Volume 223 | May 10 - 14, 2021
Hundreds of Residents Come Together to Beautify MoVal
The spirit of community pride was on full display during Moreno Valley's inaugural Beautify MoVal Community Day of Service. On Saturday, May 8, hundreds of Moreno Valley residents joined the City Council alongside City Staff volunteers to clean up local parks, trails, and roads. Volunteers worked hard throughout the day to enhance the quality of life for all Moreno Valley residents during this citywide clean-up event. The Community Day of Service culminated with volunteers bonding over their shared interest in making Moreno Valley a better place for everyone. 

For more information about Beautify MoVal or the Community Day of Service, please visit www.moval.org/beautify.

Mayor and City Council Cut the Ribbon at the Business & Employment Resource Center
Mayor Yxstian Gutierrez and the City Council cut the ribbon on the newest comprehensive America’s Job Center of California (AJCC) and officially dedicated the new Moreno Valley Business & Employment Resource Center (BERC). Formerly known as the Moreno Valley Employment Resource Center (ERC), this state-of-the-art facility offers comprehensive development services to job seekers, small businesses, and local employers.

The BERC has kept its doors open throughout the pandemic and provided direct access to resources such as high-speed internet, computers, and free WiFi for business purposes.

Moreno Valley's Business and Employment Resource Center is open to the public Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 12625 Frederick Street, Suite K-3, and provides many online resources available at www.moval.org/berc.
Fines for Fireworks Start at $1,000
Do you have thousands of extra dollars burning a hole in your pocket?

Fines for using illegal fireworks in Moreno Valley start at $1,000 and can go up to $3,500. Serious violations may include criminal charges. The Moreno Valley Fireworks Task Force would like to remind everyone that fireworks just aren't worth it.
To report fireworks, contact the Moreno Valley Fireworks Task Force at www.moval.org/fireworks.
Moreno Valley Police Step Up Enforcement to
Prevent Illegal Dumping
The City of Moreno Valley takes illegal dumping seriously. Even Moreno Valley's Chief of Police is on the case. Recently, Chief Salisbury and Deputies from the Moreno Valley Station caught a violator attempting to illegally dump several tons of concrete onto a Moreno Valley hillside. The suspect was stopped, cited, and given a clear message from Moreno Valley Police; "Don't trash MoVal!"

If you would like to report illegal dumping, please visit www.moval.org/cleanup or call 951.247.8400.
Pet of the Week: Tanny
Our Pet of the Week is Tanny. She is a sweet and enthusiastic seven-month-old Parson Russell Terrier Mix. Tanny is white and tan spotted, which is how she got her name. She is well-behaved and loves to play with new friends. She is a leash-trained puppy and is eager to find her forever home.
If you would like to make Tanny or any pet from the Moreno Valley Animal Shelter part of your family, please contact the Moreno Valley Animal Shelter at 951.413.3790 or visit www.moval.org/pets.