The Happiness Sprinkling Project coming to Temecula

The Happiness Sprinkling Project coming to Temecula

TEMECULA –The Happiness Sprinkling Project is coming to Temecula for two events this spring to spread kindness, happiness and smiles. Students from Nicolas Valley Elementary School will be sprinkling kindness March 20, 8 a.m., at the corner of state Route 79/Winchester Road and Murrieta Hot Springs Road, and while smiling and wearing bright yellow shirts, […]

Menifee property owners required to remove weeds, excess vegetation posing fire risk

Menifee property owners required to remove weeds, excess vegetation posing fire risk

MENIFEE – Fire season is approaching and the city of Menifee is asking property owners, especially those of vacant lots, to remove wild brush, weeds and any junk, trash or debris located on the property. The process of maintaining land and keeping vegetation to a minimum is known as weed abatement. Weed abatement is critical […]

ICE agent arrested on charges of helping Mexican National illegally enter U.S.

MURRIETA  – A longtime immigration agent from Murrieta was arrested on federal charges of helping a foreign national enter the United States without proper authorization, prosecutors announced today in Los Angeles. Felix Cisneros, 42, a special agent with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations, was arrested Wednesday pursuant to a criminal complaint unsealed in federal […]

Temecula man pleads guilty in federal marijuana, money laundering case

TEMECULA – A Temecula man pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Boston in connection with a large-scale marijuana distribution and money laundering ring operating between California and the East Coast. Beginning around January 2014, Virayuth Chau, also known as David Chau, and Ratanack Oung shipped large quantities of marijuana from California to the East […]

Wine Country Calendar of Events

  Friday, March 24 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Craft Faire, Maurice Car’rie Winery   2-4 p.m. Gourmet Cheese Artisanal Tour & Wine Tasting, Avensole Winery   5-8 p.m. Live Music, Sebastian Sidi, Avensole Winery Restaurant   6-10 p.m. Live Music, Barry J, Bel Vino Winery   5-7 p.m. Live Music, Astra Kelly, Meritage at […]

Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

Retrievers & Friends My name is Conner. I am a 5-year-old Pug. I came in with Megan and I am very sweet, like to be held and am friendly. I am looking for a loving home. My name is Megan. I am a 5-year-old, black Pug. I came in with Connor, but we don’t need […]

Murrieta releases 2016 crime statistics showing 3rd lowest in city’s history

MURRIETA – The Murrieta Police Department is releasing the final 2016 crime statistics for the city. The 2016 numbers represent the third lowest crime rate in the city’s history. The majority of the decreases are seen in the violent crime category, also known as Part 1 – Violent Crimes. This category includes murder, robbery, rape and aggravated assault. There […]