Fall concert series returns with Harry James Orchestra

Put on your dancing shoes and come listen and dance to the big band sound of The Harry James Orchestra during a fall Concert on the Green at 5 p.m., Sept. 19, at the Temecula Community Duck Pond Park.“The Harry James Orchestra embodies the tradition of the fall Concert on the Green,” said Jon Laskin, […]

Rancho Sports Center to open in November

Samia The long-awaited 78,000-square-foot Rancho Sports Center will open its doors in November.The Temecula facility will house 12 volleyball courts, as well as facilities for basketball, soccer, and dodge ball.Viper Volleyball Director Ed Morel is excited about the project, which will benefit the youth in the community.“This will be a unique facility in that corporate […]

Temecula gets funky in the name of charity

Donning metallic garb and funky afros, the Superfreaks gyrated back and forth in perfect synchronization as they played the hit 70s song “Funky Town” by Lipps Inc. The old-school hits had just about everyone in sight dancing or rocking in their chairs to the nostalgic beats at the “Temecula OnStage” event on a sweltering Saturday […]

The film festival from a local perspective

Each year, the Temecula Valley International Film and Music Festival brings together the budding talents of new filmmakers and musicians from around the world and Hollywood’s top movers and shakers. It’s also the general public’s chance to take in the work of talented artists.The festival kicked off Sept. 8 and will continue through this Sunday. […]

Meet the Temecula Valley Model A Club

We are the Temecula Valley Model A Club. We are a chapter of the Model A Ford Club of America, whose home office is in La Habra, California. It has chapters around the world.The purposes of our group are to promote pleasure, recreation and other nonprofitable purposes to aid members in their efforts to restore […]

Our area’s cities grow like there’s no tomorrow

In the mid nineties most of us wondered what it would take to bring new vitality to the Temecula/Murrieta area. Talk of developing a country music mecca went nowhere, and the concept of a Temecula mall caught on.At the same time, increasing numbers of San Diego and Orange County workers were finding home prices out […]

City Council approves new homes in Roripaugh Ranch

Davidson Communities got the nod to build 99 single-family homes in Roripaugh Ranch community at the Temecula City Council meeting Aug. 10. Paula Lombardi, vice president of development for Davidson Communities, said for more than a year developers have worked toward gaining approval on the project, overcoming hurdles to meet the expectations of Roripaugh Ranch […]

Wildomar resident runs for board

There are three seats on Lake Elsinores School District’s Board of Trustees that will be open in this November’s election, and Ivanna Lieberman is hoping to fill one of them. Ivanna is a 21-year resident of Wildomar and has held numerous leadership positions at many local schools. In 1985 Ivanna and two other parents founded […]

Hot rods at Lake Elsinore

The Lake Elsinore Storm hosted its fourth annual car show and Diamond Rod Run this past Sunday. This year’s event had over 65 entries and also included a pre-game barbeque.The Storm’s mascot, Thunder, was on hand to greet guests and show off the Storm ice cream truck.After the car show and barbeque, the Storm took […]