Murrieta is going high tech

Neighborhood streets and sidewalks have been getting torn up for the last few weeks as part of an aggressive citywide project by Verizon.The demolition phase has caused an influx of calls from concerned residents, who have called complaining about sidewalks being ripped up, streets being marked with strangely colored symbols and lawns being dug into. […]

Film festival closes curtain on its 10th year

On its 10th anniversary, the Temecula Valley International Film and Music Festival began as a whisper and ended on a high note, with about 600 people celebrating the art of filmmaking and music at the Gala and Awards Ceremony.Wilson Creek Winery hosted the star-studded, black tie event Sept. 12. As the wine poured, celebrities, musicians, […]

Weimann sells Pony Stock

Mike Weimann sold his Pony Stock racecar June 12.The Temecula driver sold the Mustang to Clarence Bradley of Santee after that night’s Cajon Speedway race and delivered the car to Bradley later that night.“Now I don’t know what I’m going to do,” Weimann said.Weimann had returned to racing after sitting out the 2003 season, but […]

Gala to benefit breast cancer awareness

Come celebrate the gift of life at the My Life Out Loud, a gala event benefiting Michelle’s Place, a center for breast health awareness.This magical evening, which is set for 6 to 9 p.m. at the Ponte Winery, will celebrate the unity of people touched by breast cancer. The evening will include music, colorful dancers, […]

Living a Baja dream

This November, Wildomar resident Brian Pinard hopes to take the overall win in his class at the Baja 1000 race in Mexico. Pinard is a longtime resident of Wildomar; he attended Wildomar Elementary and Elsinore Middle School and graduated from Elsinore High School.Pinard did not grow up in a racing family, but he did have […]

Department of Consumer Affairs certifies first arbitration program for recreational vehicles

SACRAMENTO — Bigger just got better. Thousands of consumers owning or leasing recreational vehicles are now able to use an RV manufacturer’s state-certified arbitration program to resolve Lemon Law and warranty issues involving its vehicles with chronic problems.The California Department of Consumer Affairs’ Arbitration Certification Program (ACP) announced it has certified the arbitration process used […]

Got an old car for the wife

Let me tell you something about a 1936 Ford that I have been driving for a number of years. It is still very driveable even though it does sit daily in the garage waiting for me to walk in, start it up and drive it out the door. However, years of fun and older age […]

Speaker to cover surnames and genealogy

Kathleen Roe Trevena will speak about surnames and genealogy at the next meeting of the Temecula Valley Genealogical Society, to be held from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. on Sept. 13 in the Community Room at the Temecula Library, 41000 County Center Drive.Trevena has lectured throughout Southern California for 25 years on surnames, given names, migration […]

Boy Scouts cook up pancake breakfast

Boy Scout Troop 833 will be holding a fund-raising pancake breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Wal-Mart on Hwy 79 and Meadows Parkway. Tickets are $4 per breakfast, or $15 for a family ticket. For tickets please contact Carrie Tomseth at (951) 329-8080. Tickets may also be purchased at the […]

FCC to schedule testing

The Golden Triangle Radio Club will hold classes to prepare for the Federal Communications Commission tests on all three types of amateur radio licenses.Classes will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25, in training room number two of the Murrieta Fire Station, 41825 Juniper St. in Murrieta. Those wishing to take part in […]