Wildomar boy missing

Nine-year-old David Gonzales of Wildomar has been missing since early Saturday morning. He was last seen going to get cookies from the family’s truck while camping at Hanna Flat Campground in Big Bear.Over 100 volunteers and two helicopters searched a ten-mile square area of pine trees and scrub brush looking for signs of the missing […]

Lake Elsinore residents support homeless facility

Lake Elsinore City Council members seemed to show support of a proposed homeless facility at Tuesday night’s meeting.Many residents in support of the project say the facility is needed, and steps have been taken to bring a 60-bed shelter to the city.The facility would be available for families and single women. Services available would include […]

Recall proponents prepared to gather signatures

The group that organized a drive to recall Murrieta’s Mayor and two councilman plan on canvassing the city this week to round up the signatures needed to place the initiative on a ballot. On July 29, the city approved the format of the petitions a group called Rescue Murrieta drew up in hopes to oust […]

Survival guide for traveling alone

Don’t assume the typical “It can’t happen to me” attitude. The fact that you are traveling alone makes you a target. Officer Lynn Fanene, Sr., Crime Prevention and Plans officer for the City of Temecula, will conduct a presentation on “Survival Guide for Traveling Alone.” The presentation will be held at the monthly PWR meeting […]

Wanted: amateur radio operators

Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN), Riverside and San Bernardino counties’ section of the Sierra Del Mar division, is seeking people interested in becoming HAM radio operators. SATERN is a group of amateur radio operators who have volunteered to assist the Salvation Army with communications during disaster response – the official emergency communication service […]

The truth is out there! Local author to conduct wellness workshop

Long’s Drugs in Murrieta is proud to present a free workshop open to the community entitled “The Truth About Carbs” on August 17 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at their Murrieta store located at 23791 Washington Avenue.Everywhere we turn now, we are seeing “low carb” signs and claims. Some foods have always been low in […]

Local family asks for help

Mike Nordskog and his wife Cindy live right here in Temecula. Their family has lived in the area for most of their lives. Their extended family, Michael and Tina McCarbery, who reside in Cottonwood, Arizona, have a tragic situation, specifically as their niece, 20-year-old Stephanie, has been diagnosed with cancer. Amongst other hardships, this has […]

Cars and characters, Part III: the other Packard V-12 limo in Occupied Japan

Five-star General Douglas MacArthur was the Supreme Commander Allied Powers in the Post-WWII Occupation of Japan. My route to work took the Packard past the American Embassy, the General’s residence during his years as “SCAP”. General MacArthur worked a split-shift to accommodate the 12-hour time difference between the Pentagon and Tokyo. He left the Embassy […]

Rally supports Border Patrol agents

Despite the simmering heat, close to 300 people came out to support the Border Patrol’s recent efforts in rounding up illegal immigrants at a rally on July 24. The rally was held at the Temecula Border Patrol Station and representatives from multiple local political groups, politicians, activists and political candidates were in attendance. People gathered […]

Caring For Kids motorcycle ride

With a mighty roar, Harley and Indian motorcycle riders headed out from Java Junction in Lake Elsinore for an 80-mile scenic ride up to Idyllwild County Park.This was the first time this type of event has been put on by the Employees Association of Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District (EVMWD), with all proceeds going to […]