Craig Yancey named Menifee Arts Council June Artist of the Month  

Craig Yancey named Menifee Arts Council June Artist of the Month  

MENIFEE – For more than 40 years, Craig Yancey has been working as a professional musician and educator. Most recently, he has been selected as Arts Council Menifee’s Artist of the Month for June. Born and raised in Hemet, Yancey attended colleges in Arizona and Nevada where he also lived for many years. He started playing […]

Is your home as safe as it can be?

Is your home as safe as it can be?

TEMECULA – Homes are supposed to serve as sanctuaries, but safety hazards may be lurking in many homes. Thousands upon thousands of people fall victim to unintentional injuries each year because of simple safety mistakes made around the house. According to the security company A Secure Life, unintentional injuries result in an average of 21 […]

Bella Vista Winery is a pleasant location for wine tasting this season

Bella Vista Winery is a pleasant location for wine tasting this season

Gloria Magallanes gmagallanes@reedermedia.com Bella Vista Winery, located in Temecula Valley, is a great choice when it comes to choosing the perfect place for wine tasting. Bella Vista is Temecula’s first commercial vineyard with 45 years of excellence in the trade. Bella Vista is the first of the many wineries in the area to have certified […]

Five common mistakes to avoid when cleaning natural stone surfaces

Five common mistakes to avoid when cleaning natural stone surfaces

Stephanie Vozza Special to Valley News Natural stone surfaces are a wonderful investment that deserve and require proper care. If you make a mistake or overlook maintenance, you could risk damaging your beautiful material. While it’s true that natural stone is extremely durable and made to last, it is not indestructible. “There is a chemistry […]

Western Center Academy student accepted into MIT Launch summer program

Western Center Academy student accepted into MIT Launch summer program

HEMET –Western Center Academy student Isabella Martinez has been given the opportunity to attend Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Launch summer program. The program consists of high school students from all over the world that come together to grow their entrepreneurial skills, while launching a real startup business with the help of mentors and resources at […]

Hometown resident awarded degree during Salve Regina University’s 67th Commencement

NEWPORT, R.I. – Kathryn Barrese of Temecula was awarded a Master of Arts degree in applied behavior analysis during Salve Regina University’s 67th commencement Sunday, May 21. Salve Regina President Jane Gerety conferred 679 degrees in total, including 450 bachelor’s degrees, 220 master’s degrees and 12 doctoral degrees. Internationally acclaimed musician Jon Batiste, a Forbes […]

Lake Elsinore Chamber of Commerce receives California Chamber of Commerce 2017 President’s Circle Award

Lake Elsinore Chamber of Commerce receives California Chamber of Commerce 2017 President’s Circle Award

LAKE ELSINORE – The Lake Elsinore Chamber of Commerce is among a select group of local chambers of commerce that recently received the California Chamber of Commerce President’s Circle Award. Representatives of the President’s Circle chambers were honored May 31 during the California Chamber of Commerce’s annual Capitol Summit in Sacramento. Lake Elsinore Chamber President […]

Vasant graduates from University of Antigua

NEWARK, N.J. – Kris Vasant graduated from the American University of Antigua College of Medicine with a degree in Anesthesiology after completing residency at Temple University Hospital in Pennsylvania. Vasant was part of the 13th graduating class during a commencement ceremony held June 1 at the Prudential Hall Theater at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in […]

Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

Animal Friends of the Valleys Special: All cats/kittens, pit bulls and Chihuahua adoptions are just $5 (spay/neuter fees, if applicable, are additional). Dog & cat adoption fees include a microchip, basic shelter vaccines (excluding rabies), and a free vet check. Hi, my name is Suzette. I’m a 6-year-old Shepherd mix and a very sweet girl. […]

The basics of kitchen cabinet refacing

The basics of kitchen cabinet refacing

TEMECULA – Homeowners who want to give their kitchens a brand-new look without the expense or the hassle of a full-scale renovation often gravitate toward kitchen cabinet refacing. Cabinet refacing is less expensive and more eco-friendly than a full replacement of existing cabinets, and experts estimate refacing costs roughly two-thirds less than a complete cabinet […]