Mystery Writer contest open to youth and amateur

Is there a great mystery hiding deep inside you? Amateur and youth writers are encouraged to participate in the Erle Stanley Gardner Mystery Writing Contest, held in conjunction with the third annual Erle Stanley Gardener Mystery Weekend scheduled for November 4, 5 and 6 in Old Town Temecula. Stories should be of the mystery genre […]

Register now for before- and after-school programs

For working parents with school-age children, the logistics of getting to work on time, deciding who is going to pick up the kids after school and getting the kids to school on time can be a challenge. Luckily, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County is here to help. The clubs open at 6:30 […]

Needy kids get new school clothes from Operation School Bell

The Assistance League of Temecula Valley’s Operation School Bell provides new school clothes for underprivileged children in the valley. For more than 15 years, the local chapter of the national charitable organization has been doing good works in the communities of Temecula, Murrieta, Lake Elsinore and Menifee. At the League’s chapter house attached to their […]

Winners announced in Temecula Third Grade History Report Project

The Temecula Valley Museum has named the winners of the Temecula Third Grade History Report Project for the 2004-2005 school year. There were 81 entries from 11 schools, an increase of 58 students competing this year than last. This year the winners are: Alamos Elementary: Rebecca Doanle, Kyle Pham and Rachel Bushrow Vail Elementary: Rachel […]

Murrieta resident on Dean’s List

Justin Eckl, son of Barbara Eckl of Murrieta, has been named to the 2004-05 Lawrence University Dean’s List for maintaining a minimum 3.4 grade point average. He is a graduate of Badger High School, Lake Geneva, WI. Founded in 1847, Lawrence University is a leading national liberal arts college with an associated conservatory of music. It has […]

Students make the grade

Jonathan B. Jackson of Temecula, a graduate of Calvary Chapel Christian School and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas K. Jackson, has earned a place on the Dean’s List at Azusa Pacific University. Jackson is a biology major.

Lifelong Learning gets financial boost

The Office of Extended Studies at Cal State San Marcos has been awarded a grant of $100,000 to fund a program for older adults through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Now in its second year, the Institute is supported by the Bernard Osher Foundation of San Francisco and offers academic classes for persons ages 50 […]

Wildomar cheerleader wins place on U of Kentucky spirit squad

A Wildomar college student has packed her pompoms into her bags and is heading for the Blue Grass State as one of the new members of the University of Kentucky’s cheerleader squad. Elsinore High School Class of 2003 graduate Sheena Guide (pronounced “Gweedy”) left July 26 for the blue-green grassy hills of Kentucky to pursue […]

National KidsDay August 6

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County would like you to join them in celebrating and honoring kids on National KidsDay, August 6. National KidsDay is an effort led by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America to raise awareness of the importance of spending meaningful time with kids. It has been said that […]