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Posted on: September 18, 2020

National Prescription Medication Take Back Day slated for Saturday, October 24th

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Dispose of unwanted, unused, or expired medication with no contact drive-through drop off on Saturday, October 24, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the parking lot of Rancho Santa Margarita City Hall.

National Prescription MedicationTake Back Day

Saturday, October 24th 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.City Hall Parking Lot - 22112 El Paseo

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department, in cooperation with the DEA,  is offering a safe and conven...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Drive-thru Flu Shots offered by Age Well Senior Services

Age Well Senior Services Drive Thru Flu Clinic 2020

A limited quantity of free influenza vaccinations is available on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020, in the parking lot of the Bell Tower Regional Community Center.

Adults 18 and over are invited to a drive-thru flu shot clinic from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 22nd in the parking lot of the Bell Tower Regional Community Center.

Hosted by Age Well Senior Services and the City of Rancho Santa Margarita,...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Santa Margarita Parkway Bridge Hinge Maintenance Project Update

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Construction this week will occur behind protective concrete barriers. Thank you for your patience during the previous closure of the westbound bridge.

Santa Margarita Parkway Bridge Hinge Repair Project Construction Update 

A temporary support system is now in place to sustain the bridge while the worn hinge is demolished.

The project is unique and challenging;  at an elevation of 65 fee...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

OC Library Announces new services beginning Tuesday, September 22nd

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Services will include a designated browsing area, self-checkout
stations and distanced single-use computer stations by reservation.

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Paint Recycling Drop-Off Event

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Drive-Through Paint Recycling Drop-Off Event
Saturday, September 26, 2020
City Hall Parking Lot - 22112 El Paseo

Paint must be in a sealed, original container with original manufacturer label. This event is for the following products only: 

House paint and primers (latex or oil-based)  

Stains 

Deck and concrete sealers  

Clear finish...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Sheriff’s Department sees an increase in crimes targeting distracted shoppers

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Investigators are seeing an increase in thefts targeting distracted shoppers at retail and grocery stores across Orange County. Always stay vigilant and aware of your surroundings when out running errands.

SANTA ANA, Ca. (August 19, 2020) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Department would like members of the public to remain vigilant as investigators have seen an increase in thefts from distracted shoppers. Recent investigations show an incr...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Community Legal Aid SoCal offers Assistance to Seniors, others

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Community Legal Aid SoCal would like to raise awareness about services dedicated specifically to senior citizens, many of whom are extremely vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Community Legal Aid SoCal is dedicated to meeting the legal needs of the greatest number of low-income people throughout Orange and Los Angeles Counties. With an emphasis on innovation, language access, and a holistic approach to client care, services are...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

City offers Small- and Micro-Business Assistance Grant Program

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A limited number of grants are available to assist small business owners in Rancho Santa Margarita to create or retain jobs held by low- and moderate-income employees in response to the adverse impacts of COVID-19.

The City of Rancho Santa Margarita has received an additional allocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The City Council has allocated approximately $82,500 of ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Rancho Santa Margarita Ranked #2 this year among the Safest Cities in California!

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SafeWise released its 6th annual Safest Cities in California report, and we are grateful for some good news to share!

All of the safest cities beat both national (3.7) and state (4.5) violent crime rates, and no safest city reported more than three violent crime incidents per 1,000.

60% of the cities reported zero murders, and 88% had one or fewer murders. 

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Great Plates Delivered Program Extended through October 9, 2020

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Three meals a day prepared by local restaurants and caterers delivered to
eligible adults 60+. To determine eligibility, please visit www.myagewell.org or call 949-382-6099.

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

RSM receives Award of Merit for Local Hazard Mitigation Plan

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The Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP or plan) provides direction to reduce future loss of life and property and a resiliency guide to mitigate adverse impacts on people, facilities, and infrastructure in the event of a natural disaster.

The City was awarded both the OC-APA Comprehensive Plan Award of Excellence and the American Planning Association California Chapter, 2020 Award of Merit for its Local Hazard Mitigation Plan. City Planners will now submit the plan for consideration for th...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Meals on Wheels for Pets now available!

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Meals on Wheels program participants can now request meals for their pets through Age Well Senior Services, Rancho Santa Margarita.

Age Well Senior Services RSM Meals on Wheels is now able to support animal-loving clients with pet food, along with nutritious meals for themselves, so no one goes hungry! 

Volunteers noticed Meals on Wheels clients struggling to feed their animal...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

E-Waste & Document Shredding Event rescheduled to November 7, 2020

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Save the Date!
Free Electronic Waste & Document Shredding Event
Saturday, November 7, 2020

The City of Rancho Santa Margarita’s electronic waste disposal and document shredding event previously scheduled for May is rescheduled for Saturday, November 7, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the parking lot of City Hall. 

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