Long waits are nothing new for those paying a visit to any number of Department of Motor Vehicles’ field offices. However, since the implementation of AB 60 – the law that requires the DMV to issue an original driver license to undocumented aliens – those wait times have become worse than ever and that is something that probably won’t change anytime soon, according to DMV spokeswoman Jessica Gonzalez.
With an operating budget of nearly $1.1 million dollar budget and just over 9,000 employees, you would think going to the DMV to take care of business would be a snap. That’s not exactly how it goes according to one source in my story in this week’s Valley News. Budget cuts coupled with the passage […]
Christian author Don Richardson will speak at The Springs Community Church in Temecula on Monday, Feb. 9, at 6:30 p.m. The event is being sponsored by Global Recordings Network which is hosting a perspectives course in Temecula.
Brandon Petrucci of Temecula is a self-admitted adrenaline junkie so when the 2006 Chaparral High School graduate heard from his father that he could ride in an authentic barnstormer biplane, he was quick to jump onboard. Brandon’s father, Robert Petrucci said when he first asked Brandon if he’d like to go up for a ride […]
Murrieta City Council made what city attorney Leslie Devaney referred to as a “as a clear statement of support” for city manager Rick Dudley following a closed session evaluating Dudley’s performance held on Jan. 20. “Council wishes to make a clear statement of support for the city manager’s execution of council goals and for his […]
The City of Menifee is hosting a Caregiver Community Workshop to inform residents about issues affecting senior in-home care, to gather information from the community about senior caregiver issues and to discuss potential tools to regulate caregivers in Menifee. The workshop is set for Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 10 a.m., in the Parish Hall at […]
One of the toughest things when stepping into an editor position is trying to gauge the pulse of the community you are covering. I live in Murrieta and know what is important to me but in order to give our readers the coverage they want and deserve, I am curious, what is important to you? […]
Hiking the trails throughout the Temecula Valley and the surrounding area offers the opportunity for residents and visitors alike to get out and experience nature at its finest. With the days getting longer and the fairly mild winter we are experiencing, now is the perfect time to get out there and take a hike. Some […]
Judging a book by its cover is never a good thing. Quite literally when I was about 9 or 10 I didn’t want to read a book because the cover was boring. My parents made me read it in spite of my heartfelt objections and I loved it. The book was the Bible. I was […]
Nearly three dozen volunteers gathered at Calvary Murrieta on Saturday, Jan. 17 to raise awareness about human trafficking and how to stop it. The Day of Action campaign included the distribution of fliers in the Riverside metropolitan area, Lake Elsinore, Murrieta, Temecula and parts of the Coachella Valley. The notice details the consequences of sex […]