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Cortese Dog Park Grand Opening on August 17

The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for San Juan Capistrano’s new Cortese Dog Park is scheduled for August 17, 2013. Details courtesy of the City of San Juan Capistrano:

The Dr. Joe Cortese Dog Park, named after a beloved local veterinarian, is a 2.5-acre site in the City’s Northwest Open Space, located along [...]

Summary and Status of San Juan Capistrano City Council’s Strategic Priorities

In its summer newsletter, the City of San Juan Capistrano provided a brief summary and update of the City Council’s strategic priorities. We’ve pasted that update below:

image credit: City of San Juan Capistrano

These priorities are also summarized at the City Council’s website on this page. The Council claims that the above priorities [...]

Cortese Dog Park Set to Open August 17

According to the City of San Juan Capistrano’s summer newsletter, the Dr. Joe Cortese Dog Park is set to open this August in the City’s Northwest Open Space. We’ve cut and pasted the announcement below. The full newsletter is available online here.

image credit: City of San Juan Capistrano