Lake Elsinore City Council favors five-district, by-district election map

Lake Elsinore City Council favors five-district, by-district election map

The Lake Elsinore City Council has approved a proposed five-district map for election by-district that will, after final approval, allow voters from each district to elect their own council representative with the mayor being appointed in rotation or by council vote. The third public hearing on the transition from at-large elections to by-district elections was […]

First 5 Revised Strategic Plan for 2016-2021 in place following ‘Community Conversations’

First 5, the Riverside County Children & Families Commission, after hearing from parents with children and teachers at five September “Community Conversations,” is presenting its revised 2016-2021 Strategic Plan designed to invest in partnerships that promote, support and enhance the health of children under five in the county. One of the “Community Conversations” forums was […]

Menifee City Council approves increased Development Impact Fee schedule

Despite pleas from landowners, the Menifee Chamber of Commerce and Business Industry Association representatives will phase in new Development Impact Fees equally over a two- to four-year period, the Menifee City Council approved new DIF collection schedule Tuesday, Dec. 6, as recommended by staff. Initially, the city staff prepared the new DIF schedule to begin […]

San Jacinto City Council OKs streetlight purchasing plan

The San Jacinto City Council in its regular business meeting Tuesday, Dec. 19, gave final approval for an incentive loan for the planned Mason Jar Brewery, extended a land use development plan for a housing tract and the financing plan to buy 1,810 streetlights in the city from Southern California Edison. The $200,000 San Jacinto […]

The new year at Bel Vino Winery has promise

The new year at Bel Vino Winery has promise

Bel Vino Winery, one of Temecula Valley’s premier wineries, will be ringing in the New Year with new wines, an expanded wedding venue and top-flight entertainment which sure to please visitors coming to beautiful Temecula Wine Country in 2018. Recently, the winery’s principal winemaker, George Bursick, ran hundreds of bottles of Bel Vino’s new and […]

San Jacinto City Council will no longer weigh ‘sanctuary city’ question

The question whether or not San Jacinto should declare itself a “sanctuary city” and each councilmembers’ stand on the issue, came up once again during the Tuesday, Dec. 19, council meeting. The burning issue on immigration enforcement, fostered by California Gov. Jerry Brown’s declaration the state is a “sanctuary state,” reached the San Jacinto Council […]

Western Municipal Water District provides scholarships to promising students pursuing water-related careers

Western Municipal Water District, which provides the water and wastewater services for Lake Elsinore and portions of Temecula and Murrieta, reached out to offer special scholarships to local college and university students studying for water-related careers. Since 2003, the scholarships have been provided to students at University of California Riverside, California State University San Bernardino, […]

‘File of Life’ saves lives in Hemet San Jacinto Valley

‘File of Life’ saves lives in Hemet San Jacinto Valley

The Hemet Fire Department, Riverside County Fire, Cal Fire and American Medical Response paramedics and emergency medical technicians have found a simple way for residents in need of emergency medical treatment to help them in emergency calls. It is called the “File of Life,” which can be magnetically attached on refrigerator doors. More than 5,000 […]

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