Genealogical Society to learn about German Script

The Temecula Valley Genealogical Society meets from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. on the second Monday of the month in the community room at the Temecula Library. A beginning genealogy class for beginners will be offered at 5:30 p.m., before the general meeting. Participants are welcome to bring dinner to class. At the next meeting on […]

Afterschool Alive resumes in January

The after-school tutoring and enrichment program provided by the Salvation Army Murrieta Corps as a free community service has spaces for additional students. The program operates from 3 to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, on school days at the Community Service Center, 40270 Los Alamos Road in Murrieta. Homework help, computer lab, art, and math […]

AAUW to host speaker

Members of the Temecula Valley Association of University Women (AAUW) invite the community to relive the early history of the Temecula Valley through the eyes of Mary Flake, a long-time resident of this area. The guest speaker will describe her family’s involvement in the valley and explain how it influenced her to become an avid […]

Parent and child class

The Lake Community Center in Lake Elsinore offers classes just for kids and their parents called Wee Kids in Motion. This special interactive program is geared to teaching social skills through shared activities. Classes are held every Wednesday morning from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. for kids ages 18 to 40 months with a parent. The […]

La Cresta resident busted for wild, lewd house parties

A three-month investigation into illegal activities at a home in La Cresta ended with the arrest of its resident after undercover officers attending parties there saw illegal activity. Joshua Remer-Gonzales, 30, was charged with selling alcohol without a license, possession of illegal gaming machines and violations of laws concerning adult entertainment and lewd conduct. He […]

Menifee man killed in crash

A single car crash killed a Menifee man on Pala Road just south of the Riverside County line on Dec. 23. Dead is Kenneth Peterson, 44, who, according to a report by the California Highway patrol, was driving south on Pala Road at about 11:35 p.m. when he lost control of his 2003 Nissan Frontier, […]

Businesswoman slain by husband

A Corona woman, well known to the business community of the Temecula Valley, was shot and killed by her husband on the evening of Dec. 27, Corona Police said. Dead is Lori Jean Smith, 47, who sold advertising space in the Yellow Pages. Her husband, Gary Wayne Smith, 61, turned himself in after the shooting, […]

Stem cell research involves two area entities for 2005

One fact often overlooked in the debates about stem cell research is that animal stem cell research has existed for years. During 2005 the San Luis Rey Equine Hospital in Bonsall is expected to participate in spinal injection studies, continuing equine stem cell research which also involves the San Luis Rey Downs Thoroughbred Training Center. […]

Valley’s “First Baby” arrives

It was not how she planned to spend New Year’s Eve, but once it begins, it’s not normally the type of thing you can just stop. Now though, with her baby on the way, the question became: “Will she have the first baby of 2005?” Angel Rodriguez of Hemet slipped in at the last moment […]