Moreno Valley

Information about Moreno Valley, California

...At a Glance

Incorporated as a General Law City on December 3, 1984, merging the communities of Moreno, Sunnymead and Edgemont.
Location & Size 50 square miles, located in the western portion of Riverside County, surrounded by Riverside, Perris, March Air Reserve Base, Lake Perris and the Badlands. Elevation: 1,650 Ft.
City Motto "People, Pride, Progress"

Moreno Valley Government

Five Council members comprise the Council; elected by district. They annually select officers among themselves.

Population 174,565 (as of January 1, 2006, State Department of Finance) California’s sixth fastest-growing city; second most populous in Riverside County. The fastest growing city in the early 90s. Fast growth attributed to a range of housing options: (affordable single family homes, condominiums and executive homes), family oriented lifestyle, good schools, and quality-of-life amenities.

Moreno Valley Amenities

Voted “Number One in Riverside County for Family Recreation” by the Press-Enterprise.
Moreno Valley’s amenities include: more than 32 parks and/or joint-use facilities (358.34 developed acres), and 6,000 acres of open space at Lake Perris; recreational, medical, and educational facilities; quality housing at affordable prices, open spaces, abundant retail centers, industrial developments and social/cultural activities. The City actively supports an award-winning anti-graffiti program.

Moreno Valley Schools

Moreno Valley has two public school districts: Moreno Valley Unified School District has 23 Elementary Schools, 6 Middle Schools, 4 Comprehensive High Schools, 1 Charter School, 1 Adult School, 1 Continuation School, 1 Community Day School, 1 Pre-School and 1 Academic Center; 37,001 students enrolled. Val Verde Unified School District (includes Perris, Mead Valley and Moreno Valley) has 1 Pre-school, 12 Elementary Schools, 3 Middle Schools and 3 High Schools, 1 Continuation School, with a total of 17,624 students enrolled. Moreno Valley is also home to one of the Riverside Community College campuses with 7,000 students enrolled.

Moreno Valley Chamber of Commerce

SCAG Transtar
Commuting Information 951.485.5600

MetroLink 800.266.6883

Smart Traveler 800.COMMUTE
select option 4
Riverside Transit Agency 800.800.7821
Park and Ride 800.COMMUTE


Moreno Valley Community Hospital
27300 Iris Ave.
Moreno Valley, CA 92555

Riverside County
Regional Medical Center
26520 Cactus Ave.
Moreno Valley, CA 92555

Moreno Valley Public Safety

Animal Control 951.413-3790

Fire Department 951.413.3370
Police Department 951.486.6700


Eastern Municipal Water District

800.483.4000 (Residential)
800.483.5000 (Commercial)
800.310.2355 (residential)
800.750.2355 (commercial)

Southern California Edison
800.684.8123 (turn on/off)
Moreno Valley Utilities
Natural Gas
The Gas Company
Trash Service
Waste Management of Inland Valley

Grand opening of New Club 6.22.12

The Function Friday nights inside Mexicali Bar and Grill located 1690 Spruce St. Riverside CA 92507. Offering weekly events, parties, concerts and social mixers from 9pm to 2am The Function is one of the hottest networks for mingling, dancing, and partying in the Inland Empire. Featuring live performances from the artist you love The Function is the IE'S premier nightlife destination for Friday night fun and entertainment. Events are 21 plus. Bar happy hours are 7pm-9pm. For more information or guest list call (310)402-8626 email

Margaritas Grill, Catering & Events

Our discriminating culinary style, quality standards and vision make us an industry leader in producing beautifully presented and delicious cuisine. We have seasoned event planners to help you visualize and realize the perfect event.