Learn country-western dancing

The Temecula Community Center at 28816 Pujol Street will hold a country-western dance workshop Oct. 20 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Learn the basic steps to all the popular dances and some line dances. The cost is $8 per person. For more information, contact instructor John Irwin at (951) 674-1471 or (951) 694-6480.

Seminars offered on foreclosures

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Temecula Valley has been holding monthly seminars at its Promenade office for people interested in buying foreclosed or REO properties as an investment. The next workshop will be held tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. at the Coldwell Banker office at 40758 Winchester Road, Suite A, in Temecula. Information and directions are […]

Plant sale at Corn Maze

The Temecula Valley Garden Club will have a plant sale booth at the Big Horse Feed & Mercantile during the “All American Wild West Weekend” Oct. 27 and 28. The Temecula Valley Garden Club meets the second Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the Temecula Valley Library at 30600 Pauba Road in Temecula. […]

Forum to discuss environment

Mission San Luis Rey will be holding their Second Annual St. Francis Prayer Breakfast, “Celebrating Environmental Sustainability: Our Hope for the Future,” on Oct. 13 at 8 a.m. at 4050 Mission Ave. in Oceanside. Attendees will hear from motivated leaders and professionals including keynote speaker John Grosskopf, vice president of Strategic Initiatives and Sustainability, and […]

Blood drive today

The Blood Bank of San Bernardino and Riverside counties asks all healthy residents to give blood today at its two locations. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. residents may go to the Stater Bros. at 25050 Hancock Ave. in Murrieta and from 1 to 8 p.m. or to Wal-Mart at 32225 Highway 79 South in […]

Residence affects cancer risk

In the wake of a report by the California Air Resources Board that found an elevated lung cancer risk from diesel soot for those living near active railway yards, the American Lung Association of California recently testified at an air board hearing in the city of Commerce about the health risks associated with diesel engines […]

Cancer group urges mammograms

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the American Cancer Society continues to recommend mammograms for all women age 40 and older to have every year to detect breast cancer early. This year an estimated 178,480 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, and an estimated 40,460 will die from the disease. Breast […]

You can manage your diabetes

If you have diabetes, there is somewhere you can turn. The Healthy Management Diabetes Education (HMDE), a nonprofit organization founded in 2004, is a grass-roots project developed to provide free diabetes education to the community members of Riverside County and surrounding communities Temecula, Murrieta, Moreno Valley, Corona and Hemet. Education is the key to living […]

A Mental Moment – Bipolar disorder may lead to worse

Many experience mood swings. We’re up one minute and down the next. It’s not unusual to start the morning in a funk but end the day on a high note, so what is the difference between the quotidian rollercoaster of emotions in one person’s mind and the illness of bipolar disorder in another’s? Bipolar disorder […]

The 30-minute circuit workout: perfect for anyone

All exercise is beneficial – when it’s done in a safe environment, and performed correctly. If you wake up each day and move, just move, you’ll be ahead of the game. Whether you workout at home, in a gym, at a park, at your office, or at the beach, proper exercise done consistently will help […]