TEDx event in Temecula to be interesting, informative and inspirational

Event organizers are working hand in hand with city officials to jumpstart a follow-up event to last year’s successful TEDx conference, and this year’s event promises to be just as interesting and informative as last year’s. The event, which is titled “The Next Stage,” will focus on advancements in technology, education, wellness and a variety […]

Dirt Series returns to Lake Elsinore

Dirt Series returns to Lake Elsinore

Sunday, Aug. 18, marked the sixth round of the Dirt Series at Lake Elsinore MX, where a number of different dirt vehicles competed throughout the day. Motocross motorcycles, ATVs and UTVs could all be seen making high jumps and racing along the long and winding dirt track between the hours of 11 a.m. and 4 […]

Great Oak High School club plants hope with community garden

Great Oak High School club plants hope with community garden

TEMECULA – Jan. 21 marked yet another small success for Great Oak High School’s Garden Club as students moved and planted trees and various drought tolerant plants near a recently built path. On the right side of the garden entrance they have planted an assortment of drought tolerant and native plants, such as agave and […]

An 18-year-old candidate runs for Temecula board of trustees

An 18-year-old candidate runs for Temecula board of trustees

Angel Garcia isn’t letting his relatively tender age – 18 – stop him from running for the Temecula-area school board. In fact, Garcia hopes to use his “fresh-out-of-high-school” status to his advantage. He believes his recent tenure in the local classroom environment gives him a more personal and up-to-date perspective than his opponents. “Some of […]

Mine plan spurs protest

Mine plan spurs protest

Hundreds of area residents braved triple-digit temperatures last Sunday to stage another protest of a quarry that has been in the planning stages for years south of Temecula. On a blistering day in which area temperatures crested at about 107 degrees, mine foes walked from Temecula Valley High School to nearby Ronald Reagan Sports Park. […]

Legal marijuana debated in Temecula, San Diego

Legal marijuana debated in Temecula, San Diego

More than two dozen people gathered in Temecula last week to debate the pros and cons of legalizing small amounts of marijuana in California – a question that will come before voters on Nov. 2. The wide-ranging Temecula discussion came one day after San Diego County supervisors unanimously condemned Proposition 19, calling the measure poorly […]

Temecula teen’s business book is latest in string of finance feats

Temecula teen’s business book is latest in string of finance feats

Despite his young age, 14-year-old Jason O’Neill is hardly a novice to the business world. The Temecula entrepreneur recently added “published author” to his impressive resume. After launching a thriving operation called Pencil Bugs five years ago, O’Neill last week celebrated the release of “Bitten by the Business Bug” at a signing at Murrieta’s Eclectic Books […]

Freeway dedication remembers officer’s sacrifice 17 years later.

Freeway dedication remembers officer’s sacrifice 17 years later.

Several hundred people gathered last week to honor the memory of slain Riverside County sheriff’s Deputy Kent Hintergardt by dedicating a 4.3-mile section of Interstate 15 in his name. An accompanying sign – bearing the words “Deputy Kent Hintergardt Memorial Highway” – was unveiled Aug. 6 near Nick Lane in Murrieta following remarks from Hintergardt’s […]

Radio fund drive allows school band to tune up, play at Fiesta Bowl game

Radio fund drive allows school band to tune up, play at Fiesta Bowl game

A Temecula-area high school marching band that was snared in the debate over illegal immigration netted a $55,000 donation last week that will allow the musicians to travel to Arizona late this year to perform in a national championship. The donation – organized by a pair of Los Angeles-based radio hosts – was publicly handed over […]

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