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Book published!

February 10, 2017 by Patricia Palermo (Register to contact)

I had a book published by Swallow Press/Ohio University Press. It is a critical biography of the writer Dawn Powell (`1896-1965).
I graduated from FVHS in 1970.

I Had a Book Published!

February 10, 2017 by Patricia Palermo (Register to contact)

Hi! I had a book published by Ohio University Press in 2016. It is a critical biography of the author Dawn Powell. "The Message of the City: Dawn Powell's NY Novels" is available online, through Ohio UP/ Swallow Press, and in some brick and mortar stores. I graduated from FVHS in 1970. Thanks!

Suzanne Pucula Maurer

April 23, 2010 by Annie Emery Moore (Register to contact)

Suzanne Pucula, a 1971 graduate of Fountain Valley High School passed away this April, 2010 at her home in Glen Ellen, CA from breast cancer. Suzanne is survived by her husband George and son Ian Maurer. We will miss her wisdom and love.

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Fountain Valley Wins Game One; Stupin Stupefies Troy High School  Fountain Valley, CA Patch

Fountain Valley Wins As Stupin Stupefies Troy HS - Fountain Valley, CA - In an away game at Huntington Beach's Troy High School Josh Stupin made his debut ...



Curt Seeden: First Fountain Valley bridge to come down starting Friday  OCRegister

Unless you've been on an extended trip to Europe — maybe Mars — you by now probably are aware that lots of bridges are being taken down in Orange County ...



Police surround Fountain Valley house; lockdown lifted at high school nearby  Los Angeles Times

Police officers and SWAT personnel surrounded a Fountain Valley home around 1 p.m. Tuesday. Earlier, nearby Fountain Valley High School had been placed ...



OC Schools Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Patch.com

OC Schools Among Best Public High Schools In CA - Orange County, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top ...



F.V. High student charged with stabbing girl at Edison High and 2 sexual assaults in Huntington Beach  Los Angeles Times

A Fountain Valley High School student is accused of stabbing a teenage girl at Edison High School and committing two sexual assaults in Huntington Beach, ...



Fountain Valley Ladies Swim To Place In Sunset League Finals 2018  Fountain Valley, CA Patch

Fountain Valley Ladies Place In Sunset League - Fountain Valley, CA - Los Alamitos High School swimming Griffins set new Orange County records in the sprint ...



Newport Beach School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Newport Beach, CA Patch

Newport Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA - Newport Beach-Corona Del Mar, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its ...



Fountain Valley School Calendar 2017-18: First Day Of School, Vacations, Conferences  Patch.com

Fountain Valley School Calendar 2017-18 - Fountain Valley, CA - When's the first day of school in Fountain Valley? That, and other must-know dates for parents, ...



Thirteen Orange County High Schools Compete in 12th Annual Academic WorldQuest Competition on March 2  VoiceofOC

High school teams from throughout Orange County will compete in a test of knowledge on international politics, geography, global economics, history, and world ...



Imperial Beach official killed while vacationing in Mexico was a Fountain Valley High grad who loved surfing  Los Angeles Times

A San Diego-area city official who grew up in Fountain Valley and loved to surf was shot and killed while vacationing in Mexico over the Christmas break, ...



Top 100 Public High Schools In CA For 2019  Fremont, CA Patch

Top 100 Public High Schools In CA For 2019 - Fremont, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California Public High ...



San Ramon School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  San Ramon, CA Patch

DVHS Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA - San Ramon, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



Temecula School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Temecula, CA Patch

Temecula School Named Among Best Public Schools - Temecula, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



Fountain Valley High School Closed Following Bomb, Shooting Threat; No Explosives Found  KTLA

An investigation was underway Wednesday after an email from a student's account apparently threatened violence on the campus of Fountain Valley High ...



Fountain Valley girls looking for breakout season  OCRegister

Fountain Valley High School has a rich history in many sports, having produced several NFL players, major league baseball stars like C.J. Wilson and Chris ...



Blood, guts, death: ‘Every 15 Minutes’ at Fountain Valley High  OCRegister

FOUNTAIN VALLEY – Sometimes, all it takes is a visual to relay a strong message. A teenage girl covered in blood with her abdomen splayed open lay dead on ...



