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  • Supervisor Kevin Jeffries Elected Chairman

    New Board Members Sworn in at First Riverside County Board Meeting of 2019 At the first meeting of the Riverside County Board of Supervisors in 2019, three members of the Board were sworn in (including two new ones), and the elections for Chair and Vice-Chair of the Board, as well as the Chair of four […]

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  • Capitol Notes

    There are many needs facing our great state, and among those needs is how we can best provide access to quality healthcare to the millions of people who too often turn to emergency rooms for their medical services. As the new Vice Chair of the Senate Health Committee, I look forward to working with our […]

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  • What Makes a Window Energy Efficient?

    by Jennifer Evans The next attribute for energy-efficiency is argon gas. It’s an irenic gas and fills the gap between the glass, raising the R-value of the window. R-value is a measurement of insulation. As an example, for insulating a wall, you would choose from R 13, R 15, or R 19, depending on how […]

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  • Visit Temecula Valley Announces New 2019 Leadership

    The executive officers are from Pechanga Resort Casino, Grapeline Wine Tours, Embassy Suites Hotel, Temecula Creek Inn, Promenade Mall Temecula, and Wilson Creek Winery. The directors are with A Grape Escape Balloon Adventure, Temecula Valley Winery Management, Springhill Suites by Marriott, South Coast Winery Resort & Spa, Melody’s Ad Works, Net Results Hospitality Development Group, […]

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  • EDC Announces Initiative to Attract Employers/Employees

    He explained: “In today’s world, industries and businesses have a decent idea of what the workforce needs to look like. However, the training of that workforce typically lags behind the need. Due to the nature of our current educational model coupled with the incredible rate of change in what employers need, there is frustration on […]

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  • Organizing for the New Year

    Clean out old files and de-clutter to make it easier to find what you need. Check IRS retention requirements for business and tax documents and consider shredding the rest. Reprioritize projects, tasks and routines. Put the most important first to get the attention needed. Define dependencies highlighting those to be completed before another is started. […]

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  • Helping Adults with Autism Find Employment

    Fortunately, there are many organizations and programs set up by nonprofits and government agencies that teach autistic adults these important life skills and prepare them for success. Organizations like the State of California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) provide job coaching and job placement for those who need it. In addition, many cities also offer assistance […]

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  • BWN’s February 12th Meeting – 2019 Meet & Greet Luncheon

    When:    Tuesday, February 12 from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Where:   The Broken Yolk Cafe – 26495 Ynez Road, Temecula  BWN’s February 26th meeting will feature a practical, business-building workshop for members and guests. About BWN – Since 1992, Business Women’s Network of Temecula Valley (BWN) has been a premier women’s networking group dedicated to the […]

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  • Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce Announces Nominees for Business, Citizen, Valley Young Professional and Non-Profit of the Year

    Winners are announced at the Annual Awards Gala on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Pechanga Resort & Casino. This grand black-tie event is generously sponsored by Abbott, Pechanga Resort & Casino, Paradise Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC, Garage Brewing Company, Southwest Healthcare System and The Law Offices of Rosenstein & Associates. In addition to the nominees […]

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  • Murrieta’s Randon Lane Unanimously Chosen as New Chair for RTA’s 42nd year

    As chair, Lane will be responsible for leading the RTA Board in setting policy, guiding Agency priorities, conducting the Agency’s monthly Board meetings and representing RTA during public events. Lane, who has been on the Board since 2009 and served as first vice chairman in 2018, fills the position most recently held by Banning City […]

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  • Home Care Can Help Family Caregivers Balance Career with Caregiving

    Caring for a loved one while also working a paying job can be time-consuming as well as physically and emotionally demanding. The many challenges and distractions of caregiving also can reduce worker productivity and oftentimes impact one’s health. All of this can affect employers. Consider this: ·         More than 40 million American workers are caring […]

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  • AFP of the Inland Empire Awards Lifetime Achievement Award to Al Arguello – Market President, Bank of America

    This award honors an organization or individual who has made outstanding contributions to philanthropy by demonstrating long standing leadership in advancing philanthropy.  The honoree has a proven record of exceptional generosity, passion and encourages others to take on philanthropic roles in the community. “It was an honor to give the first AFP Inland Empire Lifetime […]

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  • The Valley Business Journal will be Celebrating its 30th Year in Southwest Riverside County in 2019.

    Founded in 1989, The Valley Business Journal supports and advocates for our local business community, providing timely information to help. Senator Stone commented: “In addition to supporting our business community with timely information they can use to grow their companies, The Valley Business Journal supports hundreds of nonprofit groups who contribute to the quality of […]

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  • Learn Something New This Year

    The New Year is a great time to learn something new. Research shows that learning at any age can sharpen the brain and encourage growth in a career and personal life. Picking up a new skill and applying it is not only fun but gives a great sense of accomplishment.

    With the many methods of education available today there is an option to fit almost everyone’s lifestyle. Is time a challenge and you don’t want to leave home? Then taking advantage of the internet may work. Most colleges and universities offer online classes that can be taken for credit or audit. There are also websites that offer a variety of topics for training by video. Lynda.com and Udemy.com are two examples with large depths of content. “Readers” can visit their favorite bookstore or website to find a curriculum of interest. Many come with workbooks and online resources to enhance the learning experience. For those more comfortable in the classroom environment the local college or trade school can provide these services.

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  • 3rd District Supervisor Chuck Washington Elected to Two Key Leadership Roles

    California State Association of Counties (CSAC) elected Washington, who currently is the chairman of the Riverside County Board of Supervisors, at its 124th annual meeting in San Diego. Washington joined more than 800 county officials and others for the weeklong event last November. The association represents and advocates for counties before the California Legislature, administrative […]

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  • City of Temecula Announces 6th Annual ‘Broker of the Year’ Award Recipients

    On November 8th at 8:30 a.m., members of the local Temecula Commercial Real Estate community gathered for the 6th Annual Broker of the Year awards presented by the City of Temecula. Held at the Temecula Conference Center, the event recognized the City’s top commercial real estate brokers, who have had an exceptional influence on their […]

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  • Rotary Club of Murrieta Presents Four Heroes

    The 2018 Field of Honor Heroes include: Richard H (Rick) Gibbs (Colonel, U.S. Air Force ret.) – While most in Southwest Riverside County know him as Councilman Rick Gibbs, Colonel Gibbs had a distinguished career spanning 32 years in the United States military. He is a Viet Nam veteran who flew fighter aircraft in that […]

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  • City of Temecula Accepts Capella Award of Distinction from the Public Relations Society of America-Inland Empire Chapter for Around & About Temecula Web Series

    Temecula Mayor Matt Rahn proudly proclaims, “Our multi-award-winning Around & About Temecula Web Series was conceived and is produced completely in house by extraordinary staff who continually develop creative and engaging programming to keep our community connected. The Capella Award of Distinction is high-praise from the PRSA-IE as the premier public relations organization for Riverside […]

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