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Happy Memorial Day

  Did you know that Memorial Day became an official federal holiday only in 1971? Today, and everyday really, we honor everyone that perished while serving in the U.S. Military, whether male, female, or animal. Our sincerest appreciation to those that have served, are serving now, and will serve in the future, to maintain our…

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Happy Earth Day!

The first Earth Day family had participants and celebrants in two thousand colleges and universities, roughly ten thousand primary and secondary schools, and hundreds of communities across the United States, in 1970. More importantly, it “brought 20 million Americans out into the spring sunshine for peaceful demonstrations in favor of environmental reform.” Earth Day is…

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

  Were you aware that exactly 253 years ago today, the world celebrated its first St. Patrick’s Day Parade, in New York City?  However, New York can hardly lay claim to being home to the most state residents with Irish ancestry. That honor goes to Massachusetts, the state with the largest share of residents who…

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Pearl Harbor Anniversary

More than a dozen Pearl Harbor survivors, each more than 90 years old, gathered in Hawaii this week to share stories as they marked the 73rd anniversary of the Japanese attack that killed 2,400 sailors, Marines and soldiers. The gathering has been called the last meeting for the USS Arizona Reunion Association – comprised of…

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Memorial Day 2014

  Not just on Memorial Day, yet throughout the year, we think about the fallen as evidenced by our visit to Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery situated in San Diego County on the Fort Rosecrans Military reservation. There are interments that date to the early years of the California territory (mid 1800s), including the remains of…

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MERRY CHRISTMAS!

  Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, Happy Kwanza…   Whatever you celebrate, we wish you the best this holiday season!!! Be safe, have fun, and most of all, be good to yourself and others!!! Wishing you all the happiness your hearts can embrace! ~Tara and April

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Happy Halloween!

  BOO! This photo is of Gracie as a sea monster holding Brooklynn the mermaid (Halloween 2012).  Last year may likely have been the final year of the girls dressing as a theme. Gracie is a teenager now and wants to do her ‘own thing’.  In the past, the girls have dressed as a bee…

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Happy Independence Day!

  Two hundred and thirty seven years ago today, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation.  As always, this most American of holidays will be marked by parades, fireworks and backyard barbecues across the country. Did you know that…

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Fee-Waived Pet Adoptions

Saturday, June 29th, from 9 am to 5 pm, come to the 4th Annual Park ‘N Bark car show and fee-waived pet adoption event!! Riverside County Animal Services will be offering fee-waived pet adoptions (translation: FREE!) all day at its two largest shelters (Jurupa Valley on Van Buren Blvd in Riverside and Coachella Valley in…

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Happy Memorial Day!

As we all have fun today barbecuing or spending time with family, let’s remember what today is really all about.  A heartfelt THANK YOU to all of the men, women, and animals that have served and sacrificed, or continue to do so today and in the future! HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY!  

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Happy Thanksgiving!

During Thanksgiving, let us not forgot to take a moment and reflect, celebrate and give thanks for those things that are truly the most important and of the most value to us… our life, our health, our families, and our friends. We personally give thanks and celebrate each day of our lives that we are blessed with…