Temecula ‘Twas the lights before Christmas’ decorating contest set

TEMECULA – Temecula’s annual “T’was the Lights before Christmas Home Decorating Contest” will light up the city from Dec. 6 to Dec. 20 this year, city officials announced. City park and recreation officials ask residents to “Celebrate the season with us! Light up the holidays and get creative with your decorating skill.” Formerly known as […]

Promenade Temecula welcomes Santa with Charlie Brown themed celebration

Promenade Temecula welcomes Santa with Charlie Brown themed celebration

TEMECULA – Promenade Temecula kicks off the holiday season on Saturday, Nov. 21, transforming the outdoor plaza into a winter wonderland for its annual Santa’s Arrival and Holiday Tree Lighting celebration! This year’s event will feature a special Charlie Brown Christmas-themed evening, including special performances, fireworks, snow, and of course, Santa Claus! “Santa’s Arrival is […]

Free Holiday LED Light Exchange Events Offered

RIVERSIDE – The Western Riverside Council of Governments, through its Western Riverside Energy Leader Partnership, will be hosting will its second annual Holiday LED Light Exchange at five community events across Western Riverside County including Temecula and Perris. The 2015 Holiday LED Light Exchange events will occur in the Cities of Perris, and Temecula, but […]

Michelle’s Place Ignites a Nonprofit #GivingTuesday Movement In Temecula To Encourage Spending With a Purpose

Michelle’s Place Ignites a Nonprofit #GivingTuesday Movement In Temecula To Encourage Spending With a Purpose

TEMECULA – On Dec. 1, Michelle’s Place Breast Cancer Resource Center will participate in the one-day annual giving movement, #GivingTuesday, which focuses on charitable giving after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday is a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners—charities, families, businesses and individuals—to […]

Popular Christmas concert returns to Temecula

TEMECULA – The Southwest Women’s Chorus will present their 16th annual “Christmas in the Air” concert on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5 and 6 at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater. The concert will be a mix of traditional favorites, carols, classical, humor and audience sing-a-longs. This is a concert that is sure to please […]

The benefits to buying local this holiday season

The benefits to buying local this holiday season

TEMECULA – Holiday shopping dominates many people’s free time between the day after Thanksgiving and the final days before Christmas. While many people may shop ‘til they drop on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, those days still account for a relatively small amount of the hundreds of billions of dollars that are spent each holiday […]

RighTime Home Services offers Veterans, military specials

RIVERSIDE –RighTime Home Services heating and plumbing services in Riverside announced today that it is commemorating Veterans Day by offering a special discount to military members in the area from Nov. 11 through Dec. 11. Company officials said all active duty, reserve, veteran and retired members of the U.S. Armed Forces residing in the Inland Empire will […]

The history behind some beloved Christmas songs

The history behind some beloved Christmas songs

TEMECULA – Holiday traditions vary from family to family, but one component of the holidays that seems to be universally enjoyed is a good Christmas song. Music is piped throughout malls and stores to entertain shoppers, and favorite tunes may be on the radio or streamed through a digital music service as families decorate their […]