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26790 Ynez Court, Temecula, CA 92591 Phone: 951.676.5090 Fax: 951.694.0201 Email: info@temecula.org Web: www.temecula.org

OFFICERS

Chairman of the Board: Jeff Kurtz, Promenade Temecula First Vice Chairman of the Board: Jerry Konchar, Pechanga Development Corporation Second Vice Chairman of the Board: Brian Connors, Southwest Healthcare Treasurer: Leslie Doherty, Leslie Doherty CPA Secretary: Janet Scott, CWW Mortgage

DIRECTORS

Tony Berardino, Cornerstone E & S Services Brian Connors, Southwest Healthcare System Tom DeMott, Temecula Creek Inn Soledad Escobedo, Pacific Western Bank LouEllen Ficke, Commerce Bank of Temecula Valley Kimberly Freize-Uhler, Clear Blue Promotions Jann Gentry, Gentry Studios Jeremy Goldman, Southern California Edison Kim Kelliher, The Grapeline Wine Country Shuttle Suzanne Lingold, California State University San Marcos Crystal Magon, South Coast Winery Resort & Spa Tammy Marine, Habitat for Humanity Inland Valley Lori Marruffo, Virtual Outsourcing Solutions Paul Nolta, Inland Empire Small Business Development Resource Center Jeff Powell, Abbott Vascular Rick Rawson, HC2 Strategies, Inc. Janese M. Reyes, Community Little Book Robert Rosenstein, Rosenstein & Associates Al Rubio, DCH Auto Group Temecula Jackie Steed, WFG Natational Title Company

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Alice Sullivan, President CEO Laura Turnbow, Chief Operations Officer Katie Cook, Membership Director Kara Rowland, VYP Coordinator, Membership Coordinator Jennifer Cloud, Special Events Director Brooke Nunn, Events Coordinator Candice Russell, Events Coordinator Anneke Pyle, Director of Public Relations Jeanette Kristensen, Resource Coordinator Lynn Collett, Resource Coordinator

COMMITTEES

SWC LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL Chair — Alex Braicovich, CR&R Consultant — Gene Wunderlich MEMBERSHIP SERVICES Chair — Roger Kaman, Your Fit City SC MANUFACTURING COUNCIL Chair — Jeff Powell & Jim Oesterling, Abbott Vascular VYP

Leadership Chair – Nichole Elliott, Promenade Temecula

VOL.39 IS.4

IN THIS ISSUE

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Go online to www.temecula.org to read the full issue of the Temecula Today.

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CONTRIBUTORS

Cover Story Photo: George Ortiz Layout: The Creative Bar

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2014 GALA WINNERS The city of Temecula is full of remarkable businesses, non-profit organizations, and citizens, that go above and beyond to make our city an ideal place to live. This past February, you, our membership voted on the best of the best, and we recognized the winners at our Annual Awards Gala. As we again begin to gear up for Gala season, we’d like to recognize and congratulate the 2014 winners. S t e r l i n g

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CHAMBER CALENDAR SEPTEMBER 2015 Thursday, September 3 8:00-9:00am- Ambassador Training @ TVCC Friday, September 4 8:00-9:00am- Coffee Connection @ TVCC Tuesday, September 8 8:00-1:00pm- Women in Business @ South Coast Winery, 34843 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA Wednesday, September 9 8:00-9:00am- Membership Committee Meeting @ TVCC

Thursday, September 10 9:00am, 12:00pm, 3:00pm- City Walk, Staff and Ambassadors visit local businesses throughout the area. Meet @ TVCC

Thursday, September 17 9:00-11:00am- SBDC Seminar “Advanced QuickBooks for Beginners”, @TVE2, 43200 Business Park Drive, Temecula, CA

Tuesday, September 15 12:00-1:30pm- Business Encounter, “Where is the web going?” @ TVCC

Monday, September 21 12:00-1:30pm- Southwest California Legislative Council @ MSJC, 28237 La Piedra Road, Room #805, Menifee, CA

Wednesday, September 16 5:30-8:30pm- Monte Carlo Extravaganza @ Wilson Creek Winery, 35960 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA

Tuesday, Septemeber 22 9:00-11:00am- SBDC Seminar “Open for Business, What You Need to Know About Starting Your Business”@ TVCC

