ELECTION: Three vie for two seats on Lake Elsinore City Council

Three candidates are vying for two seats on the Lake Elsinore City Council. The city is poised for continued growth, changing from a small resort town in the early 19th century to a bustling city as new businesses continue to make the city home and tax dollars are spent to enhance its image. Elected leaders […]

ELECTION: Water bond and measure up for vote

The California Water Bond, otherwise known as California Proposition 1, would enact the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 if approved by voters. The measure replaces Proposition 43. If approved, the measure will authorize $7.12 billion in general obligation bonds for state water supply infrastructure projects such as public water system improvements, […]

ELECTION: Responsible growth key in Wildomar council election

The city of Wildomar continues to face challenges as responsible growth tops the list of issues that five candidates vying for the three seats up for election list as being important to them and citizens of this young city. Residents of this city have also voiced concerns over traffic, public safety and preservation of the […]

ELECTION: Mann, Denver and a troubled Fuhrman up for re-election Menifee

ELECTION: Mann, Denver and a troubled Fuhrman up for re-election Menifee

Menifee Mayor Scott Mann, council members John Denver and a legally troubled Tom Fuhrman are all up for re-election in Menifee’s mayoral and city council races. Mann, who has served the city in various roles since the city’s incorporation says it’s all about service above self. Denver says for him it’s all about giving back […]

ELECTION: Open seats, open doors for newcomers on Temecula City Council

ELECTION: Open seats, open doors for newcomers on Temecula City Council

In a closely-contested race, Temecula Mayor Maryann Edwards and incumbent Jeff Comerchero are fighting to retain their place in the Temecula City Council chambers against challengers Cecilie Nelson, Matt Rahn and 22-year-old whiz kid Angel Garcia. Ron Roberts’ decision to not run for another term on the council guarantees that at least one face at […]

ELECTION: Murrieta council election heats up

ELECTION: Murrieta council election heats up

The race for Murrieta City Council continues to be a tight one as former Mayor Alan Long and incumbent council member Rick Gibbs square off against challengers Diana Serafin, James Richardson, C. Kent Leeper, Brian Barton, RuthAnn Taylor Berger, Matthew Alvernaz and Jonathan Ingram. Only three seats need to be filled but with a list […]

Long resigns, continues city council election bid

Long resigns, continues city council election bid

Murrieta Mayor Alan Long announced his resignation during a press conference held at Murrieta City Hall Monday, Oct. 20, citing distractions from the recent accident and DUI allegations against him and concern for the city as the reasons for stepping down. Long stood before a crowd of about 30 reporters, cameras and citizens and gave […]

Long steps down, continues election bid

Long steps down, continues election bid

Video by JP Raineri [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPeR5RrDn4c[/youtube] Murrieta Mayor Alan Long announced his resignation during a press conference held at Murrieta City Hall Monday, Oct. 20, citing distractions from the recent accident and DUI allegations against him and concern for the city as the reasons for stepping down. Long stood before a crowd of about 30 reporters, […]

California’s plastic bag ban first in nation

California Governor Jerry Brown made history on Tuesday, Sept. 30 signing a bill banning single-use plastic bags throughout the state. “This bill is a step in the right direction; it reduces the torrent of plastic polluting our beaches, parks and even the vast ocean itself,” Brown said in a statement released on www.ca.gov website. “We’re […]

Xenia concert helps raise money for Temecula children in need

Xenia concert helps raise money for Temecula children in need

Xenia Martinez was only 16 when she was selected to compete on NBC’s popular talent competition, “The Voice.” Like any young girl she could only dream how her life would change when country music superstar Blake Shelton chose her for his team. “I was on “The Voice” in season one which was in 2011,” the […]

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