COMMUNITY NEWS – August 17, 2017

■ By Melissa Diaz Hernandez / Editor DVAC plein air art show Join DVAC from August 11 through Oct. 7, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday thru Saturday, 123 N. Harvard Street, Hemet. Free admission. “Plein Air” refers to works that are created in an outdoor setting. To participate, contact the Diamond Valley Arts Council, 951-652-3822.…

Control Entry Way Clutter

■ Chronicle News Service (Metro Service) The entryway to a home is the first thing guests experience when coming inside. It also can be the first place residents drop their belongings after long days at school or work. As a result, entryways can quickly be consumed by clutter. Taming such messes takes a mixture of…

Five ways to make homes safer

■ Chronicle News Service (Metro Service) Injuries that occur around the home contribute to millions of medical visits and tens of thousands of fatalities each year. Falls account for the largest percentage of home accidents, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that around 30,000 fall-related fatalities occur annually in the United…