San Jacinto Unified School District hosts second annual Principal for a Day event

San Jacinto Unified School District hosts second annual Principal for a Day event

SAN JACINTO – During San Jacinto Unified School District’s second annual Principal for a Day event, 16 community members, elected officials and supporters ‘walked the walk’ with school principals, Friday, Sept. 1. Each of the seven elementary, three middle school and two high school principals were shadowed by an invited guest or two and shared […]

Kristiana Dinsenbacher graduates from renowned space camp

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Kristiana Dinsenbacher of Temecula recently attended Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center. The weeklong educational program promotes science, technology, engineering and math, while training students and adults with hands-on activities and missions based on teamwork, leadership and problem-solving. Dinsenbacher was part […]

Schools open motorists reminded to drive carefully

TEMECULA – Every fall, over 55 million children across the United States head back to school. With 13 percent of those children typically walking or biking to their classes, AAA warns drivers to be especially vigilant for pedestrians before and after school hours. The afternoon hours are particularly dangerous – over the last decade, nearly […]

TEDxTemecula announces speaker lineup for sixth annual conference

TEDxTemecula announces speaker lineup for sixth annual conference

TEMECULA – TEDxTemecula organizers have announced the speaker and performer lineup for its sixth annual event happening Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater. Tickets are available at www.tedxtemecula.com. The theme this year is “On The Brink,” and speakers will share thought-provoking perspectives and ideas worth spreading that will cause the audience […]

Temecula Valley Historical Society to present talk on ‘Temecula Disasters’

Temecula Valley Historical Society to present talk on ‘Temecula Disasters’

TEMECULA – Temecula Valley Historical Society member Dale Garcia will present a talk on “Temecula Disasters” 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at the regular meeting of the society at the Little Temecula History Center. Using descriptions and photographs, Garcia will show natural disasters and man-made calamities that have contributed to the character of Temecula. Garcia, […]

Murrieta Valley Unified School District appoints Linda Lunn to governing board

Murrieta Valley Unified School District appoints Linda Lunn to governing board

MURRIETA – Murrieta Valley Unified School District’s governing board of education unanimously appointed Linda Lunn at its Aug. 24 meeting to serve as trustee, filling the vacancy created by the resignation of Barbara Muir, who died July 29. Lunn’s term will expire November 2018. At that time, Lunn can seek election to fill the remainder […]

Bennett earns dean’s award with distinction at Colgate University

HAMILTON, N.Y. – Colgate University class of 2019 member John Bennett of Murrieta has earned the spring 2017 dean’s award with distinction. The dean’s award with distinction is awarded to students with a 3.6 or higher term average. Colgate University is a highly selective, residential liberal arts institution distinguished by its commitment to global engagement, […]

Hemet Unified School District to appoint trustee to vacant seat

The Hemet Unified School District will appoint a trustee to the vacant seat for Trustee Area 3 on the governing board during its Sept. 19 meeting. The board plans to interview the 11 qualified applicants during the regular meeting before making its final decision and ultimately appoint and swear in the successful candidate for a […]

Western Science Center wins support from patrons and ‘Stars’ of the Valley

Western Science Center wins support from patrons and ‘Stars’ of the Valley

Patrons, state and county officials, city mayors and councilmembers, school administrators, students and scientists turned out Saturday, Sept. 9, to show their support for the Western Science Center in Hemet at the annual “Science Under the Stars” auction and fundraiser. The WSC museum at 2335 Searl Pkwy. In Hemet houses the largest ice age Mastodon […]