Friday, June 5, 2020

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Funds available for small businesses struggling after public health shutdowns

Riverside County Supervisor Karen Spiegel said Friday, May 29, that $45 million in federal money is available to small businesses countywide impacted by the...

Stage 2.5 business reopenings hold promise for economic recovery in ‘new normal’

Although the Riverside County Board of Supervisors and the county health office recently announced the county has reached Stage 2 in the coronavirus pandemic,...

EVMWD delays rate increase, extends freeze on service shut-offs to support community during pandemic

LAKE ELSINORE – To further protect public health and assist customers during the COVID-19 pandemic, Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District announced it will continue...

Reopening to meet your needs

Andrew Zucker, Zucker Law Firm Special to Valley News It’s official. On Monday, May 18, Gov. Gavin Newsom conceded to most California counties seeking to enter Phase...

Two zebras make a great escape through Wine Country

Much to the surprise of everyone involved, two zebras recently made a 24-mile trek through Temecula Valley Wine Country. Ellen and Pumpkin are two of...

Social media, music world go dark for Black Out Tuesday

MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Though Black Out Tuesday was originally organized by the music community, the social media world also...

Review: Pop star Gaga is back, but where’s the art or spark?

MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer In the 12 years since Lady Gaga dropped her first album, the singer has exceptionally shown that she knows how...

Casino Pauma to remain temporarily closed for the safety of its guests, community and employees

PAUMA VALLEY – Choosing to follow the advice of Gov. Gavin Newsom and the guidance of government and health officials instead of the trend...

County adds walk-up COVID-19 testing sites

As Riverside County closes in on the 120,000 mark for testing of the coronavirus, county health officials announced that new walk-in testing sites were...

‘A Year’s Worth of Suicide Attempts in Four Weeks’: The Unintended Consequences of COVID-19 Lockdowns

Jon Miltimore, Foundation for Economic Education The costs of the government responses to the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic have been severe. New evidence suggests they could be...

Rancho Water throws surprise parade for employee fighting cancer

Rancho California Water District employees came together Tuesday, May 19, to perform a surprise parade for a longtime district employee, John Olmos, who was...

Elizabeth Hospice hosts virtual volunteer training

ESCONDIDO – The Elizabeth Hospice invites individuals interested in helping adults and children impacted by serious illness and those grieving the death of a...

Former Murrieta Mesa baseball standout, Andy Thomas, earns Big 12 postgraduate scholarship

Baylor University awarded Andy Thomas, a former Murrieta Mesa High School baseball standout, the prestigious 2019-2020 Dr. Prentice Gautt Postgraduate Scholarship. Thomas is the...

HS Football: New playoff divisions approved as questions of a fall season remain

High school football fans remain hopeful that a season will take place in the 2020-2021 school year as a new playoff system for football...

HS Basketball: Local standouts named to CalHiSports.com State teams

CalHiSports.com, which is one of the top informative websites for California high school sports, released its annual state boys’ and girls’ basketball award winners,...

Del Mar racetrack proposes opening date of July 10

The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club announced it plans to start its racing season Friday, July 10, pending the approval of the California Horse Racing...

California Fastpitch League to provide collegiate-type event structure

Great Oak’s Dave Mercado named as Regional Director The Texas FastPitch League ignited a fire for softball players, and within the last week, many have...