La Cañada School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Patch.com

La Cañada School Among Best CA High Schools - La Cañada Flintridge, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top ...



See more photos from the many Orange County graduations this week  OCRegister

Thousands of high school seniors bid farewell to their campuses and welcomed the next steps in their journeys as they celebrated at commencement ...



Everyone Was A Winner At Fountain Valley 5K Fun Run 2017  Patch.com

The 2017 Fit Body Boot Camp 5K A Record Success - Fountain Valley, CA - Hundreds came out to run the Fountain Valley Community Foundation's 2017 5K ...



2 San Mateo Schools Among 100 Best Public High Schools  San Mateo, CA Patch

Area Schools Among '100 Best' Public High Schools - San Mateo, CA - New ratings from Niche rank the 100 best public high schools in California. Six schools ...



Are You Looking For Something To Do For The Holidays?  VoiceofOC

We've put together a list of 48 events to enjoy with your family to get you in the spirit of the holiday season.



The Battle for the Bell rages on  OCRegister

Dave White didn't create the Battle for the Bell, the name and prize for one of the longest-standing rivalry games in Orange County high school football. But the ...



Huntington Beach air show has a new name, a new promoter and sky high hopes for the future  OCRegister

For its first two years, the air show at Huntington Beach was operated by a New York-based promoter. Now the lofty event, scheduled for Oct. 19 to 21, zooms all ...



FOOTBALL: Former Mesa coach Schaeffer resigns after 2 months at Fountain Valley  Press-Enterprise

Justin Schaeffer resigned as Fountain Valley's football coach this week, roughly two months after he was hired. The reason for his resignation was not revealed ...



Wrestling: Kingsburg aims for state tourney  Hanford Sentinel

KINGSBURG - In his third year as head coach, Bryce Hammond sees “improvement” from a Kingsburg wrestling team that features four wrestlers ranked in the ...



New system of support contributes to student success  EdSource

Change has come at an exponential pace for California's educators. Four years ago, we welcomed a new funding system that engages stakeholders, promotes ...



FV Native Making Tracks on Marathon Circuit  Patch.com

Fountain Valley, CA - Nick Arciniaga's fast rise up the long-distance running ranks has him poised for a run at Olympic gold.



Sports roundup: Selma girls hoops continues dominant season  Hanford Sentinel

REEDLEY - The Selma girls basketball team remained undefeated in Central Sequoia League play after a 70-30 road victory over Immanuel on Jan. 10.



Woman’s Club stepping up in more ways than one  OCRegister

The Fountain Valley Woman's Club is one of the largest community *service* clubs in Fountain Valley with more than 90 members. On Saturday, the club staged ...



The Woolsey Fire ravages southern California  Los Angeles Times

Encompassing over 150 miles of California and destroying thousands of homes, the Woolsey fire is at 82 percent containment, according to CBS News.



Andy Choi  Los Angeles Times

Andy Choi is a high school student at the Orange County School of the Arts. He is published in Imagine, Margins, and Inkblot magazines. He lives in Garden ...



Graduation is right around the corner for area high school seniors  Los Angeles Times

After four years of trying to balance homework, extracurricular activities and a social life, area high school seniors will get their diplomas this month and set a ...



Is Irvine’s Will Ferrell No. 1? Here are the top 6 actors from Orange County (and those who you thought were from O.C.)  OCRegister

A billion dollars. That's the minimum it takes to make Orange County's most exclusive club of actors who've done more than just all right for themselves.



Outstanding visual arts and film teachers  OCRegister

With Varsity Arts coverage coming to an end, we asked Orange County high school teachers to identify colleagues from their campus or other schools who do ...



Anti-LGBTQ hate group protest at Claremont High School  Los Angeles Times

On the crisp fall morning of Monday, Nov. 12, the quiet college town of Claremont, California laid silent. Well, almost. Although Claremont High School students ...



California's Camp Fire destroys thousands of buildings, kills many  Los Angeles Times

In Butte County, Ca., a dangerous fire spread. The Camp Fire got its name from beginning along Camp Creek Road at 6:33 a.m. on Nov. 8. Since then, the fire ...



