The city warns residents and visitors that some intersections will be closed for Fountain Valley's 60th anniversary parade between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. this Saturday, June 24. Intersections affected include Heil Avenue at Magnolia Street, Bushard Street and Brookhurst Street, and all of Heil between Magnolia and Brookhurst. The parade will run from 9-11 a.m.
It’s time for Summerfest! The city’s annual four-day celebration will be held this week -- June 22-25 -- at the Fountain Valley Sports Park. You’ll have an opportunity to experience great food, entertainment, fun carnival rides. And this year, the city is also celebrating its 60th anniversary with a Friday night fireworks show and a Saturday morning parade. The fireworks show will be staged Friday evening, and a VIP Cocktails and Fireworks Viewing Party is planned. Cost is $2
The Fountain Valley Police Department will participate in the Special Olympics Summer Games Torch Run by carrying the torch through Fountain Valley on one leg of its journey today. The torch will be passed from the Westminster Police Department to Fountain Valley Police officers at the intersection of Magnolia Street and Edinger Avenue at 11:54 a.m. The Fountain Valley Police Department will carry the torch eastbound on Edinger to Brookhust, southbound on Brookhurst to Warner
Southern California Edison has notified the city of a scheduled power outage from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 9. The outage may affect the intersection of Magnolia Street and Talbert Avenue. Using alternative routes is recommended.
Fountain Valley Police Capt. Kevin Childe has been named the city’s new police chief, replacing Dan Llorens who recently retired. He becomes the city’s sixth chief since the department was started in 1967. Captain Childe is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and grew up in Fountain Valley, graduating from Los Amigos High School. He was hired by Fountain Valley Police Department while attending Golden West College Police Academy and started his career as a police officer in 19
Dear Class of 2017: You’re one second to midnight. That phrase was my father’s final warning to my siblings and me when we were doing something wrong. It meant we better immediately correct our behavior or it was going to be our end. Looking back, I never found out what midnight was, but it feels like America is about to. Usually in graduation speeches people tell you how to be “successful.” Well, I’m not going to do that here. It’s time you learn the truth—that you’ve been t
The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center will host a free seminar on the basics of Medicare on Thursday, June 15. The seminar will cover such topics as: What are the parts of Medicare? What are the costs? How do I enroll? How do I avoid penalties? What plans are available in Orange County? This is a free seminar for seniors 55 and older. It will be held from 2-3:30 p.m. at The Center at Founders Village, 17967 Bushard St. To reserve a seat, register at the
Hello Fountain Valley Living Magazine readers. Our apologies. Leaving out one word of a story can result in inaccurate information. Our apologies, but that is exactly what we did. The Summerfest article in this month’s issue reads: “All-day ride wristbands are $30 on Friday and Sunday and $35 on Saturday. Presale wristbands purchased on line or at the Fountain Valley Recreation Center are $5 if purchased by the end of the day, June 22. That last sentence should have read: Pre