are licensed and have a current rabies vaccination.

Door to door licensing (canvassing) is responsible for ensuring that dogs over four months old are licensed and have a current rabies vaccination. This applies to all dogs living in the jurisdiction of Mission Viejo Animal Services (MVAS), Rancho Santa Ma...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

City Council selects Holloway to serve as Mayor, McGirr as Mayor Pro Tempore

Council members Holloway and McGirr

The City Council on Wednesday, December 12th elected Jerry Holloway to serve as Mayor and Brad McGirr to serve as Mayor Pro Tempore.

Rancho Santa Margarita voters re-elected Council Members Jerry Holloway and Brad McGirr, and elected former Planning Commissioner Anne Figueroa to office on November 6, 2018. They took the Oath of Office at the meeting of December 12, 2018.

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Christopoulos elected to Chair Planning Commission, McQuaid to serve as Vice Chair

RSM Planning Commission

At its regular meeting of January 2, 2019, the Rancho Santa Margarita Planning Commission welcomed Blaine J. Nelson and Kristen Camuglia to the dias. They join John Christopoulos, Jim Eakin, and Mark McQuaid to perform commission duties in 2019. The Plann...

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