Temecula Middle School sixth graders build and launch weather balloon

Temecula Middle School sixth graders build and launch weather balloon

After two months of designing and building, a select group of sixth grade students at Temecula Middle School finally had the chance to see their weather balloon project ascend to the skies on Thursday, May 16.  Funded by the PTSA, science funds for the school’s district, and parent donations, beginning in March a group of sixth […]

Crown Hill Pizza features new name, same quality menu

Crown Hill Pizza features new name, same quality menu

New owner John Magee recently took over Michael’s Pizza on Margarita Road in Temecula and introduced the new name as Crown Hill Pizza. The new ownership offers the same, freshly hand tossed dough and ingredients as before.  Owner John Magee said of the name change, “It’s just to cut out the confusion and primarily for […]

Workshop serves as prelude to Street Painting Festival

Workshop serves as prelude to Street Painting Festival

Aspiring chalk artists, as well as seasoned street painters, gathered at the Town Square Park in Old Town Temecula on Sunday, May 19, to learn and further hone their skills in the medium of street painting.  The workshop, hosted by artist Lee Rupp, who won Best in Show in 2012 with his asphalt piece depicting […]

Car club celebrates 60 years of Corvette name with car show

Car club celebrates 60 years of Corvette name with car show

Local car club Corvettes of Temecula Valley hosted their annual show in Old Town Temecula marking this one extra special for the celebration of Chevrolet’s iconic sports car’s long run of 60 years strong on Sunday, May 5. An array of Corvette enthusiasts and club members from all over Riverside and San Diego County displayed […]

Muddy slingin’ fun at the 2013 Temecula Mud Run

Muddy slingin’ fun at the 2013 Temecula Mud Run

Thousands of mud seeking participants showed up to Vail Lake Resort on Saturday, April 20 for a down-and-dirty good time at the 2013 Temecula Mud Run. The 5K, slurry-muddy course marked with obstacle courses of mud mounds, mud tunnels, mud pits, balance beams over mud pits and even a challenging hill climb didn’t keep these […]

Purple Up! For Military Kids event supports youth impacted by parents’ deployment

Purple Up! For Military Kids event supports youth impacted by parents’ deployment

April is the month of the military child and Saturday, April 13, was marked “Purple Up! For Military Children.” Organized by Operation Military Kids (an organization to support military children and youth impacted by deployment), nationwide people are encouraged to wear the color purple which symbolizes the combination of all military branch colors. On Saturday, Murrieta […]

PHOTOS: Color Ye Irish Run brings happy marathoners to Temecula

PHOTOS: Color Ye Irish Run brings happy marathoners to Temecula

On Saturday, March 16, 2013, outfitted with vibrant green Irish accessories, white t-shirts and more importantly, their smiles, eccentric marathoners come to Galway Downs to participate in the Color Ye Irish run in Temecula. Thousands of happy runners and walkers brought their positive attitude to the 5k course to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. People of […]

Brookfield Homes showcase model homes at Audie Murphy Ranch in Menifee during grand opening event

Brookfield Homes showcase model homes at Audie Murphy Ranch in Menifee during grand opening event

A grand opening event was held this past Saturday, Feb. 23, for Brookfield Homes’ housing development at Big Sky – a Menifee neighborhood in the master-planned community of Audie Murphy Ranch. Located at the west end of Menifee near Canyon Lake, Brookfield Homes unveiled three professionally interior-designed model homes along Buckboard Lane in Big Sky. […]

Valley students participate, win in annual academic decathlon

Valley students participate, win in annual academic decathlon

Student decathletes from 19 Riverside County high schools competed in the Russian-themed, 30th Annual Riverside County Academic Decathlon at Heritage High School in Menifee on Saturday, Feb. 2.  Hosted by Riverside County Office of Education, Saturday’s decathlon marked the final for Riverside County high schools where written tests and the team super quiz was conducted […]

Outdoor shooting range opens to the public

Outdoor shooting range opens to the public

For gun enthusiasts, Jan. 19 marked the first Gun Appreciation Day in the United States. That day, however, also marked the semi-grand opening of Sewet Gun Range in Anza. Gun enthusiasts who visited the shooting range on Jan. 19 and 20 were greeted with free admission and unlimited time to test out and enjoy the new range. Sewet Gun Range (Sewet is the Cahuilla Indian word for ‘snake’) is […]