Volume 269 | March 28 - April 1, 2022
Build a Sustainable Future at Moreno Valley's Community Demonstration Garden
In this month's edition of the Mayor's Minute, Mayor Yxstian Gutiérrez highlights the new and unique Community Demonstration Garden at the Moreno Valley Civic Center. 

Opened in February, the Community Demonstration Garden allows Moreno Valley residents to learn best practices to cultivate a sustainable garden and grow vegetables and fruit trees in their backyard. 

The Community Demonstration Garden is yet another step Moreno Valley is taking to ensure the City continues to be a healthy and sustainable place to live and thrive. 

The Community Demonstration Garden is located at 14075 Frederick Street, behind the Conference and Recreation Center. Watch the Mayor's Minute here
Springtastic Festival & Egg Hunt is Tomorrow
Spring is finally here, and there's no better way to kick off the season than our annual Springtastic event tomorrow, April 2, from 9 am to noon at Sunnymead Park.

Springtastic is a fun and family-friendly event featuring festival games, a Youth Fun Zone, delicious food, an egg hunt, and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny himself!

Join the fun! Sunnymead Park is located at 12655 Perris Boulevard. Visit movalparks.org to learn more.

We'll see you there!
Watch How Moreno Valley will Improve Road Conditions Throughout the City
The City of Moreno Valley is on the road to a smoother future!

The Mayor and City Council approved the historic Pavement Rehabilitation Program this past February. This program is a $50 million investment into improving the conditions of over 180 miles of roadway throughout Moreno Valley. It will be accelerating ten years of pavement rehabilitation programs into only 18 months.

What is the Pavement Rehabilitation Program? Watch this informative video detailing how and why this program is a game-changer for Moreno Valley.

Getting to Know the Moreno Valley
Parks & Community Services Department
Moreno Valley's Parks & Community Services Department keeps MoVal beautiful. 

The Parks & Community Services team handles many essential divisions that make Moreno Valley an incredible place to live. The team maintains all 33 of Moreno Valley's parks and the City's trails, picnic shelters, community centers, senior and youth programs, and veterans services.

The Parks team also oversees the wildly successful Beautify MoVal program, which allows residents and businesses to sponsor segments of roads for regular cleanup. Parks & Community Services also puts on incredible community events, including the Beautify MoVal Community Day of Service, Snow Day & Tree Lighting Ceremony, El Grito, Fourth of July Parade & FunFest, the Springtastic Festival & Egg Hunt, and more!

The City's Parks & Community Services team ensures Moreno Valley will always be a great place to live and thrive.

To learn more about the Parks & Community Services Department, visit movalparks.org.
Pet of the Week: Dee Dee
Our Pet of the Week is Dee Dee, a sweet one-year-old Bull Terrier Mix. Dee Dee needs love and compassion, and her big heart is open and ready for everyone’s affections. Show Dee Dee the love she deserves, and you will have found a new lifelong companion.

If you would like to make Dee Dee 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.