Family displaced following fire at Temecula home

A family was displaced by a fire Friday night that damaged their two-story home in Temecula. The non-injury fire was reported at 9:11 p.m. in the 42000 block of Villa Terrace Court and put out by 25 firefighters in 26 minutes, according to April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Department. The American Red Cross […]

Altura Credit Union donates funds to organizations assisting victims of Hurricane Harvey, the Las Vegas shooting and Northern California fires

RIVERSIDE – Altura Credit Union announced donations totaling $15,000 assist those impacted by recent hurricanes, the Las Vegas shooting and the fires in Northern California. Altura has donated $5,000 to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey victims. The credit union donated another $5,000 to the Las Vegas Victims Fund, a GoFundMe campaign created by […]

Pala donates to hurricane relief

Pala donates to hurricane relief

PALA – Pala Casino Spa & Resort’s Getting Involved in Volunteer Events and Services program, together with the Pala Band of Mission Indians, donated $9,440 to the American Red Cross to aid in hurricane relief in Texas and Florida. Pala team members presented a check to the San Diego chapter of the American Red Cross. All funds […]

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 […]

INDIO: Dozens of firefighters respond to house fire

INDIO – About 40 firefighters today responded to a residential fire in Indio that displaced four people. The fire was reported at 10:16 a.m. in the 45000 block of Deglet Noor Street, said April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Department. First-arriving firefighters observed a residence engulfed in flames, she said. Firefighters contained the fire […]

California Earthquake Authority-sponsored auction, coordinated by iHeartMedia, now open to raise funds for the American Red Cross in California

SACRAMENTO – For the sixth year, the California Earthquake Authority and iHeartMedia are collaborating on a star-studded auction to raise money for American Red Cross disaster-preparedness and relief efforts in California. The 2017 “Get Prepared, California!” auction has opened, offering concert and sports packages, celebrity meet-and-greets and other once-in-a-lifetime items up for bid. Proceeds of […]

Red Cross needs blood donations to help ensure a sufficient supply throughout the holidays

TEMECULA – This November, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give the perfect gift – a blood donation – to help ensure a sufficient blood supply throughout the holiday season. A decline in donations occurs from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day when donors are busy with family gatherings and travel. However, patients don’t […]

City of Temecula Aquatics team wins Aquatics International Lifeguard Challenge for month of August

City of Temecula Aquatics team wins Aquatics International Lifeguard Challenge for month of August

The City of Temecula Aquatics Team was awarded first place in the Aquatics International Lifeguard Challenge for August 2016. During the summer months Aquatics International releases a video challenge which is open to any aquatic agency. Competing agencies watch the challenge then record staff completing the challenge. Challenges are rescue skill-based and encourage all facilities […]

Blood donations urgently needed in the final weeks of summer

The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a critical summer blood shortage. The summer months are among the most challenging times of years to collect enough blood and platelet donations to meet patient needs. Many regular donors delay giving while they take vacation and […]