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Mission Viejo, California (U.S)

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[flag of Mission Viejo, California] image provided by city clerk, February 2005



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Description of the flag

Timeline for City Seal:
October 10, 1988 City Council approved a motion for implementation of City Seal Contest
January 23, 1989 City Council approved a motion selecting and approving final City Seal Design
February 13, 1989 City Council approved a motion to explain the design elements in the City Seal. The motion reads in part:

"The elements of the City Seal provide a view of the community from past to present to future. The Rancho Mission Viejo brand is a symbol that has been in our area for generations and represents our heritage within these coastal hills and valleys. The light stand and lake view gives a view of our City as a unique place to live and grow. The torch indicates the spirit of accomplishment, be it in education, business, athletics or civic events."
March 27, 1989 City Council approved a motion to purchase a City Flag bearing the City Seal
September 25, 1995 City Council approved a motion to approve the colors for the City Seal. The colors are:
Outline Border-PMS 299
Inline Border-PMS 286
Letters-PMS 286
Background-PMS 155
Mountains-PMS 568-361
Mountain Blend-PMS 155-486
Land Area-PMS 359
Lake Area-PMS 299
Lamp post-Cool grey 6/PMS 298
Torch-PMS 286
Flame-PMS 171
Brand Logo-PMS 171
Norma Chakrabarty, the City Clerk, 23 February 2005


Version with words

[flag of Mission Viejo, California] image by Masao Okazaki, 17 May 2020
Source: www.waymarking.com

This version of the flag was seen flying and bears the name of the city above the seal and the incorporation date below it.
Source: www.waymarking.com
Valentin Poposki
, 24 January 2012

Version with monochrome seal:
http://img.groundspeak.com/waymarking/log/d1b2f315-f81d-4f21-b1d4-363f8af3a173.jpg
Dave Fowler, 19 June 2019

This photograph from the League of Women Voters website clearly shows the colors of the flag: https://my.lwv.org/sites/default/files/styles/slideshow_image/public/leagues/orange-coast/3flags.jpg. Using the early 20th century typeface "Clearface," I produced this vector drawing of the flag.
Masao Okazaki, 17 May 2020


The seal

[City seal] image located by Paul Bassinson, 18 May 2019

Source: https://cityofmissionviejo.org/


Former flag

[Former flag] image located by Valentin Poposki, 29 May 2019

https://oac.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt158022f1/?brand=oac4 shows a former flag of Mission Viejo. The image is dated 1978 at the source.
Valentin Poposki, 29 May 2019