College students should run their own businesses

Matt Stewart Special to Valley News A typical student’s goal in earning a college degree is to join a company, yet some graduates lack specific business essentials and life skills crucial to landing solid employment and finding long-term success. Perhaps they should demand more of themselves while in school, and rather than merely aspire to […]

TEDxTemecula announces speaker lineup for sixth annual conference

TEDxTemecula announces speaker lineup for sixth annual conference

TEMECULA – TEDxTemecula organizers have announced the speaker and performer lineup for its sixth annual event happening Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater. Tickets are available at www.tedxtemecula.com. The theme this year is “On The Brink,” and speakers will share thought-provoking perspectives and ideas worth spreading that will cause the audience […]

Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians contributes to Hurricane Harvey Relief efforts

Jessica Newton Special to Valley News In response to Hurricane Harvey’s devastating aftermath in Houston and other Texas communities, the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians in Southern California has committed to aiding relief efforts in three different ways. The tribe will send $25,000 to the American Red Cross for rescue, food, shelter and medical expenses […]

Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation named Nonprofit of the Year by Murrieta Chamber of Commerce

MURRIETA – The Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation was named Nonprofit Service Organization of the Year Saturday, Aug. 19. The nonprofit is entering its 15th year of fostering youth environmental stewardship by providing environmental education programs in southwest Riverside County. The recognition was presented at the Murrieta Chamber of Commerce’s 57th annual awards celebration […]

Bankruptcy folklore and other tales of fantasy unmasked

Many people stay away from filing for bankruptcy because of inaccurate information they have received from friends, family, co-workers and the media. This misinformation usually stops people from seeking the assistance of a bankruptcy lawyer who can help them understand how bankruptcy can help their situation. These common concerns and myths have stopped many people […]

Riverside resident is second winner in Altura Credit Union dream vacation giveaway

Riverside resident is second winner in Altura Credit Union dream vacation giveaway

RIVERSIDE – Evan Bryan, an Altura Credit Union member from Riverside, is the second winner in the credit union’s “Visit Your Dream Destination” giveaway. The vacation giveaway is Altura’s way of thanking its members as it celebrates its 60th anniversary during 2017. Bryan and his wife, Cheyann Lee Wetteland, have been members for nearly three years. […]

Employers are in for a change as new Form I-9 rolls out

TEMECULA – The U.S. government has developed and launched a new mandated Form I-9 for verifying the work eligibility of new employees. The newest version of the Form I-9 was published by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, July 17. “The new version brings very subtle changes to the form’s instructions and a list of acceptable documents, which were created […]

Menifee’s economic development manager nationally recognized

Menifee’s economic development manager nationally recognized

MENIFEE – The city of Menifee is proud to announce that Menifee’s economic development manager, Gina Gonzalez, was nationally recognized as an “Exemplary Leader” by the organization, NextGen, and was recognized at the NextGen 2017 Public Service Awards in Washington. According to the NextGen website, “the awards recognize deserving individuals who are selected from the […]

National Merchants Association makes the Inc. 500 list of the nation’s fastest-growing companies with record expansion

TEMECULA – National Merchants Association, a global merchant advocacy group and leader in merchant services, was recently ranked No. 196 on the Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing, privately-owned American companies. The honor is the second time in consecutive years that the company has made the prestigious list, climbing 270 spots from 2016’s ranking of […]