Sheriff’s officials urge precautions ahead of Halloween outings

PERRIS – Parents, guardians and others planning to chaperone children during Halloween outings in Riverside County were urged to take some basic precautions to keep the trick-or-treaters safe. “Halloween can be a safe and enjoyable evening with a little preparation, communication and diligence,” according to a sheriff’s department statement. Deputies from both the Menifee and […]

Want healthier children? Get a pet

Want healthier children? Get a pet

TEMECULA – If youngsters have been eyeing fuzzy kittens or boisterous puppies at nearby shelters or pet stores, parents may want to give in to those cries for a family pet. Pets are added responsibilities, but the health benefits associated with pet ownership may be well worth the investment of time and effort. Caring for […]

Make a lunch children will devour

Make a lunch children will devour

Children can be picky eaters, making it challenging for parents to find foods their children will consume. Family dinners are challenging enough, but lunches children will love can be even more difficult to come by. Parents can prepare lunches children are certain to devour by thinking outside of the traditional lunch box. Using some creativity […]

Create a safe and enjoyable backyard play area

Create a safe and enjoyable backyard play area

TEMECULA – Homeowners often aspire to have attractive backyards that look like they belong in a magazine. While these can be picturesque and functional for adults, they may not be entirely practical for homeowners who have young children, especially when the majority of the yard is covered with paving stones or concrete. When young children […]

Do the children really know how you feel?

Experts will constantly tell you that good communication is a necessary element in any successful relationship. While we generally think of that advice in relation to spouses, friends and co-workers, one of the most important relationships to evaluate for good communication is with our children. Do your children really know how you feel about them? […]

Alleged Hemet sex offender arrested, accused of ‘numerous sexual assaults on several children’

Alleged Hemet sex offender arrested, accused of ‘numerous sexual assaults on several children’

HEMET — City of Riverside police officials arrested a Hemet resident and known sex offender while serving a warrant at his residence Thursday, June 8. Officials allege the man committed “numerous sexual assaults on several children,” over the last fourteen years. The alleged crimes happened “between the years of 2003 to 2017,” Riverside police officials […]

Helping your child reach a healthy weight

The percentage of children who are overweight, or even obese, is still very high. And while most parents are anxious to try and help their children get to a healthier weight, it can be a difficult task to accomplish. However, it’s a goal for which it is worth striving. Overweight children often have self-esteem issues, […]

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