Hemet Unified School District accepts trustee resignation

HEMET – Joe Wojcik, a trustee for more than 10 years with the Hemet Unified School District Governing Board, has tendered his resignation due to his move from the district boundaries. The resignation became effective Aug. 2 upon receipt by the superintendent of the Riverside County Office of Education. The governing board will begin the […]

Students of for-profit schools find additional support

SACRAMENTO – As students struggle with the aftermath of for-profit educational institutions that have closed or violated the law, the California Department of Consumer Affairs has established the Office of Student Assistance and Relief, as mandated by Senate Bill 1192, to help students navigate their uncertain academic and financial future. “OSAR’s goal is to provide individualized […]

Top U.K. producer to head up Temecula songwriting workshop

TEMECULA – Songwriters Workshops will provide an opportunity to the local community in the first of a series designed to help budding songwriters find their voice, learn and hone their craft, collaborate with others and gain insight into the music business. The weekend workshop, Saturday, Aug. 19, and Sunday, Aug. 20, will begin with a […]

D’Hondt graduates from Simpson College

INDIANOLA, Iowa – Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, held commencement April 29. Hannah D’Hondt of Murrieta graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in biology. D’Hondt is the daughter of Robert D’Hondt and Cynthia Agan of Murrieta. Simpson College is a short drive from Iowa’s capital city in Des Moines. Founded in 1860 by members of […]

‘Valley of the Mastodons’ exhibit open at Hemet’s Western Science Center Museum

‘Valley of the Mastodons’ exhibit open at Hemet’s Western Science Center Museum

Paleontologists from across the country gathered this past week at the Western Science Center in Hemet to take a closer look at the many well-preserved fossils of Mastodons that once roamed Diamond Valley and found during the Metropolitan Water Districts reservoir excavations in the 1990s. It was at the opening special event for new Western […]

Pechanga and Temecula Dollars for Scholars awards 87 local scholarships

Pechanga and Temecula Dollars for Scholars awards 87 local scholarships

TEMECULA – On a Monday night in April, hundreds of teens and families from the city of Murrieta’s three high schools gathered at the Murrieta Mesa High School performing arts theater to receive money for college. Temecula Dollars for Scholars, who administers the scholarships committed by the schools, gave dozens of scholarships to teens attending […]

Greninger named to University of Wyoming dean’s list

LARAMIE, Wyo. – The University of Wyoming recently announced Caitlin Nicole Greninger of Temecula has been placed on the 2017 spring semester academic dean’s list and dean’s freshman honor roll. The honor rolls consist of regularly enrolled undergraduates above freshman standing who earned a 3.4 or better GPA, and freshmen who have earned a 3.25 […]

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