Swan song

Becka was mistakenly released in Harveston Lake by Animal Control after she was initially found in traffic on Friday and caught after a brief chase around Temecula.

A conversation with Supervisor Bob Buster

Born and raised in the city of Riverside, Riverside County First District Supervisor Bob Buster has seen the county evolve from the agricultural-based communities into the rapidly growing suburban and urbanized areas today. As lines of cars back up a half mile or more for freeway off-ramps, citizens rally for recreational amenities, emergency services and quality […]

Wine country zoning proposal

The clustering of homes on wine country hillsides and the potential for an increased level of deadly traffic along Rancho California Road were the two hot topics at a forum held last Thursday night to promote a “public dialogue” regarding a proposed zoning change in the wine country. An “informational meeting” designed to allow concerned […]

Alternate route requested for Elsinore Grand Prix

Lake Elsinore city council members listened to a series of complaints aired by residents living along the GFI Lake Elsinore Grand Prix route at its last meeting. The historic race, scheduled for November 12 and 13, draws participants from all over the country. The Grand Prix is one of the racing venues depicted in the […]

Murrieta Senior Center: a place of many happy faces

Designed and built to serve varying needs and interests, Murrieta’s newly opened Senior Center is meeting the test. With a variety of rooms for socializing and scheduled activities, more and more Murrieta seniors are becoming regularly involved. The impressive single-story building and parking lots are at Adams and Juniper streets across from Murrieta Elementary School. […]

‘Scrooge, the Musical’ will debut December 2 for the holiday season

“Scrooge, the Musical,” a heartwarming musical extravaganza with book music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse, will be the first performance of the Temecula Valley Players (TVP) in the Old Town Temecula Community Theater this holiday season. This musical version of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” is a perennial favorite and was later adapted to film. The […]

College funding solutions workshop to be held Nov. 15

An extremely popular workshop on college planning and funding will be presented for the benefit of parents of high school students planning for college. The workshop will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15, at Creekside High School, room 11. Topics will include: admission applications; early decision vs. early action vs. […]

Mystery weekend Nov. 4-6 in Old Town

Erle Stanley Gardner’s life will provide an adventurous backdrop to the fourth Mystery Weekend named in his honor, to be held November 4, 5 and 6. The weekend includes a mystery-solving contest and re-enactment of a Perry Mason radio mystery, writing seminars, museum exhibits, a classic car show and a Cowboy Poet and Western Music […]