Project Independence provides a new road home to at-risk youth

Project Independence provides a new road home to at-risk youth

Bianca Hollins Special to Valley News When people hear the phrase “at-risk youth,” what comes to mind? Do they think of children and teens who are vulnerable to drugs, violence, disciplinary problems and exploitation? What about the successes? Upending misconceptions about the potential of underserved children and teens is the goal of Project Independence, a […]

SoCal Chef Open features top local chefs

SoCal Chef Open features top local chefs

Foodies mark your calendars now for the 2017 SoCal Chef Open Monday, Sept. 11. Now in its 10th year, event goers can expect perfect pairing of chefs, foodies and culinary delights. Presented by Temecula Valley Winery Management, Leoness Cellars and Pechanga Resort & Casino, the funds raised at this year’s event will benefit the intramural, team and […]

Support local Special Olympics athletes by dining at Luna Grill in August

Support local Special Olympics athletes by dining at Luna Grill in August

TEMECULA – Diners at either of Luna Grill’s Inland Empire locations in Temecula or Eastvale can help support local Special Olympics athletes thanks to a fundraising campaign throughout the month of August. Guests will be asked during the order process if they wish to make an additional cash donation to support Special Olympics. All donations […]

Homeland resident wins car from Paradise Buick and Menifee nonprofits

Homeland resident wins car from Paradise Buick and Menifee nonprofits

MENIFEE – Paradise Buick GMC announced the winner of a red 2014 Buick Verano sedan at the Menifee Independence Celebration event. Nick Turner from Homeland was the surprised and lucky winner. Paradise Buick GMC donated the vehicle as a fundraiser for four Menifee-based organizations: Menifee Lions Club, Menifee Youth Advisory Committee, Menifee Boys & Girls […]

Local family raising money for autism assistance dog

Local family raising money for autism assistance dog

TEMECUA – Jake Baker is a 14-year-old who loves building Lego sets and going to the beach. Jake has trouble communicating with others and gets overwhelmed easily, due to autism. To help him adjust to unfamiliar situations and enjoy life more, his parents are raising money through the nonprofit group, Red Basket, to purchase a […]

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