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  • Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend

    Marilyn Monroe once said, “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend,” and she couldn’t have been more right! This iconic saying was first popularized in 1953 and has been a slogan for the jewelry industry ever since. Diamonds are the most popular gemstone today, and for a good reason, they are absolutely gorgeous. This stone is […]

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  • Warm Pools are Fun.  We Make Cold Pools Warm.

    “I love cold water!” – Nobody Ever Let’s face it, it’s just more fun when everyone jumps in. Mom, dad, grandma, and guests all enjoy the pool when the water is warm. In fact, some of your most magical childhood memories probably involve swimming with your parents. The other biggest benefit of solar pool heating […]

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  • Building Your Business with Relationships

    An Emotional Intelligence test will reveal how your emotions affect the way you relate to those around you.  One study area is “interpersonal relationships.”  This score indicates how well you develop and maintain relationships.  A higher score is valuable when working with management staff, company executives, and employees.  You want to be known as level […]

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  • Safeguarding our Most Precious Resource

    According to the World Health Organization, 1 in .3 people around the globe don’t have access to clean and safe water. While we are fortunate to live in a region that safeguards our water, this statistic is a reminder that water is a limited resource, and we rely on extensive infrastructure and technology to maintain […]

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  • RivCo Innovation Month: Innovate & Motivate Your Business

    April is Innovation Month in Riverside County, so let’s talk about how you can innovate and motivate your business! If there was one thing we learned about business from the Great Shutdown of 2020, it was that the businesses that innovated and pivoted were usually the same ones that not only survived but thrived. Innovation […]

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  • Spring Cleaning: Discovering Overlooked Kitchen Spaces

    Spring is the perfect season to bid farewell to winter blues and welcome the emerging days of sunshine. Here are some often forgotten kitchen areas that deserve a pre-summer polish and shine. I look at Spring cleaning from my pup’s point of view, sniffing out the errant cheerio under the corner of the buffet cabinet. […]

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  • How Did Sports First Use Misting Fans to Cool Athletes

    The President of Big Fogg, Christopher P. Miehl has often been asked how misting fans first ended up on the sidelines of NFL and NCAA football games. It began years ago, but this story has been repeated so many times that it seems like it was just yesterday. Christopher Miehl recalls, “It was back in the early to mid-1990s and I had […]

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  • Prepping for Spring Cleaning: Refresh Your Living Space

    Would it surprise you to know that Spring is only a month away?  With it comes the perfect opportunity to refresh and declutter our living spaces. As we bid farewell to the winter chill and welcome the warmth of spring, it’s time to embark on that annual tradition of spring cleaning. And what better way […]

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  • Community Mission of Hope/Rancho Damacitas Announces Appointment of Heather Sanford as CEO as It Celebrates Two Year Anniversary of Merge

    In a move set to drive transformative change, Community Mission of Hope/Rancho Damacitas proudly announces Heather Sanford as its new CEO. Heather, a dynamic force known for her visionary leadership, officially takes the reins, propelling CMOH/RD into a new era of impact. Heather brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to our mission […]

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  • Has Tipping Reached a Tipping Point?

    Tipping seems to be much in the news these days. Some etiquette experts – something I most certainly am not – have dubbed the current situation “Tipflation.” Across the country we are tipping more, tipping folks we never used to tip, and being asked, or pressured, into tipping. According to a recent Pew Research Center […]

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  • It’s Not Just Luck: Location Matters for the Success of Your Business

    Choosing the right location for your business is a crucial decision that can significantly impact your success. The location you choose will affect your visibility, accessibility to customers, operating costs, and overall profitability. To ensure you make the best choice, consider the following factors when selecting a location for your business. For example, you will […]

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  • Applying Personal Quality

    A definition of quality is “the standard of something as measured against other things of a similar kind”.  When thinking about quality we often think how a product performs or if a service provided value.  Terms like Black Belt, SCRUM, and Six Sigma can enter the conversation too. But there is another application of quality […]

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  • Like Rust, Fraud Never Sleeps

    Over the years I’ve written numerous articles about real estate fraud, how to recognize it, how to avoid it, and what to do if you’ve been victimized. Because fraud never sleeps – it just morphs into different forms to become more adept at separating you from your money, your home, or your dreams. Last year […]

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  • Buffalo Wild Wings Will Host March Madness

    Buffalo Wild Wings Temecula and Murrieta restaurants are locally owned and operated. The Temecula restaurant opened its doors in 2020 and the Murrieta restaurant has been open since 2007. Both restaurant locations will be hosting March Madness!  March Madness is the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men’s and Women’s Basketball tournaments which start mid-March and […]

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  • Michelle’s Place Celebrates Kim Gerrish – 20 Years as Executive Director

    Michelle’s Place would like to announce a celebration on February 2nd to honor Kim Gerrish. Michelle’s Place Cancer Resource Center is honored to celebrate Kim Gerrish, Executive Director, recognizing her two decades of unwavering dedication and outstanding leadership of the Michelle’s Place Vision and within our community. Please join us to celebrate her strength, tenacity, […]

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  • Pala Partnership With TRTS

    With the intention of increasing their teens’ independence in the safest way possible, the Pala Housing Resource Center announced its partnership with Teen Road to Safety – Temecula Driving School.  The Pala Housing Resource Center has a Youth Development Program uniquely designed to support and improve the self-sufficiency, health, and well-being of their teens: offering […]

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  • The Reason for the (Valentine) Season

    Everywhere we go during February, there are hearts, roses, and chocolates, but let’s not forget the reason for the Valentine’s season… It’s to show your loved ones how much they mean to you! Valentine’s Day has been celebrated for thousands of years but, did you know Americans aren’t the only ones who celebrate this wonderful […]

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  • Michelle’s Place Is Hosting Educational Lunch and Learn February 10th at 12PM

    Michelle’s Place is excited to offer this No-Cost Educational “Lunch and Learn” Event where Shanda M. Brennan, MSW, CSW, LCSW will be exploring the Intricate Languages of Love and Learning How We Give and Receive Love… Tacos aren’t technically a love language, but maybe they should be! An RSVP is required as a taco lunch will […]

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  • The Five W’s of Career Management

    When preparing to find your next job, consider the Five W’s of Career Management.  A little proactive work may save you from making a wrong decision and ending up in another bad experience.  Think about your career and where you were really happy and content.  Create a check list as you consider future opportunities and […]

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