S6E4 – January Episode

Impact Story: Ontario International Airport & Special Needs Programs

For our Impact Story, we embark on a journey to Ontario International Airport. Did you know it’s not just an impersonal transportation hub?  The dedicated individuals at Ontario International Airport go above and beyond, utilizing creative initiatives to foster a welcoming community. Stay tuned as we uncover the unique initiatives, including the Sunflower Program , that set Ontario International Airport apart. Explore the unexpected at the heart of travel. Learn more about their community-driven approach— visit their website today! !


Good to Know Happenings


The Children’s Hospital of Orange County and Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego have merged to form Rady Children’s Health , ushering in a new era of pediatric care in the region. Discover the future of children’s healthcare on their site. 


Temecula Valley Hospital has been honored with the 2024 Women’s Choice Award , recognizing it as one of America’s best hospitals for patient safety. Choose excellence in healthcare—experience the safety and care at Temecula Valley Hospital now! 


When artists seek to amplify their services, the Inland Empire Arts Directory steps in as a vital resource. Compiled by the nonprofit organization ‘The Arts Area,’ it stands as the largest directory for visual and performing artists in the region. 


The Coffee Table Art Book is thrilled to announce an exclusive art contest, inviting artists to showcase their coffee-themed masterpieces. Winners not only get their work featured in the book but also enjoy cash prizes and special perks. Don’t miss out—submit your entries now! Deadline: January 31st.


Join the Riverside County Office of Education every first Thursday of the month, a vibrant celebration of the rich arts and culture in the Inland Empire. Immerse yourself in stunning art pieces showcased at over 20 diverse downtown venues.


Empowering individuals with mobility disabilities, the United Cerebral Palsy of the Inland Empire Adaptive Bike Program generously provides adaptive bikes to those with mobility disabilities. The organization’s dedicated bike team, equipped with adaptive bikes, is gearing up for the Tour de Palm Springs on February 9th and 10th . Support their cause as each team member contributes to fundraising efforts for the Adaptive Bike Program. 


Explore the latest in media education at San Bernardino Valley College! This fall, the Film, Television, and Media Department unveiled its cutting-edge podcasting studio, offering students a state-of-the-art space to hone skills in broadcast writing, performance, production, and collaboration. 


Spotlight on SAFE Family Justice Centers 

Dive into 25 years of transformative impact with SAFE Family Justice Centers ! Uncover a legacy of community empowerment as we shine a spotlight on their unwavering commitment to safety and justice. From pioneering programs to collaborative initiatives, SAFE has been a beacon of hope. 


Corina’s Corner 

Dive into the heart of country music with Corina’s Corner! In this month’s episode, our host, Corina Corona, sits down for an exclusive Zoom interview with the sensational local country rock musician, Sammy Listoe . Join the conversation as Sammy shares insights, stories, and the rhythm of his journey. Catch him live at Baily’s in Temecula, on February 2, 2024


Food Corner 

Ever wondered where to find the perfect blend of artisanal delights in Temecula? Join participant Aryn Porras as they take you on a culinary adventure to the Food Corner! This month, Aryn shares their honest review after visiting the delectable Great Harvest Bread Company . From mouthwatering bread to irresistible treats, discover the flavors that make Temecula a gastronomic haven. 


Need-to-Know – Community Round Table 

Join hosts Scott and Diane Strand in our first  ‘Community Round Table’ with guests Julie Ngo , State Farm Insurance Agent, and Nicole Albrecht , Founder of Elite Tax Partners. They discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion as they have experienced it personally and in the workplace. Stay informed, stay connected! 


Need-to-Know – New California State Laws for 2024 

Last year, the California State Legislature passed 1,046 bills, with the governor signing 890 into law. In this segment, we highlight key laws that are making a significant impact in the state. Use the below information to learn more.


Go here for link summaries from Governor Newsom’s office

Here is more information about the new 2024 laws from the California Courts

Want to read the laws for yourself? Go here.


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