The Fountain Valley Fire Department is once again participating in the Spark of Love Toy Drive campaign. The Spark of Love campaign began in 1993 as a partnership between ABC7 and firefighters throughout the five-county areas of Orange, Riverside, Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Ventura. In Orange County, Spark of Love combines efforts with the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program, Social Services Agency’s Operation Santa Claus and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Holida
The ladies of the Knights of Columbus will hold their 22nd annual Christmas Boutique from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4 in the parish hall at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Admission is free and 40 vendors will be selling tamales, egg rolls, baked goods, jams and jellies along with Christmas gifts and crafts. Bring the children to see Santa and have a chance to win raffle prizes. All profits go to local charities and families in need. The church is at 17270 Ward St.
Undercover Fountain Valley Police detectives arrested a Costa Mesa man today on suspicion of burglary after the suspect tried to sell a stolen item in Craigslist, police reported. On Nov. 19, a commercial burglary occurred at a storage facility located on the 17000 block of Newhope Street in Fountain Valley. The lock was cut on a storage unit and more than $8,000 worth of fishing gear, camping equipment, and a custom crossbow was stolen. The victim contacted the Fountain Val
In a partnership between the Public Cable Television Authority (PCTA) and Fountain Valley High School, “Baron Broadcast News,” a television program produced by FVHS students, is airing regularly on the city’s cable channel. “Baron Broadcast News” (or “BBN,” as it is more commonly known) is an open forum for student expression, produced by the students of Fountain Valley High School's video production class for the FVHS student body, staff and community. It is produced bi-week
The Fountain Valley Police Department has been awarded a $111,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety for a year-long program of special enforcement and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic-related deaths and injuries. The police department will use the funding as part of the city’s ongoing commitment to keep our roadways safe and improve the quality of life through both enforcement and education. “These grants are particularly impactful as our resources
The Friends of the Fountain Valley Library will hold their annual Holiday Faire from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Fountain Valley Library. Books of all kinds, holiday decor and gifts, China and glassware, home-baked goods, and gift baskets will be available. Members of the Friends are invited to enter at 9 a.m. prior to opening at 9:30 a.m. for the general public. Funds raised benefit the library. More information: (714) 968-9196.
The city is now seeking nominations for its annual Business Beautification Awards. The Beautification Award Program is designed to recognize Fountain Valley business owners whose properties reflect pride of ownership and commitment to the beautification of the city, thereby contributing in a positive manner to the overall appearance of the City of Fountain Valley. Awards will be given in two categories: The first category is for businesses that have made substantial improveme