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May 2017


Serving Southwest Riverside County Since 1989 VOLUME 28, NUMBER 5 MAY 2017 And... The Challenge of Being a Trustee Temecula’s Hidden Treasure SCORE Mentor of Year Another Great Reason to Ditch Sugar page 20 May is Osteoporosis Awareness Month page 21 AWARDS Temecula Valley Hospital Earns “A” Grade for Patient Safety for the Second Time by Ted Saul Sr. Staff Writer Make Your Website Look Like 2017 August 6th 1991 is an important date in Internet history. On this day, the first website was launched for public use. While the site no longer exists one can imagine how it might have looked. So how is your website? Does it compare favorably to the competitions? Does it look like it belongs in 2017 or 1991? City of Temecula Planning Commission and Old Town Local Review Board Positions Available The Temecula City Council invites interested residents of the City of Temecula to apply for one position on the Planning Commission. The position is for a full three-year term through June 15, 2020. The Temecula City Council also invites interested residents to apply for two positions on the Old Town Local Review Board. The positions are for full three-year terms through June 15, 2020. To be a member of the Planning Commission and the Old Town Local Review Board it is necessary to be a resident of the City of Temecula and a registered voter at the time the application is submitted. SEE PAGE 22 SEE PAGE 25 The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.S. health care system, today released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide. Temecula Valley Hospital received an “A” for the second time in a row for its commitment to reducing errors, infections, and accidents that can harm patients. SEE PAGE 27 PHOTO: CY RATHBUN FROM LEFT: Murrieta Rotary Club President Mike Stromsoe, Adria Poindexter from New Gen Club, LouEllen Ficke and Jennifer Rasmussen from Commerce Bank Lou Ellen Ficke Receives RAVE Award The RAVE award—Rotary Award for Vocational Excellence is awarded to special people in our community who have had positive impacts in their workplace and community. SEE PAGE 28 COMMUNITY Lee Torres Named General Manager at Pechanga page 12 COMMUNITY Michael Fisher to Receive 2017 ‘SCORE Mentor of the Year’ Award page13 LEGAL GeT DIVORCED LIKE AN “A-LISTER” page 15 page 19 page 19