S4E5 – February Episode


Governor Newsom rolled out his new COVID-19 SMARTER plan as California moves from “Crisis Mode” to endemic.


Did you know that California’s new organic waste disposal law, SB-1383, went into effect January 2022? Organic waste buried in landfills emits methane which contributes to global climate warming. The new state law aims to reduce these emissions by processing natural food wastes more efficiently.

Here is more information if you want to compost at home.


If you’re looking for various options for your loved one’s care we have links to help:

AdvanCare for care at home and consulting

Hospice of the Valleys

Riverside County Office of Aging

IMPACT – RivCo Housing 2022

Housing prices are rising in Riverside County. Go here for trends

This article contains more information about the build-to-rent development going up in Wildmoar later this year.

This article projects what might be in store for future housing costs.

National Core aims to support families and seniors by providing housing communities that are affordable, safe, and high quality. Learn more about their mission on the website.

Contact Jackie Steed or Nicole Farnum for any of your real estate needs.

GOOD TO KNOW – Events and Good to Know information

The City of Temecula Community Services Department is hiring now!

You can also look for work at:

Premier Job Fair
Promenade Temecula Mall
40820 Winchester Road, Temecula
March 19; 9 AM – 1 PM

If you’re passionate about issues facing the elderly and their families, you may want to
run for the California Senior Legislature. This volunteer body’s primary mission is to gather ideas for legislation at the state and federal levels. You have until March 31 to submit your election packet.

The Red Cross is dangerously low on their blood supply. If you want to help, donate blood at Temecula’s Blood Drive at Temecula City Hall, 4100 Main Street, Temecula; March 9; 10 AM – 4 PM.

The City Of Murrieta’s Community Center hosts Shake Your Shamrocks on Mar 11, 2022.

A great way to get outside and give back to the community is through the City of Menifee’s Adopt-a-Park/Trail Program.

You can also challenge yourself while enjoying nature by joining the City of Menifee’s monthly community walks program. They explore new trails every month and welcome all ages, abilities, and pets.

Come to JDS Creative Academy’s studios for the Temecula Chamber of Commerce’s March Mixer.

Join us at Digifest Aprils 22, 23, 24! Submissions deadline March 25.

GOOD TO KNOW – Black History Month Recap

Black History Month Activities that occurred February, 2022:
The Temecula Valley Museum unveiled a mural in Sam Hicks Monument Park and also examined the culture and traditions of Benin, Africa as part of their Second Saturday cultural celebrations.

Temecula’s Old Town Community Theater Hosted the performance group Hiplet.

The Palm Springs Black History Committee’s annual awards gala was held February 5.

The Palm Springs Art Museum is featuring the work of Black artists this month.

Inlandia Institute is a great source of literary activities. For more information on their programs and Blacklandia visit their website.

Events coming up:

The 3rd part of Blacklandia’s “Writing About Black Art” Workshop is Saturday, February 26.

The Desert Highland Unity Center and The Palm Springs Black History Committee holds the “35th Annual City Of Palm Springs Black History Month Parade And Town Fair.” on February 26.

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