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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Visit Temecula Valley Invites Visitors to Temecula Chilled

That crisp chill in the air can mean only one thing: the holidays are right around the corner! It is almost time for Temecula Chilled, a magical winter festival that captures the warmth, beauty, and festive spirit of the Temecula Valley during the holiday season.

VA health and benefits mobile app reaches 1M downloads

More than 1 million Veterans have downloaded the Department of Veterans Affairs’ new VA: Health and Benefits mobile app for fast, secure, on-demand access to the health care and benefits they’ve earned.

Soboba Provides Hearty Thanksgiving Meals to Area Families

Two thousand families in the San Jacinto Valley are going to have a Thanksgiving feast to remember due to the generosity of the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians through its Soboba Foundation.

VA creates scholarship program to help aspiring VA mental health professionals

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it will establish a Vet Center (Readjustment Counseling Service) Scholarship Program to assist individuals pursuing graduate degrees in psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, or mental health counseling.

Gathering of the People Celebrates All Cultures

When the Four Directions Native American Club at San Jacinto High School began planning its first annual Gathering of the People, it was decided the event should celebrate all cultures.

America is Back, Baby!

I haven’t had so much excitement in a long time. What a thriller it was! What an incredible show! I was glued to my phone, where I get most of my news, and I couldn’t wait to see the final outcome.

The BLM lifts seasonal fire and target shooting restrictions in California...

The California Desert District has lifted seasonal fire restrictions, effective immediately, to allow campfires and target shooting on BLM-managed public lands in Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, Imperial, southern Inyo, eastern Mono, San Diego, and eastern Kern counties.

Book of Golden Deeds to Salute Veterans

The 55th annual Hemet-San Jacinto Exchange Club Book of Golden Deeds Christmas Dinner will be honoring veterans on Dec. 1 from 5:30-10:30 p.m. at Valley-Wide Sport Center, 901 W. Esplanade Ave. in San Jacinto.

Faith groups split over bill to protect same-sex marriage

Among U.S. faith leaders and denominations, there are sharp differences over the bill advancing in the Senate that would protect same-sex and interracial marriages in federal law.

Twelve senior VA leaders chosen for prestigious presidential award for service

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced that twelve VA senior leaders will receive 2022 Presidential Rank Awards (PRA) – one of the most prestigious awards in the federal career civil service – for their extraordinary service to Veterans, their families, caregivers, and survivors.