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Since 1907, the Mission Viejo News Group has been bringing Orange County family friendly news, local business updates, and legal notices.

Our Story

In January of 1907 James Norris Gillett was the newly elected governor of California. There was also a new newspaper in Newport Beach California which has been published continuously to the present day The Newport News was adjudicated by the Superior Court in 1997.
As new communities began to form, Orange County newspapers continued to increase. In 1993 as the area began to form, the Coto de Caza newspaper began to publish. In 1995 The Mission Viejo News was adjudicated, and publishes more fictitious business name and legal notices than any other Orange County newspaper.

The Mission Viejo News bought the Leisure World Voice in 2000 and joined the small chain of newspapers. Although not yet a city, Ladera Ranch News became the area’s only local newspaper and was adjudicated in 2004. That same year San Juan Capistrano News joined the company. The San Clemente News was adjudicated as the official legal newspaper for the city in 2006. In March 1999, Leisure World residents decided to become the City of Laguna Woods and The Leisure World Voice newspaper became the Laguna Woods News.

Orange County’s most highly regarded social column “Society Scene”, which was written by Fran Mulvania, and later by celebrity columnist Lana Chandler, wife of the Los Angeles Times publisher, is currently written by famed society columnist Kelly Bennet and is the most popular society column in Orange County, appearing in 37 Orange County newspapers. .In 2019 celebrated food columnist Frank Mangio “Taste of Wine and Food” joined Orange County newspapers as a regular feature. Orange County Newspapers and orangecountynewspapers.com is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Mission Viejo News,Inc.

Our Story

In January of 1907 James Norris Gillett was the newly elected governor of California. There was also a new newspaper in Newport Beach California which has been published continuously to the present day The Newport News was adjudicated by the Superior Court in 1997.

As new communities began to form, Orange County newspapers continued to increase. In 1993 as the area began to form, the Coto de Caza newspaper began to publish. In 1995 The Mission Viejo News was adjudicated, and publishes more fictitious business name and legal notices than any other Orange County newspaper.

The Mission Viejo News bought the Leisure World Voice in 2000 and joined the small chain of newspapers. Although not yet a city, Ladera Ranch News became the area’s only local newspaper and was adjudicated in 2004. That same year San Juan Capistrano News joined the company. The San Clemente News was adjudicated as the official legal newspaper for the city in 2006. In March 1999, Leisure World residents decided to become the City of Laguna Woods and The Leisure World Voice newspaper became the Laguna Woods News.

Orange County’s most highly regarded social column “Society Scene”, which was written by Fran Mulvania, and later by celebrity columnist Lana Chandler, wife of the Los Angeles Times publisher, is currently written by famed society columnist Kelly Bennett and is the most popular society column in Orange County, appearing in 37 Orange County newspapers. .In 2019 celebrated food columnist Frank Mangio “Taste of Wine and Food” joined Orange County newspapers as a regular feature. Orange County Newspapers and orangecountynewspapers.com is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Mission Viejo News,Inc.

Latest Articles From Our Family of Publications

The Early Years

The Early Years

Rancho Santa Margarita began to take shape in 1985 when the Rancho Santa Margarita Company broke ground on the five-thousand-acre project that occupied the northernmost corner of the area which is now known as the Marine Corps Base Camp, Pendleton. Although the actual...

Spring Into Health With These Tasty Snack Recipes

Spring Into Health With These Tasty Snack Recipes

Healthy food that also tastes good is always in vogue and now it’s getting a spring makeover. The theme of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) National Nutrition Month (R) this March is “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” As spring approaches and fitness...

Save Time with Easy Meal Hacks

Save Time with Easy Meal Hacks

If it feels as though your life is too busy, you’re not alone. Many families experience the feeling of constant busyness, but there are ways to save time around the house and lift some of those burdens. In fact, one of the easiest places you can add extra minutes to...

Bite-Sized Breakfast

Bite-Sized Breakfast

Appetizer-sized portions and small bites of all sorts are ideal for breakfast spreads, and these Pastry Brunch Cups are perfect for a quick morning snack. Try baking a batch and separating into appropriate serving sizes for a simple way to meal prep heading into a new...

Fresh Salads Perfect for Spring

Fresh Salads Perfect for Spring

The spring season brings to mind flowers blooming and plants springing back to life, making it the ideal time to enjoy fresh produce in meals throughout the day. Salads are of course one of the easiest ways to combine the flavors of your favorite fruits and veggies,...

The Early Years

The Early Years

Rancho Santa Margarita began to take shape in 1985 when the Rancho Santa Margarita Company broke ground on the five-thousand-acre project that occupied the northernmost corner of the area which is now known as the Marine Corps Base Camp, Pendleton. Although the actual...

Spring Into Health With These Tasty Snack Recipes

Spring Into Health With These Tasty Snack Recipes

Healthy food that also tastes good is always in vogue and now it’s getting a spring makeover. The theme of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) National Nutrition Month (R) this March is “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” As spring approaches and fitness...

Save Time with Easy Meal Hacks

Save Time with Easy Meal Hacks

If it feels as though your life is too busy, you’re not alone. Many families experience the feeling of constant busyness, but there are ways to save time around the house and lift some of those burdens. In fact, one of the easiest places you can add extra minutes to...

Bite-Sized Breakfast

Bite-Sized Breakfast

Appetizer-sized portions and small bites of all sorts are ideal for breakfast spreads, and these Pastry Brunch Cups are perfect for a quick morning snack. Try baking a batch and separating into appropriate serving sizes for a simple way to meal prep heading into a new...

The Early Years

The Early Years

Rancho Santa Margarita began to take shape in 1985 when the Rancho Santa Margarita Company broke ground on the five-thousand-acre project that occupied the northernmost corner of the area which is now known as the Marine Corps Base Camp, Pendleton. Although the actual...

Spring Into Health With These Tasty Snack Recipes

Spring Into Health With These Tasty Snack Recipes

Healthy food that also tastes good is always in vogue and now it’s getting a spring makeover. The theme of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) National Nutrition Month (R) this March is “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” As spring approaches and fitness...

Save Time with Easy Meal Hacks

Save Time with Easy Meal Hacks

If it feels as though your life is too busy, you’re not alone. Many families experience the feeling of constant busyness, but there are ways to save time around the house and lift some of those burdens. In fact, one of the easiest places you can add extra minutes to...

Member of the California Newspaper Association

Member of the California Newspaper Association

We are a local independent weekly newspaper group serving Orange County, published every Friday. We are not owned or operated by any of the big daily newspapers. The views and opinions expressed are those of the publisher and not any organization. No reproduction, in whole or in part is permitted without the express written permission of Orange County Newspapers. Legal Advertising: The Mission Viejo News was adjudicated by the Orange County Superior Court as a newspaper of general circulation pursuant to Government Code 6000 case #A202554 on July 6, 2000 and as such is the appropriate newspaper to place legal and public notices for the Orange County Judicial Districts. The Mission Viejo News is a member of Orange County Newspapers.

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(949) 589-6429

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23472 Vista del Verde
Suite 6
Coto de Caza, California 92679