Wednesday, September 23 7:30-9:15am- Morning Mixer @ BJ’s Restaurant, 26500 Ynez Road, Temecula, CA Friday, September 25 11:30-1:00pm- Ambassador Luncheon @ TVCC Wednesday, September 30 5:30-8:30am- VYP Cornhole Tournament @ Temecula Creek Inn, 44501 Rainbow Canyon Road, Temecula, CA

CHAMBER CALENDAR OCTOBER 2015 Thursday, October 1 4:00-5:30pm- Open House @ TVCC Friday, October 2 8:00-9:30pm- Coffee Connection @ TVCC Friday, October 9 9:00 11:00am- Professional Development Series “Women in Business” @ TVE2, 43200 Business Park Drive Temecula, CA 5:30-10:00pm- Glow Ball Golf Tournament @ Temecula Creek Inn, 44501 Rainbow Canyon Rd, Temecula Tuesday, October 13 12:00-1:30pm- Business Encounter @ TVCC

Wednesday, October 14 8:00-9:00am- Membership Committee Meeting @ TVCC Thursday, October 15 7:30-9:30am- Legislative Summit @ South Coast Winery Resort & Spa, 34843 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA 9:00-11:00am- SBDC Seminar “Federal/ State Basic Payroll Tax Seminar” @ TVE2, 43200 Business Park Drive, Temecula, CA Monday, October 19 12:00-1:30am- Professional Development Series “Marketing Development” Branding @ TVE2, 43200 Business Park Dr.

Monday, August 17 12:00-1:30pm- Southwest California Legislative Council @ MSJC, 28237 La Piedra Rd., Room #805, Menifee, CA

Thursday, October 29 5:30-7:30pm- VYP Mixer, location TBD

Wednesday, October 21 5:00-8:00pm- Business & Health Showcase- Macy’s Men, Children/Home Store Firday, October 23 9:00-11:00am- Professional Development Series “Women in Business” @TVE2, 43200 Business Park Drive, Temecula Wednesday, October 28 7:30-9:15am- Morning Mixer @ BJ’s Restaurant, 26500 Ynez Road, Temecula, CA

RIBBON CUTTINGS

@Work Personnel Services 27720 Jefferson Avenue, Ste. 130 (951) 297-3591 www.AtWork.com

360 Solar Energy, Inc. 28822 Old Town Front Street, Ste. 202 (951) 245-3788 www.360SolarEnergy.com

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Bahama Bucks 32475 Temecula Parkway, G104 (951) 326-9696 www.BahamaBucks.com

Coil Salon 27911 Jefferson Avenue Ste. 106 (951) 676-4038 www.CoilSalon.com

Foundation for Senior Care 135 South Mission Road (760) 723-7570 www.FoundationForSeniorCare.org

Jack in the Box 29105 Old Town Front Street www.JackInTheBox.com

Rise and Shine Hollistic Wellness Centre 26489 Ynez Road Ste. C (951) 395-9009 www.RiseAndShineHolisticWellness.com

Salon de la Mariee 27491 Ynez Road (951) 506-6500 www.SalonDLM.com

Sukari Spirits (619) 675-9952 www.DrinkSukari.com

Swarovski at Promenade Temecula 40820 Winchester Road Ste. 1550 (951) 719-3735

Tupperware - Cutting Edge Enterprise (909) 957-4489

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NEW MEMBERS 5LINX/BillsPayBig.com 39520 Murrieta Hot Springs Road, #219-76 Murrieta, CA 92563 (323) 989-2455 www.BillsPayBig.com Business Type: Consultant-Business Cavity Catcher Dentistry 42210 Lyndie Lane, Ste. B Temecula, CA 92591 www.CavityCatcher.com Business Type: Dentists Christian Handyman Murrieta, CA 92562 (951) 319-8092 www.ChristianHandyman.net Business Type: Handyman Craveyon CloudWines 27884 Del Rio Road Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 553-1386 www.Craveyon.com Business Type: Wine/Retail CrossFit Incinerator 27452 Jefferson Avenue, Ste. 8B Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 676-7333 www.CrossFitIncinerator.com Business Type: Fitness Clubs Gears 2 Robots 28780 Old Town Front Street, Ste. A-3 Temecula, CA 92590 www.Gears2Robots.com Business Type: Education HC2 Strategies, Inc. 8780 19th Street, Ste. 239 Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91701 (909) 758-1326 www.HC2Strategies.com Business Type: Health Care Services Hitzeman & Evenson, APC 43460 Ridge Park Drive, Ste. 270 Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 292-7007 www.HitzEvenLaw.com Business Type: Attorneys - Business Law Hokulia Authentic Hawaiian Shave Ice of Temecula 40820 Winchester Road (Promenade Temecula) Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 296-0975 www.HokuliaShaveIce.com Business Type: Restaurant Inland Empire Job Corps Center 3173 Kerry Street San Bernardino, CA 92407 (909) 887-7112 Business Type: Employment

