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July 2017

July

Serving Southwest Riverside County Since 1989 VOLUME 28, NUMBER 7 JULY 2017 And... Blue Light Special Murrieta Rotary Invites Nominations for HERO 3 Ways to Stop Binge Eating Local Chambers Receive President’s Circle Award page 9 Happy AWARDS Temecula Valley Visitors Spent a Record $712 Million in 2016 Visit Temecula Valley today announced record-setting 2016 visitor spending of $712 million that directly supported 7,430 full-time and part-time payroll employees, salaried and self-employed individuals, and business owners, and generated a milestone $232 million in earnings representing 7.8 per cent growth. Average spending in Temecula Valley, per person by the year’s hotel, motel, and B&B guests was $306 per day in 2016, while those traveling simply for the day, 50 miles or more, one-way from their homes, spent $153 per person. SEE PAGE 26 City of Temecula Breaks Ground on Temecula Parkway Interchange Project Traffic relief for Temecula’s south end of town is on its way! On Tuesday, June 6th the City of Temecula broke ground on the long-awaited Interstate 15 / State Route 79 South (Temecula Parkway) Ultimate Interchange project. The project will reconfigure the on and off ramps to/from southbound I-15. SEE PAGE 28 Pechanga Only CALIFORNIA Casino Nominated for Best U.S. Casino Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, the largest resort/casino in California was the only California casino nominated to the list of the 10 best casinos in the country. By Monday, July 17, four thousand Pechanga team members hoped they will continue working for the #1 casino in the nation. SEE PAGE 26 Murrieta Chamber Receives CalChamber 2017 President’s Circle Award Photo by Steve Yeater from CalChamber SEE PAGE 9 COMMUNITY Whole House Fans Offer Highest Performance and Lowest Price page 12 LEGAL When Should You Consider Suing a Nursing Home? page 14 EDUCATION Global Trends, Local Ends page 19 page page 19