B&G Clubs kicks off fundraising campaign

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County has kicked off its annual giving campaign called “It Just Takes One.” “We are proud to announce that to date our campaign has exceeded expectations as a result of some early lead gifts and gifts from 100 percent of our board members and staff,” said Chris Olsen, […]

Library series to honor presidents

The Temecula Library’s Sunday Series will take on a historical flair with the topic “Honoring Presidents.” Presidents James Madison and James Monroe will be the focus of the Sunday Series for Inquiring Minds, sponsored by The Friends of the Temecula Library, on Sunday, February 20. Readings from two books, Ralph Ketcham’s “James Madison, a Biography” […]

Temecula Valley Museum to offer programs for Black History Month

In observance of Black History Month, the Temecula Valley Museum will give a program beginning at 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 12. The program will include: • Leroy T. Brady — “Reaching Back” His presentation will be based on African-American poetry and music. A colorful performer and narrator, Brady will combine readings with drumming in a […]

Temecula teachers, school board at odds

Temecula teachers were at the corner of Margarita and Winchester Road again on Tuesday in hopes of gaining public support for their contract negotiations with the school board. Primary issues appear to be the amount of pay raises and the costs of health insurance, which teachers started sharing with the district as of the first […]

Republican Women offer scholarship

Temecula Valley Republican Women Federated (TVRWF) announces a 2005 scholarship opportunity for local high school seniors. The Charlotte Mousel Scholarship is given to a local high school senior who demonstrates the ability to think constructively on matters affecting our government. Awards range from $250 to $1,200 and candidates will be chosen based on scholastic achievement, […]

Wildomar students help young tsunami victims

David A. Brown Middle School students in Wildomar made nine quilts for children who survived the Tsunami in the Indian Ocean. More than 30 eighth grade students in Diana Lee’s home economics class have been working since early December on the patchwork quilts. “This is our third year making quilts. We normally give ‘Comfort Quilts’ […]

Murrieta Library: Food for Fines week

In February, National Library Lover’s Month begins and The Murrieta Public Library decided to do something to help its residents, in more ways than one. “Staff blossomed and thought it would be kind of fun to trade a can for a dollar of fines,” said Director of Library Services Diane Satchwell. From Feb. 1 to […]

Local student to walk in footsteps of US leaders

Junior National Young Leaders Conference offers historic perspectives Miss Hailey Jures of Temecula will join 200 middle school students from throughout the United States at the Junior National Young Leaders Conference (JrNYLC) from April 2 to April 7 in Washington, DC. Themed “The Legacy of American Leadership,” the conference introduces young people to the rich […]

Yellow ribbons = anti-violence at Murrieta Elementary

By tying yellow ribbons on the school fence and wearing yellow bracelets that say “choose wisely” Murrieta Elementary students will focus on yellow ribbon activities over the next two weeks. Inspired by Safe Schools for Successful Students, the school is combining the anti-violence message with Martin Luther King’s message of non-violence. “We are asking our students […]

Food for Fines program kicks off Library Lovers Month

Here’s some food for thought. For five days in February, Murrieta residents will have an opportunity to pay off library fines with donations of canned food. Bookworms get back the use of their library cards and privileges during National Library Lovers Month and St. Martha’s Community Food Pantry of Murrieta gets canned food donations during what typically […]