Commemorate Patriot Day by making a blood donation with LifeStream

SAN BERNARDINO—LifeStream, 96.7 KCAL-FM and Toyota of San Bernardino invite community members to mark Patriot Day, Friday, Sept. 11 in a most significant way – by becoming a new blood donor or renewing their commitment to voluntary donation. “Patriot Day is one of the most poignant days of on the calendar, filled with memories of […]

It’s a myth that only new car dealers can service vehicles under warranty

Dear Editor, True or false: Until your vehicle is out-of-warranty, it must be serviced by the new car dealer or the factory warranty will be void. Although you may have answered “true,” the correct answer is “false.” It’s the law that consumers can have routine repairs performed by their local independent repair shop or do […]

Social Security decisions

Social Security decisions

When and how should you take your Social Security income benefits? Electing to take Social Security Benefits is a decision that every retiree will face. The question is, when to start and how to maximize the benefit? With less than 22 percent of financial professionals understanding Social Security and how to properly integrate benefits into […]

Highway funding is on the table

Assemblywoman Marie Waldron Special to Valley News Californians pay some of the highest fuel taxes in the U.S., but our highways are among the nation’s worst. We are now about two months into a transportation special session called by Governor Brown. As expected, calls for increased taxes are echoing loudly in Sacramento. In response, I […]

Michelle’s Place facilitates free mammograms for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Michelle’s Place facilitates free mammograms for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

TEMECULA—In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Michelle’s Place will be facilitating free screening mammograms to those who qualify for assistance. Early detection provides a significant increase in surviving breast cancer. Doing monthly self-breast exams, knowing your risks and having an annual screening mammogram beginning at the age of 40 all lead to better breast health […]

Free plant exchange group to meet in Menifee

Free plant exchange group to meet in Menifee

Shelli DeRobertis Writer Barty Robarge, of Lake Elsinore, is legally blind but his vision of creating an online community for local plant lovers has grown to more than 1,500 members since its inception eight months ago. Robarge is a self-described plant enthusiast who said he was on Facebook one day when he saw that Orange […]

FTAspay partners with Menifee Animal Clinic

MENIFEE—FTAspay is a local nonprofit spay/neuter assistance organization. It is their mission to end animal shelter euthanasia through affordable spay/neuter and microchipping. Every year countless happy, healthy dogs and cats are euthanized in local shelters due to lack of space and the sheer volume of animals taken in every day. Spaying and neutering is the […]

Water consumption and leak facts

PERRIS—By installing more efficient water fixtures and regularly checking for leaks, households can reduce daily indoor per capita water use by about 35 percent to about 45.2 gallons per day, according to the Eastern Murrieta Water District. Following are facts about water usage and leaks. Kitchen Hand washing uses approximately 2 gallons per minute. A […]