Elks Lodge news

Scholarships awarded, quilt winner announced ■ Chronicle News Service The Hemet Elks Lodge No. 1740 presented four local high school seniors with scholarships at its recent meeting. Each student will receive a $500 scholarship upon registering at their respective colleges. Students who received scholarships include: Madelyn Chong, who will study criminal justice at California State…

Economical back to school rides

New or used, these vehicles give the most bang for your scholar’s buck Greetings from The Hemet Car Guy, Parents and students have been visiting the dealership to look for back to school vehicles, and I’m often asked my opinion about the best cars with low sticker prices, low associated insurance premiums and minimal operating…

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…