Photos: ‘Christmas tract’ in Fountain Valley  OCRegister

The Christmas lights in the well-known “Christmas tract,” a neighborhood of elaborately decorated homes near Brookhurst Street and Heil Avenue in Fountain ...



Coach’s mission: Get his players to college  OCRegister

For a split second, Jorge Bedolla lost his mind. During a March 15 game against Rancho Alamitos, with one out in the top of the ninth inning and Los Amigos ...



New Pathway, Same Journey  DIG Magazine

CSULB alum Kenny Chao started with a career in accounting, but life had other ideas. Now he works as a photographer with his own brand.



Here Are The Best Public Schools In California For 2017  Patch.com

Best Public Schools In California For 2017 - Beverly Hills, CA - The rankings were released this week. See how your child's school performed.



2016 Top 100 Public High Schools in California  Patch.com

Redlands-Loma Linda, CA - The rankings were released this week. See how your child's school performed.



Where are 2017 Orange County visual arts students going to college?  OCRegister

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Popular OC Wedding Photographer Had Secret Hobby: Child Pornography  OC Weekly

To his family and friends, Fountain Valley-based wedding photographer David Brian White is generous, outgoing and loving–“the life of the party.” But alert…



Recent Bill will ban plastic straws in some restaurants  Los Angeles Times

Governor Jerry Brown recently signed a bill into law that will ban sit-down restaurants from giving their customers plastic straws. The law will take effect on Jan.



Five Below: Why is this bargain retailer rushing to California?  OCRegister

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My View: Poker tournament is probably the best deal in town  OCRegister

When I was growing up, my parents would spend just about every Saturday evening playing poker with several of their best friends. Usually, there were about six ...



Where are 2017 Orange County film students going to college?  OCRegister

We asked graduating high school seniors to share with us their post-graduation plans for the fall. We heard from 115 film students. Some plan to go to work and ...



Thousand Oaks faces sorrow: the Borderline Bar shooting  Los Angeles Times

Prior to November 7, Thousand Oaks held the reputation of being a safe and quiet community in the state of California. On November 7 at approximately 11:20 ...



Restaurant closures: 30-year old Taco Bell, Farrell’s, Freebirds, zPizza  OCRegister

A Taco Bell restaurant that has served Fountain Valley teenagers for 30 years closed Tuesday. Franchisee Steve Smith said he had to shutter the restaurant, ...



LAHS hires Ray Fenton as new Head Football Coach  Orange County Breeze

Ray Fenton, the new Head Football Coach at Los Alamitos High School, been the head coach at Fountain Valley High School the past three years.



Where are 2017 Orange County theater students going to college?  OCRegister

We asked graduating high school seniors to share with us their post-graduation plans for the fall. We heard from 209 theater students. Some plan to go to work ...



Students Protest Gun Violence in U.S. Schools in a #NationalSchoolWalkout  Los Angeles Times

Students nationwide are demanding an end to gun violence in U.S. schools by walking out of classes at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes on Wednesday, March 14 — one ...



Star volleyball player has best season yet | Sports Features  Coast Report

Right before the start of his junior year at Fountain Valley High School, Orange Coast College kinesiology major Dillon Emery had a 7-inch growth spurt that left ...



LA River High School hosts its Environmental Summit  Los Angeles Times

For the first time, students and staff welcomed an informative and important event on the school grounds of Sotomayor Center For Arts and Science on Saturday, ...



47 school districts in state of uncertainty  Los Angeles Times

Segregation into a chaotic special education classroom environment was not what they had been looking for. “[The school from our district of residence] never ...



St. Mary's School closure in Aliso Viejo prompted by email threat  KABC-TV

An email threat prompted Saint Mary's School in Aliso Viejo to shut down on Tuesday and Wednesday. Details of Monday's threat were not released.



Environmental Summit comes to LA River School  Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles River students celebrated Earth Day by having their First Annual Environmental Summit on the Sotomayor campus. On April 28, Los Angeles River ...



