Rustam Rug Gallery offers variety and quality floor coverings

Mohammad Rustamzada’s interest in rugs goes back a long way.“I remember going into my father’s rug store in Afghanistan when I was a little boy,” said Mohammad Rustamzada, owner of Rustam Rug Gallery. When he was younger, he worked in his father’s store and enjoyed his experiences. It was from his father that he learned […]

Commission approves Meadows Village shopping center

It’s hard to keep track of all the shopping centers sprouting up in Temecula. To add to that growing list, on Oct. 8 the planning commission approved the construction of the 80,524-square-foot Meadows Village shopping center on Rancho California Road and Meadows Parkway.VenturePoint, a real estate group based out of Newport Beach, could begin construction […]

100 red balloons celebrate 100 new agents

A celebration of hundreds took place at the Keller Williams Realty Market Center in Murrieta to acknowledge Barbara Horan’s achievement of recruiting 100 agents in eight months. At the event on Aug. 31, she was presented with 100 red roses, one for each agent, and six yellow roses representing her staff. Keller Williams broker Mike […]

Fourth Street Antiques

The antique mall may be new, but from the outside Fourth Street Antiques blends right in with the western-themed feel of Old Town Temecula, making visitors think it’s been there since the 1800s. Western music coming from the store beckons tourists to come up to the covered porch for a peek, where they are then […]

Old Town Theatre project on schedule

Visitors to Old Town Temecula these days are surprised to see a skeleton of steel girders stretching upward… contrasting with the rustic buildings of this charming neighborhood. This is a temporary appearance, for soon the structure will be clad to fit in with the other buildings along the quaint street.The community theatre is destined to […]

Art classes offered

A new fall session of six watercolor painting classes with Temecula artist Gabriele Baber will be held at the Temecula Community Center on Pujol Street from 9 to 11:45 a.m. beginning on Wednesday, Sept. 14.Additionally, a new session of oil/acrylic classes will also begin 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15.Students of all skill levels are […]

Murrieta Automall shifting into a higher gear

This week, Mike Graeber, owner of Murrieta Valley Mitsubishi, was awarded a franchise to sell Suzuki cars, trucks and SUVs. Graeber plans to add a new showroom to his existing dealership to accommodate the Suzuki lineup. Construction on the $500,000, 2,000-square-foot expansion is expected to start early next year and take about 12 months to […]

Fundraiser set for Brett Downey

Friends and family of Brett Downey and his family are sponsoring a fundraising event to help underprivileged motocross riders.The event will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 19, across from the Canyon Lake main gate behind Pepe’s Restaurant, at 31780 Railroad Canyon Road.There will be a semi-car wash, a hair-cut-a-thon, memorial […]

Mission Oaks featured in Western Banking Magazine

Mission Oaks National Bank was one of about four dozen community banks in the western United States recently recognized for its contributions to the community.The Temecula-based community bank was highlighted in the August/September edition of Western Banking Magazine for its work in setting up an innovative regional robbery prevention program. Last year, Mission Oaks established […]

Kids Outlet celebrates one year

The Kids Outlet celebrated its one-year anniversary with balloons, Dairy Queen gift certificates and a visit from John John the Magician, whose amazing tricks included a trained rat, chicken and dove. He also invited children from the audience to help him with his show.The Kids Outlet, a business in the Lake Elsinore Outlet Center, offers […]