Haynes proposes California Border Police Force

California Assembly Member Ray Haynes (R-Murrieta) has put forward to the Attorney General’s office a proposal for a statewide initiative that calls for the formation of a separate police force that would patrol the Mexico/US border. His guiding principle on why — “I’m not going to sit around and wait for the Federal government to […]

Elsinore council weighs animal shelter decision

The Lake Elsinore City Council explored its options in providing animal care and shelter services to the canine, feline and other animal populations in the community. At the May 10 meeting, a staff proposal for a city-owned/operated animal shelter fell short in details and will be back on calendar for a July discussion. The city […]

Planning commission approves educational center

Finally, after years of planning and hoping, the Temecula Education Center is only steps away from being set into action after being passed unanimously by the Temecula Planning Commission at Wednesday night’s meeting, May 4. The Education Center, submitted by the AGK Group, includes constructing a 170,863-square-foot education complex, as well as research and development […]

New loan officer at bank

`Thomas McKenzie, veteran banker and independent businessman, has joined Mission Oaks National Bank as commercial loan officer. McKenzie, a longtime Temecula resident, has worked in the financial services industry for the better part of 30 years. But he also has owned and managed several small businesses. “With his banking and real world business background, Tom […]

Huguenin joins Banc of America

Barbara Huguenin brings seven years of professional investment experience to Banc of America Investment Services and is able to help clients develop an investment strategy designed to meet financial objectives from investments, estate retirement and education. To learn more call Huguenin at (951) 506-8072.

Wronged tribal members gather for a day of healing and empowerment

On Saturday, May 21, representatives from throughout Indian Country will gather in Temecula in a show of unity, strength and support for those who have been disenrolled, disenfranchised or otherwise denied their tribal identity. The gathering will unite tribal representatives from Arizona, California, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Nevada and Washington State. The gathering will […]

RBC Mortgage doing everything right

When it comes to buying a house, a lot can go wrong. The one thing that must be dependable is your mortgage lender. In a world that is becoming increasingly technology dependent, finding a company that will deal with you one on one is rare. RBC Mortgage stands out in these qualities. Not only is […]

Entrepreneurs test Valley business climate

When Wildomar inventor Paul Albert was 8 years old, a safety idea occurred to him. Wouldn’t it be a good idea if…? He remarked to his father that the auto industry should manufacture flexible bumpers on cars to absorb more impact. “And today that’s they way the bumpers are made to absorb crashes,” he recalls. […]

Get Fit in Temecula: a mayor’s mission

Each year it becomes increasingly apparent that with fast food restaurants, digital cable and more time spent in the office or in the car, many people are missing the important exercise needed to keep in shape. As obesity rates grow in children and adults alike, people are striving to find a way to get back […]

Is your child getting art smart?

Abrakadoodle, a national innovator in creative art education, asks, “Is your child getting art smart?” Research indicates art can “increase student academic achievement.” Abrakadoodle, which recently opened in Temecula, can prepare students for school success by becoming more “art smart.” Over a typical school career, children will be assigned scores of class and homework projects […]