Cocaine left at workplace leads to arrest

On July 21 at approximately 10:30 a.m., Murrieta Special Enforcement team members followed up on a drug investigation where an employee of a Murrieta restaurant left a small amount of cocaine at his workplace. The drugs were turned over to police by the management.Officers went to the 30400 block of Deer Meadow Ln. in Temecula […]

Murrieta teen missin

The police need help in finding more information that could locate a 16-year-old Murrieta girl missing since July 1.The police said they believe Aramis Janella Sanchez was abducted. She was last seen at her home in Murrieta at about 6:30 p.m. on the first, police said. Authorities said she is considered at risk and they […]

Beat the heat. Seventeen easy ways to keep cool

Here are some tips to help you keep cool this summer and have fun, too.1. Drink plenty of cool liquids. Water is always best, so avoid too much caffeine, soda, or alcohol.2. Make sure your pets, even water pets, have shade.3. Go to the beach or mountains where there is often a cool breeze.4. Take […]

There was standing room only as residents gathered at a recent Wildomar Municipal Council meeting to listen to County Supervisor Bob Buster discuss the fate of Wildomar’s closed parks.Supervisor Buster told the crowd of Wildomar residents that there is enough money available from the county to reopen four parks for up to three years. The […]

New lectures at Temecula Valley Museum

At the Temecula Valley Museum, Steve Lech will present the next program in our “Lecture Series.” His topic will be “Along the Old Roads, a History of the Portion of Southern California that became Riverside County 1772-1893.” The talk is presented in conjunction with the publication of his new book by the same name. The […]

Basil festival to provide local flavor

This year’s Annual Basil Festival will be held at Ama’s Herboretum on July 31 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event will draw herb vendors from all over the county, so shopping and sampling opportunities will abound. Bring the whole family and visit the pesto-tasting table, or enjoy Dixieland Jazz Music in the garden. […]

Fire inflicts heavy damage in Murrieta

A fire broke out at about 9:30 a.m. on a new construction site located on the corner of Juniper and Jefferson on the city’s west side.The fire quickly consumed two Fourplex Units and partially destroyed another. Small explosions could be heard as the flames swept through the rough-framed, 2-story units.Fire departments from both Murrieta and […]

Marijuana continues to flourish in County

More than $62 million dollars in marijuana in three separate cases has been seized by members of the Riverside County Sheriffs Department since the end of June. The amount confiscated supports the belief of local drug counselors and law enforcement officials that marijuana use is once again on the rise. A marijuana eradication effort was […]

Military hometown news

Franks and Holley graduate from U.S. Air Force AcademyAir Force Cadets Adam G. Franks and Katherine E. Holley have graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. The graduates both received a Bachelor of Science degree and were commissioned as second lieutenants.The academy offers a four-year educational program of instruction and experience […]