Hemet and San Jacinto school districts announce February Students of the Month

Hemet and San Jacinto school districts announce February Students of the Month

HEMET – The February 2017 Students of the Month for Hemet and San Jacinto school districts were recognized Feb. 16 at Sizzler Restaurant in Hemet. Lindsey Tarvin of San Jacinto High School moved from Escondido and was forced to adjust quickly. Using what she learned from her own experience, she has been involved in helping […]

Pet-A-Palooza adoption event attracts animal lovers

Pet-A-Palooza adoption event attracts animal lovers

Animal Friends of the Valleys and Hawk Ranch presented a major pet adoption event, Pet-A-Palooza Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. The event featured pet adoption, a petting zoo, police K9 demonstration, children corner with bounce houses, live music, food vendors and numerous shopping vendors (for pets and people). Numerous families came out on a sunny day […]

Lake Elsinore is exploding with growth, Part 1; overview and infrastructure

Lake Elsinore is exploding with growth, Part 1; overview and infrastructure

Editor’s note; Lake Elsinore is one of the fastest-growing cities in California and the nation. The first in a three-part series detailing the explosive growth planned for Lake Elsinore, Part One is an overview and covers growth infrastructure project. “Welcome to the Action Sports Capital of the World,” Lake Elsinore Mayor Bob Magee said at […]

HS Girls Basketball: Lady Lancers fall to Wolverines in Open Division Quarterfinals, 60-50

HS Girls Basketball: Lady Lancers fall to Wolverines in Open Division Quarterfinals, 60-50

Lakeside’s Lady Lancers crawled out of an early hole to lead 45-40 going into the final period of the CIF Southern Section Open Division quarterfinals against the visiting Harvard-Westlake Lady Wolverines, but were unable to sustain the comeback effort and lost 50-60. Harvard-Westlake’s W senior guard Justine Barraza hit a baseline jumper and forward Melanie […]

Thousands attend Pechanga’s 9th annual Wine Festival & Chocolate Decadence

Thousands attend Pechanga’s 9th annual Wine Festival & Chocolate Decadence

A record number of chocolate lovers, wine aficionados and gourmet foodies filled the Grand Ballroom at Pechanga Resort & Casino Feb. 10-11 for the 9th annual Wine Festival and Chocolate Decadence event. Friday’s crowd of 1,057 consumed over 50,000 delicious desserts and pastries prepared by world-renowned Executive Pastry Chef Jean-Jacques Granet, Assistant Executive Pastry Chef […]

Gilmore receives Lifetime Achievement and Truax named Citizen of the Year at Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce Awards

Gilmore receives Lifetime Achievement and Truax named Citizen of the Year at Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce Awards

It was a sold-out event at the Grand Ballroom at Pechanga Casino & Resort as the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce held its 51st annual Gala Awards dinner sponsored by Abbott Feb. 18. Each year, the Chamber of Commerce honors exceptional individuals, businesses and charitable organizations – nominated by their peers – for their service […]

Designs on a Vine brings Hollywood to the valley

Designs on a Vine brings Hollywood to the valley

“It’s been my dream to open an upscale women’s fashion boutique,” said Rosalind Barmore, owner of Designs on a Vine boutique, “and now women don’t have to go to L.A. to find professional business wear and fine eveningwear for special occasions. We also have trendy everyday casuals for every woman. We’re bringing Hollywood here to […]

Earthquake Risk is Real, California Earthquake Authority CEO Glenn Pomeroy says

Earthquake Risk is Real, California Earthquake Authority CEO Glenn Pomeroy says

The CEO of the California Earthquake Authority, Glenn Pomeroy, visited the Southwest Riverside County Association of Realtors in Murrieta Feb. 7, sharing his company’s strategic plan to educate, mitigate and insure earthquake losses. CEA is the largest provider of earthquake insurance in the United States, and Pomeroy has been its CEO since 2008. He was […]