Mail IRA Ext. by April 15 To Avoid Severe Penaltes
If you're late filing your income taxes, you need to file a for an extension using Form 4868. The form must be mailed on or before April 15,. The penalties for filing late are but with a request for an extension are a fraction of those for filing late without the extension. If you need to request an extension, click on Form 4868, fill it out, and mail it by no latert than midnight on April 15.
Frank Ury Seeks OC 5th District Supervisor Seat
Frank Ury (center), Mission Viejo Council-member and two-time Mayor,
held a gathering in March at Selma's Pizzeria to garner support for his
candidacy for Orange County Fifth District Supervisor, an open seat now
that Pat Bates is termed out. Enjoying a light moment with Frank are
Laderian supporters, l-r, Kathy Scholze, Ram Mukherji, Jim May, and
Michelle Patterson. The 5th Supervisor District includes Ladera Ranch
and Rancho Mission Viejo, as well as Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, Laguna
Hills, Laguna Woods, Laguna Niguel, Aliso Viejo, Laguna Beach, Dana
Point, San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente, Coto de Caza, Las Flores.
Community Rallies to Help Family
10-Y-O Katy Carlson's Alert 9-1-1
Call Averts Neighborhood Disaster
By Amy R. Spurgeon-Hoffman
Ten-year old Ladera Ranch Elementary 3rd grader Katy Carlson’s instinctive and instantaneous actions to call 9-1-1 shortly after 2:00 pm Thursday, March 27, saved her precious life and possibly the lives of others as a fire gutted the family’s garage on Sklar Street, sending toxic fumes and smoke through the home causing over $275,000 in damage. More...>
First-Ever Community & Business Expo May 10
The Ladera Rancho Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Community and Business Expo at Oso Grande Elementary School from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, May 10, to promote, strengthen and celebrate Ladera’s local businesses. To learn more and for sponsorship opportunities go to Ladera Expo.
Ladera Times Is ONLY Source for Ladera Ranch News
The only real source of news and information about Ladera Ranch is the Ladera Times, Ladera's Hometown Community Newspaper. The April 2014 issue was delivered to every home, business and apartment complex in Ladera Ranch on Thursday, April 3. If you didn't receive your free copy, you can pick one up at most stores in Ladera Ranch, but hurry, they go quickly. This month's issue features a major feature on a fire that destroyed a house in Ladera and the young heroine who may have saved the entire neighborhood; a visit to Ladera by Frank Ury to garner votes for his run for OC 5th District Supervisor now that Pat Bates will be termed out; a story on Tspoons' franchising launch; and the ever popular Police Blotter, as well as many of your favorite monthly columns including Pat Bates Speaks. To view a PDF of the issue online, click on April 2014 Ladera Times (allow time for the file to download). You can also read this and any of the past 12 issues online by clicking on Past Issues.
Chamber 'State of the Community' May 29
The Ladera Rancho Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual "State of the Community" presentation at the Oak Knoll Clubhouse on Thursday, May 29, at 6:00 pm. If you are a Ladera resident and interested in the direction and activities of the community, this event is for you. Learn about key community projects, upcoming Ladera events and updates on local real estate, schools and the local economy and meet the leaders of Ladera's business community, city management, members of the Civic Council, and elected officials who represent Ladera at both county and state level. For sponsorship opportunities and to book a seat before they are sold out, go to State of the Community.