Local student wins filmmaking scholarship

Temecula resident James Baumann, a senior at the Idyllwild Arts Academy, a high school recognized nationally for its comprehensive curriculum of visual and performing arts study, has been awarded a scholarship from the Southern California Cable and Telecommunications Association (SCCTA). James indicates that he will use his scholarship funds to continue his studies in filmmaking […]

Murrieta Public Library requests local yearbooks

Murrieta Public Library is asking the community for the donation of past yearbooks from surrounding area high schools. The library is developing a local history collection of yearbooks from all high schools in Murrieta, Temecula, Menifee and Lake Elsinore. The goal is to have each year represented — past, present and future. If you or […]

Temecula Library Family Series to celebrate ‘El Dia de los Ninos’

The Temecula Library Family Series will celebrate “El Dia de los Ninos” on Saturday, April 29, at 10 a.m. A program of craft stations, Latin music, storytelling and much more will be presented for children ages 3 and older. The event, sponsored by the Friends of the Temecula Library and Albertsons, will take place at […]

Raising difficult children? This class may be for you!

A six-week class for parents raising difficult children ages 5 to 10 is scheduled to begin on May 2 and continue on Tuesdays through June 6 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Parent Center, Avaxat Elementary School, 24300 Las Brisas Road, Murrieta. The cost is $50 per person or $75 per couple. Childcare (offered […]

Murrieta Valley Unified chooses new superintendent

Officials of the Murrieta Unified School District have entered into negotiations with Dr. Stan Scheer of Colorado to fill the district’s superintendent vacancy. He comes from Littleton, CO, were he has been superintendent for the past seven years. His background includes work in curriculum, instruction, school finance, technology, arts and school construction. Scheer holds a […]

Linfield student honored

The United States Achievement Academy has announced that Rachael Kerr of Temecula has been named a United States National Award winner in the area of history and government. The award is a prestigious honor very few students can attain. In fact, the academy recognizes fewer than 10 percent of all American high school students. Rachel, […]

Murrieta team advances to Odyssey of the Mind World Finals

The Murrieta High School Odyssey of the Mind team took first place for the high school division in their problem category at the Odyssey of the Mind State Finals held in Sacramento. The team will be joining some of the most creative students from around the world to compete in the 27th Odyssey of the […]

Dinosaurs the topic of Temecula Library Family Program

On Wednesday, April 19, the Temecula Library Family Series will present “Last Days of the Dinosaurs,” featuring children’s science speaker Richard Wade. This interactive program about the largest creatures that roamed the earth will include original drawings of dinosaurs, a meteorite, a full-scale model of a tyrannosaurus skull and a seven-foot brachiosaurus bone, fossil replicas […]

Cookie decorating focus of Temecula Library Family Series

On Tuesday, May 9, at 4 p.m., the Temecula Library Family Series will present the program “Mother’s Day Cookie Decorating.” Children ages 5 and older will decorate cookies for their mothers. Sponsored by the Friends of the Temecula Library and Albertsons, the event will take place at the Temecula Library, 41000 County Center Drive, Temecula. […]

Citizens of the Year to be announced

The Friends of the Mission Trail Library will hold a Citizen of the Year awards ceremony at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 24, for the students at David A. Brown Middle School who were nominated for the honor. Riverside County Supervisor Bob Buster is scheduled to be the guest speaker. Hope Davidson, chairperson, will announce […]