J Hilburn - Styled by Renee Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 551-8188 www.StyledByRenee.com Business Type: Clothing - Mens Jack in the Box 29105 Old Town Front Street Temecula, CA 92590 www.JackInTheBox.com Business Type: Restaurant Jolly Jumps Party and Event Rentals 41610 Date Street, Ste. 102 Murrieta, CA 92562 www.JollyJumps.net Business Type: Party Equipment Rentals Ketopia Distributor - Jill Cobb Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 775-5215 www.Jillita.fgxpress.com Business Type: Weight Loss My Electrician, Inc. 27315 Jefferson Avenue, Ste. J-46 Temecula, CA 92590 (800) 342-6885 Business Type: Electrician Papa John’s Pizza 30590 Rancho California Road, Ste. C306 Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 694-8998 www.PapaJohns.com Business Type: Restaurant Parker Classic Motorsports 28671 Calle Cortez, Unit B Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 216-4201 www.ParkerClassics.com Business Type: Auto Classic & Hot Rods Pat & Oscar’s Restaurant 29375 Rancho California Road Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 695-2422 www.PatandOscarsTemecula.com Business Type: Restaurant

Ricardo Gallery 42061 Main Street Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 265-6217 www.RicardoGallery.com Business Type: Art Gallery

The Law Offices of Hart, Mieras & Morris, Inc. 255 E. Santa Clara Street, Ste. 300 Arcadia, CA 91006 (626) 445-1212 www.HMMLegal.com Business Type: Attorneys - Wills & Trusts / Estate Planning

RMS Physical Therapy 41715 Winchester Road, Ste. 202 Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 296-0788 www.rmsptdept.com Business Type: Physical Therapy

U-Haul Company of Oceanside 27941 Jefferson Avenue Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 200-5415 Business Type: Moving & Storage

Sanctuary Salon 27452 Jefferson Avenue, Ste. 5B Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 587-0094 Business Type: Beauty Salon / Hairstylists

US Milk Nutrition, Inc. 28381 Vincent Moraga Drive Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 888-2228 www.USMilkNutrition.com Business Type: Manufacturing

Solana Ridge Apartments 41754 Margarita Road Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 699-3100 www.SolanaRidge-Apts.com Business Type: Rentals - Apartments South Pacific Fianancial Corporation 41856 Ivy Street, Ste. 103 Murrieta, CA 92563 (951) 704-1988 www.spfconline.com Business Type: Real Estate Mortgage Loans Strickler Insurance Services Temecula, CA 92592 (619) 415-3172 www.StricklerInsuranceServices.com Business Type: Insurance - Health

Vivint Solar 27449 Colt Court Temecula, CA 92590 (310) 617-4033 www.VivintSolar.com Business Type: Solar Wolfgang Financial and Insurance Agency, LLC 41593 Winchester Road, Ste. 200 Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 375-4598 www.WolfgangFinancialGroup.com Business Type: Financial Services

Temecool Computer Repair 30520 Rancho California Road, #107-60 Temecula, CA 92591 (815) 483-8878 www.TemecoolComputerRepair.com Business Type: Computer Service / Repair / Parts

REINS Therapeutic Horsemanship Program 4461 S. Mission Road Fallbrook, CA 92028 (760) 731-9168 www.ReinsProgram.org Business Type: Organizations / NonProfits ResTrend, Inc. 39520 Murrieta Hot Springs Road, Ste. 55 Murrieta, CA 92563 (503) 784-0300 www.ResTrend.com Business Type: Software

