Temecula Valley Bancorp Net Income Increases 87%

Temecula Valley Bancorp (OTCBB.TMCV) announced today that net income for the 12-month period ending December 31, 2003 increased from $4,191,054 in 2002 to $7,854,339 in 2003, an 87% increase. Net income for the quarter ending December 31st increased from $1,770,529 to $2,130,887, a 20% increase. “We are pleased with the financial results for 2003 and […]

Good old-fashioned ‘gumshoe’ works out of Old Town

Jim Stice, private investigator and owner of Blackhawk Investigations, runs his business without the television hype of daily shoot-outs, exaggerated disguises and shady clients.Stice, a former Riverside County deputy sheriff, became a P.I. seven years ago due to the limited scope of his job. “When you work patrol you don’t get to see how things […]

Nicholson honored for contributions

Laurel Nicholson (D), candidate for the 66th Assembly District which serves north San Diego county and Southwest Riverside County, accepted a Certificate of Appreciation from Herb Wesson, Speaker of the California Assembly, for her contributions to women in business. The award was presented January 22 at a fundraiser at the Soboba Casino.Wesson, endorsing Nicholson for […]

Dr. Joel Doughten named to Care Connexxus board

Prominent, local physician Dr. Joel Doughten has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Care Connexxus, Inc. Adult Day Services, announced Jeanne Klingenberger, Executive Director. Dr. Doughten is currently affiliated with the Citrus Medical Group where he practices Family Medicine with a specialty in geriatrics. In announcing the appointment, Ms. Klingenberger said, “our agency […]

Big Success in Small Business: Dealing directly with business owners offers many benefits

Have you ever wondered “How do people build successful small businesses locally?”I know it’s first and foremost in the minds of small business owners. Success is not only possible, it’s inevitable, if you learn from people who are successful. In the next few weeks we will consider some successful businesses across town and see what […]

Business Notes: Temecula author produces ‘Under False Pretense’

Maria Pease, a paralegal and substitute teacher at Paloma Elementary School, has released her first book entitled ‘Under False Pretense,’ the first of five in the Sam Parker Mystery Series. ‘Under False Pretense’ is about an amateur detective who is honest and clever. Her ambitious nature outweighs her lack of experience. ‘Under False Pretense’ is […]

From the Police Blotter…

Vandals destroy over $300K in construction equipment Murrieta officers are investigating a vandalism and arson fire to four construction vehicles that occurred during the night between January 6th and 7th in the area of Greer Road and Crab Apple Way. This area is a Lennar Homes new home construction area west of the I-215 freeway […]

Wise Women Read group starts new book

The ‘Wise Women Read’ group that uses positive life approaches will be starting another book on February 4 entitled ‘Fearless Living – Live Without Excuses and Love Without Regret’ by Rhonda Britten. Rhonda Britten can show you how to leave your fear behind and live your life with freedom and joy. The group meets on […]