Artist to discuss technique in Temecula

Innovative artist Christina LoCascio will be displaying her artistic talents at the Temecula Valley Wine Company September 23. The former UC Santa Barbara student stumbled upon her medium of painting by mere accident. While working as a wine tasting manager at the Artiste Winery in the Santa Ynez Valley, LoCascio found herself at a loss […]

Students to compete in Constitution Quiz

The Menifee Valley Masonic Lodge 289 will host its annual Constitution Quiz on October 18 with teams from several local high schools taking part. The event will begin at 7 p.m. at the Lodge, 27221 McCall Boulevard, Sun City. The competition will test students’ knowledge of the United States Constitution, Bill of Rights and Amendments. […]

Music scholarship winners announced

Scholarships totaling more than $4,000 have been awarded by the Academy of Music in Murrieta. In order to apply, each applicant submitted an essay entitled “Why Music is Important in My Life.” The essays were judged by local music instructors on originality and thoughtfulness. Of the dozens of submissions, one winner was chosen from each […]

Antelope Hills holds

Students hurry their pace as they get closer to the finish line last Friday morning at the Antelope Hills Elementary Diabetes Walk.

TVUSD Candidates Forum scheduled

With 12 candidates seeking the three seats up for election on the Temecula Valley Unified School District (TVUSD) Board of Education this November, voters are facing some choices. To provide an opportunity for candidates to share their views and to give voters a chance to meet the candidates, the Temecula Valley Council PTA has partnered […]

LEUSD rejects charter school petition

A charter school petition submitted by Carden Charter Schools, Inc. didn’t make the grade according to the Lake Elsinore Unified School District (LEUSD) school board on September 21. The unanimous decision was made at the second hearing to consider the school district’s first charter school petition. Lake Elsinore Teacher Association president Karl Stuck told the […]

Gallery talk by Dennis Chiniaeff set

At 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 21, the Temecula History Museum will host a special speaker, Dennis Chiniaeff, who worked in Rancho California Development from 1983 until 1995. During his 12 years he witnessed the most transforming era in the history of Temecula Valley. From the time of the Spanish colonization to the end of […]

Local student honored at scholarship awards ceremony in Tustin

Temecula resident James Baumann was recently named a 2006 Lee Brennan Memorial Scholarship winner. The scholarship program is sponsored by the Southern California Cable and Telecommunications Association (SCCTA) and award winners were honored at a recent dinner and presentation held at the Tustin Ranch Golf Club in Tustin, CA. In his acceptance speech, Baumann indicated […]

Art teacher honored

Pam Fraleigh has been selected by the California Art Education Association (CAEA) to receive the Outstanding Elementary Visual Art Educator for 2006. The award is given to individuals who have achieved the highest level of professionalism in the field of art education. Fraleigh, who works in the Temecula Unified School District at Vintage Hills Elementary […]