S2E5 Spirit of Innovation December Episode

Previously Spectrum of Innovation
On our holiday-themed episode 5, host Gabriella Venturo tackles a number of interesting topics and introduces you to everything you need to know that’s happening in Riverside County! As the new year rolls in, the JDSCA Job Training SOI crew shares the county’s upcoming plans, projects, and developments that could impact the way you work, play, and live. Get insight into new laws protecting animals against cruelty and learn more about what it takes to adopt a pet into your family. We take a look at Temecula’s past, present, and future as the town celebrates its 30th anniversary. Are robots coming after your job? We speak with Riverside County Economic Development Coalition Executive Director Don Murray to find out the truth! Enjoy a special musical performance by twelve year-old singer/songwriter Moriah Alexander. In our Good to Know segment, we share holiday and New Year events that you’ll be sure to enjoy!

Voice of Innovation

Jobs Outlook and AI:
Will artificial intelligence take over Riverside County jobs in the next decade? We explore the job growth over the next decade and see if robots will be taking over any time soon. You can delve deeper at the EDA website
and the California Employment Development Department
Go here if you’re looking for a job in Riverside County.

Spotlight: Temecula 30 Year Anniversary

As the City of Temecula celebrates the anniversary of its incorporation, we see what’s in store for the City over the next 30 years.
Temecula – https://temeculaca.gov
Twelve-year-old Moriah Alexander brings the Christmas spirit to JDS Studios with her original song “The Sounds of Christmas.” Moriah studies with Temecula Music Teacher https://www.temeculamusicteacher.com

Impact Story

Riverside County 2020
What’s happening in Riverside County next year? We give you an overview, and if you want to learn more to:
Riverside County – https://countyofriverside.us
Voting Info – https://voteinfo.net
California 2020 Ballot info https://ballotpedia.org

Need to Know

Do you want to adopt a pet? Go Here to know more about what’s involved.

In the Know

Keep yourself in the know about the I-15 Express Lanes Project here
Go here to learn more about the upcoming construction on the I-15 Railroad Canyon Interchange in Lake Elsinore.
In the Know Events:
Don’t miss the JDS Studios winter showcase this weekend with performances on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. Come enjoy JDS Creative Academy musical theater’s production of Little Shoppe of Horrors and JDS Actors Studios production of Little Scrooge
Take your kids to Elf U https://www.outletsatlakeelsinore.com where “students” can learn how to be santa’s elves just in time for christmas. presented by the non-profit arts cooperative studio 395, this interactive adventure takes children through Santa’s workshop as they put together stuffed toys.
<Christmas, friends of the a href=”https://www.facebook.com/events/523932064766477/?event_time_id=523932204766463″ target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Palm Springs Animal Shelter will be offering low-cost vaccinations as well as other services for cats and dogs. This clinic is available every Thursday in the community room from 4-6 pm. What a great way
to help ensure your pets are healthy for the new year!
Polar Express https://oerm.org – The Polar Express is coming to the Southern California Railway Museum for the holiday! Passengers aboard will get the opportunity to experience the magic of this festive story during their one hour trip to meet Santa! During the trip, characters will immerse guests in theatrical onboard entertainment!
Polar Express https://oerm.org – The Polar Express is coming to the Southern California Railway Museum for the holiday! Passengers aboard will get the opportunity to experience the magic of this festive story during their one hour trip to meet Santa! During the trip, characters will immerse guests in theatrical onboard entertainment!
https://falknerwinery.com – Santa is cruising through the Temecula wineries for the 12th year this Saturday at 12 PM all in the effort to collect toys gather donations for needy children. Falkner Winery will host the photo opp for the santas and elves at 2:30 PM.
Public Menorah Lightings:
December 22: Murrieta Square Park, 1 Town Square, Murrieta, 5:30 pm & Lorimar Winery, 39990 Anza Rd, Temecula, 5:30 pm
December 23 Central Park, 30268 Civic Plaza, Menifee, 4 pm – 6 pm
December 25: Duck Pond Park, 28250 Ynez Rd, Temecula, 4 pm
https://temeculaca.gov – The city of Temecula is encouraging you to help brighten the holidays for underprivileged children by donating a new, unwrapped toy to your local Fire Station or City Hall through December 23rd.
https://beaumontwomansclub.org – The Beaumont Women’s Club is rockin’ some stockings tomorrow starting at 10 AM in an effort to fill 250 stockings for children in group homes this Christmas. Put on your elf ears and santa hats to make magic happen for these kids. The women’s club has a list of items they are looking for on their website but encourage you to bring anything you think a child would like to receive. 306 E. 6th St, Beaumont starting at 10 AM December 20th.
https://patch.com – Ice Fest is happening now at Galloway Downs until January 6th! Ice Fest features a 7200 square foot ice rink, holiday performances, hay rides and photos with Santa himself! Ice skating admission is 17 dollars and includes skate rentals, children 3 and under are free. Galloway Downs is also hosting a New Years eve party
http://derbyshemet.com – Celebrate the new year with Derby’s Bar and Grill in Hemet as we roar into year 2020. Presale tickets are only $5 and entry is free to all who are dressed like the era! Food and drink specials start at 6:00 PM. Derby’s was featured on Bar Rescue!
https://visittemeculavalley.com – Temecula’s annual New Years Eve grape drop is ringing in the New Year with live music, food vendors, ice skating and kid friendly activities. Festivities will start at 6:00PM. The event will feature 2 countdowns, one for the east coast at 9 PM for our early bird residents and another at 12AM! Before the night ends, head over to the Old Town Blues Club as they ring in the New Year with Live entertainment and party favors! Len Rainey and the Midnight Players will be performing tunes throughout the night. Wear your dancing shoes and black and white for the themed affair. Entry is just $10.
https://meetup.com/Corona-Yoga-Meetup/ – Kick off those New Year resolutions of getting fit, in Corona with free yoga in the park Saturday, January 4th starting at 8:00 AM. This class in a great way to relax, recharge from the holidays and connect with your community with no judgement.

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