Sweetwater Valley
Civic Association
Bonita, California
Welcome to Bonita, California
The Sweetwater Valley Civic Association (SVCA) is the direct conduit to local County elected and appointed officials, law enforcement, and emergency first responders to discuss and resolve issues directly related to our quality of life within the Sweetwater Valley communities.


The following crime alerts came to our attention:
  • 6/2 -- Home broken into on Frisbie, 1:00pm
  • 6/4 -- Home broken into on Dawsonia, 11:00am
Please be careful and lock up.

Your friends and neighbors at SVCA

Wednesday 7/6/2016 -- 7:00-8:30pm -- BONITA-SUNNYSIDE LIBRARY COMMUNITY ROOM
  • Check out our flyer which we handed out at Bonitafest. It gives you a good idea of what the SVCA is all about.
  • Our monthly meetings are very informative. Come hear the latest from the County of San Diego, CHP and Sheriff's Department, and so much more.
  • To catch up on the latest, see the Meetings & Minutes page. 
  • Our Membership Chair, Liz Stonehouse, is asking for members (residents, organizations and businesses) to join the SVCA. Please take a moment to complete our 2016 membership form. We are looking forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting. Thank you for your support.

ORANGE CRATE DERBY IS COMING! - August 27-28, 2016
  • The 36th Annual Orange Crate Derby is coming up on August 27-28, but it is time to start building your cars now!
  • There are Build-a-Car Clinics scheduled for July 16 and August 6 at the South Bay Family YMCA's Teen Center from 9am-noon.
  • The website orangecratederby.com has excellent instructions and guidelines for building a safe car. It also has rules, entry forms, and pictures from past years!
  • This is a fun family event sponsored by the Chula Vista Sunrise Rotary Club and Police Activities League.
  • Boys and girls age 7-14 are eligible to participate in the race that takes place on Rancho Del Rey Parkway between Terra Nova Drive and Del Rey Boulevard.

  • The museum is in desperate need of docents. If you are able to help our community by volunteering at our amazing museum, please call or email Julie (619-267-5141).
  • They have been so short of docents that hours have been curtailed. The primary responsibility of a docents is to act as greeter, answer questions, and keep an eye on things.
  • Regular hours are Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-4:00pm. Thanks for helping out!