Speaker to discuss illegal immigration

The Temecula Valley Republican Women will host speaker T.J. Bonner, president of the National Border Patrol Council, at its January meeting. Bonner proposed a solution to the illegal immigration crises in Time magazine, which served as an inspiration for the recently proposed bi-partisan legislation H.R. 98. Tamper-proof social security cards that must be provided to potential employers will […]

Two arrested for prostitution in Lake Elsinore

Two women working at a Lake Elsinore spa were arrested on suspicion of prostitution after undercover police officers entered the business and were offered sex acts for money. Im Bok, 56, of Murrieta was arrested for one count of solicitation for prostitution. Bok Cha Cho, 50, of Covina was arrested on two counts of solicitation […]

Martin Luther King Jr. celebration set for Saturday

A Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15, at Lake Providence Church, 301 Sumner St., Lake Elsinore. The featured speaker will be Richard D. Gordon, author of the book “Martin and the Mountain Top.” There will also be a guest soloist, choirs and inspirational dancers. […]

Perris man arrested for sexual assault

A Perris man was arrested on suspicion of having sexually assaulted his ex-girlfriend and for assaulting her 9-year-old son, who came to his mother’s aid. The boy ran to a neighbor’s house and called police. Taken into custody was Alejandro Radilla, 30, of Perris, who was booked into the Southwest Detention Center. Deputies from Lake […]

Temecula man arrested for wife’s murder

A Temecula man was arrested on suspicion of murder after his wife went missing a few hours after she’d had him arrested for spousal abuse. Philip C. Rivers, 45, was placed into custody after Temecula police found numerous signs of a severe struggle inside the couple’s home in the 32000 block of Vail Creek Drive. […]

Clean-up after storms begins

The sun came out Wednesday morning, helping to dry up the residue of the storm that dropped 4.06 inches of rain between January 7 and 11 on the Temecula Valley. During the height of the deluge last Sunday night, the city of Temecula conducted a limited activation of ITS Emergency Operation Center at Fire Station […]

Storm wreaks havoc in Wildomar

Residents along Bundy Canyon Road in Wildomar woke up last Wednesday morning to find the street filled with downed telephone poles, exploded transformers and live powerlines. A slow-moving storm from the Gulf of Alaska pounded the southwest Inland Empire with heavy rains, flooding and winds up to 60 mph. Wildomar residents Judy Heffernan and Kurt […]

Bloodmobile to visit Temecula

The San Diego Blood Bank will accept donations at an open-to-the-public blood drive from 2 to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, in the parking lot of Pat & Oscar’s, 29375 Rancho California Road, Temecula. All donors at this drive will receive a Pat & Oscar’s gift certificate, a voucher for a whale watching trip for […]

Together in our Valley meeting

Together in Our Valley (formerly Not in Our Valley) will hold its fifth meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Murrieta Methodist Church, located at the corner of Kalmia and Adams. Based on the successful “Not in Our Town” movement originating in Billings, Montana, and described on two PBS documentaries (more […]

New Celtic Church takes lessons from Winnie-the-Pooh

The Celtic Christian Church of the Oaks begins its new ministry in the Temecula Valley at 11 a.m., Jan. 8, with a Celtic communion service at 11 a.m. Saturday mornings, which will usually be preceded by an adult education program at 10 a.m. The first six-week course, “The Pooh Experience,” begins on Jan. 15 and […]