Eastern Municipal Water District introduces Groundwater Reliability Plus plan

Eastern Municipal Water District introduces Groundwater Reliability Plus plan

Eastern Municipal Water District engineers, anticipating a 60 percent population increase in its 555-mile service area in the next 20 to 30 years, are continuing to find ways to increase drought-proof groundwater supplies to provide reliable potable and agricultural water for its increasing customer base. Joe Mouawad, EMWD assistant general manager, planning, engineering and construction […]

Rep. Raul Ruiz visits Hemet’s Mercy Air unit at Fire Station 4 promising support for aeromedical services

Rep. Raul Ruiz visits Hemet’s Mercy Air unit at Fire Station 4 promising support for aeromedical services

Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-CA 36, visited Hemet Fire Station 4 at Hemet Ryan Airport Tuesday, May 9, to assure Mercy Flight crews that he is forwarding a bipartisan bill to increase financial assistance to emergency air services particularly in rural and underserved areas. Ruiz, a physician himself who said he had trained in air rescue […]

Temecula Valley Unified School District is resolving English language instruction civil rights complaint

An alleged civil rights complaint filed against Temecula Valley Unified School District’s English Learner programs in its middle schools is being resolved through an agreement with the Office of Civil Rights signed by TVUSD Superintendent Tim Ritter April 7. The OCR Resolution Agreement will reinstate designated English Learner instruction in the district’s middle schools that […]

Menifee City Council forwards panhandling ordinance

Menifee City Council forwards panhandling ordinance

In response to increasing resident complaints of aggressive solicitations by a growing homeless population in the city the Menifee, the city council passed the first reading of an ordinance May 3, prohibiting certain forms of solicitation. The proposed ordinance was introduced at the last city council meeting in April but sent back to staff for […]

Menifee 2017-2018 Community Development Block Grant fund allocations set

The Menifee City Council has submitted its annual action plan for 2017-2018 to receive $480,000 in Community Development Block Grant Funds allocating portions of the money to public service activities, capital improvements and program administration activities. The CDBG funds are granted by the Housing and Urban Development Agency of the federal government to American cities […]

Revival of Temecula Bluegrass Music Festival brings help to Valley school music programs

Revival of Temecula Bluegrass Music Festival brings help to Valley school music programs

The return of the annual Temecula Valley Bluegrass Festival this past weekend brought some of the top bluegrass bands in the nation to the rustic Tucalota Creek Ranch all to benefit local school music programs and music student scholarships. “This was just what we expected,” Tim Moyer of Moyer Entertainment Group, said. “We saw nearly […]

Inmate firefighters readied for ‘extreme’ wildfire season

Inmate firefighters readied for ‘extreme’ wildfire season

Inmates from the Bautista, Norco and other Cal Fire Riverside Unit California Conservation Camps have undergone their strenuous final field tests and learned if their firefighting crews will be assigned to fight the expected extreme wildfires expected this summer in Southern California. The annual Cal Fire Preparation Exercise was conducted last week on the Ramona […]

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