Rosie’s Kitchen: Is Mexico safe to travel?

Rosie’s Kitchen: Is Mexico safe to travel?

Chef Rosie O’Conner Special to Valley News Despite the U.S. State Department’s travel warnings taking over the media, I feel strongly that some parts of Mexico such as Valle Guadalupe and Tijuana have proven to be safe in my recent travels. I believe that if you are going to go to Mexico, get drunk and […]

Twelve security reminders for the 12 days of Christmas

Twelve security reminders for the 12 days of Christmas

Happy Thanksgiving! To me this is the official start of the Holiday Season, regardless of which holiday you choose to celebrate. There will be trips to the mall, lots of eating out and of course entertaining and going to parties, visiting with friends, family and loved ones. The question of the day is, are you […]

Prep Your Home for Holiday Travel and Colder Weather

Becky LeCompte Special to Valley News The holiday season is officially in full swing. Throughout this exciting time of year, filled with cooler weather, baked goods and travels to visit friends and family, it is easy to forget to properly prepare your home before leaving it unattended. When homeowners do not properly prepare their homes […]

Health officials confirm first Zika case in Riverside County; likely acquired outside U.S.

RIVERSIDE – A 50-year-old man who recently traveled to the Caribbean has tested positive for the Zika virus, making him the first confirmed case in Riverside County. County Public Health Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser emphasized the infection was not locally acquired and the patient, who lives in southwest Riverside County, likely became infected during his […]

Joining Your Friend’s Wedding Party Without Going Broke 

Joining Your Friend’s Wedding Party Without Going Broke 

Nathaniel Sillin Financial Columnist If a close friend or family member is getting married it’s an honor to be asked to join the wedding party. However, if your budget is tight because you’re saving up for a financial goal, paying off bills or have had a recent financial reversal like the loss of a job, […]

Seven heavenly ways to travel with kids this summer

Seven heavenly ways to travel with kids this summer

It’s officially summer now. Travelling with the kids is an inevitable-could-be nightmare. Often times, parents tuck a mobile device under their children’s noses, but so much is missed when eyes are trained on Disco Bees or Minecraft. Getting there can be a great way to learn about your family and have a blast doing it. […]

Memorial Day weekend travel expected to increase 4.6 percent over last year; a positive economic indicator

Memorial Day weekend travel expected to increase 4.6 percent over last year; a positive economic indicator

RIVERSIDE COUNTY – More than 2.7 million Southern Californians and around 4.4 million residents from throughout the state will take a long getaway this Memorial Day weekend — a 4.6 percent increase over last year and the largest overall number of Memorial Day holiday travelers from the Golden State since 2005, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California. The Auto […]