Black Bear Diner is Now Serving Up Home Cooking in Moreno Valley
The City of Moreno Valley is excited to announce the opening of Black Bear Diner.  Located at 24949 Sunnymead Boulevard in the Sunnymead Plaza Shopping Center, Black Bear Diner brings their home-cooked, family-oriented eatery to Moreno Valley.

Founded in 1995, Black Bear Diner has more than 118 locations in ten states. Their commitment to the community, great quality, amazing food, and excellent customer service is a recipe for success. Be sure to visit and ask for their best-selling menu item, Country Fried Steak.

Other restaurants scheduled to open their doors in the near future include:

  • Golden Corral: Canyon Springs Plaza
  • Safe Haus Craft Beer & Kitchen: Canyon Springs Plaza
  • Alamilla’s Mexican Food: northwest corner of Sunnymead and Perris
  • Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf: The Quarter
  • Fat Burger: The Quarter
  • ZPizza & Tap Room: The Quarter
For information about the City’s new businesses or to learn about establishing a new business in Moreno Valley, please check out or contact the Economic Development Department at or a951.413.3460.
Flooding Preparation Tips
Flooding is one of the most common hazards in Riverside County, and can cause property damage, injury, and even death

Flooding can contaminate drinking water and cause electrical disruptions, which can severely impact the City of Moreno Valley.

Floods can develop slowly over time, but can also progress very quickly in just a few minutes. Flash floods often have a dangerous wall of rapidly moving water that carries rocks, mud, debris and can sweep away anything in its path.

Be aware of flood hazards regardless of where you live, but be especially aware if you live in low lying areas, near water, or even near flood-prone areas or intersections.

Do not attempt to cross an area or intersection that appears to be flooded.

Before the Flood Warning or Watch

 Be prepared to respond to flooding by taking the following actions before the rains and flooding begin:

  • Assemble emergency supply kits for your home, workplace, and vehicle

  • Store a seven-day supply of food and water (at least one gallon per person, per day) in closed, clean containers

  • Gather and prepare sandbags

  • Stage plastic sheeting

  • Teach children not to play in or near rivers, streams, or other areas of potential flooding

  • Identify safe routes from your home or workplace to high, safe ground. Determine whether you can use these routes during flooding or storms. Be familiar with your geographic surroundings.

To help residents prepare, the City of Moreno Valley residents provides free sandbags and/or loose sand when rain is in the forecast.

When necessary, free sandbags will be available at the City’s Corporate Yard located at 15670 Perris Boulevard and at any Fire Station located throughout the city.

Loose sand will also be available at the City Yard and at specific locations as supplies are available. Residents should bring shovels to fill up to 25 sandbags per household.

For more information about sandbag and sand locations, please contact the City of Moreno Valley’s Corporate Yard at 951.413.3160 or the Moreno Valley Fire Department at 951.486.6780.
Curious About New Businesses Coming to Moreno Valley?
Be the first to know! Check out the monthly update of the Economic Development Summary to learn more about Moreno Valley’s business location advantages on the dedicated Economic Development website:

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Ring in the New Year by Adopting from the Moreno Valley Animal Shelter
Dogs and cats will be available for adoption at reduced rates during the Moreno Valley Animal Shelter’s “New Year's Pet Adoption Event.

This special event will run from January 8-10 and 22-24 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Dogs will be available for $60 and cats will be available for $5.
The deeply discounted adoption fees includes spay or neuter surgery, vaccinations, and a HomeAgain microchip.
Adoption Gift Certificates are also available at the Moreno Valley Animal Shelter, located at 14041 Elsworth Street.
For more information, contact the Moreno Valley Animal Shelter at 951.413.3790 or visit the city’s website .
City Seeks Public Input for Nason Street Corridor Project
The City of Moreno Valley invites residents and business owners to a second community workshop for the Nason Street Corridor Phase II Study Area on Saturday, January 12, 2019.
The workshop will gather the public's input on four potential design alternatives for 60 acres of city-owned land located on the northwest corner of Nason Street and Alessandro Boulevard.
There are currently four design concepts being explored, including the “Main Street Connector” alternative, the “Large Central Park” alternative, the “Central Square” alternative, and the “Park Blocks” alternative. 
These concepts, which were designed with previous input from the public, are intended to foster economic strength and growth while enhancing the quality of life for everyone.

Free Tutoring at Moreno Valley Mall Branch Library
Stop by the Mall Branch Library every Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for help with homework.

Students in kindergarten through grade 12 can bring in their homework, textbooks and questions and receive help from the library's tutors.

We look forward to helping you succeed in school!
Moreno Valley at Work
The City of Moreno Valley is working hard for you.

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From road improvement projects to opportunities to learn how help first responders during a disaster to the latest restaurant openings, make sure you get the good news delivered right to you inbox every Friday.

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