Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

Animal Friends of the Valleys Special: All cats/kittens, pit bulls and Chihuahua adoptions are just $5 (spay/neuter fees, if applicable, are additional). Dog & cat adoption fees include a microchip, basic shelter vaccines (excluding rabies and a free vet check. Hi, my name is Joan. I am a 4-year-old chihuahua and a super sweet girl. […]

Soboba Casino replacement project gains momentum

Soboba Casino replacement project gains momentum

SAN JACINTO – The Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians is pleased with the progress being made to complete its replacement casino for an expected grand opening in the fall of 2018. The project includes a 200-room hotel, pool, two restaurants, a food court, sports bar and a 15,000-square-foot banquet and meeting facility for conferences and […]

Tips to help you return unscathed from vacation

Dr. Brent W. Laartz Special to Valley News I thought I was in for the ride of my life when I set out on a horseback riding excursion in Costa Rica. However, admittedly younger and more naive than I am today, I failed to take some of the precautions necessary to avoid becoming one of […]

Countywide jobless rate rises

RIVERSIDE – With seasonal losses in multiple sectors of the regional economy, the unemployment rate in Riverside County climbed more than one percentage point last month, state officials reported. The jobless rate in June, based on preliminary estimates, was 5.7 percent, compared to 4.6 percent in May, according to the California Employment Development Department. Agency […]

Positions are available with the Temecula Public/Traffic Safety Commission and Community Services Commission

TEMECULA – The Temecula City Council invites interested residents to apply for two positions on the Public/Traffic Safety Commission. The positions are for full three-year terms through Oct. 10, 2020. The Temecula City Council also invites interested residents to apply for one position on the Community Services Commission. The position is for a full three-year […]

Shakespeare in the Vines’ 2017 summer season continues with ‘Macbeth’

Shakespeare in the Vines’ 2017 summer season continues with ‘Macbeth’

TEMECULA –Shakespeare in the Vines presents “Macbeth,” William Shakespeare’s famous, action-packed story of ambition and murder. Performances, which began Aug. 10, will take place under the stars at the Baily Vineyard and Winery in Temecula. Director Wendi Johnson returns for “Macbeth,” following up on her successful helming of last year’s “Hamlet.” This year’s cast features veteran-actors John Leon […]

Capt. Lisa McConnell appointed Temecula police chief

Capt. Lisa McConnell appointed Temecula police chief

TEMECULA – City Manager Aaron Adams announced that Lt. Lisa McConnell, a 26-year veteran of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department has been promoted to sheriff’s captain and appointed as the new Temecula chief of police effective Aug. 1. McConnell is succeeding former Police Chief Jeff Kubel, who served as Temecula since August 2013 and was recently […]

‘Lucky Stiff’ auditions called at Mt. San Jacinto College’s Menifee Valley campus

MENIFEE – Auditions are being held for Mt San Jacinto College Menifee Valley Campus’ production of ‘Lucky Stiff,’ the murder mystery musical where the audience will die laughing. The Tony Award-winning writing team of Flaherty and Ahrens, creators of “Ragtime,” “Once on this Island” and “Seussical,” has created a hilarious musical murder mystery farce, mixing […]