In the June 9 edition of Valley News in the headline, “Dino Flores makes Top 20 on ‘MasterChef,’” the chef competing was wrongly identified, the headline should have read “Dino Luciana makes Top 20 on ‘MasterChef.’” Valley News apologizes for the error.

Korman achieves rank of Eagle Scout

Korman achieves rank of Eagle Scout

Zacary Korman, right, poses for a photo with his older brother Ian, earned the rank of Eagle Scout in May. The 14-year-old is a member of Boy Scout Troop 304 chartered by the United Methodist Church in Murrieta. He completed 33 Merit Badges to earn the rank. Ian Korman, who served as Zacary’s mentor, is also an Eagle Scout. Zacary aspires to be an attorney and plans to stay involved with Boy Scouts. A ceremony recognizing Zacary’s achievement will be held in August. Courtesy photo

Hemet City Manager Reports on Growth, Development

Paul Bandong Hemet City Manager, Alex Meyerhoff, emphasized the City of Hemet’s “Pro-Growth and Pro-Development” approach as he described the many commercial and residential projects in Hemet during a recent First Friday event sponsored by the Hemet San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce. “This is a really great year for the city,” Meyerhoff said, as […]

MWD approves preliminary design to replace Lake Mathews wastewater system

Joe Naiman [email protected] The Metropolitan Water District of California has authorized the preliminary design to replace the wastewater system at Lake Mathews. A May 9 MWD board vote authorized the preliminary design process, appropriated $350,000 for that phase, and found the preliminary design phase to be categorically exempt from California Environmental Quality Act review. The […]

Reports of callers impersonating SDG&E on the rise

SAN DIEGO – Whether it’s an email from a foreign prince asking the recipient to send money so he can access his fortune, a text with a link to a fake website requesting one’s personal information, or an automated phone call with an offer that just seems too good to be true, consumer scams can come in […]

Voices for Children marks second anniversary of service to foster children in Riverside County

RIVERSIDE –Voices for Children, a private, nonprofit organization that recruits and trains Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteers to advocate on behalf of foster children, marked its second year of serving children living in Riverside County’s foster care system in June. Since 1980, Voices for Children has operated the CASA program in San Diego County, and […]

Winning Powerball ticket sold at Sun City liquor store

Will Fritz A Powerball ticket sold at a Menifee liquor store successfully matched all six numbers for a $447.8 million jackpot, the California Lottery announced Saturday night. The winning ticket was purchased from Marietta Liquor and Deli, located at 27985 Bradley Road in Sun City. The winning numbers were 20, 26, 32, 38, 58 […]

Bluewater enlists its photo-loving fans to help celebrate new restaurants

NEWPORT BEACH – Call it the summer of Bluewater Grill. The popular, Newport Beach-based family of sustainable seafood restaurants is opening not one, but two, signature new locations in classic California beach towns by early fall – Carlsbad and Santa Barbara. To help it celebrate the biggest year in its 21-year history, Bluewater Grill is […]

Brookfield Residential and Spencer’s Crossing support local schools and businesses through community events

Brookfield Residential and Spencer’s Crossing support local schools and businesses through community events

MURRIETA – Brookfield Residential is proud of its legacy of creating the best places to call home and furthers that commitment by contributing both time and money to the areas that surround their communities. Most recently, the builder has focused that attention in and around Murrieta, home to the beautiful Spencer’s Crossing – a family-oriented, master-planned […]

Do’s and Don’ts regarding open houses in today’s market

Mike Mason Special to Valley News There is a controversy in real estate as to whose interest is best served with an open house. Seller’s often believe the purpose of an open house is to showcase their home, finding a buyer for it. While real estate agents typically market open houses for the primary purpose […]