Celebrating the holidays, the Temecula way

By the time you read this opinion piece the 2017 Christmas holiday will be a thing of the past, but I need to share what happened to me on Christmas Day, because I was touched by what I experienced. This year Christmas was a little bit different in our household, and frankly, I was super […]

Throw a Christmas Cookie Party

Throw a Christmas Cookie Party

Family Features Special to Valley News TEMECULA – The next best thing to baking cookies for many home chefs is baking cookies with friends. Dust off your favorite recipes, create a festive playlist and fill your home with the tantalizing aroma of baked goodies for the ultimate Christmas cookie party. Turn things up a notch […]

Thousands flock to Historic Downtown Lake Elsinore for Winterfest

Thousands flock to Historic Downtown Lake Elsinore for Winterfest

Thousands of eager festival goers made their way to Historic Downtown Lake Elsinore for the city’s annual Winterfest, Saturday, Dec. 2. City staff estimates the crowd was in excess of 15,000 for the low-cost, no-cost family-friendly event featuring a variety of happenings beginning with the Holiday Parade at 4 p.m. The festival, complete with holiday […]

Simple steps may reduce depression triggers during the holidays

SAN DIEGO – It is no secret that the holiday season can be a stressful time. With family gatherings, office parties, gift exchanges and other demands on time and attention, the final month of the year can be a trying time for even the most optimistic and enthusiastic people. For individuals who suffer from or […]

Enjoy an eco-friendly holiday season

Enjoy an eco-friendly holiday season

TEMECULA – The color green is synonymous with the holiday season, as Christmas trees, mistletoe and holiday wreaths feature prominently throughout the month of December. But there are ways to make this holiday season even greener. Going green around the house can save homeowners substantial amounts of money and benefit the planet in various ways. […]

Pechanga Resort & Casino lights up the season with enchanted decor, Santa sightings

Pechanga Resort & Casino lights up the season with enchanted decor, Santa sightings

Jessica Newton Special to Valley News With Santa Claus, giant trees and gingerbread houses, Pechanga Resort & Casino is pulling out all the stops for its first holiday season in the expanded property. The “new” Pechanga will deck the halls with immaculate holiday decor, Santa sightings and hundreds upon hundreds of gingerbread houses. Starting Friday, […]

Simple ways to dress up your home for the holidays

Simple ways to dress up your home for the holidays

The holiday season is made up of traditions that focus on fun and family. Many residents are already decorating their homes with lights and other colorful decorations, bringing Christmas early to Fallbrook and the surrounding areas. Getting decorations out and putting them up for the holidays can be time-consuming. While decking the halls may not […]

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