Children sample Japanese culture at Matsuri

For 10 years Temecula has celebrated a warm relationship with its sister city, Nakayama, Japan. Spawning from that relationship is the opportunity for kids to embrace Japanese culture at the 2nd Annual Children’s Matsuri. The theme for this year’s Matsuri (festival), held June 5 at the Temecula Community Recreation Center, is the “Symbols of Japan.” […]

Boys & Girls Clubs announce summer camps

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County have opened registration for youth summer camp happening June 21-August 20 at the Temecula site and June 14-August 10 at the Murrieta site. Camps are available to youth ages 6-14. Activities include fun art and computer activities to exciting field trips. Kids can also sign up for […]

Middle schoolers stir things up with Pechanga chef

Many people say there is no better way to learn than by doing. About 70 Temecula sixth and eighth grade kitchen and home arts students were treated to an in-depth cooking demonstration by one of Pechanga Resort & Casino’s premier chefs. Pechanga’s main kitchen chef, Daniel Warfe, spent his morning instructing three class periods of […]

St. Jeanne de Lestonnac School wins big at State Academic Decathlon

On Saturday, May 1, the St. Jeanne de Lestonnac School Academic Decathlon Team competed in the State Decathlon in Playa Del Rey. The team took first place in the individual social studies and literature competitions, second place in the individual religion competition and third place in the fine arts individual competition. Overall team scoring has […]

Tovashal elementary students greet rainforest animals

For students of Tovashal Elementary School in Murrieta, conserving the environment is an everyday task. Classes regularly compete to see who can recycle the most cans, bottles and other recyclable items.Students also participate in a yearly project to raise funds to protect the earth’s rainforests. As a treat for their hard work and in celebration […]

Temecula Valley Students of the Month honored

Eight Temecula high school students won the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce Student of the Month honors Monday for outstanding academic achievement, athletic ability, leadership and special efforts in the month of April.April’s Students of the Month include: Jacob Mitchell and Laura Ashley Jones from Temecula Independent School; Ike Irby and Victoria Grimsley from The […]

Four Murrieta high school students honored by Chamber

Sacrifice, determination and a touch of humility were evident in four Murrieta high school students Monday who were honored as April’s Students of the Month by their teachers and the Murrieta Valley Chamber of Commerce Monday.Attending the Student of the Month breakfast were April Students of the Month Sarah Youngdale and Robert Rocha from Creekside […]