Dino Luciano makes Top 20 on ‘MasterChef’

Dino Luciano makes Top 20 on ‘MasterChef’

Combining artistry with cooking, local Murrieta resident Dino Luciano has made the Top 20 in the eighth season of FOX network’s popular cooking show, “MasterChef.” According to Luciano, approximately 37,000 people applied for the show this season. Potential contestants were invited to present a plate that represented who they are – his being a vegan […]

Electric Youth brings “Intensity” to win championships

Electric Youth brings “Intensity” to win championships

Intensity Athletics recently came back with 18 National Champions from The Summit hosted in Orlando, Florida. As a second year gym and a first year team, Electric Youth placed first in the Small Youth Level 3 division bringing home their gym’s first Summit title. Cheerleading levels are based on skills scaling from 1-5, gradually increasing […]

Temecula business steps up and helps Make-A-Wish collect shoes

Temecula business steps up and helps Make-A-Wish collect shoes

Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire is currently hosting a shoe drive for the region. Three months into the fundraiser, they have reached out to gyms, schools and individuals to donate their used sports shoes. After teaming up with Angel Bins, a for-profit recycling company, they have been working to raise money for the […]

TVUSD elementary PE, Arts and Behavior Specialist layoffs loom

Eleven Temecula Valley Unified School District elementary school specialists have only a few more days before their layoff notices officially go into effect, but district officials are hoping to find other positions for them by the end of month before final termination. With the layoffs looming, teachers, shareholders and families across the school district gathered […]

First TEM Talks Youth event scheduled for June

The first TEM Talks Youth event, a public speaking conference for local middle and high school students to express and share their ideas with the community, will be held June 3 in Temecula Valley High School’s Golden Bear Theater. This year’s theme “Where are we going from here?” is based on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s […]

Great Oak High School hosted Easter egg hunt for special needs children

Great Oak High School hosted Easter egg hunt for special needs children

Great Oak High School’s National Honors Society students hosted an Easter egg hunt for local disabled and special needs children at the Go Bananas Farm in Murrieta April 8. The project coordinators partnered up with Go Bananas for the third annual event. Aiming to offer a safe environment for these children from various age ranges, […]

Actions Couple Take takes rocket science out of relationships

Actions Couple Take takes rocket science out of relationships

Married for over 20 years, Actions Couples Take founders Allan and Claudina Thaler offer a platform of support for local couples. Earning nonprofit status September 2016, the two have been abiding by their motto of “Taking Rocket Science out of Relationships” through free workshops. Actions Couples Take, or A.C.T., has a prolific Facebook presence and […]

TVUSD Teachers notified of layoff risk

All Temecula Valley Unified School District employees at risk of being relocated or laid off were notified March 15. Down from a projected 54.6 certificated positions, TVUSD sent out 21 layoff notices as a result of the resolution decreasing particular kinds of services, according to Public Information Officer Laura Boss. “We were able to achieve […]