One killed in roll over crash in Menifee

MENIFEE – A Dana Point man was killed when his vehicle rolled over and he was ejected in Menifee near Lake Elsinore, authorities said Friday, Nov. 24. He was Benjamin Ptashne, 29, according to the Riverside County coroner’s office. Ptashne was pronounced dead at 11:13 a.m. Thursday at Inland Valley Medical Center in Wildomar, the coroner said. […]

Sun City’s Kings Inn memorialized with historical marker

Sun City’s Kings Inn memorialized with historical marker

MENIFEE – For residents living in Sun City in the 1960s, the place to be for dining and nightlife was the Kings Inn, which was located on the corner of Bradley Road and Cherry Hills Boulevard. Modeled after his first Kings Inn in Arizona, Del Webb’s establishment was built to provide lodging and meals to […]

Man accused of inappropriately touching several female bus passengers on ride from Riverside to Menifee

Man accused of inappropriately touching several female bus passengers on ride from Riverside to Menifee

A 46-year-old Riverside man was arrested Friday, Nov. 10, on suspicion that he inappropriately touched several women on an RTA bus ride from Riverside to Menifee. Michael Douglas Avery was arrested by sheriff’s deputies after the bus stopped near the intersection of Sun City and McCall boulevards. He was booked into the Cois M. Byrd […]

Hemet man, 20, suspected of drugged driving in Menifee

Hemet man, 20, suspected of drugged driving in Menifee

Deputies arrested a 20-year-old Hemet man who they believe was impaired by drugs when he crashed into a cement truck and went off into a ditch on the side of the road in Menifee on Thursday, Nov. 9, sheriff’s officials said. Austin Gregory Mikels was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs […]

Menifee And Hemet Valley Medical centers receive 5-Star Healthgrade awards for 2017

HEMET – Both Menifee Valley Medical Center and Hemet Valley Medical Center were recognized with nine, 5-Star awards from Healthgrades. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospitals nationwide which include 4,500 hospitals. It is an online leading service that allows patients to rate their experience and care. Their ratings allow patients to make informed decisions when choosing […]

Old gold mines surround the hills of Menifee Valley

Old gold mines surround the hills of Menifee Valley

Most residents of Menifee know that the city’s namesake is a gold miner, Luther Menifee Wilson, who used his middle name when he filed his claim at the patent office in San Diego County in 1880. His mining district and the many other mines and mining districts in the area will be the subject of […]

Canyon Lake man accused in Southwest Riverside County robberies must stand trial, judge rules

Canyon Lake man accused in Southwest Riverside County robberies must stand trial, judge rules

A Canyon Lake man accused of committing eight robberies in Riverside County over a monthlong span must stand trial on multiple felony charges, a judge ruled today. Brandon William Geer, 36, was arrested in Temecula on Jan. 11 after allegedly committing his last holdup near the Pechanga Resort & Casino. Following a preliminary hearing Monday […]