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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Planned Power Outage - Monday, April 29th

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Southern California Edison (SCE) has provided the City of Rancho Santa Margarita with the following information:

Outage Status: Scheduled* 

Outage Alert Number: 963390 

Starting at: April 29,  2019  9:00 a.m. 

Ending at: April 29, 2019  3:30 p.m. 

Number of Residential customers affected: 406

Number of Commer...

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SCE Outage Status News Flash
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Planned Power Outage - Tuesday, April 30th

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Southern California Edison (SCE) has provided the City of Rancho Santa Margarita with the following information:

Outage Status: Scheduled* 

Outage Alert Number: 963404 

Starting at: April 30,  2019  8:00 a.m. 

Ending at: April 30, 2019  2:00 p.m. 

Number of Residential customers affected: 80

Number of Commerc...

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SCE Outage Status News Flash
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Planned Power Outage - Wednesday, May 1st

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Southern California Edison (SCE) has provided the City of Rancho Santa Margarita with the following information:

Outage Status: Scheduled* 

Outage Alert Number: 963116

Starting at: May 1,  2019  12:00 p.m. 

Ending at: May 1, 2019  2:00 p.m. 

Number of Residential customers affected: 70

Number of Commercial customers a...

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SCE Outage Status News Flash
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Planned Power Outage - Wednesday, May 1st

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Southern California Edison (SCE) has provided the City of Rancho Santa Margarita with the following information:

Outage Status: Scheduled* 

Outage Alert Number: 962915

Starting at: May 1,  2019  8:15 a.m. 

Ending at: May 1, 2019  12:15 p.m. 

Number of Residential customers affected: 164

Number of Commercial customers ...

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SCE Outage Status News Flash
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 10:00 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 11, 2019

Avenida Empresa Construction Update

Expect Delays road sign

April 11, 2019 - The majority of road construction has been completed on Avenida Empresa. Commuters may experience minor delays in signal timing through the week of April 22nd.

For the first time since its construction 30 plus years ago, Avenida Empresa has been repaved. Some residents may have noticed the signs that have been up to inform commuters about the roadway work taking place on Avenida Empresa these last few weeks. Whi...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

National Prescription Medication Take Back Day

Prescription Drug Take Back Day locations 2019

Safely dispose of unwanted, unused and expired medications at this free and anonymous event on Saturday, April 27th in the parking lot of City Hall.

The Orange County Sheriff's Department is offering a safe and convenient way to dispose of unwanted, unused, or expired medication. National Prescription Medication Take Back Day is Saturday, April 27, 2019. Simply bring your medication(s) to Rancho Santa...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Meet the Mayor and City Council

Meet the Mayor and City Council flyer announcement

Thursday, May 16th at the Bell Tower Regional Community Center

On Thursday, May 16, 2019, the RSM Chamber of Commerce will host a “Meet the Mayor/City Council” event. The event will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Bell Tower Regional Community Center. The event is free of charge and open ...

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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

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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: March 14, 2019

CR&R addresses recent waste collection delays

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Keep an eye out in your April trash bill for this letter from CR&R

Please click on the image to view a letter from CR&R regarding recent waste collection delays in Rancho Santa Margarita.

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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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