A Santa Ana man was killed Saturday evening when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car at the intersection of Heil Avenue and Brookhurst Street, Fountain Valley Police reported. Police Sgt. Steve DeSantis said the accident occurred at approximately 7:15 p.m. Officers arrived and found a male motorcyclist with traumatic injuries. Paramedics responded and pronounced the motorcyclist, identified as 20-year-old Armando Vega Andrade from Santa Ana, deceased at the scene
Pet Supply in Fountain Valley will host a rabbit adoption event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 1. Rabbits are spayed and neutered, litter box-trained, socialized and friendly. Golden View Farm Rabbits Rescue is hosting the adoption event and offers bonding services, grooming, nail trimming and educational material. Pet Supply is at 18545 Brookhurst St. More information: #adoptdontshop #rescue #rabbits or call (714) 964-5585.
The Fountain Valley Police Department and Los Amigos High School will present the “Every 15 Minutes” program to the junior and senior classes on March 23-24. The two-day program focuses on personal safety, drinking and driving and the potential consequences of poor decision-making. The program name is derived from statistics that show that about every 15 minutes someone in the United States dies from an alcohol-related traffic accident. The “Every 15 Minutes” program is pres
The ninth annual Old Car Breakfast is set for April 4 at Applebee’s Restaurant. The breakfast is a fundraiser for the annual FV Classic Car & Truck Show, held each year during the city’s Summerfest celebration. The breakfast starts at 8 a.m. and includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage and choice of coffee or orange juice. Cost is $10. Following the breakfast those attending are invited to visit a couple of local car-related businesses. Applebee’s is at 18279 Brookhurst St.
Fire Chief Tony Coppolino will be the featured speaker when Mayor John Collins hosts his next Mayor’s Breakfast at 8 a.m. Thursday, March 16. The Mayor’s Breakfast is open to the public and is held in the Saltzer Conference Room at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, 17100 Euclid St. Breakfast is $2 and no RSVP is necessary. More information: (714) 593-4410.
Applications for the Measure HH Oversight Committee are available in the city clerk’s office at City Hall, 10200 Slater Ave. Deadline for submitting an application to the city clerk’s office is 4 p.m. March 10. They are also available online at www.fountainvalley.org/395/Boards-Commissions. To be considered for appointment to the committee, candidates must be residents of the city and be at least 18 years of age. The committee will consist of five members: At least one member
The Knights of Columbus at Holy Spirit Catholic Church will serve up their Friday night Lenten Dinners beginning tonight from 5-7 p.m. at the church, 17270 Ward St. The dinners are held every Friday night during Lent, March 3 to April 7. The dinners will feature traditional fish and clam chowder, but new this year is a celebration of many cultural heritages. So tonight, and next Friday, the menu will also feature Mexican fare, including fish tacos, quesadillas and refried bea
The Recess Room and Fountain Valley Town Center were honored last month with the 2017 Business Beautification Awards. The Recess Room, at 18380 Brookhurst St., was recognized for making substantial improvements to the exterior of the building and to landscaping during the past year. Fountain Valley Town Center, at Edinger Avenue and Brookhurst Street, was recognized for the consistent maintenance of the property. The Business Beautification Committee met Jan. 11 to review nom
The Fountain Valley Police Department has been awarded an $111,000 grant from the state Office of Traffic Safety for a yearlong program of enforcement and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic-related deaths and injuries. After falling to a 10-year low in 2010, the number of persons killed has climbed nearly 17 percent across the state with 3,176 killed in 2015, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. There has also been a rise in pedestrian and