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Arthritis Foundation, SD Office Avalon Management Group

Axene Health Partners, LLC Barney’s Tire & Wheel

Barragan Corp International Best for Less Tires

Birth Choice of Temecula The Bridge Church

Business Rescue Specialists, LLC Butterfield Ranch Self Storage California Bank & Trust

Canine Support Teams, Inc. Cape May at Harveston

Center for New Directions Charity for Charity

Coldwell Banker CommercialSudweeks Group Computer Alert Systems, Inc. Cutting Edge Staffing

Daniel S. Venne, CPA

David R. Powers, DDS

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Domenigoni Barton Properties/Sky Canyon Ent., LLC Dorland Mtn Arts Colony, Inc.

doTERRA International, Essential Oils & Natural Health Products Eastern Municipal Water District

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fallbrook Downtown Evaero Corporation FFF Enterprises

The Foothills at Old Town

Foundation for Senior Care

Golden West Biologicals, Inc. Hearing Aid Systems, Inc. Homes for Heroes

HQE Systems, Inc.

Integrity Transportation Service

John Hine Temecula Mazda Subaru Jolene C. Diez DDS, Inc.

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Thornton Winery

Premier Healthcare Service Project Touch

Quality Inn Wine Country

Landesman, Robert

Ranch and Coast Real Estate

The Lazy Dog Cafe

Rancho Runners Courier Service

Lorenz Fiduciary Services

Reliable Realty, Inc.

Margarita Summit Apartments Meridian Payroll Group

Michelle’s Place, Breast Cancer Resource Center

Miramonte Winery/Celebration Cellars Murrieta Auto Collision Murrieta VIP Florist

My Girl! Friday Services

Temecula Valley Hawks Soccer Club Trinity Worldwide Reprographics Tyler &Bursch, LLP

Union Bank of California

United Way of the Inland Valleys

Richard Olson Financial Group

Vail Ranch Self Storage& Postal Center

Safe Alternatives For Everyone, Inc.

The Walters Management Company

Southwest Healthcare System

West Coast Flooring Center

Rosati’s Pizza Pub

Vina De Lestonnac Ministry Center

Sam’s Club

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Southwest Riverside County Association of Realtors

Women’s PEER Connection

Spring Hill Suites By Marriott

NBI / MPS Security

Wong Johnson & Associates

Star Way Productions

Newman Tax & Resolution, Inc.

Sycamore Terrace Apartments

Oak Mountain Winery The Olive Brand

Pesh & Petrol Orthodontics

Tarbell Realtors - Jody& Ron Mathews

Perpetual Motion Physical Therapy

Technology Squared

Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine

WHY JOIN? T H E T E M E C U L A O F C O M M E R C E

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No matter the size, nature or medium of your business the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce (TVCC) offers numerous resources to benefit you. We help you stay ahead of the ever-changing issues and trends within the City. Membership with the TVCC gives your business credibility, making consumers more likely to do business with you. Founded in 1966, the TVCC has long been a crucial element to Temecula’s business initiatives. The Chamber fosters a greater sense of business community, identifies emerging

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In 2013, the City of Temecula was recognized as a bronze level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists. This designation is an indication of the community’s support for bike lanes and trails, and the City’s commitment to alternative modes of transportation. The plan update will include a checklist to help the City track its progress (measured in miles of bike lanes, outreach programs, number of daily bicycle commuters, number of bike racks, etc.) in order to move from bronze to silver, gold, and eventually platinum!

Connecting trails and bike lanes is essential for creating a healthy and livable community. Healthy and livable communities are where employees, entrepreneurs and business owners want to live and work. Cities with a high quality of life attract creative and talented workers as well as employers who are the engine for a community’s economic growth. The City continues to position itself as a hub for recreation and economic growth in southwest Riverside County. Look for new bike lanes, trail openings, intersection treatments, and bike racks in the near future.

During the past year, the City has been working with the consulting firm, KTU+A to update to the Trails and Bikeways Master Plan to develop a bicycle network focused on improved safety, and filling in the gaps of its existing bicycle and trail network. The plan will focus on building the infrastructure to connect Old Town, Wine Country, shopping centers, schools, and the City’s many parks, trails and open space areas. The plan will also have suggested bike routes, including a loop around the City, a route connecting Wine Country to Old Town, and a north-south route for mountain bikes utilizing existing easements with dirt roads.

