Retirees should look both ways when crossing Wall Street

Mario Henry Special to Valley News Most Americans don’t trust Wall Street, yet many will put the bulk of their retirement savings in the stock market’s hands. The increasing disappearance of company pensions and the growing popularity of the 401(k) have shifted the retirement-planning paradigm from employer to employee over the last 30 years, pouring […]

Temecula to host second annual TEM Talks event

TEM Talks Youth, a public speaking conference for local middle and high school students, will be held 5-8 p.m., March 20, at Temecula Valley High School Golden Bears Theater as some of the brightest young minds in the area will share their ideas. The theme this year is “What we fight for…” Last year, 10 […]

Inland Southern California jumps 24 spots in one year on list of best performing metro areas

RIVERSIDE – Inland Southern California shot up 24 spots on the list of “best-performing large cities” in one year due to strong job and wage growth, becoming the 20th best large metropolitan area and outpacing its neighbors to the west in 2017, according to a report by the Milken Institute. The annual report by the nonprofit Milken Institute Center […]

Changing corporate culture takes work

Andi Simon, Ph.D. Special to Valley News A company’s culture plays a significant role in how successful that company will be over the long haul. But often as the world and circumstances change that long-ingrained culture also needs to change – and that’s no easy task. The challenge is that most people live every day […]

Western Municipal Water District announces 2018 teacher grant recipients

Western Municipal Water District announces 2018 teacher grant recipients

RIVERSIDE – Educators in western Riverside County representing grades K-12 received nearly $28,000 in grant funding from Western Municipal Water District to support classroom water education projects. The grant applications were reviewed by water industry professionals from the region, and 33 teachers were selected as recipients of the 2018 Lois B. Krieger Water Project Grants for […]

‘Taste of the Valley & Business Expo’ coming to Hemet Jan. 29

HEMET – Dozens of Hemet and San Jacinto businesses, restaurants, service clubs and medical services will spotlight their goods, wares and services during the annual Hemet San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce “Taste of the Valley & Business Expo” Monday, Jan. 29, at Golden Village Palms RV Resort. The once a year event will offer visitors […]

Avoid toxic financial advice and rash decisions

Jason Labrum Special to the Valley News Investors hear so much conflicting information and advice in the media these days that it’s perhaps easier than ever to become confused and make decisions based on emotion rather than on sound financial advice with a well-structured financial plan. With the growth of the internet, social media and […]

Temecula Valley Auto Mall sponsors city’s annual New Year’s Eve ‘Grape Drop’

TEMECULA – The Temecula Valley Auto Mall sponsored Temecula’s New Year’s Eve “Grape Drop” Sunday, Dec. 31, at the Temecula Civic Center. Residents of Temecula welcomed 2018 at the annual event with a celebration that included live music, vendors and children’s activities. “We’re so happy to be supporting this amazing annual event for Temecula,” Ryan […]

Inaugural volunteer fair to be held at the Santa Rosa Plateau

MURRIETA – The Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve is hosting their free inaugural volunteer fair 10 a.m. to noon, Monday, Jan. 29. The community is invited to meet with representatives from the Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation and Riverside County Parks. The two organizations will be announcing several volunteer opportunities in the coming year […]