Banning Cultural Alliance 175 W Hays St, Banning, CA92220 The Alliance has renovated the century-old Banning Woman's Club building into its headquarters, adding a sculpture…More garden with a new Veterans Memorial Wall. It sponsors and organizes festivals that include the pre-holiday Phineas Festival and an Easter-season Art Hop. Led by Executive Director Carol Newkirk, the Alliance is a spearhead organization in the drive to rehabilitate Banning's downtown retail district. The Alliance also operates the Banning Center for the Arts gallery and PAPA theater group.
Wet Pets 444 E 6th St, Beaumont, CA92223 Wet Pets is a supplier of pets, pet supplies and accessories. The Wet Pets staff is very helpful and knowledgeable about…More pets, breeds, pet care , feeding and training of various animals. Wet Pets has supplies for dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles and more. They also sell books and other material to assist new owners in caring for their animals. Parking is located right in front of the building.
The biggest challenge for Beaumont Unified has been keeping apace with the city's rapid growth. The district has more…More than 8,000 students and 350 teachers. While the district office remains in a quaint Depression-era building that was once Beaumont City Hall, many of the schools are spanking-new, including Beaumont High School.
According to Superintendent Barry Kayrell, the high school has the sixth best graduation rate in Riverside County and the fourth lowest dropout rate. Two grammar schools, Brookside and Tournament Hills, earned California Distinguished School Awards.