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  • Senator Stone’s Veterans Tax Relief Bill Moves Forward

    The Senate Committee on Appropriations today unanimously passed legislation authored by Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) to provide needed and deserved tax relief to those who have worn this nation’s uniform and served it faithfully. Senate Bill 364 – the Veterans Tax Relief Bill – previously received unanimous support in the Senate Committee on Governance […]

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  • WINEormous Continues Providing Temecula Winery Tours

    I named my blog WINEormous and a year later began offering winery tours in the Temecula Valley. I felt the relationships I had forged with members of Temecula’s wine community would be of interest to those wanting to visit this unique region. I offer visits to three wineries, spending up to an hour at each. […]

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  • Professional Women’s Roundtable Announces June Meeting

    Please join us June 6th at 8-Bit Brewery at 11:15am where we are excited to introduce Sabine Becker, one of our members with an incredible story to tell. German-born Sabine is not only a survivor of the worst pharmaceutical disaster in history, but she is also a stroke survivor. Due to exposure to the drug […]

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  • Picking the Right Plant

    As you transform your landscape, picking the right plant is an important step towards being more water-wise. There are simple steps to take to help achieve this: Identify your soil. There are 3 common soil types to consider before planting – sand, loam, and clay soil. Checking your soil type is a good way to […]

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  • Death Penalty is the One Percent

    With his actions, the Governor has made it clear that to him democracy does not matter. The people have spoken repeatedly on the death penalty and this Governor has chosen to ignore them. He has cited there are 164 people nationwide who have been freed from death row after they were found to be wrongfully […]

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  • Choosing the Right Retirement Community

    Do Your Research – Be sure to keep senior living assistance or assisted living communities in mind while you or your aging parent are still independent. It can be very stressful if you’re forced to rush to choose a place for your loved one. Before you even step foot into the senior living community, make […]

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  • Benefits of Upgrading your Glass Windows and Doors

    An upgraded retrofit window or door can save you money during the hot months of summer by keeping the cool air in and that hot humid air out. Upgrading your window can increase energy efficiency while reducing your energy costs. For example, upgrading to a dual pane window can not only save you money with […]

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  • 5 Activities to Keep Elderly Parents Active and Engaged

    Encourage them to lend a helping hand: Volunteer opportunities, depending on your parent’s skills and mobility, are a great way for them to stay active and engaged. Libraries, schools, museums, hospitals, soup kitchens and animal shelters are just a few organizations that are always in need of volunteers. Volunteering also could help your parents feel […]

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  • City of Temecula’s Youth Emergency Preparedness Program (YEPP)

    The City of Temecula, in collaboration with FEMA, is excited to present the City’s second annual Youth Emergency Preparedness Program (YEPP). In addition to educating youth about emergency preparedness and all-hazardous events that affect our region (i.e. earthquakes, floods, droughts, fires, terrorism, etc.), participants of the program will receive hands on experience managing the City’s […]

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  • BWN Announces May Speakers

    The May 14th speakers are Bonnie Clark, President, Kratos Financial & Insurance Solutions and Kratos Wealth Management; Erin Furlong, Adobe Insurance Broker; and Valarie Skovron, Cabi Stylist. Bonnie Clark specializes in helping women achieve the security and peace of financial independence through empathy by nurturing long term relationships and leveraging a team of experts and […]

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  • Home2 Suites by Hilton Opens in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country

    The opening of Home2 Suites makes it the third Hilton property in the City of Temecula. It is a mid-tier, all-suite award-winning extended-stay hotel concept designed to offer stylish accommodations with flexible guest room configurations and inspired amenities for the cost-conscious guest. With a commitment to environmentally friendly products and hotel operations, Home2 Suites offers […]

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  • Habit for Humanity Launches Home is the Key National Campaign

    Habitat for Humanity Inland Valley raises funds and awareness in April to increase affordable homeownership in the Temecula Valley region as part of national campaign. For many people across the U.S., access to an affordable home remains out of reach, creating barriers to affording basic necessities such as food, education or medical care. In California, […]

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  • Murrieta Rotary Club Introduces Meeting Options

    People looking for ways to “give back” to their community and beyond can check out the Murrieta Rotary Club which now offers alternative meeting times to accommodate a variety of work schedules. “Life has gotten more demanding for most of us and whether we are working in a business, school or are self-employed, time is […]

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  • Promoting Local Buying – The Why and How

    Promoting local buying isn’t just about increasing sales. Studies have shown there are additional benefits for the community when they are the first choice. First, local buying promotes more local buying. Sounds like double talk but its been found that a business will typically use vendors and suppliers close by. The ease and convenience doing […]

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  • “Stay Curious”

    Curiosity is one of the best assets anyone can have. Curiosity opens up so many opportunities and possibilities. It didn’t just kill the cat, it actually has the capacity to build the world. That’s how I look at life. I’m a builder and a creator. When I’ve been able to build something and see it […]

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  • Temecula Community Services Department Earns Three ‘2018 Awards of Excellence’ from the California Park & Recreation Society

    The City of Temecula earned three Awards of Excellence from the California Park & Recreation Society (CPRS) on Friday, March 22nd in Sacramento. City Council Member, Zak Schwank, and Community Services Manager, Jeff Lawrence, proudly accepted Temecula’s CPRS Awards which represent the pinnacle of state recognition for parks agencies. City of Temecula Mayor Mike Naggar […]

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  • Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce Invites the Community to Attend ‘State of the City Address’ Presented by Mayor Michael Naggar

    The Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce in partnership with The City of Temecula will be hosting the 2019 State of the City Address. Sponsored by Temecula Valley Hospital, this event will be held on Thursday, May 30th from 7:30am – 9:30am at Pechanga Resort & Casino. The honorable Mayor Michael Naggar will discuss the current […]

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  • TEDxTemecula: Call for Speakers

    The ideal candidate is someone with an Idea Worth Spreading. We’re not looking for great speakers, but rather great ideas. It could be someone in your organization, your church, or your neighborhood. It’s someone who thinks differently, and has you think differently. It’s not a motivational speaker or someone who has overcome adversity, though they […]

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  • Preventing Wildfires

    Auto-related wildfires are a major problem in California. In 2016 and 2017, almost 25% of local wildfires were vehicle-related. The seventh most destructive fire in state history, last year’s Carr Fire in Northern California, killed eight people, burned over 229,000 acres and destroyed more than 1,500 structures. The fire started when sparks caused by a […]

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  • Temecula Valley Hospital Earns 5-Star Medicare Hospital Compare Rating

    Temecula Valley Hospital has earned a 5 Star Medicare Hospital Compare Rating, the highest rating from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for quality. Out of 4,573 hospitals, Temecula Valley Hospital’s 5 Star rating places the facility in the top 6% of the country.

    “I am excited about the recognition of our 5 Stars on Hospital Compare,” said Darlene Wetton, CEO, Temecula Valley Hospital. “Quality, patient safety, and compassion are very important to our TVH team values. I am grateful to our staff and medical team for the excellent care that we provide to our community.”

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  • The City of Temecula Appoints Jodie Gray as Fire Chief

    Temecula Mayor Mike Naggar together with CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Chief Shawn Newman welcome Jodie Gray as newly appointed Fire Chief for the City of Temecula. Mayor Naggar states, “Chief Gray is committed to providing the highest level of fire protection to Temecula citizens and businesses.” Naggar added, “She has 28 years of exemplary fire […]

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