Marine veteran Rick Ramirez, a past welter weight boxing champion and a district teacher of the year from El Paso, Texas does not claim to be a motivational speaker.
The top scorers in the It Never Drains In Southern California (INDISC) tournament at Banning’s Museum of Pinball were among more than 700 visitors in the city last weekend.
Rosa Leon is giving back to Shelter from the Storm, the women’s shelter that cared for her and her mom and sister when they needed help from abuse.
VFW Auxiliary No. 233 was among the auxiliaries in California attending a dinner last Saturday night at Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa honoring the national VFW Auxiliary president Peggy Hakke and State Auxiliary president Mary Ryser.
On Dec. 31, the Beaumont Wells Fargo branch donated an antique clock and a handful of large framed pictures of Beaumont from the early 1900s to the San Gorgonio Pass Historical Society (SGPHS).
In 2001 the Banning Chamber of Commerce helped start the Holiday Wish distribution program low-income households to provide a better Christmas for those families’ children.
Between a couple of “Star Wars” series titles by author Timothy Zahn, a noticeable and growing rift has appeared inside the Banning Public Library, and it is not science fiction.
A group of about 200 community members and dozens of parents and families who have experienced the death of their child gathered in Loma Linda 20 years ago on Dec. 31 for the first Lights for Little Lives Walk.
As a little girl Kathy Little of Banning remembers a linen service company abuzz with mostly women moving piles of laundry around, and the whir of commercial machines cleaning table cloths, cloth napkins, sheets and towels at Quality Linen, owned by her grandfather Isaac Link.
The Boys and Girls Club of the San Gorgonio Pass and Life Lifters International will each receive $20,000 in community development block grants from the city of Beaumont to provide services for youth in the Pass area for the coming year.
Delightful books with colorful art and stories that stir imaginations encompass a long table and line shelves at the Cherry Valley Children’s Books store.
On Dec. 10, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors designated this year’s final month for the 20th year as “December to Remember” for The Unforgettables Foundation, a charity based in Redlands that serves all of San Bernardino and Riverside counties.
Restocking the warehouse shelves of Banning’s H.E.L.P. (Hope, Empathy, Love and Prayer) Inc. food pantry with 500 pounds of assorted non-perishable canned foods was a welcomed outreach gift from four operation centers of Frontier Communications.
Under an overcast drizzly sky, the Kids Cures Foundation, based in Beaumont, held their annual Cure Hunger Now outreach at the Banning Community Center Parking lot.
Vince Conway will succeed current Carol’s Kitchen president Marty Bauer when he retires in January 2020; and Ann Blair will serve as vice-president for the upcoming year.