Water district approves rate increase

Officials at the Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District voted four to one to increase water rates by six percent. The rate increase amounts to an approximate $2.49 to the average water user’s monthly bill. At the same June 24 meeting, a special state budget deficit fee added to customer bills in March was reduced by […]

Knights of Columbus donate funds to school district

At the June 23 meeting of the Murrieta Valley Unified Board of Education, Joe Henn, Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus, presented a check for $4,373.76 on behalf the Murrieta Council No. 11393. Accepting the donation was Zhanna Preston, director of special education. The mission of the Knights is to render aid and […]

RTA steps up security after London bombings

The Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) has taken additional steps to enhance security on board its buses and at the downtown Riverside station in the wake of the attack on the London public transit system. A stronger police presence can be seen in the Riverside bus terminal and the agency’s 200-plus drivers have been instructed to […]

On the ball

Twelfth-ranked female nine-ball player in the world Jennifer Barretta lines up a shot at Leisure Living in Temecula on Saturday, July 2. Barretta performed billiards trick shots and faced challengers who had the opportunity to win an Olhausen American billiards table from the store.

Successful incorporation fundraiser held at Crivello’s

The cityhood fundraising thermometer on the Wildomar Incorporation Now (WIN) Web site climbed $1,644 higher after a successful event at Crivello’s Restaurant on June 28. Fifty attendees enjoyed “A Night on the Town” five-course meal at the fine dining establishment at Clinton Keith and Palomar Roads and listened to a variety of speakers, including Elsinore […]

Wildomar MAC keeps parks momentum going

A list of concerns will be presented to county officials at the end of the month as residents monitor the progress of the new parks design and completion, acquisition of more land for parks, inquire into the status of emergency services in the community and discuss planned community surveys, it was decided at the July […]

Hahn appointed to West Point

James E. Hahn, son of Edward and Donna Hahn of Murrieta, has accepted an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY. Home-schooled from kindergarten through graduation from high school last year, he received his diploma from Calvary Chapel Christian Academy in Murrieta, an independent study program affiliated with Calvary Chapel Christian […]

Soldier wins Temecula’s Good Neighbor Award

John Hayes has devoted his life to the service of others, so his wife, Kristine, nominated him for the 2005 Temecula Good Neighbor Award while he was in Iraq serving in the US Army Reserve. After he came home for a 15-day leave on June 25, they found out that he’d won the award. He was pleasantly […]

Heritage of Art Ball to showcase Mission Museum

Known as the premier event in North County with the longest history for a gala of its kind, the 22nd Annual Heritage Ball will be held on Saturday, August 27, at Mission San Luis Rey in Oceanside. This year, attendees will dance under the stars to the well known 16-piece Society Beat Orchestra, blending sounds […]

Meadowview lot sizes discussed at planning meeting

The July 6 Temecula city planning commission meeting featured a debate over how to fix a discrepancy between the General Plan for Meadowview subdivision and the zoning designation for Meadowview. The discrepancy with which planners were grappling was that some areas of Meadowview received a minimum property size that was not consistent with the homes […]