Brookfield Residential named finalist in building industry association’s annual awards

SAN DIEGO—Brookfield Residential is a finalist in three award categories for the 2015 Building Industry Association of San Diego County Icon Awards, including two Riverside County finalists. The annual event, taking place on Sept. 19, recognizes homebuilders who have demonstrated excellence in new home architecture, design and sales and marketing over the past year. Brookfield Residential’s […]

Two are better than one

Zachary Elliott Faith Columnist I once had a guy tell me that he didn’t need friends. He said that he was fine by himself and he didn’t need to have guys to watch sports with or go fishing with. When he told me this I thought, “How strange. What a weird person to not want […]

Flu season approaches

Summer is not quite over but the Centers for Disease Control are already cautioning seniors and others at risk for the flu to get their shots, says the Association of Mature American Citizens. The flu is a winter illness but outbreaks can occur as early as October. Bearing in mind that it usually takes two weeks […]

Avalon Management awarded new HOA contract for BelVista community

Avalon Management awarded new HOA contract for BelVista community

TEMECULA—The Avalon Management Group was recently awarded the management contract for BelVista Community Association, which will result in an annual savings of thousands of dollars to the community. BelVista is a new, 210-unit luxury planned community, located in Temecula near parks, restaurants, shops and schools and is within minutes of Temecula’s scenic wine country. “The […]

Corona athlete suspected of gunning down dad, visitor

CORONA  – A professional baseball player suspected of fatally shooting his father and another man and wounding a third inside a Corona home was arrested today following a short car and foot chase, authorities said. Brandon Willie Martin, 22, was arrested at the end of a pursuit in the 800 block of Derby Street, according to Corona police. […]


Dear Editor, Congratulations to the City of Temecula for not hosting the Susan G. Komen event this year. In my opinion, the organization has gotten off track from doing what many of us would consider to be acceptable behavior for a charity. The more than $670,000 that was raised at the event in Temecula last […]

LifeStream holding blood drives

TEMECULA—LifeStream is holding three blood drives this weekend. One drive will be at Brunswick Cal Oaks Bowl, 40440 California Oaks Road, Murrieta, on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donors receive a coupon for a free game of bowling, courtesy of Brunswick and, while supplies last, a $1 discount coupon off a […]

The Alpaca Hacienda hosts 9th annual Open Ranch Day

The Alpaca Hacienda hosts 9th annual Open Ranch Day

TEMECULA—On Saturday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., The Alpaca Hacienda will open its gates to the community in celebration of National Alpaca Farm Days. The event is free and sure to delight animal lovers of all ages. Visitors will be able to see and hand feed an array of gentle alpacas, raised […]