Eastern Municipal Water District honored for metering program

PERRIS – Eastern Municipal Water District was honored in October with the 2017 Sensus Reach Customer Service Award for its smart-metering technology. The water district received the honor at a conference in Dallas, which focused on advanced metering technology for water, gas and electricity customers throughout the nation. Earlier in 2017, EMWD expedited its meter […]

Fitch raises Rancho California Water District’s credit rating to ‘AAA’

TEMECULA – Fitch Ratings of San Francisco announced that it has assigned Rancho California Water District’s credit rating to “AAA” on all district bonds. Last year, Standard and Poor’s rating agency also upgraded the district to “AAA” rating. The upgraded ratings will benefit ratepayers as the district will incur lower financing costs. Fitch, one of […]

CycleBar Temecula is now open and ready to ‘Rock Your Ride’

CycleBar Temecula is now open and ready to ‘Rock Your Ride’

TEMECULA – The newly opened CycleBar Temecula appears part sanctuary and part rock concert with 48 bikes and state of the art sound and lighting systems in the cycle theater. The CycleBar has instructors to guide guests through a 45-minute workout designed to burn 600 to 850 calories and provide each rider with a high-energy […]

Pardee Homes named Builder of the Year

Pardee Homes named Builder of the Year

CORONA – The Building Industry Association’s Riverside County chapter honored Pardee Homes’ Inland Empire division with the prestigious Builder of the Year Award at their recent Installation and Awards Celebration at the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa in Riverside. The annual event recognizes the leading builder, associates and volunteer for their generosity and support of […]

Murrieta, Wildomar chambers merge, create more opportunities for local businesses

MURRIETA – The Murrieta Chamber of Commerce announces its merge with the Wildomar Chamber of Commerce. Following a recent vote from both the Murrieta and Wildomar Chamber Board of Directors, a decision was made to move forward and merge both chambers creating the Murrieta/Wildomar Chamber of Commerce. The combination of both chambers now form a larger […]

The National Charity League’s Temecula Valley chapter seeks members

TEMECULA – The National Charity League of Temecula Valley has begun a membership drive that will run through Jan. 15. The Temecula Valley chapter of the National Charity League currently has 216 members and provides hands-on volunteer service for 18 philanthropic organizations in the community. Members are women and their daughters in grades 7-12. Through […]

Rainbow Water District approves lockbox services for bill payment

The Rainbow Municipal Water District will utilize RT Lawrence Corporation for lockbox services which will allow Rainbow customers to pay their utility bills. Rainbow’s board voted 4-0 with Michael Mack absent, Sept. 26, to approve a professional services agreement with RT Lawrence Corp., which is based in Whittier. “This is just a way to process […]

Hassan Abdel-Moneim named vice president of hotel operations for Pala

Hassan Abdel-Moneim named vice president of hotel operations for Pala

PALA – Hassan Abdel-Moneim has been named vice president of hotel operations for Pala Casino Spa & Resort, Bill Bembenek, chief executive officer announced. In his new position, Abdel-Moneim’s management responsibilities include the casino’s existing hotel, spa and valet operations and the room and amenity additions to the hotel, pool and spa that will be […]

Temecula’s Economic Development Department awards three real estate brokers at fifth annual Temecula Brokers Breakfast

Temecula’s Economic Development Department awards three real estate brokers at fifth annual Temecula Brokers Breakfast

The city of Temecula’s Economic Development Department held its fifth annual appreciation breakfast for commercial real estate brokers, Nov. 2, at the Temecula Civic Center. Mary Piper, Sherry Shoemaker and Carey Pastor were recognized for their outstanding contributions in the industry. Christine Damko, economic development analyst for Temecula, gave a brief city update, before honoring […]

Kiwanian Lynn Effinger inspires at district convention

Kiwanian Lynn Effinger inspires at district convention

TEMECULA – Temecula resident Lynn Effinger was the keynote speaker at the 2017 Kiwanis California, Nevada and Hawaii District Convention in August at the Nugget Casino and Resort in Sparks, Nevada. Effinger spoke about his life story from his book “Believe to Achieve – The Power of Perseverance,” choosing to meld the importance of member […]