Regional cancer task force releases initial data

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. Education, prevention and early screening are important. However, screenings, treatment and recovery can be a lengthy, difficult and expensive process for patients and their support systems. Access to expert services and resources is critical. Locally, communities in Southwest Riverside County – Temecula, Murrieta, […]

Pechanga Microbrew Festival and Chili Cook-Off to Be Biggest, Best Yet

Pechanga Microbrew Festival and Chili Cook-Off to Be Biggest, Best Yet

The ninth annual Pechanga Microbrew Festival and Chili Cook-Off promises to be the biggest and best yet. This year’s event will be held Saturday, June 10, from 1 to 5 p.m. inside the Grand Ballroom at the Pechanga Casino & Resort. The event – which features unlimited beer samples and food tastings for one entry […]

CR & R invests $50 million turning waste into energy

CR & R invests $50 million turning waste into energy

In the “Back to the Future” film franchise trilogy, Dr. Emmet Brown replaced the plutonium-based nuclear generator in the De Lorean time machine with a “Mr. Fusion” generator from the future that uses garbage as fuel. CR & R Environmental Services has a similar dream for the future – turning waste into energy through an […]

Regional cancer services task force moves forward, hires health assessment and research for communities

A coalition of county and city officials, public health officials, medical professionals, health care organizations, hospital administrators, university medical schools, cancer survivors, caregivers, and nonprofit organizations that provide cancer resources have formed a Regional Cancer Treatment Task Force to explore the various types of high-quality cancer services that exist or are missing in the area […]

Mayor emphasizes community pride in 2017 Temecula state of the city address

Mayor emphasizes community pride in 2017 Temecula state of the city address

“Community pride is evident throughout the city in our neighborhoods, businesses, schools and service organizations,” Temecula Mayor Maryann Edwards said. “It is contagious and empowers us to set and achieve the highest standards with the confidence of knowing we are united in the common goals of making Temecula the best it can be. We are […]

Intimate Evening in the Vines raises $40,000 for Rancho Damacitas

Intimate Evening in the Vines raises $40,000 for Rancho Damacitas

Tickets were limited to 125 people for the exclusive “Intimate Evening in the Vines,” a unique all-inclusive progressive dinner and entertainment event benefiting Rancho Damacitas Children & Family Services. The event raised over $40,000 for Project Independence, including $12,000 for the Honor Home, a planned five-bedroom home for young adults in transition. Rob & Trish […]

13th annual ‘Evening Under the Oaks’ breaks records

13th annual ‘Evening Under the Oaks’ breaks records

Oak Grove Center’s 13th annual gala and auction event “Evening Under the Oaks” was a record-breaking success. Attendance was up to 560 guests, food consumption was at an all-time high, and fundraising topped $77,700. “We are so grateful for the continuing support and generosity of our sponsors and the community,” Tammy Wilson, CEO of Oak […]

Seventh annual Taste of Temecula Valley ‘best ever,’ organizers say

Seventh annual Taste of Temecula Valley ‘best ever,’ organizers say

“We’re excited we had a successful seventh annual Taste of Temecula Valley,” Event Chairman Mark Katan said, “Every year it gets better and better. This one was the best ever.” This year’s TOTV event attracted 4-5,000 attendees and 66 vendors participated, including numerous local restaurants, 12 fine wineries and 10 craft breweries. Over 225 volunteers […]

‘Topping Ceremony’ marks milestone for Pechanga Resort & Casino

‘Topping Ceremony’ marks milestone for Pechanga Resort & Casino

Scores of people – elected officials, local dignitaries, construction workers and management, Pechanga tribal members and Pechanga team members, as well as media from all over – gathered to witness the historic “Topping Ceremony’ of the new addition that will make the resort and casino the largest on the West Coast. The “topping out” featured […]