‘Embrace community, invest local, appreciate nature and live elevated,’ Lake Elsinore mayor says

‘Embrace community, invest local, appreciate nature and live elevated,’ Lake Elsinore mayor says

Bright headlights and squealing tires announced the arrival of Lake Elsinore Mayor Bob Magee as he made a grand entrance into the large dining hall at Pins & Pockets, Wednesday, Sept. 20, driving a custom dune buggy and golf cart hybrid. He was accompanied by 1st District County Supervisor Kevin Jeffries, Murrieta Councilman Randon Lane […]

De Luz group seeks AVA designation for grapes and wine

De Luz group seeks AVA designation for grapes and wine

  Over 40 residents, farmers and growers gathered at a private residence in De Luz, Sept. 21, to discuss plans to apply for an American Viticulture Area designation for the De Luz area. Many brought samples of their locally grown wines. “Our goal is to elevate and separate,” Heather Petersen, organizer for the gathering and […]

Help veterans and families find jobs

Big Horse Feed and Farm Supplies is once again hosting an event aimed at helping local veterans find jobs and resources they need to be successful following their military service. The second annual Helping and Hiring Our Heroes event will be held Oct. 7, at the Big Horse Feed property, corner of Butterfield Stage Road […]

Supervisor Jeffries has positive outlook despite challenges

Supervisor Jeffries has positive outlook despite challenges

Riverside County 1st District Supervisor Kevin Jeffries was the speaker at the Economic Workforce Development Committee luncheon held Sept. 21, at the Diamond Club in Lake Elsinore. “I have been in office four years and nine months, and I have a lot of frustration and excitement,” Jeffries said. “An excitement dampened by our fiscal financial […]

Wine Country Music Awards announces concert headliners

Wine Country Music Awards announces concert headliners

The Wine Country Music Awards presented by Golden Crown Productions is generating interest all over Southern California, attracting more than 100 artist submissions in 11 different categories. The awards ceremony will be held Sunday, Nov. 5, at the Wilson Creek Winery in Temecula and will feature a full concert by Terri Nunn and Berlin, Warrant, […]

Record number of pets adopted during AFV’s “Clear the Shelters” day

Record number of pets adopted during AFV’s “Clear the Shelters” day

WILDOMAR – In just one day, hundreds of local residents visited the shelter at Animal Friends of the Valleys as well as the Petco stores in Temecula, Menifee and Lake Elsinore and adopted a record number of cute and cuddly pets. According to Neil Trent, executive director of AFV, families, couples and individuals adopted 103 […]

Great Oak Steak House offers the finest dining near home

Great Oak Steak House offers the finest dining near home

My wife and I recently visited the highly-regarded Great Oak Steakhouse at Pechanga Resort & Casino for the first time, deciding to stay local for an anniversary dinner instead of driving to Ruth’s Chris Steak House in San Diego. It was a gastronomic delight from appetizer to dessert. The Great Oak Steakhouse is the “prime” […]

Commercial and industrial real estate poised for explosive growth in Inland Empire

Commercial and industrial real estate poised for explosive growth in Inland Empire

The driveway was rocks and gravel. The parking lot was dirt and mud in some places. Still, a distinguished group of city officials, developers and commercial real estate marketing professionals gathered enthusiastically for the grand opening of three warehouse-sized buildings at the end of 3rd Street in Lake Elsinore on a Thursday morning. The buildings […]