Region’s largest park to open in early 2006

By this time next year, the cry of “play ball” will be heard all across Los Alamos Hills Sports Park as youth soccer, baseball, football, basketball and softball teams converge on what will be the region’s largest sports park. “It goes a long way to meeting our goal for park space in the city,” Murrieta Mayor […]

New associate joins law firm

Pesin & Blatz announces the addition of Gregory J. Borman as the newest associate attorney at their Temecula office. Borman brings his experience in business entity formation, governance and management issues, and Pesin & Blatz are looking forward to implementing their expertise in accordance with their service philosophy. Borman has also counseled clients on matters […]

Temecula Web site up and running

The Temecula Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau (TVCVB) has launched its new Web site, The site will provide the local community, visiting friends and family, the leisure travel market and meeting planners with information, tips and tools to make planning a trip or meeting to the area as easy as “a click of a […]

City officials update capital improvement projects

This is the second in a series of updates to keep Murrieta residents informed about the status of capital improvement projects in their city. The updates are in keeping with a promise made last year by City Manager Lori Moss to improve communications in the city. Here, James E. Kinley, director of public works, provides […]

Temecula Planning Commission passes general plan update to City Council

Two items were approved for recommendation to the City Council at Wednesday night’s Temecula Planning Commission meeting, both of which had been continued from previous commission meetings. The first was the General Plan Update, the outline for the city’s future development. This meeting covered issues concerning land use, open space/conservation, growth management/public facilities, public safety, […]

McGee joins Murrieta Planning Dept. fulltime

Jack McGee, a well-regarded veteran municipal planner, has agreed to become full-time planning director for the city of Murrieta. For the past six months, McGee served as interim community development director. In his new position as planning director he will be responsible for the city’s planning department. During the past six years, McGee, 56, has filled […]

Murrieta DARE golf tourney needs sponsors

Every Saturday morning for nearly two years, Jim Whamond and Gene Gregory were among the first to tee off at Bear Creek Golf and Country Club. The two men had become good friends and often talked about hosting a golf tournament that would benefit a worthwhile charity in Murrieta, a community both enjoyed living in. […]

Promotion and addition at RBC

The Temecula office of RBC Mortgage has enhanced its in-house loan processing with a promotion and an addition. Michelle Magaña was promoted to senior loan coordinator and Kathryn Magaña was named loan coordinator. Michelle joined RBC two years ago in Northern California. Previously she had been loan coordinator for RBC. Before joining RBC, she was a business service […]

Local appointed to CASA staff

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Riverside County has announced the appointment of Temecula Valley resident Shari Crall to the position of case manager and volunteer coordinator at the non-profit organization’s Murrieta office. CASA serves abused, neglected and abandoned children throughout the county who are in the juvenile court dependency system. “We are delighted to […]