‘Trail for Humanity’ leads through Murrieta

‘Trail for Humanity’ leads through Murrieta

Video by Kim Harris and JP Raineri [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMQYGCGXCLY[/youtube] A group of mothers along with their children marched through Murrieta on Friday hoping to raise awareness of the border crisis, pressure the Obama administration to stop deportation efforts and encourage congress to come together to pass immigration reform. The group, known as Trail for Humanity, began […]

Lecture offers glimpse into legendary pioneer’s life

History buffs throughout the Temecula Valley are in for a rare treat on Aug. 25 with the presentation of “The Excavation of Nate Harrison’s Cabin.” The program is being offered free of charge through a partnership between The Temecula Valley Museum and the Temecula Valley Historical Society. “We do these lectures all the time,” said […]

Supervisors propose tougher penalties for marijuana growers

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors set a public hearing for Ordinance No. 449.247, an interim ordinance that is intended to clarify section 3.3 of Ordinance 348 of the county code prohibiting the cultivation of marijuana. A crowd of 20 residents from throughout the county came out to decry the move which proposes to have […]

Sex offender ordinance repeals previous loitering restrictions

A new ordinance that sets rules on where sex offenders can live or visit was introduced by the Riverside County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Under the new ordinance, 902.2 which repeals the loitering provisions set forth in ordinance 902, residency prohibitions will remain in place. The move, which comes about following Appeals Court rulings […]

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 […]

Vista Murrieta graduate hits the big time in NYC

Vista Murrieta graduate hits the big time in NYC

Adrienne Tooley was just like any other girl growing up in Murrieta. She loved drama and immersed herself in Vista Murrieta High School’s Drama program. She dreamed of attending college and of becoming a star on Broadway. Little did she know what twists and turns her life would take, leading her down a path that […]

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 […]

‘Paws to Read’ returns to the Temecula Library

‘Paws to Read’ returns to the Temecula Library

What do Pet Rocks, reading to dogs, and Skippyjon Jones all have in common? They are all part of Temecula Library’s summer reading program, “Paws to Read.” The annual program kicked off in early June and is just one way to encourage kids to grab book and continue their reading adventure even though school is […]