Tricked out with tech, bathroom features take smart living to a whole new level

Tricked out with tech, bathroom features take smart living to a whole new level

Family Features Special to Valley News No luxurious home upgrade is complete without the enhancements of modern technology. High-tech and intelligent devices lend ease to everyday activities and enrich homeowners’ ability to enjoy the comforts of home. With new products joining this category at an exponential pace, there’s a way to boost the smart function […]

STEM and the FBI, recruiting the best and the brightest

STEM and the FBI, recruiting the best and the brightest

WASHINGTON D.C. – The acronym STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) describes a range of academic disciplines that have become more important than ever to the FBI’s mission of protecting the American public. “The country’s enemies, be they terrorists, computer hackers, spies or financial fraudsters, are exploiting the newest technologies at every turn,” said Special […]

What is a smart home?

What is a smart home?

TEMECULA – Refrigerators that inform their owners when it’s time to buy more eggs and thermostats that learn homeowners’ heating and cooling preferences may once have seemed like futuristic ideas straight out of a sci-fi movie. However, such products are no longer a dream but a reality. The term “smart home” refers to a residence […]

Girls Who Code partners with Val Verde Unified School District

PERRIS – Val Verde Unified School District announced a new partnership with Girls Who Code. The nonprofit organization aims to close the gender gap in technology by providing resources to inspire, educate and equip young women with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities. “Val Verde Unified School District aims to make ‘Every Student, […]

Santa Rosa Academy displayed projects at the school’s annual STEM Expo

MENIFEE – Santa Rosa Academy held their annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths Expo Thursday, Feb. 16, at their newly constructed gymnasium. Santa Rosa Academy students demonstrated their STEM explorations, highlighting the high school physics class display using pendulums and harmonographs to display patterns in periodicity. High school biomedical students shared with visitors gel electrophoresis, […]

Starting your Smart Home transformation

Starting your Smart Home transformation

Family Features Special to Valley News With the aid of modern technology, it’s now possible to convert virtually any ordinary house into a smart home filled with features that make daily tasks more convenient. These technologies allow for greener living, customization of your living space to personal tastes and the peace of mind that you […]

Letter to the Editor: Voting

Dear Editor, My name is Keyona Villanueva. I am a student attending Chaparral high school. I am a senior and I am writing this for a government project. Your article stood out to me. I find it very hard to understand that in this time and age we have a very weak technology system. For […]

Embrace the wonders of wireless at home

Embrace the wonders of wireless at home

TEMECULA – Electronic devices enable us to access information, communicate and engage in entertainment. Consumer electronics also have transformed the typical household. Data from the Consumer Electronics Association, CTIA and U.S. Census bureau paint a picture of just how immersed in new technology society has become. Statistics indicate the typical home of 2.6 people has […]

Four simple ways to trim your energy bill this winter

Four simple ways to trim your energy bill this winter

The cost of home ownership can be considerable. One of the expenses that hits first-time homeowners the hardest upon moving into their new homes is the monthly energy bill. While utility bills for apartment dwellers rarely break the bank, those bills grow considerably when men and women are suddenly lighting, heating and cooling an entire […]