AB 32: Deterring computer crimes

Assemblywoman Marie Waldron Special to the Valley News High-profile computer crimes are increasing nationwide, as shown by recent hacking attacks on Target, Home Depot and other large retailers. Even the White House website has been hacked. Many celebrities have also been targeted, often with very public and embarrassing results. As with most crimes, a statute […]

Miss California Regional pageant held, some contestants from local area

Miss California Regional pageant held, some contestants from local area

MENIFEE – The Miss California Regional State Pageant was held on March 29 at Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel in Buena Park, Calif. and many of the contestants were from the Temecula Valley. This is the first year for the pageant, which is headed by Menifee resident Lowana Crawford, president and founder of Tri-Valley Pageants. The […]

Professional counselors have a great deal to offer

American Counseling Association Special to the Valley News Yes, the month of April is more than spring showers and blooming flowers. It’s also Counseling Awareness Month. Okay, not that exciting, but still a great time to learn more about professional counselors and the services they provide. Did you know that professional counselors will have earned […]

Pets of the Week

Website: www.animalfriendsofthevalleys.com Address: 33751 Mission Trail. Wildomar, CA 92595 Phone: 951-674-0618 Hours of operation: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wednesday from 10 a.m. -7 p.m. And Saturday 10 a.m. -5 p.m.

Everyone loves a hero – is the HERO program a hero or villian?

John Occhi and Mike Mason Special to the Valley News The HERO program has been popular throughout Southwest Riverside County since its inception in late 2011 for the financing of energy saving improvements that can be paid for within a homeowner’s property tax payment. The Home Energy Retrofit Opportunity, or HERO, was created by the […]

GOHS’s Spring Showcase highlights clubs and programs for freshmen

Aldo Gonzalez Intern Great Oak High School held its annual Spring Showcase on March 12 to provide incoming freshmen and their parents with information on the school’s clubs and programs. “I’m here to learn more about Great Oak and everything they have here. I want to audition for cheer and make more friends,” stated Krystana […]

Palm Springs student wins Riverside County Spelling Bee

RIVERSIDE – After five hours, more than 400 words and 39 rounds of stressful competition, Jenna-May Ingal, an eighth grade student from James Workman Middle School in the Palm Springs Unified School District, correctly spelled the word “agama” to clinch victory at the 38th annual Riverside County Spelling Bee held on Wednesday, March 4 at […]