Millennials want to say ‘I Do’ to high-tech wedding registries

<strong>Millennials want to say ‘I Do’ to high-tech wedding registries</strong>
StatePoint MediaAs technology has evolved, so too has the registry. ■ StatePoint Media / Contributed Once upon a time, wedding registries were created so newlyweds would have all the basic essentials to establish their first home. But as technology has evolved, so too has the registry. Gone are the days where registries only include dishware and candlesticks. Couples can now incorporate modern must-haves, like connected light bulbs, voice assistants and smart showers. Leading faucet manufacturer, Moen, commissioned a survey conducted online by Harris Poll in March 2018, which investigated what smart products would top the list when it comes to millennial (ages 18-34 at time of survey) wedding registries and how (more…)

Candidate Krupa says Hemet may be ready for pot

<strong>Candidate Krupa says Hemet may be ready for pot</strong>
Citizens to decide if medicinal marijuana shops make sense Chris Smith / The Valley ChronicleLindy Krupa, candidate for city council from District 5, says it’s time to face reality about pot sales. ■ By Chris Smith / Advisory Editor The times they are a changin’. That line from the 1964 Bob Dylan song of the same name could have been playing in the background of the Elks Lodge Monday night when Hemet City Councilwoman Linda Krupa addressed the Hemet San Jacinto Valley RWF (Republican Women’s Club Federated ) as part of a quartet of speakers to address the conservative group on “meet the candidates” night. Other speakers at the meeting included (more…)

Teens learn discipline, skills at San Jacinto Police Explorer Post

<strong>Teens learn discipline, skills at San Jacinto Police Explorer Post</strong>
The honorees learn of promotions at fundraiser to benefit Explorer Post 347 Dennis FletcherThree volunteers help set up the dining room at the San Jacinto Community Center to entertain some 200 guests. ■ Dennis Fletcher / Contributed Families of teens belonging to San Jacinto Police Explorer Post 347 held a rousing fundraiser dinner on Friday, Sept. 14, to benefit the Explorer Post. Funds were raised from the dinner and selling raffle tickets for a chance at door prizes. Money generated will go toward paying for the post’s equipment and training. The dinner was served to families with young teens enrolled in the popular police Explorer post. Jasmine Rubio, one of the (more…)

Look out Temecula, here comes Hemet!

<strong>Look out Temecula, here comes Hemet!</strong>
Local winery proves the San Jacinto Valley can grow grapes Rusty Strait / The Valley ChronicleThe serene green Tranquil Heart Vineyard and Winery located in Hemet stretches out beneath the San Jacinto Mountains. ■ Rusty Strait / Senior Reporter When folks around these parts think of wineries, the first word that comes to mind is – Temecula!. But wait a minute. Sometimes, the best kept secrets are just around the corner. That’s what brought this reporter to the Tranquil Heart Vineyard and Winery. A few blocks east of Hemet High School to the south of Stetson Avenue lies a wine lovers’ paradise – Tranquil Heart Vineyard and Winery. Should you mention (more…)

Local rock painters make a quiet difference

<strong>Local rock painters make a quiet difference</strong>
Painted rocks are out there waiting to be found Photos by Cindy BoeingMembers of Hemet Rocks Rock Painting gather for a Sunday BBQ and their first meeting at Mary Henley Park. ■ Cindy Boeing and Dennis Fletcher / Contributed Local valley dwellers, who came together as a unique group of rock painters, gathered for the first time at Mary Henley Park on a recent Sunday to celebrate their successes over a barbeque. It had been two years since the group was formed online and they had not met in person. Darla Bailey, founder of the Hemet Rocks Rock Painting group. She founded the group after amusing her children by letting them (more…)

Eagles frustrate the Vaqueros

<strong>Eagles frustrate the Vaqueros</strong>
MSJC football endured a seesaw battle against Glendale at home winning 59-42 Photho by Corey EvanAction shot from the MSJC versus Glendale game on Sept. 22. ■ By Corey Evan / Reporter The best teams will not only emphasize their strengths, but also acknowledge their weaknesses. This truth was embraced by the Mt. San Jacinto College football team as they welcomed the Glendale Vaqueros for a Saturday afternoon football game on Sept 22. Glendale won the coin toss, with MSJC deferring to the second half. This would instantly benefit the Eagles, as Corey Maddox took the ball on the opening kickoff and ran it all the way into the Vaqueros’ end (more…)

Lady Tigers survive Hawk attack

<strong>Lady Tigers survive Hawk attack</strong>
San Jacinto High School girls volleyball took 3-1 victory from visiting Citrus Hill Photos by Corey EvanThe Lady Tigers work to fend off a Hawk attack last Friday. ■ By Corey Evan / Reporter This one is for all you underdogs out there; Don’t let others underestimate you. Surprise them. Surprise them, just like San Jacinto High School’s girls volleyball team surprised Citrus Hill when they flew into the Tiger Gym on Friday, Sept. 21. The Lady Tigers struggled to find their footing at first, as the Hawks soared to an early lead. But seeing this, and hearing the wild cheers coming from the Hawks’ cheering section, lit the fire under (more…)

Oldlympics 2018 is off and running!

<strong>Oldlympics 2018 is off and running!</strong>
The Chronicle catches up with the 2018 Valley-wide Oldlympic games at Hemet High Phothos by Corey EvanRunners lineup at the Oldlympics Track and Field meet on Saturday. ■ By Corey Evan / Reporter Some senior citizens might not get out as much as they would like, because they don’t know how, when or where to go. But more and more each year, local seniors are coming on out for the Valley-wide “Oldlympic” Games. The Valley Chronicle caught up with the 34th annual games during the Track and Field rounds at Hemet High School on Saturday morning, Sept. 22. In charge of the games is Oldlympics Chairperson Keri Price. “Oh my gosh! (more…)
Faith & Fellowship

Clergy Corner: Hubble, Einstein and the Origin of the Universe

<strong>Clergy Corner: Hubble, Einstein and the Origin of the Universe </strong>
How observations of distant galaxies unlocked the secrets to the origin of the universe and confirmed a central claim of Christianity facebook.comDennis Rasmussen. ■ Dennis Rasmussen / Contributed In 1923 and 1929, astronomer Edwin Hubble made several startling discoveries. Peering through the Hooker Telescope at Mount Wilson, at the time the most powerful in the world, he observed that other galaxies, beyond the Milky Way, existed, that the universe was expanding, and that it was cooling down. These observations completely rewrote cosmology (the study of the origin of the universe). They also forced the most brilliant man of his age, Albert Einstein, to admit that he was wrong for believing what (more…)
Faith & Fellowship

FAITH IN BRIEF – September 27, 2018

The First Church of Religious Science The First Church of Religious Science is a New-Thought-based faith and philosophy. It is founded on the teachings of many masters such as Jesus the Christ, Buddha, Judaism, Islam, Hindu, all paths to the God of your understanding. Our doors are open to all races and orientation. So if you are seeking a spiritual home with supportive, happy, people that are open to learning about how to create and live a fantastic life with no strings attached, come to see us every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. for Meditation and 10 a.m. for our Celebration Service. We are located at 40450 E. Stetson Ave (corner of (more…)