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 July 2024 | Est. 2013  


Jesus said: 

'Whoever abides in Me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing.'

-John 15:5

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A Second Look at California's Gold

Visitors to Sequoia National Park can hike the often steep 350-step climb to the top of Moro Rock for great views and photo ops (above).

It's said the San Joaquin Valley's rich soil and climate could feed the world and this roadside store (R) in Los Banos located in Merced County attests to that boast loaded with fresh fruits and nuts. To the coast region, a mom and daughter (L) enjoy a stroll along John Steinbecks legendary Cannery Row in Monterey

-Photos InterChurch News

News & Notable 2020

City of Perris: Going to Pot


Vol. VIII #24 | December 15 - 31

The Bible says: Matthew 28:18, 19 | Jesus said: John 15:5

Cover photo (L): The historical Mission Inn in downtown Riverside displays its annual Christmas lights near shopping, eatery takeouts and hot chocolate. -File photo InterChurch News

Still Chistmas shopping?

Support Local Artists: An alternative to gift shopping at standard malls, try Spanish Village Art Center for that special unique gift located in San Diego's Balboa Park. The Village offers award-winner art from painters, sculptors, metal smiths, jewlery designers, glass blowers, leather workers, photographers and printers. Shops are open daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also, enjoy a sightseeing stroll along the museums and street fair. -Photos InterChurch News

Vol. VIII #23 | December 1 - 14

The Bible says: Zechariah 12:10 | Jesus said: Acts 1:8 

Cover photo (L): $100 FINE, MASKS REQUIRED, Monterey, California. -Photo InterChurch News

Vol. VIII #22 | November 15 - 30

The Bible says: Psalm 26:6-7 | Jesus said: Mark 10:51

Photo (L): Thanksgiving week, Sequoia National Park. Children get fresh air in the High Sierras' Cresent Meadows while on a well-deserved school break. -Photo InterChurch News

Vol. VIII #21 | November 1 - 14


The Bible says: Proverbs 21:31 | Jesus says: Mark 16:16

Photo (L): Vote While You Still Can. This election is either a vote for the sanctity of life, marriage and to defend Faith, freedom and our police, or to witness further destruction of America's Christian heritage and values by the Left. - Photo InterChurch News

Election 2020: Long lines to vote in person throughout the day, Temecula public library, California. -Photo InterChurch News

Vol. VIII #20 | October 15 - 31

The Bible says: Job 42:10 | Jesus said: Luke 2:43

Photo (L): Veteran's Wall: The Pala Reservation Cupa Cultural Center next to Pala Mission in San Diego proudly honors veterans from the reservation who served in the U.S. Armed Forces. -Photo InterChurch News

Photo (below): MAGA supporters at 'Uncle TomPremier, Juneteenth, 2020. Standing: Byran Gray, Herman Cain, Col. Alan B. West, Pastor Stephen Broden. Sitting: Kelvin Austin, Damien B. Felder, Joel Patrick, Rob Smith, Carol Swan, Viswarney Burra, Larry Elder, Brandon Tatum, Chad O. Jackson. Advisory: The new Larry Elder documentary of the American Black conservative movement has occasional strong language. -Screen shot photo from 'Uncle Tom' website. 

Vol. VIII #19 | October 1 - 14

The Bible says: Matthew 10:33 | Jesus said: Luke 24:46-47

Cover photo: Medal of Honor. President Donald Trump awards Sargeant Major Thomas P. Paine, U.S. Army, on Saturday, September 11, the nation's highest honor for conspicuous gallantry in rescuing 75 hostages held in Iraq by Islamic State in 2015. -C-SPAN screen shot photo InterChurch News

Vol. VIII #18 | September 15 - 30

The Bible says: Proverbs 15:9 | Jesus said: John 18:37

Cover photo: Manhunt. Homicide detectives are requesting the public's help to identify the black male suspect (L) who shot two L.A. County sheriff's deputies in Compton, Saturday, September 12, at about 7 p.m. Call 323.890-5560. To remain anonymous, 800.222-TIPS. This reward has increased to $675,000.

Vol VIII #17 | September 1 - 14

The Bible says: Galatians 5:1 | Jesus said: Matthew 10:25

Cover Photo (L): 'Latinas for Trump!' President Donald Trump supporters show enthusiasm in Temecula a day after the Republican National Convention (C-Span archives). -Photo InterChurch News

Vol. VIII #16 | August 15 - 31 (archive)

The Bible says: Acts 5:27-29 | Jesus said: Luke 17:17-18

Cover photo: Indoor Services. Pastor John MacArthur preaches indoors to Grace Community Church in Los Angeles, Sunday, August 9, in defiance of California's COVID-19 order to hold church services outside. -Screenshot photo InterChurch News

Vol. VIII #15 | August 1 - 14

The Bible says: Psalms 86:17 | John 13:38

Cover photo: Live-streamed. Churches -- such as Cornerstone - West Los Angeles (L) -- and schools (public and private) remain closed to in-person services and classes per state orders. The director of the CDC recently recommended schools reopen in the Fall. -Photo InterChurch News

