Destination: bicycle shop

<strong>Destination: bicycle shop</strong>

Good samaritan helps coffee shop employee after bike is stolen ■ Matt McPherson / Contributed Recently a 19 year-old named Devon, an employee at the Destination Coffee House and Bistro, had his bicycle stolen. When some friends picked him up after work, he left the bike parked outside against the side of the building. During […]


33rd Annual Tinsel Triathlon

<strong>33rd Annual Tinsel Triathlon</strong>

Hundreds descended on WVHS on Sunday to race and set their own pace ■ By Corey Evan / Reporter When you take part in an annual event long enough, taking ownership of it just seems logical. For Tinsel Triathlon Principal and Certified Race Director Connie Hall, it truly was a no-brainer. Hall, after directing the […]


Business Spotlight: Aldi

<strong>Business Spotlight: Aldi</strong>

The German-based grocer has opened its newest store in San Jacinto ■ Corey Evan and Shannon Densmore / Contributed Thousands flocked to the new Aldi store in San Jacinto last Thursday, Dec. 6, to take a look at the new shopping experience in town and to take advantage of the discounts and promotions the store […]


Mt. San Jacinto Community Orchestra delivers holiday bill of fare

<strong>Mt. San Jacinto Community Orchestra delivers holiday bill of fare</strong>

Community Orchestra combines MSJC students and community members ■ Sue Campbell and Dennis Fletcher / Contributed On Dec. 3, the Community Orchestra in the Music Department of the San Jacinto Campus of Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC) under the direction of Dr. Vanessa Sheldon, Chair of the department, entertained an enthusiastic audience to the strains […]


Mustang Tipoff 2018

<strong>Mustang Tipoff 2018</strong>

WVHS hosts the 23rd annual event under direction of new coach ■ By Corey Evan / Reporter Every year the competition seems to get more and more fierce, regardless of the sport. Not only does it keep players on their toes, it keeps you humble readers interested! So hopefully the 23rd Annual West Valley High […]


Boys soccer kicks it in Hemet

<strong>Boys soccer kicks it in Hemet</strong>

33rd annual Hemet High School Soccer Tournament took place the weekend of Nov. 29 ■ By Corey Evan / Reporter Much like the rest of the world, soccer has proven to be a highly popular sport in the San Jacinto Valley. And for the 33rd year running, Hemet High School has invited boys soccer teams […]

Faith & Fellowship

Clergy Corner: The journey to Christ Consciousness

<strong> Clergy Corner:  The journey to Christ Consciousness</strong>

■ Rhonda Tretsven / Contributed Here we are once again in the holy-day essence. We are all pilgrims on a journey into the “Christ Consciousness.” This month, we will be walking with and celebrating through the recognition of Advent; faith, peace, love and hope. We bring them with us into the Christmas season through our […]

Faith & Fellowship

FAITH IN BRIEF – December 13th, 2018

Unity Valley Church’s Twice loved holiday sale December 7 – 8, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 140 N. Buena Vista St. Come join us for our gently used holiday decoration sale! You’ll find what you need, and at incredible prices! Hemet Valley Christian Church hosts life study Hemet Valley Christian Church hosts an ongoing Life […]

School Life

College is worth the cost, but planning is key

<strong>College is worth the cost, but planning is key</strong>

Despite rising college costs, a clear majority of families believe higher education is well-worth the investment, and most students and parents are willing to stretch themselves financially to make it happen, according to a new study. The national study from Sallie Mae and Ipsos, “How America Values College 2018,” found that 66 percent of college-going […]

School Life

Money tip for students

<strong>Money tip for students</strong>

How to get in trouble with credit card debt ■ Tim Ballard / Contributed Students can get into trouble with credit card debt if they don’t take time to think about what they’re doing, according to KHEAA. One quick way to get into trouble is to carry a high balance and pay only the minimum […]