Back to the Drawing Board: Supervisors decline to repeal ordinance

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors has declined to repeal Ordinance 902 that regulates where sex offenders can live or visit. They instead directed county counsel to bring an alternative retaining parts of the ordinance that are still legal under state law to next Tuesday’s meeting. The move comes following the July 2 meeting where, […]

Supervisors set to repeal sex offender ordinance

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors are expected to repeal Ordinance 902, the ordinance that sets rules on where sex offenders can live or visit. The board decided to appeal the ordinance on the advice of legal counsel following Appeals Court rulings on similar ordinances in nearby areas as unconstitutional. Third District Supervisor Jeff Stone […]

Dogs poised to raise money to fight cancer

Dogs poised to raise money to fight cancer

Dog lovers in Menifee will have the chance to raise money for cancer during the first annual Bark For Life on Saturday, July 12 from 9 a.m. to noon. During the event, four-legged participants and their owners will walk a designated path through Wheatfield Park raising money for the all-important cause. Organizer Kelly Carroll said […]

Murrieta celebrates 23 years

Murrieta celebrates 23 years

An estimated 12,000 people attended Murrieta’s 23rd anniversary celebration on Saturday, June 28 at California Oaks Sports Park. The day-long event offered entertainment in the way of carnival rides, games, vendors and fireworks, enough to entertain old and young alike. The city of Murrieta was incorporated on July 1, 1991 with only 24,000 residents. Since […]

Fire preparedness key to protecting lives, property

Fire preparedness key to protecting lives, property

Residents of Temecula and the surrounding communities felt the effects of wildfires that swept through San Diego County recently when smoke settled into the area prompting officials to issue an air quality warning due to unhealthful conditions. The warning, issued shortly before 11 a.m. on Friday, May 16 by South Coast Air Quality Management District, […]

R.I.D.E. program addresses concerns of community, set to provide taxi vouchers to inmates

R.I.D.E. program addresses concerns of community, set to provide taxi vouchers to inmates

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted to support a new program providing inmates released from the Southwest Detention a ride to their destination. The one-year pilot program provides taxi vouchers to inmates released between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. if they are in need of transportation. The voluntary program will ensure […]