New Program Begins April 5, 10:00 am at Panera Bread
Join the collaborative efforts of the City of RSM , the Bell Tower Foundation and RSM Chamber of Commerce to pick up litter in the community through the newly established chapter of the ZeroTrash Program. Meet your friends, neighbors, city and business leaders at Panera Bread, located at 30642 Santa Margarita Parkway, on Saturday, April 5, 10:00 am for the inaugural ZeroTrash Event. Muffins, juice and t-shirts will be provided.
For more information and to sign up, go to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, March 31, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
at Bell Tower Regional Community Center
22112 El Paseo in RSM
This class will provide parents with the knowledge and tools necessary to effectively supervise their children in the online world of social networks. This parents only class will be discussing graphic examples of bullying and the emotional impact it has on young people and it is not suitable for anyone under 18 years old.
This class is free but pre-registration is required. For course content and additional information, click here for a flyer or call (949) 635-1830.
RSM is 5th Safest City in America
Neighborhood Scout, a neighborhood research site has recognized RSM as the, "5th Safest City in America" based on their latest research. Neighborhood Scout has guided millions of prospective homebuyers in making location decisions based on real estate data, crime statistics, school quality and more. To learn more about Neighborhood Scout, please visit www.neighborhoodscout.com.
Register for Spring Classes Today!
The new issue of the Spring Community Living Magazine is now available. Included in this issue are dynamic new class offerings in the extremely popular "Try It Before You Buy It" program. Additionally, the Spring issue includes the Summer Camp Preview Guide with over 35 camps for youth of all ages. For more information contact the Community Services Department at (949) 216-9700, go to the Community Services Facebook page or you can register for classes here.
Water Experts Provide Conservation Tips
The drought emergency is expected to require a continued and extended effort to restrain water use. Water experts have provided easy and convenient ways to conserve water including: shortening shower time to 5 minutes, using a broom to clean driveways instead of a hose and fixing leaking faucets. For more water conservation tips, go to http://www.smwd.com.
Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
at Rancho Santa Margarita Police Services
City Hall, 22112 El Paseo in RSM
Drop off unwanted, unused or expired prescription medications. This event is free and drop off is anonymous. For more information about this event, click here for a flyer or call (714) 647-4133.
Current Winter Weather Placing Strong Demands on Natural Gas Use
The Southern California Gas Company is encouraging conservation because of a potential shortage of natural gas throughout the Southern California service territory. At this time, there is no immediate threat of curtailment however the following conservation steps are encouraged:
- Lower your thermostat by three to five degrees (health permitting).
- Limit use of non-essential gas appliances such as fireplaces and spas.
- Reduce your water heating usage: use less hot water, turn down the water heater thermostat or insulate your water heater.
- Go to http://www.vcstar.com/news/ for additional information and conservation suggestions.
Great News for Small Businesses - No Charge Consulting Services
California SBDC of Orange County is an economic development program of Rancho Santiago Community College District partially supported by the U.S. Small Business Adminsitration, California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office and California State University Fullerton. Through this collaboration, free small business training is available. Whether you are expanding your business or launching a successful start-up, the Orange County Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is availabe to help you advance to the next stage of success by providing small businesses and entrepreneurs with expert consulting, effective training and access to resources. Contact SBDC at www.ocsbdc.org or call 714-564-5200.
The City of Rancho Santa Margarita conducted a 2012 Survey. Click here to read more.
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RSM has joined Orange County's regional emergency notification system.