Volume 84 | September 3 - September 7, 2018
YouthFest Showcases Activities for Children and Teens
From children's dance groups and youth sports to tutoring, Moreno Valley's YouthFest on Saturday, September 8 will showcase everything youth-related in our community.

YouthFest provides a great opportunity for families to visit the park and enjoy a variety of information booths, food vendors, free entertainment, vehicle displays, face painting, games, opportunity drawings, and various activities for children.

Saturday, September 8
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Moreno Valley Community Park
13380 Frederick Street, Moreno Valley

Join us for a fun-filled day of family fun.

  • Recreation Classes & Programs
  • Library Services
  • Child Care
  • Kid-Oriented Businesses
  • Face Painting
  • Games
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Sports Teams & Leagues
  • Police & Fire Vehicles
  • Youth Performances
  • Program Demonstrations

For general event and sponsorship information, please contact the Parks and Community Services Department at 951-413-3280.
Join us for Coffee With a Cop at Mimi's Café on Saturday
Join us for Coffee with a Cop on Saturday, September 8 at Mimi's Café to meet your local Moreno Valley Police Officers.

This special Coffee with a Cop is being held on a Saturday in response to resident's requests to make the event accessible to residents who work during the week.

Learn more about how your Moreno Valley Police Officers work to keep our City safe. Residents can also ask questions and share their concerns.

Coffee with a Cop
Saturday, September 8
Mimi's Café
12590 Day Street
Moreno Valley

Firefighters Quickly Contain Brush Fire Near Canyon Springs High
Moreno Valley Firefighters quickly contained a brush fire in the reservoir near Canyon Springs High in Moreno Valley on Thursday, September 6.

The fire, called the Cougar Fire, was reported at 3:14 p.m., just a few minutes after students at Canyon Springs High School were let out of school.

The fire burned near homes on Breezy Meadow Drive, across Poorman’s Reservoir.

Quick action by firefighters stopped the blaze at 7 1/2 acres, preventing homes in the area from being threatened.
City Wins Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award
The City of Moreno Valley has been awarded the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award, a prestigious honor which recognizes organizational excellence in procurement.

The City is just one of 200 agencies across the United States and Canada to earn the distinction.

Procurement is the process of finding, agreeing to terms and acquiring goods, services or works from an external source, often via a tendering or competitive bidding process

Public and non-profit organizations earn the award by excelling in professionalism, innovation, productivity, e-procurement, and leadership attributes within the procurement organization.

Counties, cities, school districts, states, special districts, and universities are eligible to earn the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award.
Free Workshop: Starting a Small Business
Starting a business on your own can be intimidating.

Get started with the Small Business Development Center’s “Must Know” guide to starting your own business at its "How to Start a Small Business" workshop on Wednesday, September 12.

Attendees will learn useful tips including:

  • Being an Entrepreneur
  • Business Planning
  • Small Business Financing
  • Legal Forms of Organization
  • Licensing and Permits

How to Start a Small Business Workshop
Wednesday, September 12
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Moreno Valley Employment Resource Center
12625 Frederick Street, Suite K-3
Moreno Valley 

Register today at: www.iesmallbusiness.com

Upon request, this news release will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation in order to participate in this meeting should direct such requests to Guy Pegan, ADA Coordinator, at 951.413.3120 at least 72 hours before the meeting. The 72-hour notification will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.