City officials are assembling a General Plan Advisory Committee to provide input on the topics and issues addressed in the General Plan. The Fountain Valley General Plan will address the following topics: land use, mobility, open space, conservation, public safety, noise, housing, community design, economic development, environmental justice, and community health and wellness. The city invites individuals interested in participating as at-large members of the committee to sub
The 23rd annual Kelly Osborn Casino Bowling Memorial Fundraiser will be held Saturday, Sept. 1 at Fountain Bowl. This is a daylong event that begins with a golf tournament at David L. Baker Golf Course. Kelly, the daughter of retired Fountain Bowl co-shareholder Dave Osborn, died in an automobile accident in July 1996, at the age of 19. Dave Osborn started the Kelly Osborn Memorial Scholarship Fund for the purpose of granting college scholarships each year to one or more dese
The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center has started an “Intergenerational Tech Program.” What does that mean? Teen volunteers from the Fountain Valley Library will assist local senior citizens at no cost with their smartphones, laptops or tablets. The program, for seniors 55 and older, is offered each Wednesday through Aug. 22 at the Center at Founders Village, 17967 Bushard St. For information on this event, or to reserve a 30-minute appointment, call the
The Fountain Valley Police Department Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint on Friday. Aug. 17 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 9 p.m. and 3:30 a.m. In recent years, California has seen a disturbing increase in drug-impaired driving crashes, said FVPD Sgt. Mike Parsons. Parson said the police department also supports a new effort from the Office of Traffic Safety that aims to educate all drivers that “DUI Doesn’t Jus
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital will hold a Summer Blood Drive 2-7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3 in the hospital's parking lot at Euclid and Hospital Campus Drive. The LifeStream bloodmobile will be on site accepting blood donations. All donors will receive a $5 In-N-Out gift card, and participants are welcome to enjoy lemonade, popcorn and balloon animals. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are encouraged. Sign up by calling (800) 879-4484.