Preschool students donate more than 100 pairs of pajamas for children in need 

Preschool students donate more than 100 pairs of pajamas for children in need 

TEMECULA – Students at Discovery Isle preschool in Temecula collected 130 pairs of pajamas to benefit children in need nationwide. The items were collected as a part of Scholastic’s Great Bedtime Story Pajama Drive, an effort that supports Pajama Program.  Each donated pair of pajamas will be accompanied by a book. In celebration of the […]

2015, a year in review

2015, a year in review

Valley News Staff From the start of the new year when a snowstorm blanketed the area with the white stuff, to human trafficking and a local mayor finding himself in hot water, 2015 was a year full change and challenges for many and happy endings for others. As the hands of time move us into […]

Mt. San Jacinto College Foundation receives large scholarship donation from hospital

MENIFEE – The Hemet Valley Hospital Auxiliary donated $120,619 on Dec. 17, 2015 to the Mt. San Jacinto College Foundation to provide scholarships for students majoring in health care. The auxiliary, established in 1956, is retiring after 59 years of service. Auxiliary volunteers, Pat Friend, Cheryl Trumpy, Edith Hamilton, Carmie Fox, Kathy Cole, Sally Chadwick, […]

January 1 more than just New Year’s Day

January 1 more than just New Year’s Day

TEMECULA – Jan. 1 marks the first day of the new year according to the Gregorian calendar, which is the most widely used calendar across the globe. The arrival of Jan. 1 is a cause for celebration in many countries, but the first day of the year has also played host to its fair share […]

New laws affecting motorists, cyclists, and public safety

SACRAMENTO – As part of its mission to save lives, the California Highway Patrol seeks to inform people about several new laws signed by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. during the 2015 legislative session. These new laws apply to various aspects of roadway safety. Child safety seats (AB 53, Garcia) Beginning Jan. 1, 2016, children […]

Care Pathways program offers support for families dealing with Alzheimer’s, chronic illnesses

MURRIETA – There is good news for family and friends who are caring for older adults with Alzheimer’s and other chronic conditions, support is on the way. A new series of the Riverside County Office on Aging’s “Care Pathways” program begins in January 2016, in Murrieta and other locations throughout Riverside County. The program provides […]

Christmas tree recycling helps fish in Riverside County

RIVERSIDE – Who knew your holiday trees could make life a little better for fish?  The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources is working closely with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to collect Christmas trees at county landfills and provide them for fish habitat. The county landfill department is always looking for innovative […]