Riverside County residents needed to serve on Grand Jury

The Riverside County Superior Court is seeking qualified applicants to fill slots on a 19-member civil grand jury. Those who are interested in serving have until March 27 to submit an application. Different from a trial jury, a grand jury – which functions as an oversight into the operations of county and municipal governments – […]

ISIS hacks CENTCOM and threatens military and their families

Om Monday Jan. 12, the U.S. Central Command announced their Twitter account and YouTube channel were hacked by someone supporting the terror group ISIS. American and coalition fighters have been targeting the group with airstrikes in Iraq and Syria. CENTCOM- as it is referred to in military circles – is one of nine commands of […]

Menifee moves forward on project, denies developer’s appeal

The Menifee City Council on Wednesday, Jan. 7 rejected an appeal of a traffic study that was for plot plans for a retail center on the southeast corner of Newport and Menifee roads. The proposed Shoppes at the Lakes retail center are planned to be 121,000-square-feet. The Planning Commission approved the plans in December, but […]

Communities pull together to weather rare snow storm

Communities pull together to weather rare snow storm

A rare snowstorm that hit the valley on New Year’s Eve affected communities in varying degrees. Wildomar’s City Manager Gary Nordquist was woken in middle of the night on Dec. 31 from the fire department informing him of an influx of emergency calls pouring in from local residents stranded in cars as well as flooding. […]

County seeks volunteers to count the homeless, but citizens are skeptical

Riverside County officials are seeking 400 volunteers to help count the number of homeless people across the county on Jan. 28, according to the Department of Public Social Services. Volunteers will have to be comfortable walking into areas where homeless people live to conduct brief surveys. Such areas include streets, abandoned buildings, freeway overpasses and […]

Murrieta woman fosters close to 800 children

Murrieta woman fosters close to 800 children

When Donna Wray and her husband moved to Murrieta 27 years ago, she had two pre-teen children of her own and a full time nursing career. Although they dreamed of having more children never in their wildest imaginations did the Wrays plan to love and nurture about 756 children. “When I found I couldn’t have […]

Menifee and Wildomar update websites and mobile apps

The two newest communities in the valley are keeping current with technology trends by focusing on online services that make it easy for residents to stay in touch with local leaders. Wildomar residents are now able to use a mobile application to follow city news and Menifee has upgraded their website. The city of Wildomar […]

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