Pedestrian fatally struck identified

UPDATE: 3-27- 5 am HEMET – The Riverside County coroner’s office today identified a woman fatally struck by a vehicle while in a driveway in Hemet. Heather Allen, 41, of Hemet, was struck at 2:50 p.m. Saturday in the 30000 block of Morse Road, the coroner’s office said. Allen was standing in the driveway at the […]

Tips to stop weeds before they take over the yard

Tips to stop weeds before they take over the yard

TEMECULA – Few things can be as troublesome to gardeners and landscapers as weeds. Weeds seemingly spring up overnight and quickly can overrun lawns and/or garden beds. Landscaping enthusiasts may spend countless hours and weekends coping with weeds without truly getting to the root of the problem. However, preventing weed growth need not be so […]

Southern California management firm focuses on expansion

TEMECULA – President and Founder of Prime Association Services Shelie Xanthos announced the promotion of Jacqueline Morini to director of new community development and Toni Burns to director of marketing for the company’s Southern California offices. Prime Association Services has been in business for a decade and has multiple offices in the Southern California region, […]

Three graduate Air Force basic training

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, TEXAS – The Air Force graduated three new airmen from the Temecula Valley. U.S. Air Force Airman Aaron V. Crump, U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Antonia G. Bannister and U.S. Air Force Airman Brad A. Burgess all graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas. Crump is the son of […]

Falkner Winery announces change in executive chefs for Pinnacle Restaurant

Falkner Winery announces change in executive chefs for Pinnacle Restaurant

TEMECULA – After eight great years as executive chef for the Pinnacle Restaurant at Falkner Winery, Chef Gianni Ciciliot has decided to retire. His last day at the winery was March 11. “Gianni has been a great chef for our wonderful restaurant,” Falkner Winery Co-Owner Ray Falkner said. “I know we never would have made the Best […]

Eastern Municipal Water District partners with local schools to install water bottle fill stations

PERRIS – As part of its long-standing commitment to partner with local schools, Eastern Municipal Water District began installing water bottle fill stations at high schools within its service area. The water bottle fill stations are similar to drinking fountains but include an overhead filling system to easily fill reusable water bottles. EMWD actively promotes […]

REARS seeking volunteers for emergencies to assist in large-animal rescue, cruelty cases

REARS seeking volunteers for emergencies to assist in large-animal rescue, cruelty cases

RIVERSIDE – It can be a rewarding job for volunteers – and a limited amount of time is required to become an official, certified member. Riverside County is once again putting the word out about volunteers for the Riverside Emergency Animal Rescue System, also known as R.E.A.R.S. The nonprofit group is a network of volunteers […]

Hemet Council approves General Fund Amendments

Hemet Council approves General Fund Amendments

The Hemet City Council approved a $474,800 General Fund amendment to cover current needs in six different departments. The recommendation for the General Fund increase was made at the March 14 regular City Council meeting. Presenting the resolution amending the budget and approving the appropriations was Joy Canfield, recently hired as an interim administrative services […]