Diabetes education offered in Murrieta

Healthy Management Diabetes Education is providing free diabetes education with a panel of healthcare professionals speaking on “Diabetes Wellness for Life” on July 14 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Doors open at 9 a.m. at Rancho Springs Medical Hospital, 25500 Medical Center Drive, Murrieta. Seats are limited and reservations are required; call (951) 660-5547. […]

Go-kart fundraiser to benefit Michelle’s Place

Pole Position Raceway (P2R) has joined with Michelle’s Place, a breast cancer resource center located in Murrieta, to hold the first annual “Race for the Ribbon” breast cancer fundraiser on September 17 from 4 to 9 p.m. The race is for adults, both men and women, at Pole Position Raceway’s indoor premier facility in Corona […]

School nurses play key role in preventing heart disease in children

Nurses, especially school nurses, are key players in community-wide and individual efforts to promote cardiovascular health and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among children and youth, according to an American Heart Association scientific statement. “Not all children receive regular physical examinations or well-child care outside of that provided by schools,” said Laura Hayman, […]

Learn to breathe better

Registrations for “Help Yourself to Better Breathing” classes at Menifee Valley Medical Center are now being taken. The free four-session classes are dedicated to understanding COPD, emphysema, asthma and chronic bronchitis. Participants will learn: • How lungs work • What can go wrong • Proper use of inhalers • Breathing/exercise techniques • How to make […]

Wheelchairs available from Wishes on Wheels

Wishes on Wheels makes available electric power wheelchairs to non-ambulatory senior citizens, 65 and older, and the permanently disabled of any age, if they qualify. Usually, there is no charge or out-of-pocket expense for the power wheelchair, including shipping and delivery to the home by a technician who makes the final adjustments to fit the […]

Murrieta blood drive set

Farmer Boys will team up with The Fight Lab for a blood drive on Friday, July 6, from noon to 6 p.m. The Bloodmobile will be parked at 30033 Technology Drive, Suite 101, in Murrieta. For every lifesaving donation, Farmer Boys will offer a free cheeseburger, fries and 22-ounce soft drink. Meanwhile, The Fight Lab […]

Model search at Lake Elsinore Outlets

“Strike a Pose” and get the star treatment at Lake Elsinore Outlets during a model search. Live auditions will take place on Saturday, June 30, at 10 a.m. in the Liz Claiborne Courtyard. Six winners will be announced at 1:30 p.m. Contestants simply fill out a form; later, some will be invited to walk onstage […]

Alvin Meadows: mountain bike playground

Last week we talked about off-roading and mountain biking at Thomas Mountain. Continuing on that note, this week we will be talking about an amazing spot right next to Thomas Mountain in Idyllwild – a spot that was built for mountain bikers by mountain bikers. It’s called Alvin Meadows, and it is a playground of […]

Thomas who?

We have been talking about relaxing Fourth of July barbecues by the lake for the last four weeks, and I am starting to get a little bit restless. So I’m thinking it’s time to talk about something a little bit more exciting. Such as, how fast I can drive my truck down a graded mountain […]