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 […]

County explains Common Core program

Riverside County Department of Education wants to set the record straight on allegations made against the decision to implement Common Core standards by a parent group during a recent MVUSD Board meeting. The group, Responsible Education for Murrieta or REM, made several claims including questionable teaching practices under the new standards that hold back gifted […]

Simulation offers glimpse in the lives of those less fortunate

Simulation offers glimpse in the lives of those less fortunate

Ever wonder what it’s like to live in poverty? How to make the decision of paying for groceries or medical care, or what resources are available to help make ends meet during a tough financial time? The Poverty Simulation scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 16 should answer all these questions and more according to Richard Lemire, […]

Local filmmaker uses Kickstarter to fund film

Filmmaker Bryan Caron knows the power of the Internet. Reaching billions of people every day Caron knew that it could be an effective way to finance his latest inspirational film, “Never Stop Living.” “I saw the potential after Veronica Mars,” he said, referencing the cancelled television show that saw success using Kickstarter to fund a […]

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