The voting map approved by the Fullerton City Council was rejected last week in Orange County Superior Court. The action means that other maps not chosen must be reconsidered. Jeanette Vázquez explains.
Family-Friendly Event Includes Fan Fest, Youth Tournament and Performance by SoCal Hip-Hop Performer Kid InkMajor League Lacrosse (MLL) will host their 15th annual All-Star Game on Saturday, July 9, 2016, at Titan Stadium in Fullerton, CA. This will be the first time in league history the All-Star Game will be hosted in Orange County. Read More
This Fourth of July was brutal in our neighborhood. This Fourth of July has been punctuated by explosions and fear in our neighborhood. Fireworks set off on July second and third fill the air with tension and smoke. It is annoying and sometimes downright scary. The sounds are so similar to gunshots we can’t tell the difference. Read More
Fullerton Resident Jorge Calderon, age 18, was bullied in school and isolated at home, where he was raised by a single mother and had trouble relating to his four siblings. Read More
keep it cool this weekend! Fullerton Opens Colling Center at Community Center
In response to continued high temperatures that are expected to reach over 100 degrees in the coming days, the City of Fullerton has designated the Community Center as a "Cooling Center."
The “Cooling Center” will be activated on Sunday, June 19 and Monday, June 20 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. and will be available to all residents.
The Fullerton Community Center is located at 340 W. Commonwealth Avenue across the street from Fullerton City Hall.
Please take precautions during a heat wave. The CDC gives the following recommendations:
Older adults (65 years and older), infants and children and people with chronic medical conditions are more prone to heat stress.
Air-conditioning is the number one protective factor against heat-related illness and death. During conditions of extreme heat, spend time in locations with air-conditioning such as shopping malls, public libraries, or public health sponsored heat-relief shelters in your area.
Get informed. Listen to local news and weather channels or contact your local public health department during extreme heat conditions for health and saf
Drink cool, nonalcoholic beverages and increase your fluid intake, regardless of your activity level.
For more information, please call the Fullerton Community Center at (714) 738-6575.
A 2,000-year-old lump of butter was found in an Irish bog. It might still be edible. Read more in Quartz!
It’s been four years since the university “threw the switch” for a photovoltaic installation on the rooftops of the Clayes Performing Arts Center, the Kinesiology and Health Science Building and the Eastside Parking Structure.
That 1.16 megawatt installation produces electricity equivalent to eliminating 5,180 passenger vehicles from the road annually and will do so over the next 25 years, saving the campus approximately $9 million in utility savings, said Willem Van der Pol, interim associate vice president for facilities planning and management. Read More
Schools to Provide Meals Through the Summer
From the Fullerton School District --
Every year when the school year ends, children who rely on school meals are at serious risk of going hungry. Hunger doesn’t take a vacation. This is where the Summer Feeding Program comes in and helps bridge the hunger gap. Free lunch will be available to all children, age 18 and under, at three of our school sites. No application, enrollment, or reservations required. Lunch will consist of a tasty entrée along with fresh summer produce. The Seamless Summer Feeding Program operates five days a week, Monday through Friday - June 6 through July 1, 2016, at Pacific Drive Elementary, 1501 W. Valencia Drive. Lunch will be served from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The Seamless Summer Feeding Program operates four days a week, Monday through Thursday - June 13 through July 7, 2016, at Richman Elementary, 700 S. Richman Ave. where lunch will be served from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m., and at Valencia Park Elementary, 3441 W. Valencia Dr., where lunch will be served from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Nutrition games or puzzles will also be provided free of charge to children who participate. Please visit our web page at fullertonsd.org/nutritionservices for more detailed information.