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July 2016


Serving Southwest Riverside County Since 1989 VOLUME 27, NUMBER 7 JULY 2016 And... WANT TO STOP 5-Minute Murrieta Chamber SMOKING? Networking of Commerce award nominees Let Medicare help PWR announces yearly you. How to get your very networking experience own Agent Q The man pedicure page 24 page 9 To Respond or Not Respond Supervisor Chuck Washington Receives ‘2016 Outstanding Elected Official Award’ Inland Empire American Society for Public Administration has named Riverside County Supervisor Chuck Washington as the recipient for the ‘2016 Outstanding Elected Official’ by Ted Saul, Senior Staff Writer award. In today’s world of social media, reviews and comments Right to left: can make or break a business. Lisa Brandl, Director of Purchasing/Fleet Services, Emma SEE PAGE 35 Perez-Singh, ASPA, Chuck, Paul Angulour, County Auditor/Controller Tips SEE PAGE 29 Fire Season Is Early, So Be Prepared… by Craig Davis Did You Forget to Spring Clean Every weather expert predicted a fierce El Nino to hit Southern Your Technology? California this Winter. Unfortunately we never received the needed by Stefani Laszko If you are anything like me, Spring 2016 went precipitation. by in a flash. With a busy travel schedule I never did With that said, we don’t need experts get to my closets but the thought of business people to tell us that Fire Season will likely be without a dedicated IT resource got me thinking…… arriving early this year, that’s evident by the recent wild fires burning in the Santa Barbara and Duarte regions of California in mid/late June, and the minor flare up we had northwest of Temecula in early June. I had written an article for The Valley Business Journal in the October 2014 edition regarding National Fire Prevention Month. I shared the Ready, Set, “ Almost two-thirds of home fire deaths Go approach that resulted from fires in homes with no smoke suggests to help prepare us in the event alarms or no working smoke alarms. of a wild fire. SEE PAGE 20 SEE PAGE 23 COMMUNITY COMMUNITY COMMUNITY Temple Beth Sholom Julie Ngo Becomes WINEormous Awarded Celebrates the Ordination Rotary Club of Temecula’s ‘Culinary Experience of of Sandy Rosenstein 10 New President the Year’ page 8 page 20 page 19 page 19 page 19 Recognition