Volume 151 | Dec. 23-27, 2019
Reminder: Fireworks are Illegal in MoVal
A reminder for New Year's Eve revelers: Fireworks are just as illegal in MoVal at New Year's as they are at Fourth of July and the rest of the year. It's about safety. We want all Moreno Valley residents to start 2020 with the same number of fingers they end 2019 with!
Free Sandbags Available for MoVal Residents
Winter has started off rainy and it looks like more is on the way. So if you tend to have flooding problems, don't wait until the rain starts again to get your FREE sandbags. The City offers free sand and bags here:

Empty sandbags and loose sand
  • City Yard Main Office – 15670 Perris Blvd., available M-F, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Fire Station 2 – 24935 Hemlock Ave.
  • Fire Station 48 – 10511 Village Road
  • Fire Station 58 – 28040 Eucalyptus Ave.

Sand and empty sandbags are available at the fire stations listed above any day, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. (Fire personnel may not be at the stations at all times due to response activities and sand may not be accessible.)

Empty sandbags only (no sand)
Available any day from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.:
  • Fire Station 6 – 22250 Eucalyptus Ave.
  • Fire Station 65 – 15111 Indian St.
  • Fire Station 91 – 16110 Lasselle St.
  • Fire Station 99 –13400 Morrison St.

Loose sand only (no sandbags)
  • Alessandro Blvd. and Redlands Blvd., at the Post Office property.
  • Available any day, any time.
  • Conference & Recreation Center Overflow Parking Lot
  • located at Veterans Way and Alessandro Blvd. Available any day, any time.  
  • City Yard Visitor Parking Lot located immediately south of the City Yard main building at 15670 Perris Blvd. Available any day, any time.  

Santa Claus Makes Special Hospital Visit
With Help from MoVal Fire Department
'Twas the day before Christmas Eve when Santa Claus, himself, called on MoVal Fire to help him pay a surprise visit to patients in the Pediatric Unit at Riverside University Health System Medical Center.

Leaving the reindeer to rest up at the North Pole, Santa instead got a ladder-truck lift from his firefighter friends to the second floor, where he climbed through a window and brought holiday cheer and presents to the children who had to spend Christmas at the hospital.

Thank you, MoVal Fire Department, for coming to the rescue once again!
Get That Job in 2020!
Make 2020 the year you get that job you want by nailing the interview! Learn how to make the very best of your next job interview opportunity by attending this FREE workshop. Discover what employers are really trying to find out about you, how to best present yourself, how to avoid common mistakes and more.

Interview Workshop
Tues., Jan. 7, 9-11 a.m.
Moreno Valley Employment Resource Center
Pet of the Week: Martin
Meet Martin. He's a real cutie. Martin is a two-year-old Shih Tzu/poodle mix who can melt hearts with just a single look. He's ready to be devoted to that special human who's ready to take care of him for life. Is it you? You'd better hurry, because handsome little Martin needs your love and care RIGHT NOW.

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