Regulations on Hoverboards

Staff Reports EASTVALE– The City of Eastvale wants to remind residents about the new laws that went in to effect January 1 that regulate Electrically Motorized Boards, also known as “hoverboards.” Assembly Bill 604, authored with bipartisan sponsorship, passed in October 2015.  Hoverboards are now defined as “a wheeled device with a floorboard less than […]

Quiet Down

By Pastor Norris “But Jesus Himself would often slip away to the wilderness to pray.” Luke 5:16 Did you know there are cultures in the world that don’t have a word for “minute” or “hour”? They simply have no need or desire to measure time in such short increments. Nor do they attempt to maximize […]

Who Do You See In The Mirror?

By Sarah Sanchez I am a nobody I will never think I am worth something,   I have no talents I can’t believe that I have a purpose, In this life   I am ugly I will never say I am beautiful,   I am alone I will never feel that I belong,   God […]

Socially Speaking

By Sarah Sanchez Eastvale – The holidays have come and gone, but the news didn’t stop for the celebrations. A variety of events occurred in Eastvale during the season, and articles about them were posted on our Facebook page ( during the month of December. Last month, our trending posts included these stories: Burglary and […]

The Simplicity of Life

By Michael Armijo I was at home one day recovering from a recent illness and I had not gotten cable yet so I was forced to watch antenna TV.  What was on was “Gilligan’s Island”, “Father Knows Best”, and “I Dream of Jeannie”. Watching these shows brought me back to when I was a kid […]

A Piece of Humble Pie

By Pastor Ed Moreno   About thirty-two years ago, I was asked to speak at a Baccalaureate service for seniors of a Christian high school and their parents. This was during a period of my early ministry when everything was going really well, and to be honest I was beginning to think I was “all […]

C.E.R.T. Training Offered January 29-31, 2016

Courtesy City of Eastvale The city of Eastvale has partnered with the J.C.S.D. to provide Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) training.  Recent history has shown the need for neighborhoods, schools, and businesses to be prepared to rely on themselves for a minimum of 7 days to 2 weeks following a major catastrophic event. C.E.R.T. is […]

Eastvale: Did You Know?

Illegal Dumpint-BW

Illegal Dumping Courtesy of City of Eastvale   According to Municipal Code section 8.24.010, no person, firm, partnership, association or corporation, shall place, deposit, throw or dump any trash, garbage, waste, debris or refuse matter on any public or private property whether owned or controlled by the person or not, except where such matter is being temporarily placed […]

Local Elementary School Receives Photography Club Grant

Photo by: Paul Moureaux, PMX Photography Rosa Parks Elementary Photo Club received a $5,000 grant from Follow the Light Foundation on Dec. 16. From left to right Scott Heath (Semi-Pro Photographer/Club Leader), Fran Rife (Rosa Parks Teacher/Mentor), Celeste Moureaux (Director, Follow the Light Foundation), Cecelia Verduzco (Principal, Rosa Parks), and Jason Eldridge (Assistant Principal, Rosa Parks).

By Sara Cipollone Eastvale – Rosa Parks Elementary School is this year’s recipient of the Follow the Light Foundation Grant. The Rosa Parks Elementary School Photo Club will be receiving a $5,000 grant from the Follow the Light Foundation this year. The foundation was established in honor of the late Larry “Flame” Moore, the Photo […]

Advanced Improvements Provides Comfort For Your Home

Staff Reports SoCal – Advanced Improvements is an expert in air conditioning and heating, water heating, water filtration, and solar power.  For over 20 years, they have been providing eco-friendly, energy saving home and office comfort solutions for Riverside, Orange, San Bernardino, San Diego and Los Angeles counties. Advanced Improvements’ mission is to build top […]

Eastvale Debt Forgiveness Lawsuit Fails

By Raymond Mendoza Eastvale – A recent Riverside County Superior Court ruling has Eastvale city government employees baffled after their city was denied debt forgiveness and use of Senate Bill funds after Jurupa Valley, Menifee and Wildomar had theirs granted. The ruling came down from Riverside County Superior Court Judge Daniel Ottolia on Monday, Nov. […]

Local Treatment Plant Reveals Odor Control Efforts

Photo courtesy: WRCRWA WRCRWA hosts a treatment plant tour to showcase expansion effort.

By Emily Aguilar Eastvale – On Dec. 12, Western Riverside County Regional Wastewater Authority (WRCRWA) Treatment Plant showcased their expansion and odor control efforts to nearly 20 residents during an informative public tour. The construction of new homes nearby has made controlling odors important for everyone living and working nearby. When the plant was originally […]

Groundbreaking at Fire Station 31

Photo by: City of Eastvale/JAB Photography City officials and CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department personnel take part in the ceremonial groundbreaking on Dec. 8 for Eastvale’s Fire Station No. 31.

By Emily Aguilar The groundbreaking ceremony for Fire Station 31 made December 8 a special day in Eastvale.  Although Eastvale already has one fire station on Hamner Avenue, the city decided that it would be best to build a second fire station on Chandler Avenue to serve the western portion of the city.  Construction has […]


“… submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.” James 4:7 By Pastor Dennis Morales It’s awesome to be able to turn the page and start fresh in a new year.  For some, 2015 may have been a contentious year.  I have realized that the closer we draw to the Lord and His […]

Eastvale: Coyote Attacks on the Rise

Photo courtesy of Christopher Martin Photography

By Carol Heyen EASTVALE-Coyote spotting has become commonplace in Eastvale and the Inland Empire.  Coyotes primarily hunt rodents and wild rabbits for food, but they have seemed to acquire a taste for our pets the last few years. As wild spaces are developed, coyotes are being pushed out of their wild habitats and into our […]

Tips from Deputy Myers

How to prepare for emergency situations By Deanna Myers We all have ups and downs in our lives. But, the beautiful thing about the New Year is you get a fresh new slate to build on what you have already achieved and revise things that may not have worked out. This idea can also be used […]

Corona Mail Theft Suspect Strikes Again

Photo courtesy of Yorba Linda P.D.

Staff Reports – A Corona man was arrested and booked into the Orange County Jail on December 18, 2015, for being in possession of mail and packages from dozens of residents of Anaheim Hills, Diamond Bar and Corona.  Some of the stolen mail included Christmas cards.  The man was cited for the same type of […]

Bootsma Named Eastvale Mayor for Fourth Time

Photo by JAB Photography

Staff Reports Eastvale – The City Council has selected Ike Bootsma as its mayor and Joseph Tessari as its mayor pro tem for 2016. Each December, the council selects a new mayor and mayor pro tem from among its five members. Bootsma, a retired cattleman, has served on the council since its incorporation in 2010. […]

El Niño: Eastvale Preparedness

Photo courtesy: City of Eastvale

By Valerie Gutierrez Eastvale – After several months of preparations for El Niño by local agencies, Southern California received the first storm of the year rattling the region causing strong winds, flooding, mudslides and road closures. Although the city of Eastvale is being responsible for maintaining the storm drains, channels and ditches clean for sufficient […]

Eastvale City Council Report

By Emily Aguilar The city council heard lots of ideas from a range of sources — from students to professionals — during its regular council meetings in December.  The agenda included several commission appointments as well as a request to amend a section of the Ranch at Eastvale’s Specific Plan to create more street space. […]


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