• Fullerton Chosen as Host Town for 2015 Special Olympics

    From the Fullerton Public Information Office --The City of Fullerton announced today that the community has been officially selected to participate in the Special Olympics World Games Host Town program from July 21 – 24, 2015.

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The deadline to register to vote for the November 4, 2014 General Election is October 20, 2014.

Player of the Week

  • Sunny Hills Two-way Star Jason Critser Named Player of the Week

    Jason Critser enjoyed a breakout game at fullback for Sunny Hills last Friday in its 48-9 victory over Godinez, rushing for a career-high 149 yards on five carries. The 6-foot-2, 225-pound fullback had touchdown runs of 60 and 40 yards, his longest breakaways from scrimmage for the Lancers.

Valencia Park Elementary School sixth-grade student Abraham Eid is happy to have recieved a new iPad.Valencia Park Elementary School sixth-grade student Abraham Eid is happy to have recieved a new iPad.iPads ruled the day at the Fullerton School District on Wednesday, as Superintendent Robert Pletka formally began distributing 6,000 devices to all fifth- eighth-grade students.

Amidst great fanfare at Valencia Park Elementary School, Pletka and numerous city and state officials praised the district’s Visible Innovation Program, which aims to use the iPads to help develop critical thinking, collaboration and allow students to work on curriculum at their own pace. 

“I’m holding it up as a model for the state,” said Tom Torlakson, state superintendent of public Instruction, said at the presentation. 

Valencia sixth-graders received the first two dozen iPads, as did Abraham Eid, above, who couldn’t hide his joy at receiving one.

Breaking News

  • Emergency Cooling Center Open

    In response to weather reports that temperatures in the Fullerton area may be up to 100 degrees today (Sept. 12), the City of Fullerton has designated the Fullerton Community Center as a "cooling center" available to all citizens. The Fullerton Community Center located at 340 W. Commonwealth Ave., across the street from Fullerton City Hall, is open from 12 p.m.-6 p.m. today.

This Week in Fullerton, September 21 through 28, 2014.Sept 21
Updated September 20, 2014 Dr G Change