Thursday, July 9, 2020

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Hera Hub offers coworking space in Temecula for those tired of working from home

Clients can settle in and listen to the sound of water faintly cascading down tiered fountains at Hera Hub Temecula, a coworking space with...

Thistle and Sage to host first evening market of the year

Thistle and Sage will return for an evening market Saturday, July 18, from 4-8 p.m. at Vail Headquarters after seven months of cancellations due...

Soboba Foundation receives award for its partnership with Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District

SAN JACINTO – The Soboba Foundation has been honored as the Outstanding Community Organization/Partner in the California Association of Recreation and Park District’s annual...

More businesses eligible for small business grants

Second round of funding applications opens Monday with extended deadline Sole proprietors and others are now eligible for the second round of funding provided to...

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...

First signs of disruption appear in housing; markets ‘calm’

The Associated Press  The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed as it continues to spread across...

Make Music Temecula’s inaugural year goes virtual June 21

TEMECULA – Make Music Temecula, organized by singer-songwriter Joanna Pearl in conjunction with Songwriter’s Workshops, celebrated its first year Sunday, June 21, with live...

Rolling Stones to release unheard tracks from 1973 album

The Associated Press The Rolling Stones will release a new version of their 1973 album "Goats Head Soup" featuring three unheard tracks, including one featuring...

‘Palm Springs’ arrives for the Groundhog Days of quarantine

JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Though most of the films that have debuted during the pandemic never got to screen for...

Ax-throwing is back in business at SoCal Axe

Come on down and throw some axes around at SoCal Axe in Temecula. It’s exactly as it sounds – SoCal Axe, 41493 Margarita Road, welcomes...

Red Lobster donates 100 meals to Temecula Valley Hospital through ‘Seafood for Heroes’ program

The Temecula Valley Hospital recently received 100 donated meals, thanks to a partnership with Red Lobster Temecula and the Seafood for Heroes program, which...

There’s some saucy good food at Phil’s BBQ

Guests are quick to get their hands on all-things barbecue at Phil’s BBQ, a new restaurant that officially opened its doors July 3 in...

More businesses close as employees test positive for COVID-19

Wilson Creek Winery in Temecula Wine Country announced the temporary closure of their tasting room and the Creekside Grille Restaurant as of Wednesday, June...

Wine Country Calendar of Events

Friday, Jul. 3 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Craft Faire, Maurice Car'rie Winery 1-2:30 p.m. Behind the Scenes Wine Tour, South Coast Winery 3-5:30 p.m. Happy...

Menifee Crime Watch honors Hospice of the Valleys as fund recipient

MURRIETA – Hospice of the Valleys in Murrieta was awarded funds from Menifee Crime Watch, as their local chapter concluded. The Menifee Crime Watch, which...

Private pools cope with new guidelines during the coronavirus pandemic

Emily Schwank, Intern While many public pools in Temecula, Murrietta, and Menifee remain closed, many private pools owned by the local homeowners associations have reopened and...

Riverside County Medical Association highly recommends continued social distancing and face coverings

RIVERSIDE – As the coronavirus pandemic spread throughout the world, Riverside County, the state of California and the United States took steps to limit...

What is racism’s impact on mental health?

Ashley Hutchinson, Special to Valley News In thinking about how I wanted to write about racism and its impact on mental health as a White woman,...

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....

San Jacinto Valley Animal Campus to close its doors

SAN JACINTO – The San Jacinto Valley Animal Campus of Riverside County Animal Control will be shut down in less than two weeks because...

County renews animal services agreement with Animal Friends of the Valleys

Animal Friends of the Valleys has a contract with the Southwest Communities Financing Authority for animal services in unincorporated southwest Riverside County and five...

Be ready for black market barbers and answers

Zachary Elliott, Special to Valley News Confession. This week I went to a black market barber who was open by appointment only. I know some of...

Learn from Congregation B’nai Chaim: Torah portion Pinchas

Rabbi Marc Rubenstein, Special to Valley News The week’s Torah portion opens with God blessing Pinchas and his descendants with a life of peace. Pinchas earned...

Minor League Baseball cancels season

What was long expected has been made official. There will be no Minor League Baseball in 2020. The Minor League Baseball Association officially announced recently...

Red Sox dogged by claims of racism, sexual abuse

MICHAEL REZENDES Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Last month, when former Major League All-star Torii Hunter said he'd been called the N-word "a hundred...

NFL’s stay-at-home order means no travel for training camp

SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football Writer Tim Flynn was looking forward to one final year as the mayoral host of training camp for the Dallas...

Perris Auto Speedway mourns the deaths of Sprint Car fan Shawn McDonald and PASSCAR driver Bryan McWilliams

PERRIS – Perris Auto Speedway promoter Don Kazarian and the entire PAS staff mourned the deaths of the “World’s No. 1 Sprint Car Fan,”...

Riverside County not yet lifting hold on recreational team sports, including youth sports

Individual fitness may continue with modifications With stay-at-home orders being lifted around the country and states rolling out reopening plans, youth sports leagues and organizers are...

What has Perris Auto Speedway racer Alyssa Smith been up to during quarantine?

PERRIS – The Perris Auto Speedway is back with another round of interviews featuring some of their top racers about what they are doing...

D-Bat in Temecula to host upcoming youth catchers’ camps

With youth sports on the verge of hopefully starting back up in the wake of Phase 3 of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s reopening strategy, it’s...

Big Ten scraps nonconference football games due to pandemic

JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday it will not play nonconference games in football and several other sports this fall,...

Ivy League suspends fall sports due to coronavirus pandemic

DOUG FEINBERG and JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writers The Ivy League on Wednesday became the first Division I conference to suspend all fall sports, including...

Stanford drops 11 sports to cut costs during pandemic

JOHN MARSHALL AP Sports Writer Stanford announced Wednesday that it is dropping 11 sports amid financial difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The school will discontinue...