In addition to the Trails and Bikeways Plan update, the City partnered with the Sierra Club, National Park Service, and neighboring Cities of Murrieta, Wildomar, and Lake Elsinore on development of a multi-use trail along the Murrieta Creek corridor that will connect the four cities, which is approximately 14 miles from Old Town Temecula to Lake Elsinore.

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For more information on the plan update, or new sharrows and bike lanes that have been added, please visit the www.hikebiketemecula. org or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hikebiketemecula.

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SEPTEMBER FEATURED MEMBER LISA WAYMAN WITH CARRINGTON CONSTRUCTION

Lisa Wayman is the Business Development Representative for Carrington Construction. Lisa acts as the community liaison to build relationships with fellow business professionals and clients. She is an active member of the Chamber of Commerce, Valley Young Professionals, the Temecula Valley Professionals networking group and volunteers for various local charities. Lisa is proud to represent Carrington Construction, as they are a top remodeling company here in Southern CA.

OCTOBER FEATURED MEMBER JARED JOHNSON WITH MOFFAT FINANCIAL GROUP

Jared is a Financial Consultant and Investment Manager at Moffat Financial Group. He also oversees retirement plan designs and comanages all in-house investment portfolios. With over a decade of experience consulting clients, Jared’s passion is working with small business owners and individuals to construct a comprehensive plan that addresses the items most important to them. He seeks to understand what is significant to each client and tailors financial solutions to best address each client’s needs.

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2015 G L O WBA L L TOU RN A M E NT The Glow Ball Tournament is unlike any other golf event out there. A four person scramble with nine holes being played at night! The tournament is played with glow-in-the-dark golf balls while the course is lined with various glow sticks. Every golfer needs to experience this tournament at least once in their lifetime. This tournament will fill up quick and space is very limited.Tournament includes golf, dinner and the opportunity to win raffle prizes! Ways to get involved: Sponsorship Opportunities. The Glow Ball Tournament has many levels of sponsorships available to market your business. Starting at $125, there is a sponsorship to fit all budgets. Register to Golf. Join us for an exciting evening on the course for a round of 9 holes….in the dark! Each player receives a souvenir, golf with cart and banquet dinner. Raffle Prize Donations. Not able to sponsor or attend the event? Market your business by donating a prize to one of the raffle packages. This is a great opportunity to get new customers and promote your business name to over 55 golfers.

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5 0 TH A N N U A L A W A R D S GALA

2015 BUSINESS & HEALTH SHOWCASE

Now is the time to make your nominations for the 50th Annual Awards Gala!

Sponsored by Pechanga Resort & Casino and Temecula Valley Hospital

The core of what makes Temecula so special is its people and businesses. So many individuals make extraordinary contributions to our community and now it is time to recognize them. The Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for Business, Citizen, Valley Young Professional of the Year, and Service/Charitable Organization of the year to recognize at our 50th annual Awards Gala.

Join us for the Annual Business & Health Showcase on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the vacant portion of Macy’s Men, Home & Children Store. This premier event showcases local businesses and health organizations in our area. Free admission and open to the public.

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Do you know someone in the business community who makes Temecula a better place to live, work and learn? A business that demonstrates best practices in business sustainability and growth, commitment to employees and a track record of community involvement? An organization that is active in our community with philanthropic activities? We encourage our members to celebrate the achievements of their fellow business owners and colleagues by nominating them. Nominees will be honored at the 50th Annual Awards Gala on February 20, 2016 at Pechanga Resort & Casino. Nomination deadline is Monday, November 2, 2015.

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Reason’s to attend: 1. Promote Your Business to over 250 attendees 2. Network and Meet over 50 Area Businesses & Organizations 3. Enter to Win Many Raffle Prizes 4. Sample Delicious Food Provided by Local Restaurants Market your Business at the 2015 Business & Health Showcase Booth space is now available for Temecula Chamber members starting at $200 and non-members at $300. All booth spaces include a 6ft table with 2 chairs and table linen. Hurry, booth space is limited! Not able to attend, but want your company recognized? Purchase a Literature Only space for $75 and have your promotional flyer displayed at registration or donate a prize to the event raffle.