Vol. VIII #14 | July 15 - 31

The Bible says: Proverbs 15:22 | Jesus said: Matthew 10:32-33

Cover photo (L): Dead -- and Dying: Indoor malls like Moreno Valley Mall (L) which recenlty reopened after surviving nearly four months of stay home orders, were suddenly reclosed July 13 by Gov. Gavin Newsom in over 30 counties reporting upticks in COVID-19 cases and deaths. Also reclosed were indoor worship services, dining, gyms and salons. -Photo InterChurch News

Vol. VIII #13 | July 1 - 14

The Bible says: Isaiah 62:6 | Luke 18:16-17

Photo essay: Welcome! The Menifee Police Department welcome parade began 7 p.m. Tuesday June 30 after the swearing in ceremony at the new Haun Road headquarters and divided into six community parade routes throughout Menifee. -Photos InterChurch News

Vol. VIII #12 | June 15 - 30

The Bible says: Jeremiah 14:7 | Jesus said: Matthew 11:28-30

Cover photo: California Gold: Yosemite Valley! Yosemite National Park reopened Saturday, June 13 with online limited reservations and COVID-19 restrictions. Yosemite Chapel, the oldest structure in the valley, still holds services. -Photo InterChurch News

Vol. VIII #11 | June 1 - 14

The Bible says: Acts 2:1 | Jesus said: Revelation 22:16

Cover photo: Pentecost Sunday, May 31, 2020: California's latest COVID-19 restrictions limited church attendance to a maximum of 100 persons. Megachurch Pastor Greg Laurie (L) of Harvest opted to preach soley using livestream, while megachurch Pastor Jack Hibbs of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills preached in three services of reservation-only seating. -Screen shot photo InterChurch News 

Vol. VIII #10 | May 15 - 31

The Bible says: Isaiah 62:6-7 | Matthew 10:32

Cover photo (L): Give America Back Their Freedom Now: Dozens of Riverside County residents (L) addressed the County Board of Supevisors last week May 5 and May 8 to voice opinions about rescinding COVID-19 public health orders to reopen small businesses, churches and schools. 

Vol. VIII #9 | May 1 -14

The Bible says: 2 Corinthians 13:11 | Jesus said: John 14:18-19

Cover photo (L): Stay at Home Depot orders. Home Depot (and Lowe's) have long lines of customers since state and local stay-at-home orders. Face masks, social distancing orders are extended to June 19 by order of Dr. Cameron Kaiser, Riverside. School closures remain in effect until June 19. -Photo by InterChurch News

Vol. VIII #8 | April 15 - 30 (archive)


The Bible says: John 1:14 | Jesus said: John 3:14-15

Cover photo (L): 'Stay-at-home orders' Menifee Valley, eastward towards Idyllwild. -Photo InterChurch News

Vol. VIII #7 | April 1 - 14 

The Bible says: Proverbs 12:17 | Matthew 5:3ff

Cover Photo (L): 'Church is Not Closed ... Just Our Building.' West L.A.'s Westside Vineyard church website welcome window exemplifies churches in the Southland during the COVID-19 crisis. -Photo InterChurch News

Vol. VIII #6 | March 21 -31

The Bible says: Jeremiah 29:7| Jesus said: Luke 12:34

Cover photo (L): '15 Days to Slow the Spread.' Tot-lots in Menifee's Heritage Lake community are closed following government guidelines to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 -- a pandemic virus which in the U.S. claimed 201 lives of 15,219 CDC-reported cases as of March 20 -- tragic, but still less than a 1.4% fatality rate. -Photo IC News

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Vol. VIII #5 | March 15 - 20

The Bible says: Psalm 34:5 | Jesus said: Luke 10:16

Cover photo: Historic Day. To help mitigate COVID-19 spread and comply with Riverside County Public Health's March 12th order to cancel all public events with 250 or more persons, churches -- as Centerpoint Church (L) -- canceled onsite weekend services for online services. The order is in effect through April 30th. 

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Vol. VIII #4 | March 1 - 14

The Bible says: Psalm 33:12 | Matthew 12:36

Photo Essay: Marijuana Alley. The I-215 along the City of Perris is saturated with Lamar-owned billboards advertising local cannabis shops (L). Is Lamar in compliance with California cannibis advertising regulations --  and is there a link to violent crime and pot shops

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Vol. VIII #3 | February 15 - 29

The Bible says: 1 Peter 2:17 | Jesus said: Mark 8:33

Cover photo (L): 'Pray then like this ...' (Matthew 6:9). -Adobe Stock photo

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Vol. VIII #2 | February 1 - 14

The Bible says: Hebrews 12:1-2 | Jesus said: John 11:25-26

Photo (L): 'You Will Never Be Forgotten.' Three thousand mourners attended the memorial service Tuesday, January 28 at Crossroads church in Corona, for Drake Ruiz, 16 (L), Daniel Hawkins, 16 (center) and Jacob Ivascu, 16 (R), killed when the car they were riding in was 'intentionally rammed' Sunday, January 19. -Photo by IC News

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Vol. VIII #1 | January 15 - 31

The Bible says: Jeremiah 15:16 | Jesus said: Luke 16:18

Cover photo (L): ACTS International Christian Fellowship Church, Romoland. -Photo IC News

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