1. Today is designated by the United Nations as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in 1945 and honors the victims of the Nazi era.
2. It's a good time to fill 'er up. The streak of dropping prices for a gallon of self- serve regular gasoline in the Inland Empire was extended today to a 20th day, but barely, as it decreased one-tenth of a cent to $3.596. The average price in Riverside and San Bernardino counties has dropped 8.8 cents over the past 20 days, including six-tenths of a cent on Sunday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. The average price is 2.6 cents less than one week ago, 3 cents lower than one month ago and 12.2 cents below what it was one year ago.
3. Prom season is staring early at Temecula Valley High School. “Zombie Prom,” a production of Temecula Valley High School Dramatics, opens Thursday, Jan. 30 in the school’s performing arts center, 31555 Rancho Vista Road, Temecula. The Off-Broadway musical is billed as “An Alarming Anecdote of Atomic Adolescent Angst.” Shows will be held at 7 p.m. on Jan. 30, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, and again on Feb. 7 and Feb. 8. There is also a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Feb. 8. To purchase tickets, call 951-695-7300 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Don’t miss “The Many Faces of George Washington,” a national traveling exhibition that examines the multi-dimensional, real-life man behind the myth, on display at the Temecula Valley Museum through mid-February. Click here for more information.
5. Attention husbands, boyfriends and significant others: Valentine’s Day is just three weeks away. Now is a good time to think about gifts and make restaurant reservations. Don’t say you weren’t told!
—City News Service contributed to this report.