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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Public Review of Draft Housing Element Open through October 30th

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The Public Review Draft Housing Element is available for public review and comment from September 29th through October 30th.

All cities in the six-county Southern California region, including the City of Rancho Santa Margarita, must update their General Plan Housing Elements by October 15, 2021.  Housing Elements must include an eight-year plan for new housing growth, ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

National Prescription Medication Take-Back Day slated for Saturday, October 23rd

Takeback Marketing flyer

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, October 23, 2021.

National Prescription MedicationTake-Back Day

Saturday, October 23rd10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.City Hall Parking Lot - 22112 El Paseo

The Orange County Sheriff's Department is offering a safe and convenient way to dispose of unwanted, unused, or expired...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Veterans Day Recognition

Veterans Day Flyer 2021

The City of Rancho Santa Margarita invites veterans and their families to the Annual Veterans Day recognition and reception on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.

Veterans Day Recognition

Wednesday, November 10th6:15 p.m. Reception7:00 p.m. City Council Meeting and Recognition CeremonyRancho Santa Margarita City Hall

The City of Rancho Santa Margarita invites veterans and their families to the 7th Annual Veterans Day...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

RSM Library Grand Re-Opening

OC Public Library RSM Reopening Invite Flyer

Renovations are complete at the Rancho Santa Margarita Branch of the Orange County Public Library. The library will reopen on Wednesday, October 20, 2021.

The Rancho Santa Margarita Library closed for refurbishment in December 2020 and is now scheduled to reopen on Wednesday, October 20th. In the interim, patrons can access all other OC Public Libraries and are asked to pick up their holds at the Foothill R...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Halloween Family Festival returns to Central Park

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Join us on Sunday, October 31st from 2-5 p.m. for SAMLARC's Fall Family Fest. Families can trick-or-treat in a safe and welcoming environment, play in bounce houses and inflatables, enter the costume contest, and join in the child and pet costume parade.

Attendees are encouraged to capture their favorite memories at a festive photo booth, purchase refreshments from local vendors, and enjoy music, games, and more. SAMLARC is proud to host this event in partnership with the RSM Chamber of Commerce and the C...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Notice of Construction - Melinda Median Extension Project

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The City of Rancho Santa Margarita and its contractor, I.E. General Engineering, will begin construction of the Melinda Median Extension Project on September 22, 2021.

The Melinda Median Extension construction project includes removing the plain concrete median located immediately south of Paseo Alegria and replacing it with a decorative raised median. 

Construction hours will be Monday through Friday, from 8:00...

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