Menifee’s Measure DD 1-cent sales tax measure seen as must for the city’s quality of life

Menifee’s Measure DD 1-cent sales tax measure seen as must for the city’s quality of life

The second Menifee Measure DD Informational Town Hall meeting drew a small crowd Oct. 20, at Paloma Valley High School and the message was the same: The one-cent sales tax measure must pass in the Nov. 8 general election or the city will not be able to make up $4.45 million in revenue lost to […]

Menifee mayor enters into proposed settlement for misuse of campaign funds

Scott Mann, the mayor of Menifee, and one of two candidates vying for the same seat with the city, is entering into a proposed settlement with the Enforcement Division of the Fair Political Practices Commission, according to a press release issued by the agency. In the settlement, Mann, who also serves as the chairman of the Republican […]

Lake Elsinore City Council candidates discuss local issues before voters

Lake Elsinore City Council candidates discuss local issues before voters

Art Barela valleystaff@reedermedia.com The Lake Elsinore Citizen’s Committee hosted a candidate forum at the downtown Cultural Center on Historic Main Street Oct. 12. The City Council portion of the forum introduced incumbent candidates Steve Manos, Natasha Johnson and Robert Magee, and challenging candidates Steve Martin and Edwin Castro to the community. Each of the candidates […]

Menifee Mayoral candidates meet in college forum

Menifee Mayoral candidates meet in college forum

Menifee residents Scott Mann and Neil Winter squared off Tuesday evening Oct. 11 at Mt. San Jacinto College at the Menifee Mayoral Candidates Forum to present their plans if they become the city’s mayor at large for the next two years. Mann, the incumbent, and Winter, a prominent Menifee businessman, faced almost two hours of […]

Menifee Unified School District to elect board members in even-numbered years

Under both the California Education Code and the California Elections Code, the elections of school district board members are to occur in odd-numbered years. In 1984, the Elections Code was amended to allow a governing board to adopt a resolution which permits elections to occur on the same day as the even-year November statewide general […]

Funds, visibility raised in waning days of Temecula council election

Temecula Mayor Mike Naggar and challenger Adam Ruiz lead the field in fundraising as a crowded pack of hopefuls scramble for two open council seats. The uneven surge in donations and loans has given some candidates a marketing edge, but others are relying on name recognition, word-of-mouth and other attention-winning means in the waning days […]

TVUSD Candidate Forum highlights message of support for governing board

TVUSD Candidate Forum highlights message of support for governing board

The turnout was light and the forum brief, but three candidates for two vacant seats on the Temecula Valley Unified School Board were intent on delivering their messages for improving the district’s schools to the parents and educators attending Monday, Oct. 3. One candidate Lee Darling, a 2007 graduate of Great Oak High School, is […]

Sample ballots and information pamphlets on the way for Nov. 8 general election

Approximately 940,000 sample ballots and information pamphlets started going out to Riverside County voters Sept. 29 for the general election on Nov. 8.  The initial sample ballot mailing process will be complete by Oct. 11. Material in the pamphlet will help voters make informed choices.  Voters may mark their selections on the sample ballot and use it […]