City council approves changes to former food pantry location in Temecula

City council approves changes to former food pantry location in Temecula

Two buildings near Old Town Temecula that had been used for a food pantry and accommodations for the area’s homeless will now be focused specifically on providing services to help members of the homeless population become self-sufficient. The Temecula City Council unanimously approved an amendment to an agreement with Community Mission of Hope, the nonprofit […]

Condition of Murrieta boy at center of abuse case is improving, police spokesman says

Condition of Murrieta boy at center of abuse case is improving, police spokesman says

A 5-year-old Murrieta boy who authorities believe was tortured by his father and his father’s girlfriend to the point that he was comatose was starting to show some signs of improvement after months of medical care, a Murrieta Police Department spokesman confirmed. “His condition has improved,” Lt. Ron Driscoll said. “He’s no longer in the […]

Man and woman killed in crash west of Murrieta are identified

Man and woman killed in crash west of Murrieta are identified

The man and woman who were killed when their car traveled off a roadway, crashed into a gate and caught fire on Monday, Oct. 16 were identified Thursday. They were Dennis Carver, 52, and Lorraine Carver, 53, both of Murrieta, a Riverside County coroner’s release says. Both were pronounced dead at the scene of the […]

Woman suspected in series of vehicle burglaries in Temecula, Murrieta

Woman suspected in series of vehicle burglaries in Temecula, Murrieta

A Murrieta woman was arrested Wednesday, Oct. 18, as a suspect in “numerous” vehicle burglaries that happened throughout September and part of October in Temecula and Murrieta. Janece Fiechter, 40, was arrested on suspicion of vehicle burglary, credit card fraud and possessing stolen property while she was visiting the Southwest Justice Center, a courthouse, in […]

Big changes slated for Target on Rancho California Road in Temecula

Big changes slated for Target on Rancho California Road in Temecula

The Temecula Planning Commission on Wednesday, Oct. 18, approved renovations that will greatly change both the exterior and interior of a Target shopping center in Temecula. Commissioners voted unanimously for changes to the store at 29676 Rancho California Road that include transitioning a now-defunct outside garden area into interior shopping space, adding a second entrance […]

Escondido man arrested in connection with Old Town Temecula break-in

Escondido man arrested in connection with Old Town Temecula break-in

Deputies on Monday morning, Oct. 16 arrested a 33-year-old Escondido man who they say is suspected of burglarizing a business in Old Town Temecula. Christopher Joseph Peterson was arrested on suspicion of taking a vehicle without the owner’s consent and second degree burglary, online jail records show. Peterson remained booked at the Cois M. Byrd […]

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