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Destination: bicycle shop

<strong>Destination: bicycle shop</strong>
Good samaritan helps coffee shop employee after bike is stolen Matt McPhersonRusty Strait hands Devon a new bike after his was stolen from behind Destination Coffee Bar and Bistro. ■ 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 the night, someone managed to lift it over the spiked-steel fencing and made off with it. Imagine that in Hemet! Now, I would ask, what does a clique of customers who dominate the largest table in the (more…)
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33rd Annual Tinsel Triathlon

<strong>33rd Annual Tinsel Triathlon</strong>
Hundreds descended on WVHS on Sunday to race and set their own pace Photos by Corey EvanEvery racer who participated received a medal even for crossing the finish line. ■ 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 Triathlon for 17 years, purchased the Triathlon from United Way last March just in time to become owner for the 33rd Annual Tinsel Triathlon which was run at West Valley High School on Sunday, Dec. 9. Roughly a thousand people (more…)
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Business Spotlight: Aldi

<strong>Business Spotlight: Aldi</strong>
The German-based grocer has opened its newest store in San Jacinto Photos by Shannon Densmore / The Valley ChronicleErica Bernal offering samples of some of their award-winning products. ■ 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 was offering new customers. Shoppers wait in line during the Aldi grand opening to ring up their purchases. But what does Aldi have to offer which the rivals don’t? Tom Cindel, Moreno Valley Group Director of Operations and Logistics (more…)
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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 Photos by Dennis FletcherSue Campbell is a community member who is Principal in the cello section that also includes Jayne Davis, Aaron Jordan, and Barbara Pelham. ■ 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 of a variety of different holiday music to brighten the season. The program was divided into two parts. • The first part consisted of: • A Christmas Canon • Two (more…)
Sports

Mustang Tipoff 2018

<strong>Mustang Tipoff 2018</strong>
WVHS hosts the 23rd annual event under direction of new coach Photos by Corey EvanThe 23rd Annual West Valley High School girls’ basketball Mustang Tip Off was overseen by a new Mustang coach: Raymond Everett. ■ 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 School girls’ basketball Mustang Tip Off will be an interesting read today. A total of 16 teams, some traveling as much as two hours each way, took part in the tournament from (more…)
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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 Photo by Corey EvanHemet High School has invited boys soccer teams from around Southern California to kick it with the Bulldogs for their annual soccer tournament. ■ 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 from around Southern California to kick it with the Bulldogs for their annual soccer tournament. Starting on Thursday, Nov. 29 and concluding this past Monday, Dec. 3, the tournament took (more…)
Faith & Fellowship

Clergy Corner: The journey to Christ Consciousness

<strong> Clergy Corner:  The journey to Christ Consciousness</strong>
File PhotoReverend Rhonda Tretsven. ■ 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 consciousness, through living each one as being the true nature of God. The qualities of the divine are in and through everything and everywhere present. As we connect with the essence of who we truly are we demonstrate these qualities as and through our own life. We are each called to look (more…)
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 Study every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Please check www.hemetvalleycc.org for new session updates. Blended worship on Sundays at 10:45 a.m. Communion served every Sunday. Come join us, bring a friend. Call 951-925-7212 for more information. Hemet United Methodist Church Hemet United Methodist Church warmly invites you and your family to come and experience our powerful praise (more…)
School Life

College is worth the cost, but planning is key

<strong>College is worth the cost, but planning is key</strong>
StatePoint MediaEven those willing to stretch financially are taking deliberate, resourceful and concrete steps to make college more affordable. 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 families believe they are getting a good value for the price they’re paying for college, and 20 percent say college is worth every penny. Even those willing to stretch financially are taking deliberate, resourceful and concrete steps (more…)
School Life

Money tip for students

<strong>Money tip for students</strong>
How to get in trouble with credit card debt Pixabay.comOne quick way to get into trouble with credit cards is to carry a high balance and pay only the minimum payment each month. ■ 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 payment each month. If you have a $1,500 balance, your minimum payment might be $30 a month, since many credit card companies set the minimum payment at two percent of the balance. (more…)