The TVCC wishes to cater to all business types, including the growing number of companies whose markets increasingly come from an internet presence. •

EXPOSURE: The TVCC will “like” and “follow” and post about your business on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram

MARKETING DISCOUNTS: Receive a heavy discount on enhanced listing or advertising on Chamber website

ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS: Opportunity to submit articles, events and news to be included in TVCC member news email and newsletter

REVIEWS: The TVCC is proud to recommend its members to the public and will write a review for your business on websites such as Yelp, Google + and relevant social media sites, upon request

Have you seen the amazing discounts your fellow members are offering? View all coupons online at http://web.temecula.org/coupons.

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THRIVING OR SURVIVING IN YOUR POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT 2015 LEGIS LATIVE SUMMIT Sponsored by Abbott Vascular

Event Itinerary:

The Legislative Summit is designed to inform attendees of legislature that may impact their business. The Summit is the Chamber’s premier advocacy event, offering an opportunity to meet, engage and join forces with business leaders, corporate executives, legislative and policy experts, as well as elected and appointed government officials.

7:30-8:00 – Breakfast and Welcome

Join us on October 15th from 7:30am-9:30am at South Coast Winery Resort & Spa. Reservations are available for $50 per person or $500 for a corporate table of 10 people. All reservations include breakfast, presentations and business networking. Topics include military, workforce/job creation, economy, transportation and growth & development. For more information visit www.temecula.org or contact the chamber at 951-676-5090.

8:00-8:10 – Anne Mayer, P.E., Executive Director, Riverside County Transportation Commission 8:10-8:20 – Michael Hestrin, Riverside County District Attorney 8:20-8:30 – Senator Mike Morrell, California’s 23rd District 8:30-8:40 – Diane Harkey, California State Board of Equalization’s Fourth District 8:40-8:50 – Riverside County Board Supervisor Kevin Jeffries, 1st District 8:50-9:25 – Panel and Q&A 9:25-9:30 – Conclusion of Program

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You Can Still Find Us Under The Dome! • Taxation and Estate Matters

• Business Transactional Matters • Business Litigation

• Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Reorganization

• Business Formations & Expansions

Call 951.296.3888 for an initial 30 minute consulatation at no charge.

All of the legal knowledge and skill that Temecula Valley businesses need, right here in our community.

Robert B. Rosenstein Principal ATTORNEY AT LAW

28600 Mercedes Street Suite 100 Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 296-3888 Fax (951) 296-3889 S E P TE MB E R • OC TOB E R 2015 | TE ME CULA TO DAY | 15 thetemeculalawfirm.com


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THE FINISH LINE IS IN SIGHT The end of another legislative session will draw to a close by the end of next month. We started the session in January with more than 2,300 new bills being proposed to regulate, tax or otherwise impact your business, your home or your life in some fashion. Over the course of the year that number has been reduced by about 1/3 and, if history is any indication, the Governor will be the recipient of 1,100 or 1,200 of these missives for his approval or rejection. The Southwest California Legislative Council has had a very busy year monitoring this onslaught of legislation, taking action on over 90 bills that would have the greatest negative OR positive impact on your business and our region. As usual, the Council has sought to remain as bipartisan as possible and to try to support as many bills as we oppose. It hasn’t been easy. It’s a Sacramento fact that most bills seeking to increase regulations or taxes are authored by Democrats while most bills seeking to restrain government overreach, reduce costs and eliminate hoops to jump through are Republican. It’s also an uncomfortable fact that very few Republican bills of substance even make it out of committee while Democratic authored job killers are put on a fast track. That’s the frustrating nature of our efforts in the capitol as the Voice for Southwest California business in Sacramento. Coming into the final; 30 days we still have a number of scary bills out there that would have a significant and deleterious impact on our state - Bills like SB1, which would add a 12 cent a gallon gas tax, hike vehicle license fees by 50% and increase vehicle registration fees by 80%. Or SB350, that proposes to reduce petroleum use by 50% by 2030 while increasing the current Renewable Portfolio Standard to 50% by 2030 and increasing energy efficiency in buildings by 50% by 2030, without regard to the impact on individuals, jobs and the economy. Or SB32, which would like to allow the unregulated 1 6 | TEMECUL A TO DAY | S EP T EMB ER • OC TOBE R 2015