Speedway legend Danny ‘Berzerko’ Becker dies  OCRegister

HUNTINGTON BEACH – Wide open. It's the way U.S. Speedway Motorcycle Racing legend Danny Becker approached the track. Riding wide open is squeezing ...



California is ahead of transgender bathroom issue that’s being debated across the U.S.  OCRegister

Transgender students across the country should have access to bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with the gender they identify with, regardless of their ...



Graduation 2017: Here are our favorite moments from the past 2 weeks’ celebrations  OCRegister

A four-year journey of early morning wake-up calls and late-night study sessions came to an end this week for thousands of Orange County high school students ...



'Performing with the Pros' with David Burnham at CSArts-SGV  Los Angeles Times

For California School of the Arts-San Gabriel Valley's (CSArts-SGV)'s first “Performing with the Pros” event, students in grades seven to 11 from the Musical ...



2016 Varsity Arts Artist of the Year Top 10: Visual arts and film  OCRegister

This year, 391 high school juniors and seniors were nominated by their teachers as the top Orange County students in theater, dance, instrumental music, vocal ...



Join Us on a Journey of Discovery During CSArts-SGV's Debut of “Pippin”  Los Angeles Times

Even amidst the excitement of the holiday season and winter break, students of California School of the Arts-San Gabriel Valley (CSArts-SGV) are eager to ...



Field Hockey advances to the LAFHA Championship  The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Field Hockey shutout Newport Harbor High School 1-0 in the LAFHA Semi-Finals to advance to the LAFHA Championship, which will be played Saturday ...



Sotomayor Wolves Soccer Team Win Semi Finals and Advance to the CIF Championship  Los Angeles Times

Sotomayor Wolves Soccer team played Fremont High School for the semi-finals in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Championship on February 27.



Grappling with success  Star-News

Mater Dei Catholic High School senior Mateo Olmos recorded a fourth-place finish in his 160-pound weight class at last weekend's Doc Buchanan tournament in ...



Anthony Gharib  Los Angeles Times

Anthony Gharib is a Student Journalist at Herbert Hoover High School in Glendale, CA. He is currently a junior, and sports editor and first junior Editor In Chief in ...



Ethan Hirschberg  Los Angeles Times

Ethan Hirschberg is a teenager living in San Diego, CA. Ethan was diagnosed with high functioning Autism at age two and he is the founder/blogger of The ...



Interview with California Secretary of State Alex Padilla  Los Angeles Times

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla talks with Richard Coca on his pre-registration initiative and High School Voter Education Week.



When will it stop? — Inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during the shooting  Los Angeles Times

My condolences are with the victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and their families. On February 14, the sounds of gunshots were heard all ...



Secretary of State Alex Padilla involves school districts in pre-registration initiative with online toolkit  Los Angeles Times

In an effort to better reinforce the concept of pre-registering to vote, the secretary of state has launched an online Back-to-School Pre-Registration Toolkit, ...



California will legally recognize a third gender on IDs  Los Angeles Times

The Gender Recognition Act was signed into law on Oct. 15 by Governor Jerry Brown. The Gender Recognition Act will “make it easier for people to change their ...



Fall Arts Preview: Instrumental music  OCRegister

Along with marching bands, the instrumental music department embraces music of all types. To satisfy many music tastes, this shared list of upcoming high ...



Mater Dei Catholic's Olmos wins elite Five Counties wrestling title  Star-News

As the 2016-17 high school wrestling season nears postseason competition, the goal remains the same for Mater Dei Catholic High School senior Aaron ...



Restaurant Closures in Orange County  OCRegister

Last updated: 7/21/17 Latest Orange County restaurant closures. (Note: Information is based on Register staff reporting, and verified reader tips. The date of the ...



Convicted husband: ‘You are about to sentence an innocent man’  OCRegister

SANTA ANA – A man convicted of arranging the murder of his wife in their Westminster home proclaimed his innocence Friday, just before a judge ordered him ...



Neighbors To Know: The determined runner of The Hill - Sun Newspapers  Seal Beach News

When you ask people why they chose to live here, most often they reply that it is the “quaintness” and the “small town” atmosphere that drew them here. If you dig ...



