• Police officer, firefighter of the year selected

    Tommy Cook was selected Firefighter of the Year, and Oscar Valenzuela was named Police Officer of the Year today at the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards luncheon. Each honoree was selected by his peers. Fountain Valley Fire Chief Tony Coppolino said Cook has been described by fellow...

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  • City seeks input on Fountain Valley Crossings plan

    The city is seeking input from residents on the recently approved Fountain Valley Crossings Specific Plan. This Specific Plan area is an industrial and commercial area bound by Talbert Avenue on the north, Ellis Avenue on the south, Ward Street on the west and the Santa Ana River on the east.   The...

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  • Firefighters’ ‘Stachetober’ events this week

    The Fountain Valley Firefighters Association is once again holding its Stachetober  fundraiser this year. The association is raising funds to assist one of its own – retired Capt. Larry Hammer Jr. ,  who is battling pancreatic cancer. Larry, 55, spent 25 with the Fountain Valley Fire Department. He and his...

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  • Veterans Day ceremony is Tuesday

    The annual Fountain Valley Veterans Day ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. sharp Tuesday at Veterans Park, next to the library. The event is hosted by VFW Post 9557 and assisted by local Girl Scout troops. About 300 residents and veterans attend each year. The ceremony will feature guest speakers, a flag...

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  • Fountain Valley Regional Hospital offers veterans yoga class

    Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and the Veterans Yoga Project will hold a donation-based yoga and meditation class from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday Nov. 8. The class will be at Founders Village Community and Senior Center, 17967 Bushard St. A suggested donation of $15 to $25 is being asked to...

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  • Police make arrest in commercial burglaries

    Fountain Valley Police have arrested a 24-year-old Covina man in connection with burglaries of two Fountain Valley businesses. Christopher Cook of Covina was arrested Tuesday at a Covina hotel after surveillance tapes of one of the thefts led police to him. Cook was taken into custody in the...

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  • Chamber installation and awards ceremony set for Nov. 18

    The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold its Awards & Installation Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18. Awards will be presented for Ambassador, board director, firefighter and police officer of the year, and the incoming board of directors will be installed. The...

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  • Police arrest theft suspect after scuffle

    A Fountain Valley Police officer suffered two fractured fingers today while attempting to detain a theft suspect, Fountain Valley Police reported. Police responded to the area near Starbucks at 17850 Newhope St. at 8:29 a.m. after it was reported a male suspect, later identified as 30-year-old...

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  • Celebration of life for ‘Coach K’ is Saturday

    A celebration of life for William Kristinat will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday  in the Fountain Valley High School gym. Kristinat, known as Coach K, died Oct. 16. He had coached boys' and girls' basketball for more than 30 years at Fountain Valley High School. As a student at...

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  • Police salute Every 15 Minutes participants

    Police Chief Dan Llorens and the Police Department  on Oct. 29 recognized  businesses and individuals who contributed to the success of the Every 15 Minutes Program held at Fountain Valley High School. At the ceremony, held in the City Council chambers, Llorens recognized:  the California Highway...

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  • StepHouse Recovery holds grand opening Wednesday

    The Fountain Valley Chamber Commerce will help StepHouse Recovery Addiction Healing Center celebrate its grand opening from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new location in Fountain Valley.

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  • City to auction vacant home site

    Do you ever get inspired by some of those HGTV  home building and renovation shows? The city is offering a rare opportunity to bid on a vacant lot, which was the site of a former water well. The lot is at 11560 Iris Ave. and is zoned for a single-family residence. Opening bid is $385,000. Here’s...

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  • Major handball tourney comes to Fountain Valley

    Los Caballeros Racquet and Sports Club is hosting the 2014 Simple Green U.S. Open of Handball  Thursday through Sunday. Handball players from throughout the world will be in Fountain Valley competing for $200,000 in prize money during the four-day tournament. The tournament features a variety of...

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  • Council to consider annual Holiday Sell-A-Bration’

    The City Council on Tuesday is expected to approve its annual “Holiday Sell-A-Bration,” a business promotion set for Nov. 22 to Jan. 5. During that time, the city will waive temporary use permit, tent permit and banner permit fees. The city has been approving the Sell-A-Bration as a way to assist...

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  • Dr. Mark Johnson hired by FVSD to replace retiring Dr. Marc Ecker

    The Fountain Valley School District Board of Trustees Thursday named Dr. Mark Johnson as the next superintendent of the Fountain Valley School District, effective Jan. 1, 2015. Johnson comes to Fountain Valley after serving  the Los Alamitos Unified School District for 15 years as a middle school...

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  • FVSD Board of Trustees Candidates' Forum today

    With three seats up for election this year on the Fountain Valley School District Board of Trustees, a candidates’ forum will be held at 6 p.m. today to hear from the four candidates vying for the seats. The public is invited to attend and listen to the views of candidates Sandra Crandall, Jim...

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  • Kingston Technology becomes first Special Olympics Host Town gold sponsor

    Kingston Technology has become the first gold sponsor of the Fountain Valley-Huntington Beach  Special Olympics World Games Host Town program. In addition to providing substantial financial support for the Host Town program, Kingston – the world's largest independent manufacturer of memory...

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  • Mayor’s Breakfast features Chamber CEO

    Mary Parsons, president and CEO of the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce, will be the guest speaker at Mayor Michael Vo’s monthly Mayor’s Breakfast on Oct. 16. The breakfast is set for 8-9 a.m. in the Saltzer Conference Room at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, 17100 Euclid St. Cost for...

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  • An invitation from the Tuesday Mile Square Women's Golf

    The Tuesday Mile Square Women’s Golf Club invites women to play a round of golf and have lunch at Mile Square Golf Course. Cost for first-timers is $10. Cost to join the Tuesday Women’s Club is $85 a year. Club members pay $38 for golf and golf cart each Tuesday. Interested women are asked to...

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  • FVHS Grad Night volunteers needed

    The Fountain Valley High School Grad Night Committee is looking for volunteers to assist with this year’s on-campus Grad Night, set for June 10. Grad Night will feature a casino, games, prizes, activities and lots of food. The event is several months away but the committee needs to book...

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  • Newland School earns Blue Ribbon honor

    Newland Elementary School has been named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School – one of only three in Orange County to earn that recognition. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the names of this year’s Blue Ribbon schools on Tuesday. “National Blue Ribbon Schools are models of...

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  • October 2014 Issue

    The October 2014 issue of Fountain Valley Living Magazine hits mailboxes today, and is also online for you to share:   http://issuu.com/lynnseeden/docs/fountainvalleylivingmagazine_oct201_a3a526032f969f

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