Bloodmobile to visit Murrieta

The San Diego Blood Bank Bloodmobile will accept blood donations from 2 to 7 p.m. on September 21 at the Rancho Springs Medical Center, 25500 Medical Center Dr., Murrieta. The Bloodmobile will be located in the parking lot.All donors at this drive will be given a Patriots Day t-shirt as well as a voucher for […]

Large donation kicks off fundraising for Santa Rosa Plateau

The Santa Rosa Plateau Foundation is pleased to announce that Wayne and Nancy Kiley have donated $10,000 to kick off the fall fundraising campaign of the Santa Rosa Plateau.These include the continuance of the third-grade outdoor education program; development of nature and history walks; initiation and support of plant and animal research; restoration of historical […]

Blowout yard sale for Animal Friends of the Valleys

Expect much wheeling and dealing at the final blowout yard sale for the Animal Friends of the Valleys this weekend. Deals will be made all three days of the sale on items including furniture sets, sofas, beds, clothing, kitchenware, sporting goods, books and much more.Alissa Lewis, community relations director for the organization, said she is […]

“Tin Pan Alley” staged by seniors

Seniors on Stage (SOS) will present “Tin Pan Alley Comes to Hemet,” the exciting story in song and patter about the great song pluggers and songwriters of America in the days during and just following World War I.The one-time performance is scheduled for 1 p.m., Sept. 30, at the Simpson Center, 305 E. Devonshire. There […]

Toastmasters announce speech winner

Renata Vainer gave a speech about a funny subject — her husband — to win this year’s Humorous Speech Contest sponsored by the Temecula Toastmasters Club 1677.Ulrich Jaeger came in second place with his story on moving to Temecula.The Temecula Toastmasters is a non-profit organization that has been serving the residents of the Valley since […]

Canyon Lake legislation signed by governor

A bill that will allow the Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District to continue using Canyon Lake Reservoir for drinking water supplies without abandoning the recreational use that locals have come to expect was signed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Wednesday.This bill will help maintain future water reliability for the constituents of the 66th district and […]

Council members in recall urge public to check facts

Murrieta Mayor Jack van Haaster and Councilmen Kelly Seyarto and Doug McAllister, who have been targeted for recall, claim the pro-recall group are making false allegations and using scare tactics to get people to sign their petition.The group, Rescue Murrieta, recently began canvassing the city and setting up tables outside local grocery stores in an […]

Summit addresses business issues

Whether it’s paying for worker’s compensation insurance, healthcare premiums or for the utilities, local business owners need to keep up on the current legislation that affects their bottom line.State Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi told the audience of more than 250 people gathered at the Pechanga Resort & Casino Sept. 10, that the recent passage of […]

Neighbors object to construction of Mormon Church

In May, members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints got the nod to build a more than 24,000-square-foot church on the north side of Pauba Road west of Corte Villosa.But the plan was put on hold when more than a dozen neighbors living near the proposed structure appealed the planning commission’s approval. […]