Newport Beach Film Festival: A glimpse into Newport Beach film culture  Los Angeles Times

Every April, movie marquees across Orange County are seized by the Newport Beach Film Festival. The big, black block letters advertising the annual festival ...



Ontario boys soccer defeat Knight High School, 2-0, advance to second round of CIF SS Division III playoffs  Los Angeles Times

The Ontario High School Jaguars defeated the visiting Knight High School Hawks of Palmdale, Calif., in Wednesday's CIF Southern Section Division III playoff ...



My first time at Couch-ella  Los Angeles Times

A surprise guest is welcomed to the stage. As the sounds of screams and cheers fill my ears, I wait expectantly to see the mystery star's face. Through a bouncing ...



Electric scooters: Part of the transportation solution or public nuisance?  Los Angeles Times

In Santa Monica's multi-modal community, city planners are interested in getting people out of their cars and onto bicycles and walking. But where do electric ...



Message to my next president  Los Angeles Times

While most students aren't eligible to vote this election, the issues affecting them are important and here to stay. What is the first issue students want the next ...



Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay, Jennifer Lee and Mindy Kaling at the “A Wrinkle in Time” Press Conference  Los Angeles Times

"A Wrinkle in Time" is the latest film adaption of the book by the same name by Madeleine L'Engle, which was first published in 1962. On Feb. 25, a press ...



The ultimate ghost town  Los Angeles Times

The City of Redlands is deemed to be one of the most haunted towns in America. From apparitions of a boy swinging on a swing at Mariposa Elementary School, ...



Male rape culture is our problem  Los Angeles Times

My favorite TV show is "Law & Order: SVU," and I've watched nearly all 18 seasons and come to realize that there are rarely any episodes that feature male ...



Murder flashbacks: Wineville Chicken Coop Murders  Los Angeles Times

The year is 1928, Southern California is growing due to agriculture and the rise of Hollywood. Wineville, Calif. was once known exclusively for its grapes, until a ...



Murder flashbacks: The 'Night Stalker'  Los Angeles Times

Not too far from home and not too long ago, the “Night Stalker” committed several crimes in Southern California. Ricardo Leyva Munoz Ramirez, or Richard ...



They're back! Girl Scout Cookies  Los Angeles Times

Girl Scout cookies are back! Go get your box of cookies!



COLDEST SESH EVER?  Surfline.com Surf News

Matt Pruett interviews Great Lakes luminary Burton Hathaway for the frozen scoop on the end of the 2013 sessions in Minnesota.



Grand Central Market: Showcasing LA's rich culinary culture  Los Angeles Times

On the Saturday that I was able to visit the Grand Central Market, its open air arcade was packed with people in search of a unique culinary experience: boy, did ...



What Metro and LA can learn from Singapore  Los Angeles Times

My mother and I, exhausted from a day full of plane rides, order a shuttle bus to our hotel in Little India. It's night; we step outside, we feel the 80-degree humid ...



Candy Cane Lane opens in El Segundo  Los Angeles Times

One of the highlights of living in El Segundo is the annual, 65-year-old tradition of Candy Cane Lane! So, get your gloves and hot chocolate ready, you're going ...



Prostitution in Ventura: not just in big cities and movies  Los Angeles Times

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Post-9/11 world: What caused the rise of superhero movies  Los Angeles Times

Superheroes have been household names since the birth of comic books in the 1930's. Entrenched in the Great Depression and on the cusp of another World ...



“Adrenaline takes over” for Supermoto competitor Austin Pecoraro  Los Angeles Times

Since the age of five, senior Austin Pecoraro has been addicted to the thrill of riding motorcycles. During the summer of 2007, Pecoraro and his father discovered ...



“Eddie the Eagle” Q&A with Taron Egerton and Director Dexter Fletcher  Los Angeles Times

Moderator Scott Mantz, Taron Egerton and director Dexter Fletcher seen at Twentieth Century Fox Special Screening of “Eddie The Eagle” on Thursday, Jan.



Quiz: How much Orange County trivia do you know? Test yourself  OCRegister

Trivia. The dictionary defines it as information of little importance. Well, these facts might not be very important, but they're pretty interesting nonetheless.



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