Sex offender arrested near Red Hawk Elementary

Do sex offenders have high rates of recidivism? Tim Schaaf, a retired district attorney who prosecuted sex offenders for Riverside County, said there is no cure for what ails sexually deviant criminals. Based on his experience, the recidivism rates are high for sex offenders.Schaaf spoke to more than 25 residents of the Red Hawk community […]

Spring into fun at area Easter egg hunts

Thousands of children dressed in their holiday best will be able to run through parks in both Murrieta and Temecula in search of colorful eggs filled with sweets and treats. Every year, both cities’ community services departments plan, coordinate and kick off egg hunts that families look forward to every year. Murrieta’s Spring Eggstravaganza will […]

Openings available for senior tappers

The Toe Tappers, a senior tap dancing group, has openings for a few more tap dancers. Male or female interested persons should know basic tap steps and be in the 50+ age range.The group performs primarily at senior gatherings such as mobile home parks, senior centers, nursing homes, and senior residence communities, or for any […]

Community Announcements

Annual Meeting of The Friends of the Temecula LibraryThe Annual Meeting of The Friends of the Temecula Library will take place on Monday, April 19, 2004, at 10: 00 a.m. in the Community Room of the Temecula Library, 41000 County Center Drive. During the business meeting, directors will be elected and library volunteers for the […]

From the Police and Fire Blotter

Juvenile and adult arrested at burglary sceneOn March 26, at approximately 1:20 a.m., Murrieta Police Officers were dispatched to a vehicle burglary in progress in the 41000 block of Coolidge. An alert neighbor saw suspicious activity occurring in the area of her neighbor’s parked vehicle. The neighbor watched as two male subjects, one adult and […]

Military News

Christensen graduates from Fort Benning Army Pvt. Joshua J. Christensen has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at the U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT).During AIT, the soldier received instruction to serve as an infantryman using light and heavy anti-armor […]

Temecula mayor praises past, touts future

“I am pleased to report the state of the city is solid,” said Mayor Mike Naggar, during the annual ‘State of the City’ address held in the ballroom at Pechanga Resort and Casino March 27. Nearly 500 people attended the event hosted by Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce. Naggar recapped last year’s accomplishments and compared […]