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  • T’was the Lights Before Christmas Home Decorating Contest

    When you enter the Holiday Home Decorating Contest, choose the judging category that suits your house the best based on the descriptions provided. Enter as an individual residence or as a neighborhood.  All decorations must be in the front yard. Select houses will be featured on the T’was the Lights before Christmas Bus Tours and […]

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  • Tech Gifts Ideas for 2019

    When looking at charging options to gift, I found everything from bracelets that charge a device while going about your daily routine to ones that attached to a stroller providing a charge while transporting the children from one place to another. The multi-device user will appreciate those that can charge many devices at one time. […]

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  • National Philanthropy Day Recognizes Local Leaders

    The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Inland Empire Chapter honored three of Temecula’s leading professionals for their contributions to the fundraising profession and in strengthening their communities. Tuesday, November 12th was National Philanthropy Day, which was celebrated by the organization and its affiliates at the Mission Inn in Riverside, CA. Bruce Nimmo, licensed contractor, of […]

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  • Don’t Let FOG Spoil Your Holiday Cheer!

    Here are a few simple tips to keep in mind when preparing your favorite holiday meals: Scrape all food into the trash before washing dishes or placing them in the dishwasher Pour oils, fats and grease from cooking into a disposable container, such as an empty jar or can, and let solidify. Then, place container […]

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  • City of Temecula Announces 2019 Commercial Broker of the Year Award Recipient

    On November 7th, members of the local Temecula Commercial Real Estate community gathered for the 7th 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 community by exemplifying […]

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  • Changing Lives

    Several months ago, a young boy, and his mom, came to Empowerment Village. They were exhausted, and afraid that life was never going to get better. After living in 10 different communities and several shelters, they just needed a safe place to stay, and to grow healthy. After an intake visit and seeing one of […]

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  • 4 Tips on Taking the Stress out of your Bookkeeping

    Bookkeeping is a task known to every business. I will be sharing some tips that we practice here at Andy’s Glass to ensure the process is running smoothly daily. Keeping your bookkeeping updated is key! To some, the idea of accounting and bookkeeping can be intimidating or, just outright boring! You can always hire an […]

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

    Each year, the members of the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce nominate businesses, non-profit organizations and individuals who they feel serve as leaders in community service, business ethics and economic development. Winners are announced at the Annual Awards Gala on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Pechanga Resort & Casino. This grand black-tie event is generously […]

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  • Colonel Melissa Coburn Honors Veterans at Temecula Valley Hospital

    “Our Veterans Day recognition event was a tremendous success.  It was such an honor to have Col. Melissa Coburn, as our keynote speaker.  We are indebted to all of our Veterans who have given service to this country,” said Darlene Wetton, Chief Executive Officer of Temecula Valley Hospital. Coburn presented a special thank you to […]

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  • SMART Goal Setting

    Developing goals is a key step to succeeding in business and personal life. While even bad goals are better than nothing, a tried and proven methodology is found in the acronym SMART. Let’s walk down through the letters. “S” = Specific. State what you want to accomplish by setting this goal. Use action words such […]

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  • Major Road Improvements Coming to City of Murrieta

    “Streets and roads represent some of the biggest infrastructure investments a city can make,” explains City Manager Kim Summers. “It’s a priority for residents, businesses and the City to care for this investment, and I am thrilled we are going to make that happen.” Summers adds that over the past decade, some street maintenance had […]

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  • City of Murrieta to Host 17th Annual Veterans Day Parade

    On November 11th, the City of Murrieta will host the 17th Annual Veterans Day Parade in recognition of its hometown heroes and all of the men and women who have fought for this nation’s freedom. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. on Washington Avenue accompanied by the singing of the National Anthem and a […]

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  • Murrieta Welcomes New Council Member, Gene Wunderlich

    Out of 14 qualified applicants, Murrieta City Council has appointed 30-year Murrieta resident and businessman Gene Wunderlich to fill the seat vacated by Randon Lane. He will be sworn in at the Tuesday, November 5, 2019, Council meeting and will serve through the remainder of the term, which ends in November 2020. The position is […]

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  • Rotary Club of Temecula Holiday Boxes “Service Above Self”

    Our local schools begin collecting canned and boxed foods towards the end of October through approximately 10 days prior to Thanksgiving.  A group of Rotarians (Rotary Club Members) pick up the donations from various schools and non-profit locations around our city and bring them to our temporary warehouse.  We generally sort all the food on […]

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  • Temecula Hosts Annual Patriotic Salute to Veterans

    Please join us as we honor and thank our veterans for their selfless service. Bring your entire family, your friends, lawn chairs, and warm blankets to enjoy a wonderful evening under the stars. The event will feature remarks by City dignitaries, the presentation of military banners to recognize active military personnel from the City’s Military […]

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  • Understanding the Risk of Hiring Private Caregivers

    While it often seems less expensive, hiring a private in-home caregiver can be a challenge and may have legal implications for the employer. But knowing the risks and responsibilities can help protect you and provide peace of mind. Some of the most important factors to consider when hiring a private caregiver are the additional costs […]

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  • Waves Project Welcomes Kristi Piatkowski as Director of Development

    The WAVES Project of Temecula is proud to announce the addition of Kristi Piatkowski to our staff effective October 21st. Kristi will take the helm of all fundraising and donor relations for our programs serving wounded American veterans. Kristi has extensive experience working for more than eighteen years in the Non-Profit sector including coordinating programs, […]

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  • Temecula’s Man of Music Offering Christmas Specials

    All about music is an understatement concerning Kenneth Rice, the owner/operator of The Little Shop of Horns in Temecula for over 20 years and with Christmas coming, consider giving the gift of music. When his shop first opened, Ken had just completed many years of extensive repair training from Manny Gavriolov at the Horn Connection […]

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  • Murrieta City Hall Becomes Designated Passport Acceptance Facility

    Preparing to travel out of the Country? The City of Murrieta wants to make your life a little easier. Effective October 1st, the Murrieta City Clerk’s Office is accepting passport applications during regular City Hall office hours. Photos are also available. No appointment is necessary, and the process should take about 15-20 minutes for forms, […]

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  • Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District Selects New General Manager

    The Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District (EVMWD) Board of Directors recently announced the selection of a new general manger. Greg Thomas joins EVMWD as a seasoned leader specializing in engineering, construction, operations and maintenance. Thomas most recently served as the general manager for the Rincon Del Diablo Municipal Water District (RDDMWD). RDDMWD serves parts of […]

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