Volume 140 | Oct. 7-11, 2019
Be MoVal's Guest at the Southern California Fair
on Saturday, Oct. 12!
The City of Moreno Valley invites all residents to attend Moreno Valley Day at the  Southern California Fair.   Admission will be FREE for all MoVal residents on Saturday, Oct. 12.  Just present a photo ID showing you live in Moreno Valley and be the City's guest at the Fair!

The Southern California Fair, celebrating its 106th year, is held at the  SoCal Fair and Event Center, 18700 Lake Perris Dr., in Perris.  It features rides, games, live music, livestock, exhibits, motorcycle racing and stunts and more – plus all that delicious fair food! The Fair runs from Oct. 5-13. 

National Community Planning Month:
Because Great Places Require Great Planning!
October is National Community Planning Month, a time to recognize the vitally important work done by MoVal's professional Planning staff.

Every important City project involves Planning staff, from new roads, open spaces and housing, to small stores and massive commercial and industrial developments. They each need the guiding hand of a planner to help them transform from general concept to specific, detailed reality -- because "Great Places Require Great Planning!"

Business Spotlight:
Unlimited Quest is Transforming Lives
The City of Moreno Valley strongly supports local businesses. One way is through the  Business Spotlight  program. The Spotlight is a 30-second professional video production created by the award-winning MoVal Media team to promote your business. 

Visit the  City's Economic Development Department  to find out how to turn the Spotlight on YOUR business.

Healthy Trees Help Keep MoVal Beautiful
MoVal’s landscape maintenance districts annual tree-trimming program is underway. Property owners within the landscape maintenance districts fund the cost of these vital services through their property tax bills. With more than 2,600 trees scheduled for trimming, the work will continue through early 2020. 

Start Gathering Your Hazardous Household and E-Waste for FREE Collection Event
We're having a FREE Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Collection Event on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the City Yard, 15670 Perris Blvd.

These items WILL be accepted:
  • Household products (cleaners, paint, pesticides, lightbulbs, etc.)
  • Used motor oil, filters, antifreeze, and fuel
  • Household and automotive batteries
  • Unused medication (except controlled substances)
  • Sharps (needles/syringes and lancets)
  • Electronic waste (TVs, computers, VCRs, phones, etc.)

These items WILL NOT  be accepted:
  • Explosives or ammunition
  • Radioactive waste
  • Asbestos waste
  • Compressed gas cylinders over 40 pounds
  • Infectious waste (other than sharps)
  • Bulky items (furniture, appliances, tires, etc.)
  • Controlled substances

Find more information online about the  Free Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Collection Event , or contact the City Recycling Program at 951-413-3109.

Small-Biz Owners:
Get a Handle on Your Financials for FREE
This FREE seminar will offer a basic overview of accounting and finance principles to help you make timely and accurate business decisions. A business consultant will discuss Accounting Methods, Financial Statements & Ratios, Break-Even Analysis, Budgeting and Cash Flow Management.

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 9-11:30 a.m.
Moreno Valley Employment Resource Center
12625 Frederick St., Suite K-3

Pet of the Week Video: Milo
Meet Milo . This handsome little guy is still a kitten at just 16 weeks. He's a sweet and friendly young feline who loves the company of humans. Can't you just picture him making your home his own? Milo is eagerly waiting for you now!

Please visit the Moreno Valley Animal Shelter located at 14041 Elsworth St. to inquire about adopting little Milo and other cats and dogs searching for life companions. Animal Services can be reached at 951-413-3790 .