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 […]

New exhibit tells story of California icon

New exhibit tells story of California icon

Bear in Mind: The Story of the California Grizzly, a new exhibit that has opened at the Temecula Valley Museum, is exploring the relationship that Californians have had with the grizzly over the years, according to museum manager Tracy Frick. “It’s really a very interesting exhibit,” said Frick. “It talks about the grizzly bear in […]

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, […]

Suspect in fatal stabbing identified, booked for murder

Suspect in fatal stabbing identified, booked for murder

The suspect in a fatal stabbing in Temecula on May 15 has been identified as 23-year-old Jonathan Kim of Temecula. Kim was booked for the murder of Wilysha Gardner, a 21-year-old resident of Temecula. According to a press release issued on May 20, Temecula Police responded to the 27000 block of Nellie Ct. in Temecula […]