MURRIETA – A preliminary hearing is scheduled Friday for a woman accused of fatally shooting the father of her child during a confrontation in a Menifee restaurant. Amanda Jeanne Harwood of Big Bear, 37, is charged with first-degree murder and a special circumstance allegation of lying in wait in the October 2015 slaying of 39-year-old Joseph Hennings of Murrieta. […]
When you walk in the door, it’s almost as if you’re stepping into the barbecue joint that you would find in the mountains of North Carolina or Southeast Georgia. From the moment you enter Sweet Baby Jane’s in Hemet, the smell of the barbecue – slow smoking everything from prime rib to pork shoulders and […]
I recently drove over to Lake Elsinore to get some photos for my story on the addition of Airstreams and retro camping experiences at La Laguna Resort in this week’s Valley News. I spent about 30 minutes or so with Mr. Williams down at the bait shop and store. He was full of knowledge and […]
Vintage and unique camping experiences are popular among many, with major players such as KOA and some national parks getting in on the action. The city of Lake Elsinore doesn’t intend to miss out on the potential revenue that this all-the-rage camping experience brings to the table. In a recent city council meeting, City Manager […]
A man sheared a power pole in half and suffered moderate injuries when he struck the pole with his vehicle in the early morning hours, Thursday, March 16, 2017.
The city of Lake Elsinore faces bankruptcy should voters approve Measure A, a special initiative regarding Alberhill Villages, during the city’s May 2, special election, according to a presentation given by city leaders to the Lake Elsinore Citizens Committee Wednesday, May 2. Measure A if it passes could cost the city more than $240 million […]
Three Murrieta Firefighters were honored by a state lawmaker last week for the role they played in rescuing a family from some fast-moving floodwaters. Senator Jeff Stone stood before a crowd of family, friends, city council members and first responders Friday, March 4, and said how honored he was to be there in the presence […]
I pride myself on having an open door and providing a forum for our community to voice their opinions on things happening within our community. Last week, I wrote an opinion piece on the shooting death of a Whittier police officer and how many of the laws designed to open the doors for non-violent criminals […]
The little girl with the big voice is back in the limelight. Anatalia Villaranda, last seen on the final season of “American Idol,” wowed judges of NBC’s “The Voice” with her performance of Bruno Mars’ “Runaway Baby.” Villaranda, 16, appeared during the first episode of the show’s newest season Monday, Feb. 23. With her family […]
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