Mt. San Jacinto College Symphony to present Music of the Dance

Under the baton of music director, Dr. Anthony Ginter, the MSJC Symphony Orchestra will be performing a program of dance music for their Winter Concert. The music will include ballet music from Gounod’s Faust, Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, and Offenbach’s Orpheus and La Vie Parisenne. The ‘Roses of the South Waltz’ and the ‘Chit-Chat Polka’ by […]

Murrieta’s outstanding young poets honored

FRONT PAGE CAPTION: Young poets Marisa Jerry, Baylei Harbour, and Nathan Abila were honored Tuesday evening for their talent by the Murrieta Friends of the Library and Murrieta Valley Unified School District. Pictured with the students are Luanne Ferrer, Friends of the Murrieta Library, Sharon Seelman, MVUSD Learning Director, and Jeanne Nelson, MVUSD District Library […]

5th Annual All-Valley Honor Band to perform on March 6

On Saturday, March 6, sixty young musicians will take the stage at Chaparral High School to perform as the 5th Annual All-Valley Honor Band. The seventh through twelfth graders were chosen by audition from among 100 who tried out.The All-Valley Honor Band is sponsored by the Valley Winds Community Concert Band. Students rehearse together three […]

Students of the Month for February announced

The following students have been selected as Students of the Month for February: Murrieta Valley High School:Desiree MiksadAlexander SimentalCreekside High School:Joshua MyersBrittany ShephardElsinore High SchoolAndrew PearsonErin VillanuevaTemescal Canyon High School:Erik WyrickTracy ShermanAlternative Education Center:Maximillian (Max) WilsonAlexandra (Ali) Dore


Insurance vets laud new consumer protection lawSeasoned veterans in life insurance and annuity sales call Bill 620 a boon for senior citizens, also a welcome regulatory measure for the industry itself. The new law, which became effective January 1, curbs aggressive sales practices, misleading advertising and other unscrupulous tactics in the selling of life insurance […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County Celebrates National Women’s Day In Sports

February 9, 2004 – Temecula, CA.- The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County celebrated the National Women’s Day In Sports at the club’s Temecula facility. Women athletes from Southwest County shared their knowledge and skills with the Club’s young girls and women.“The sports volunteers were excellent tutors and role models,” said Ang Reiss, the […]

Haynes to fight against secret sex ed

Bill would require schools to once again notify parents about changes in sex education curriculumSACRAMENTO-Assemblyman Ray Haynes (R-Murrieta) in refusing to let a Democrat-controlled legislature take over California parent’s roles and rights in their child’s education, introduced a bill that would better notify parents about exactly who is teaching their child’s sexual education.This bill contains […]

Assembly Passes Haynes’ Bill to Honor President Reagan

Reagan’s “Peace Through Strength” Led to the End of The Cold War SACRAMENTO-Today the California Assembly unanimously passed Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 164 honoring the leadership and accomplishments our 40th President, Ronald Wilson Reagan. The measure praised President Reagan for his public service, support of the armed forces, “peace through strength,” and the greatest economic […]

Assembly Passes Haynes’ Bill to Protect Special Issue License Plates

Measure will establish constitutionally acceptable procedure for approvingnon-profit sponsored license platesSACRAMENTO-The California Legislature over the years have approved overfifty specialty license plates to raise money for various certified charities. This system allows drivers to pay extra for a license plate that sports a distinctive logo or picture to express his or her support. Examples of […]

From the Police and Fire Blotter

Officers seize 4 lbs. of marijuana in traffic stopOn Tuesday, February 3, at approximately 2:25 p.m., Murrieta Police Dept. Officer Jay Froboese conducted a traffic stop on Breitner and Thompson on a Hyundai Accent for failing to signal on a turn. The driver and only occupant of the Hyundai, Jose S. Perez, 28, of Perris, […]