Mission Oaks Bank posts record numbers

Mission Oaks National Bank posted record results in the fourth quarter of 2004 that boosted earnings for the year ended Dec. 31 to $1.6 million, an increase of 56.1 percent from a year ago. In the fourth quarter, the Temecula-based community bank earned a record $589,000, or 31 cents a share, up 106.7 percent from […]

Water board elects officers

At its Jan. 5 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Western Municipal Water District elected officers. The term of office for the officers is one year. S.R. “Al” Lopez was elected president; Kevin D. Jeffries, vice-president; and Elizabeth L. Cunnison, secretary-treasurer. The board members are elected to four-year terms by the registered voters in […]

Murrieta Republican Women to meet

Murrieta Republican Women Federated is meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 9, at 10 a.m. at the resident of Sharon Dragonetti, 39828 Mount Blanc Avenue, Murrieta. Phone number: (951) 677-4465. Call Membership Chair Kari Johnson at (951) 943-9227 or e-mail her at [email protected] to obtain information for membership.

Recall election delayed by Murrieta council

There was standing room only at the Murrieta City Council meeting last Tuesday night, where the council voted 3-2 to delay setting a date for an election to recall three of its five members. The three targets of the recall, Mayor Jack Van Haaster and Councilmen Doug McAllister and Kelly Seyarto, voted for the delay while […]

Stone’s seat filled on Temecula Council

The first Temecula City Council meeting of the new year took place Tuesday, January 11, at City Hall. It was a meeting without a full council, and one in over a decade to take place without the presence of Jeff Stone since his election to County Supervisor in Riverside. Much consideration was taken by the […]

What was the holiday buzz? Your hair stylist knows!

There aren’t many around town who get a better cross section of conversations than barbers and hair stylists. Many of us find our few minutes of quiet time in the chair suitable for discussing light subjects that seem totally insignificant. They are, but after a Christmas season of cutting hair for all types and ages […]

BBB cautions about tsunami relief appeals

Tragedies often bring out the best in people as strangers reach out to help others in need. However, disasters also will bring out a flurry of con artists without a conscience, according to the San Diego Better Business Bureau (BBB). The BBB, San Diego’s largest county-wide business membership organization, is warning about phony charities that […]

Champ Cuts makes getting a haircut fun

Temecula will be the first to experience that getting a haircut can actually be fun. Mixing the enthusiasm of sports with the latest trends in hairstyles, Champ Cuts reaches out to families, especially men and children, with its fun décor. When walking into Champ Cuts, a client must walk across the football field, complete with […]

Murrieta Chamber of Commerce networking breakfast set

The Murrieta Chamber of Commerce will hold its Valley Connection Networking Breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 13, at the Bear Creek Golf Club, 22640 Bear Creek Drive North in Murrieta. Cost for breakfast is $10. More information is available by calling (951) 677-7916.

Murrieta to hold business forum

The Murrieta Chamber of Commerce will hold a luncheon seminar the third Tuesday of the month. The topic of the January session will be “Using the Internet to Market Your Business.” The meeting will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 18 at the Sizzler Restaurant, 40489 Hot Springs, Murrieta. The cost […]