California Air Resources Board to make you reduce your greenhouse gas emissions to 80% below 1990 levels by 2050 with no consideration of the economic side effects. Bills we’ve talked about earlier like SCA5, ACA4 and SB789 would like to circumvent Prop 13 tax protections by making it easier for cities, school districts and water boards to raise rates and taxes with a lower threshold than the currently mandated 66%. It’s hard to get 2/3 of the population to vote to raise their own taxes but you can easily fool at least half the people half the time, and that’s what they’re counting on. Fortunately it takes a 2/3 majority in the legislature to pass these measures and in 2015 the Democrats no longer hold a super-majority vote. So unless they can pry a tax vote out of a few Republicans, we may be spared these measures for another year. But they’ll keep trying. There’s still hope for a few of our supported bills as well but the positive impact they would have is far outweighed by the negative impact of these others. Next issue we’ll have our annual Bill Tracker report with a summary of all the bills that make it through and how our legislators voted on your behalf. That’s the part that keeps them honest - not how many bills they manage to get passed but how they vote consistently on the issues of importance to you. It probably comes as no surprise that our local folks are doing pretty well for us despite the odds against them and we look forward to updating you on our advocacy efforts and successes.


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RISE AND SHINE HOLISTIC WELLNESS CENTER SMALL BUSINESS BIG SUCCESS!

Escape the everyday stress and relax while you heal with salt therapy at Rise and Shine Holistic Wellness Center in Temecula. The first in the valley to offer Halotherapy to relieve allergies, asthma and skin conditions in a relaxing peaceful environment. Halotherapy is the modern variation of the Eastern European tradition of spending time in a natural salt cave for health. Guests are able to unwind at Rise and Shine in rooms filled with soft lighting and a quiet, tranquil atmosphere. First time visitors will feel like they were transported back in time surrounded by salt on the walls and floor. A sea of loose Himalayan salt lies gently beneath ones feet as they recline in a comfortable chair. A fine, dry salt mist blows gently into the room and guests slowly relax as the negative ions increase the oxygen flow to the brain, purifying the lungs and skin. Dr. Michele Elliott, popularly known as Dr. May, is the founder and CEO of Rise and Shine Holistic Wellness Centre. She is an international research director in Acupuncture and Oriental medicine (Eastern and Western), medicine modality, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). According to Dr. May, “Dead sea salt is known for its antibacterial and antimicrobial benefits, offering a safe, non-invasive and 100-percent drug-free relief to people looking for alternatives from over-thecounter or prescription medications.” Instead of ingesting salt, guests relax in rooms covered in it, breathing in the aerosol from the halo-generators to clear their lungs and purify their skin. The treatment is known as Halotherapy, using the Greek word halo, which means salt. The rooms are beautiful and peaceful.

Salt therapy has been used for thousands of years throughout Europe and the Middle East, and science backs up the health benefits. Most people will associate salt air with the beach but from a medical standpoint, salt therapy is designed to imitate salt caves found in Eastern Europe. Research shows that the salt rooms help skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema and a range of respiratory ailments, including colds, asthma, allergies and bronchitis. Salt therapy goes back even to the days of Hippocrates (460 BC) who used salt for healing. Hippocrates used inhalation of steam from saltwater as an anti-inflammatory. Thus, 2000 years ago, Greek medicine already discovered the use of inhaling salt for respiratory diseases. People who have built up intolerance to antibiotics can try salt therapy to fight off infections that can lead to bronchitis or pneumonia. Research shows that Himalayan Salt is a natural remedy to healing the lungs and upper respiratory ailments, spending time in the Salt Room helps to rejuvenate the body from chronic fatigue*. Rise and Shine also has a private room for children where the parents can participate. Teens and children with allergies or asthma can play games, read a book, or do their homework while using the salt room. Breathing in the tiny iodized particles help children breathe easier and reduce their dependency on inhalers or nasal sprays.  To schedule an appointment contact Rise and Shine at  951-3959009. Rise and Shine is located at 26489 Ynez Rd Ste C, Temecula, CA. 92591 Visit the website at http://riseandshineholisticwellness.com/

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015 | 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Location:

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