Friday, August 7, 2020

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Menifee businesses work to comply with latest coronavirus mandates

Many Menifee businesses are continuing to comply with the latest orders coming out of the governor’s office and county health authorities due to a...

Rancho Water approves professional services agreements, contracts

Rancho California Water District held an Engineering and Operations Committee meeting Thursday, July 30, via teleconference and started the meeting off with a report...

We’re open and ready to meet your needs

With the many uncertainties surrounding residents on a daily basis in relation to the coronavirus pandemic, one thing remains certain – The Zucker Law...

Riverside County tax roll grows, impacts of COVID-19 yet to be seen

RIVERSIDE – Strong demand for inland real estate led to a nearly 6% increase in property values in Riverside County going into 2020, according...

The pitfalls of holding property in joint tenancy or as community property

Paul A. Hanks, Attorney & Broker The purchase of a new home is a most exciting time for a couple. Once your offer has been...

Realtors say that 77% of potential home sellers are preparing to sell following end of stay-at-home orders

WASHINGTON – More than three in four potential sellers – 77% – are preparing to sell their homes following the end of stay-at-home orders, with half...

Michael Culton of Brubaker-Culton Real Estate and Development featured in the Southern California Edition of Top Agent Magazine

HEMET – Michael Culton of Brubaker-Culton Real Estate and Development in Hemet was featured in the Southern California Edition of Top Agent Magazine in...

Lower interest, Realtor access likely biggest immediate impacts from coronavirus

The most likely immediate impacts the coronavirus epidemic will have on the real estate market are lower interest rates and lessened access to Realtors. “We...

Movie Review: ‘Relic’

Bob Garver Special to Valley News If you like haunted house horror movies, I’ve got good news and bad news. The good news is that “Relic”...

‘Rebuilding Paradise’ looks at emotional toll of deadly fire

DAISY NGUYEN and AMANDA LEE MYERS Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Almost two years since a wildfire swept through his mountain town and virtually...

Review: Beyoncé’s ‘Black Is King’ is supreme Black art

MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer King Beyoncé's new film takes you on a journey of Black art, music, history and fashion as the superstar transports...

In an upside-down summer, ‘Jaws,’ ‘E.T.’ are hits again

JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — When historians look back on the top films at the box office in the summer of...

Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country celebrates California Wine Month in September

TEMECULA – Celebrate California Wine Month in September by staying in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country, sipping wine, watching the sunset, dining al...

Hemet Valley restaurants continue to offer limited outdoor service due to coronavirus

Many Hemet Valley restaurants offering dine-in service are working hard to adjust to California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s orders to serve customers outdoors only due...

Peltzer Family Cellars hopes to host annual pumpkin patch in the fall

Pivot with the changes – that’s been one of Peltzer Family Cellars’s mottos as they progress through challenging times. Peltzer Family Cellars at 40275 Calle...

Wine Country Calendar of Events

Friday, Jul. 31 10 a.m. to noon Wine Academy, Wilson Creek Winery 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Craft Faire, Maurice Car'rie Winery 11 a.m. to 9...

RivCo health officer says county’s COVID-19 case rate must drop before state will accept TK-6 reopening waivers

Riverside County’s public health officer said Thursday that while the county intends to participate in the waiver process that could allow some TK-6 schools...

764 new coronavirus cases, 18 new deaths in Riverside County

Riverside University Health System reported 764 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday and 18 new deaths. In all, 38,977 have tested positive for the virus...

Life’s a beach for surfer with dementia, despite COVID-19 restrictions

MURRIETA – Lifelong surfer Roger Moyer longs for the waves and sand, but COVID-19 reopening safety considerations still keep him from the shore. Instead...

Temecula resident crosses the COVID-19 finish line at Temecula Valley Hospital

TEMECULA – Temecula resident David Rich recovered from COVID-19 at Temecula Valley Hospital and was released. “I thought I had the flu,” he said. “After about...

Pets of the Week

Animal Friends of the Valleys Website: www.animalfriendsofthevalleys.com Address: 33751 Mission Trail, Wildomar, CA 92595 Phone: (951) 674-0618 Hours of operation: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m....

AFV seeks pet supply donations

WILDOMAR – Animal Friends of the Valleys, 33751 Mission Trail, in Wildomar is seeking donations of essential pet supplies. The animal shelter is accepting donations...

Nearly 1 in 4 California pet owners fear separation anxiety when they return to work, survey reveals

CANTON, Mass. – How will I ever live without you? As many Americans have spent their time during the coronavirus stay at home orders...

How to know your best days are ahead

Zachary Elliott, Special to Valley News At the writing of this article, my family and I have been displaced for seven weeks. It would be fine...

In the NBA bubble, the race for No. 8 out West is quite wild

TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Devin Booker does not like the notion that the Phoenix Suns, whose playoff chances...

D-Bat offers Minor League Baseball players free one-year membership

With the recent news of the Minor League Baseball season being canceled, one national company, with ties to the local community, wants to make...

Dumba kneels, NHL puts focus on Black Lives Matter movement

STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer Minnesota's Matt Dumba on Saturday became the first NHL player to kneel during the U.S. national anthem when he did...

Student athletes cope with postponed competitions after months of uncertainty

Emily Schwank, Intern Facing scheduling changes due to the coronavirus pandemic, student athletes are coping with the reality that their sports may be postponed or canceled...

Youth sports may resume with social distancing

State health officials issued new guidelines for youth sports that provides for some limited participation. The state guidelines, released on Aug. 3, are a...

High school cross-country takes a hit as Nike Cross Nationals is canceled for 2020

As much as there is something to get excited for when it comes to high school sports and the fact that seasons are, at...

CIF-SS offices greenlight high school sports, push seasons to later in the year

After months of speculation and uncertainty about the 2020-2021 high school sports season, the CIF State and Southern Section announced recently how it will...

Former Bronco Kyle Williams awarded postgraduate scholarship from Pac-12 to study medicine

Arizona State Football player Kyle Williams, who was also a standout at Vista Murrieta High School, is among 24 student-athletes that has been awarded a...

Former Bronco Kyle Williams awarded postgraduate scholarship from Pac-12 to study medicine

Arizona State Football player Kyle Williams, who was also a standout at Vista Murrieta High School, is among 24 student-athletes that has been awarded a...

California Community College Athletic Association plans out return for sports in 2021

The California Community College Athletic Association board of directors approved its contingency plan recently, providing a return to intercollegiate athletics for the 2020-2021 academic...