Andrew F. Kotuk


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If you weren’t aware, it’s that time of year where the local, regional communities get together at the Southern California Fair. This year’s theme is “Go Hog Wild.”


October is here, starting with some early morning fog and cooler temperatures. You can feel and see change, especially this year. I find myself dressing not warm enough or to warm these days. Everything is in full swing with school, work, and of course, the upcoming holidays.

State of the City

Today the City of San Jacinto will present the State of the City held at the Soboba Casino Resort Center. Mayor Russ Utz will give his first address since taking a seat on Council in 2016. This year has marked many milestones for the City. Energy and excitement on the many positive directions will surely be felt.

Power of Unity

Growing up in the San Jacinto Valley, I remember the street of banks that had a claim to fame. The 74 and 79 brought visitors and economy through and into our restaurants, stores and to buy homes.


September started with new tariffs going live. What has followed and will follow for the month of September is a rally.


Things to do this weekend: Honor Earth Day around SoCal with fests and films

Celebrate Earth Day: Hey, you're here on Earth and we are, too, and so are the whales and redwoods and ladybugs and everything-and-everybody-elses.

Soboba charity golf tournament up to par once again

The 12th annual Soboba Foundation and Soboba Casino Resort Charity Golf Tournament was played under blue skies, April 2-4.

Inland Empire Health Plan to celebrate anniversary milestone in Victorville

Inland Empire Health Plan officials will celebrate the 5th anniversary of its Victorville-based Community Wellness Center.

National Monument Status Proposed For Swath Of Riverside County

Approximately 627,855 acres of Southern California’s vast desert are eyed to become a national treasure.