Community

  • Successful On-Line Conferencing

    With more online meetings taking place in today’s environment, there are some best practices to follow to ensure their success.Start by making sure equipmentis adequate to participate in the conference. Being able to hear, be heard and seen is key to a successful conference call.Check the quality of your microphone, speakers and camera on the […]

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  • Menifee Cares

    In response to the economic hardships experienced by small businesses resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Menifee has established a Menifee CARES grant, as part of the Menifee CARES Initiative. Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and in order to promote their continued success, the City is utilizing the U.S. Department […]

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  • JDS Creative Academy Wins Six Telly Awards

    JDS Creative Academy (JDSCA) and Spirit of Innovation celebrate their latest accomplishment of winning six Telly Awards. JDSCA, in collaboration with their job-training participants, won two Telly Awards in the category of Diversity and Inclusion for the SOI Update, a weekly news and information program, and for the PSA Seat Belt Safety. Spirit of Innovation […]

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  • James “Stew” Stewart Resigns as Mayor of Temecula

    James “Stew” Stewart announced that effective immediatelyhe will resign as Mayor and as a member of the Temecula City Council. Stewart was elected to a four-year term in November of 2016. Mayor Stewart’s statement is as follows: “City of Temecula, I hear you, I agree with you, and I am deeply sorry. I owe everyone […]

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  • EVMWD Receives Funding to Expand Wastewater Treatment Capacity

    The project will bring more recycled water which benefits our lake and green areas in the community. Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District (EVMWD) has received a $1.4 million grant from the United States Bureau of Reclamation towards the planning of the expansion of its Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility to meet the needs of the community’s […]

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  • City of Temecula’s Mayor Position Vacant Until End of 2020

    On June 23rd, the Temecula City Council voted unanimously to leave the position of the Mayor vacant for the remainder of 2020.  All City Council Members decided in solidarity that Temecula citizens and businesses deserve their equal and active participation and leadership that fosters an inclusive community, in the spirit of unity.

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  • Murrieta Rotary Officers & Directors Take Office

    Lou Ellen Ficke will take office July 1 to serve as President of the Rotary Club of Murrieta for the 2020/21 Rotary year, succeeding Jacqui Dobens.  A longtime resident of the Temecula Valley, Lou Ellen has been active in community banking since 1973.  She recently opened her seventh new community bank, serving as executive vice […]

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  • Judy Zulfiqar Rotary Club of Temecula President

    Born in New Mexico and raised on a farm in the ‘Show Me’ state – Missouri, Judy’s common-sense leadership style will help Rotary continue to provide Service Above Self. Judy’s upbringing has provided her tenacity, innovation, strategy and adaptation. Immediately after high school, she ventured to California and juggled school and work as a 911 […]

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  • Senate Republican Leader Welcomes Senator Melissa Melendez

    Today, Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement and welcomed Senator Melissa Melendez to the California Senate Republican Caucus. Senator Melendez took the oath of office today after recently winning a special election to fill California Senate District 28.

    Congratulations to Senator Melendez whose leadership will serve as another strong voice for the Golden State. As a veteran and small business owner, Senator Melendez and I share many similar values including tirelessly advocating for California’s families and businesses

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  • Andy’s Glass Is Your Trusted Window and Glass Expert

    At some point, every homeowner will face the need for new windows. It’s not an expense that occurs often, but when you make that investment, you want to know that the company you choose has the expertise and experience to deliver. As a well-known name in the Inland Empire, Andy’s Glass has worked hard to […]

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  • Welcome Murrieta Field of Honor Sponsors/Friends of Murrieta Rotary

    This news update is our way to “meeting you” in the current environment of 2020 and to let you know how our Club is meeting today’s challenges and continuing to do “Service above Self.” Thanks to your support of the Murrieta Field of Honor and Patriots Ball, we have been able to carry out many […]

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  • Michelle’s Place Announces 2020 Educational Scholarship RecipientsPatricia Deroeuxand Michelle’s Place Scholarships Promote Educational Achievement

    Michelle’s Place Cancer Resource Center is pleased to announce two recipient’s of the Patricia Deroeux Scholarship and two recipients of the Michelle’s Place Scholarship, for a total of $6,000given toward continuing education in 2020. Lauren McMullen, a sophomore student at California State University, Monterey Bay, and Alyssa Landon, a junior at San Diego State University, […]

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  • FirstLight Home Care of TV Expands Services to Include Remote Patient Monitoring

    FirstLight Home Care of Temecula Valley has partnered with Achieve Health Management to introduce Remote Patient Monitoring, a new service aimed to support elderly clients who are aging in place. Remote patient monitoring (RPM) uses digital technologies to gather health data from individuals receiving care in their homes and electronically transmit that information securely to […]

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  • Murrieta Unveils Business Reopening Resources Guide

    The City of Murrieta has developed a guide to help businesses navigate the stages of re-opening as we move through COVID-19. The Murrieta Business and Community Resource Guide is now available at www.MurrietaCA.gov/reopening and on the City’s social media platforms. Developed with input from a variety of stakeholders including business owners, it includes best practices […]

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  • Spirit of Innovation

    JDS Creative Academy is debuting a new name for their magazine-style news and information show, Spirit of Innovation. The JDSCA board decided to rebrand the show and swap out the word Spectrum, which incorporated the meaning of “being on the autism spectrum,” with Spirit. JDS Creative Academy feels Spirit represents who they are as a […]

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  • TSR Again Postpones Date of Annual 5K/10K Run

    Temecula Sunrise Rotary Again Postpones Date of Annual 5K/10K Run The Temecula Sunrise Rotary Club has postponed the date of its major fundraiser, the 33rd Annual Run through the Vineyard 2K, 5K and 10K that was rescheduled for June 6. It will now be held on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at the Maurice Car’rie Winery […]

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  • Open for Business?

    Governor Newsom’s May Revise budget projection for the coming Fiscal Year shows that the $21 billion surplus we had has become a $54 billion deficit in our state budget! The economic activity that generates tax revenues supporting state programs has collapsed because of Covid-19. We are now in a serious recession, with unemployment levels greater […]

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  • City of Murrieta Adds Website Chat Feature

    To expand its capacity to engage with residents and stakeholders, The City of Murrieta has launchedachat feature on its public website, www.MurrietaCA.gov. Website users can now chat withavailable City Hall, Police, Fire, Parks and Recreation, and Library staff. Users simply click the yellow chat bar that is located on every page of the website, select […]

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  • Medical Residents Add to Temecula’s COVID-19 Response Team

    They are gaining skills, treatments, and medical regimes that no one has ever performed before. As the crisis began, program leaders created an elective in disaster response to allow residents to be on the front lines of pandemic response. “We modeled after another program’s plan to involve residents in responding to the 2018 Camp Fire […]

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  • Rep. Calvert Statement on the Reopening of Riverside County

    Congressman Ken Calvert released the following statement on the reopening of Riverside County. “The American people have shown time and time again that they will rise to the occasion.  They have done so in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. As leaders, we need to look at this crisis from a number of angles.  We […]

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