6 hrs ago
Developer of Former Nissan Dealership to Put Plans Before the Voters in November
From the city of Rancho Santa Margarita: The developer-sponsored initiative to rezone a portion of the city's Auto Center was placed on the November 2014 ballot by a 4-0 vote of the City Council at its meeting on Wednesday.
10 hrs ago
Parents of Donna Jou still angry after main jailed for her death released again
The man convicted of the 2007 death and disappearance of Rancho Santa Margarita resident Donna Jou was paroled from prison Thursday, but the victim's mother, Nili Jou says she's still held prisoner by fear he will commit more crime.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Rancho Santa Margarita at fork in road - again - about former Nissan dealership site
The council on Wednesday must decide whether to approve a proposal to loosen restrictions on the 4.75-acre property or let voters decide in November.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Woman Thrown off Motorcycle, Killed Sunday from Rancho Santa Margarita
A woman passenger thrown off a motorcycle on Ortega Highway and killed was from Rancho Santa Margarita, the California Highway Patrol reported today.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Wanna Run for Rancho Santa Margarita City Council? Here Are the Deadlines
November 2014 Statewide General Calendar: July 14: Nomination papers/declaration of candidacy commences Aug. 8: Last day to file nomination papers/declaration of candidacy Aug. 13: 5-day extension if incumbent does not file Sept.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Young Mountain Lion Spotted in Rancho Santa Margarita
Patch reader Heather Kendrella said she and her neighbor spotted a young mountain lion last night in Rancho Santa Margarita.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Fil-Am YouTube stars unite vs bullying
In this case, Fil-Am musician Brenna Bates and his band "Above Seclusion" like to express some life experiences, including being bullied.
Judge orders Rancho Santa Margarita to verify petitions gathered on behalf of old Nissan site
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA A judge has sided with the owner of a former Nissan dealership site who is trying to rezone the property, saying the city wrongly rejected more than 5,000 signatures seeking to put the plan before voters this fall.
Mortgage company settles discrimination claims
An Irvine mortgage company accused of denying applications from women on maternity leave will settle with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development by paying out $48,000.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Real Estate: Women on maternity leave win claim against Greenlight
The Irvine-based mortgage lender, Greenlight Financial Services, has agreed to pay $48,000 to settle allegations it violated the Fair Housing Act when it denied or delayed mortgage loans to women who were on maternity leave, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
OC Drug Rehab Center Offers Treatment Program For Bullies
"You have the bullies and the bullier and the people who have been bullied in the same room.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Rancho City Council May Become First California City to Criminalize Bullying
The Rancho Santa Margarita City Council will discuss tonight a proposed ordinance that would make bullying a violation of law.