Heavenly Horse Haven holds chili cook-off fundraiser

Heavenly Horse Haven holds chili cook-off fundraiser

Nonprofit animal rescue organization Heavenly Horse Haven held its annual chili cook-off on Saturday, Nov. 8. The event was one of two fundraisers held every year to raise support and sign up sponsors for the many animals living at the ranch. This year’s event featured live music by Mark Huston and the Working Men, games, […]

Violence

Every day when I turn on the news there seems to be more violence in Southern California. There are drive-by shootings; people walking to school or down the street are shot; cars drive over the curb and hit people on the sidewalk; vehicles go way too fast and go into houses. Los Angeles has had […]

Republicans and Conservatives

Is it that Republicans are not really Conservatives? Or is it that Conservatives do not make good Republicans? Riverside County is home to 837,389 registered voters (54 percent of the eligible public). Of those, 350,885 are registered Republicans. That’s a 41-percent majority over the 307,593 Democrats. Riverside County voters have always prided themselves as being […]

Sarah Palin: dumb like a fox

She didn’t have time to do Meet the Press or This Week or any of the other big name political shows that are considered a “must” by political insiders. So where was Sarah Palin? Now we know the answer to that nagging question. She wasn’t breast-feeding Trig, helping the older kids with their homework, learning […]

Event raises money for performing arts club

Event raises money for performing arts club

A wine and cheese fundraiser to help purchase sound equipment for a local performing arts club was held on Sunday, Nov. 9, at the home of John and Valentina Lamdin. Although the weather didn’t cooperate – rain, hail and cold temperatures greeted the guests – the turnout was quite good for the outdoor event. “I […]

St. Margaret’s sponsoring craft boutique

St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church will sponsor a holiday craft boutique on Saturday, Nov. 22, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For sale will be holiday items, home décor, infant gifts, paintings, decorations, handmade cards, jewelry, baked goods and more. St. Margaret’s is at 47-535 […]

Churches offer Halloween alternative: ‘Halo-ween’

Churches offer Halloween alternative: ‘Halo-ween’

The churches of the Anza Valley and the Anza Christian Men and Women’s organization held a “Halo-ween” festival as an alternative to traditional Halloween activities. The event began at dusk, was held in the Anza Park and hosted game booths handing out handfuls of candy to competitors, win or lose. The night was filled with […]

Lessons from California’s fight to protect marriage

The battle to protect traditional marriage in California was the most expensive ballot measure in the nation decided in Tuesday’s election. “So goes California, goes the nation,” was the battle cry of activists on both sides as money poured into California from all 50 states to fight for and against the initiative that amends the […]

Mission-era tour offered

On Saturday, Nov. 15, from 10 a.m. to noon a behind-the-scenes tour led by docent Mary Roper will take place at Mission San Luis Rey. Aimed at providing young students with a better understanding of what life was like during the mission era, the tour is open to people of all ages who want to […]

For the people

For the people

Our forefathers wanted to create a government of the people, by the people and for the people. Obama keeps blaming President Bush for the economy. The Democrats have controlled the House of Representatives for two years and they have spent more time proving they are in control. They certainly are not for the people. On […]