|March 6, 2014
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.
|February 18, 2014
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.
|February 14, 2014
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.
|February 14, 2014
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.
|March 6, 2014
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.
|December 10, 2013
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.
|November 14, 2013
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.
|October 7, 2013
Find Key Demographic Information and Commercial/Retail Space Quickly and Efficiently|
New and improved information has been uploaded on the City's website, making the search for key demographic information, as well as commercial/retail space available for lease, much easier. Through two new software programs, "City Demographics" and "Commercial Space Available," the Development Services Department is providing access to important data that will assist commercial brokers nationwide, developers, businesses, and potential residents.
"City Demographics" is an easy to use program that allows the user to access population counts and other demographic information; household trends; general employment information; city maps; development opportunities and economic indicators.
"Commercial Space Available" is a program that identifies available commercial space in the City that can assist businesses that would like to locate to the City of Rancho Santa Margarita, as well as existing businesses that would like to stay in the City. Office, industrial and retail availability information is provided.
For more information, contact Nate Farnsworth, at email@example.com.
|December 2, 2013
The OCTA Needs Your Help|
Assist the Orange County Transportation Authority with the development of a Long Range Transportaiton Plan. The plan will be used as Orange County's input into the Southern California Association of Government's Regional Transportation Plan. You can help by filling out the online questionaire and provide your priorities for Orange County's transportation systems. Access the questionaire at octa.net/lrtp.
Questions? Contact Kelley Jiminez at firstname.lastname@example.org or (714) 560-5421 for more information.