Temecula Valley’s best young musicians/songwriters appear at Bel Vino Winery

Temecula Valley’s best young musicians/songwriters appear at Bel Vino Winery

Some of the best student musicians in Temecula Valley and supporters in 2016 of better music education in local schools were spotlighted in special performances at Bel Vino Winery Jan. 28 at the Temecula Valley Winner Fest-Acoustic fundraiser for this year’s Temecula Valley Music Awards (TVMA). The performers were captured in their best performances by […]

Rob Johnson named new San Jacinto City Manager

Rob Johnson named new San Jacinto City Manager

The San Jacinto City Council with little public discussion at their Feb.7 regular meeting hired Rob Johnson for their next city manager at a salary of $194,000 per year with benefits through June 30, 2020. Johnson, 47, comes to San Jacinto from his former employment as city manager for the nearby city of Menifee. Johnson […]

Hemet’s ‘Ramona’ outdoor play 2017 is cast

The 95th “Ramona” Outdoor Play coming this spring will be featuring the same last year’s leads and many of the returning actors and actresses that brought the Helen Hunt Jackson novel to life in 2016. The “Ramona” Outdoor Play, considered California’s only official outdoor play, will be presented the weekends of April 22-23, April 29-30 […]

It was a delightful ‘Posada’ at the 2016-17 HUSD Culturefest

It was a delightful ‘Posada’ at the 2016-17 HUSD Culturefest

There was not a moment when the children weren’t engaged at the 2016-2017 Hemet Unified School District’s annual Culturefest Feb. 3 with almost every school in the district providing exciting, fun and entertaining activities at the Santa Fe Education Center Gym in Hemet. Little Layla Serna, 6, dipped her fishing line into the lair of […]

California drought not over, farmer and water district partnerships urged during first Ag Water Summit

California drought not over, farmer and water district partnerships urged during first Ag Water Summit

“One rainy month will not make up for a six-year drought,” pointed out Larry Dick, Metropolitan Water District chairman of the Agriculture and Industry Relations Committee, at the first ever Agricultural Water Summit Feb. 3, sponsored by the Rancho California Water District. Dick was the summit’s guest speaker at the South Coast Winery in Temecula […]

Snowbird interest growing again in the Hemet San Jacinto Valley

Snowbird interest growing again in the Hemet San Jacinto Valley

Twitter is the choice of President Donald Trump on social media and the Hemet San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce is in agreement, after the “Visit San Jacinto Valley Tourism” blogger page received more than a million “tweets” about the Valley’s travel opportunities. The idea for the Visit San Jacinto Valley Tourism internet site continuing to […]

First Riverside County Mentor Collaborative Fair held in Hemet

First Riverside County Mentor Collaborative Fair held in Hemet

Children and their families from the Hemet San Jacinto Valley took the opportunity to visit the first Riverside County Mentor Collaborative Fair presented by the County of Riverside Community Action Partnership Jan. 26, at the Simpson Center in Hemet. More than 20 Riverside County organizations offering mentors and help for children and families to improve […]

‘Roots of American Music’ shines brightly with Sandii Castleberry at the Hemet Diamond Valley Arts Council

‘Roots of American Music’ shines brightly with Sandii Castleberry at the Hemet Diamond Valley Arts Council

The mellow sound of a saxophone and rhythmic strumming of the guitar paired well for the Saturday evening Jan. 21 performance of Sandii Castleberry and Paul Carman on the Diamond Valley Arts Council Stage. The performance, entitled “The Roots of American Music,” came with a history lesson in American folk and jazz music and an […]

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