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 […]

Local company develops small wind turbine for home and commercial use

Local company develops small wind turbine for home and commercial use

A new wind turbine developed in the Temecula Valley could save homeowners hundreds to thousands of dollars annually in energy costs, according to Dan Bechtel, President and COO of Universal Wind Turbine, LLC. Bechtel said the company has designed and built a compact Wind Turbine Generation System (WTGS) that can produce more than enough energy […]

Temecula stabbing victim and suspect identified

Temecula stabbing victim and suspect identified

The victim of stabbing that occurred on Nellie Ct. in Temecula early Thursday morning, May 15 has been identified as 21-year-old Wilysha Gardner, according to Deputy Albert Martinez, public information officer for Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. The suspect in this homicide has been identified as Jonathan Kim, 23 years old of Temecula. He has been […]

One woman’s journey affects lives of many

One woman’s journey affects lives of many

When it comes to strong women making a difference, many names come to mind. Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey and even Madonna have all championed causes to empower people in their local communities and around the world. While there are many women who work tirelessly on thousands of causes to make the world a better place, […]

Voluntary EMS subscription program sees success, saves station

Murrieta Fire Department’s EMS Subscription program is exceeding expectations according to department analysts. Currently, there are 8,500 subscribers to the program, far exceeding the initial projected numbers for first year enrollment. The program was designed to help offset declining tax revenues that fund the department. The one-year-old EMS Subscription Program began in January 2013 when […]

Supervisors approve funding for Wine Country sewer improvements

Supervisors approve funding for Wine Country sewer improvements

In spite of concerns regarding funding, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted to approve the Temecula Valley Wine Country Interagency Funding Agreement between Riverside County and Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) during a regular meeting held April 22. The move will allow for a budget adjustment in the county’s general fund and a loan […]

Temecula to host city-wide clean-up day, April 26

The city of Temecula, along with CR&R Waste and Recycling Services, will hold a city-wide cleanup day this Saturday, April 26. The event is for Temecula residents only and will be held at Chaparral High School. The goal of the program according to event organizers is to help residents dispose of household waste and large […]