Winning Powerball ticket sold at Sun City liquor store

Will Fritz Valleystaff@reedermedia.com A Powerball ticket sold at a Menifee liquor store successfully matched all six numbers for a $447.8 million jackpot, the California Lottery announced Saturday night. The winning ticket was purchased from Marietta Liquor and Deli, located at 27985 Bradley Road in Sun City. The winning numbers were 20, 26, 32, 38, 58 […]

Bluewater enlists its photo-loving fans to help celebrate new restaurants

NEWPORT BEACH – Call it the summer of Bluewater Grill. The popular, Newport Beach-based family of sustainable seafood restaurants is opening not one, but two, signature new locations in classic California beach towns by early fall – Carlsbad and Santa Barbara. To help it celebrate the biggest year in its 21-year history, Bluewater Grill is […]

Brookfield Residential and Spencer’s Crossing support local schools and businesses through community events

Brookfield Residential and Spencer’s Crossing support local schools and businesses through community events

MURRIETA – Brookfield Residential is proud of its legacy of creating the best places to call home and furthers that commitment by contributing both time and money to the areas that surround their communities. Most recently, the builder has focused that attention in and around Murrieta, home to the beautiful Spencer’s Crossing – a family-oriented, master-planned […]

Do’s and Don’ts regarding open houses in today’s market

Mike Mason Special to Valley News There is a controversy in real estate as to whose interest is best served with an open house. Seller’s often believe the purpose of an open house is to showcase their home, finding a buyer for it. While real estate agents typically market open houses for the primary purpose […]

Salmonella is ‘no yolk’ when raising backyard chickens

Salmonella is ‘no yolk’ when raising backyard chickens

TEMECULA – City dwellers and suburbanites have flown the coop, so to speak. A growing interest in raising chickens has enabled coops and nesting birds to spring up in neighborhoods one would not typically associate with chickens. Sometimes dubbed “urban homesteading” or “urban farming,” these homegrown operations enable people to enjoy fresh eggs from the […]

Items to avoid when composting

TEMECULA – Composting is an eco-friendly activity that can also save homeowners money on fertilizer and pesticides. Organic material that can be added to soil to help plants grow, compost reduces the amount of waste that would otherwise end up in landfills, reducing the amount of methane gas that such landfills produce. But the U.S. […]

Different ways to showcase a diploma

TEMECULA – After all the pomp and circumstance of graduation festivities, graduates are left holding a highly symbolic piece of paper that has the potential to impact the rest of their lives. Graduates can exhibit pride in their academic accomplishments by prominently displaying their diplomas in their homes. The following are some ideas about how […]

Tools of the home renovator’s trade

Home renovation projects can be both exciting and tricky. Do-it-yourselfers are inspired by designs showcased in magazines, websites and their own communities. When DIY enthusiasts see a design they like, it’s understandable that they may want to emulate these looks at home. Remodeling is one of the larger DIY undertakings, and it goes beyond simple […]

Five ways to boost children’ self-esteem

Sharon Thayer Special to Valley News For the first two quarters of the school year, Olivia’s grades were perfect, all A’s on the second-grader’s report card. Olivia was involved in the school holiday play, she was in the inventor’s club and she got along with everyone and always looked forward to going to school. Something […]