The city will celebrate the grand reopening of the playground at Harper Park with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a movie in the park on Nov. 2. The city’s Public Works Department and Community Services Department will unveil the park’s newly designed Biba Playground. There are multiple apps you can download and utilize to play fun, interactive games while at the park. The ribbon-cutting is set for 5:15 p.m., followed by the movie, “Coco” at 5:45 p.m. Kids are invited to dress
Three people suffered injuries Thursday when a black Mercedes S500 crashed into a building on Harbor Boulevard, Fountain Valley Police reported. Sgt. Kham Vang said the Mercedes crashed through a building at 16520 Harbor Blvd., Suite G, at 12:56 p.m., striking one person inside the building and pinning two others. Fountain Valley Fire Department personnel extricated all three people and transported them to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The drive
The Fountain Valley Police Department reminds drivers that Oct. 22-26 is National School Bus Safety Week, which serves as a reminder to drivers about the importance of making sure children taking the bus are getting to and from school safely.The Fountain Valley Police Department reminds drivers that Oct. 22-26 is National School Bus Safety Week, which serves as a reminder to drivers about the importance of making sure children taking the bus are getting to and from school saf
Masuda Middle School will hold its annual Veterans Day ceremony at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5 at the school. The public is invited. The school is named after Kazuo Masuda, an American of Japanese ancestry who was killed in action in Italy in 1944. He earned the Distinguished Service Cross before giving his life for his country on Aug. 27, 1944. Masuda grew up in Tustin and Fountain Valley, graduating from Fountain Valley Elementary School in 1932 and Huntington Beach High School i
The National Merit Scholarship Corp. has announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, including three students from Fountain Valley High School. The semifinalists now have an opportunity to continue in the competition for about 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring. To be considered for a Merit Scholarship award, semiﬁnalists must fulﬁll several require
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9557’s auxiliary has kicked off its annual Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. Local students in grades 9-12 can compete for $29,500 in national scholarships. Students must submit an original two- or three-dimensional piece of artwork. Digital art, photography and jewelry are not accepted. Students begin competing at the local VFW auxiliary level. The first-place winner advances to a district competition with district winners advancing
The Fountain Valley Rotary Club will present its annual Ed Arnold Volunteer of the Year Service Award to Alex Accetta of Alex Accetta CPA & Associates, Inc. at a gala banquet Saturday, Oct. 13 at Mile Square Golf Course. The event starts at 6 p.m. and is open to the public. The Rotary Club will honor Accetta for his many years of volunteerism in the community. He is a board member of the Boys & Girls Club of Huntington Valley as well as chairman of the Fountain Valley Chamber
Cox Elementary School will hold its Fall Family Fun Night from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. The annual event brings together students, educators and the community for food and drinks, carnival games, a bake sale and a raffle. The event is being held on the Cox campus, 17615 Los Jardines East. Proceeds help fund the fifth-grade Outdoor Education Science Camp. For pre-sale tickets, ways to volunteer or for more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Fountain Valley High School Class of 1998 will hold its 20-year reunion 5-11 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24 at Crevier Classic Cars, 365 Clinton St., Costa Mesa. Additional information will be available soon at www.fvhs98.com.
The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center will host its annual Fall Harvest Dance from 7-9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the front desk at the senior center. Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Fountain Valley IPA are the event sponsors. The Center at Founders Village is at 17967 Bushard St. More information: (714) 593-4446.