Oster’s are no strangers to admiring glances in this beauty

Joan and Chuck Oster enjoy the attention they get when they drive around town in their 1968 Ford Mustang and the camaraderie of friends who share the same interest in classic cars.Chuck, unlike many other classic car aficionados, hasn’t always been a classic car buff since his teens, although he does share some memories of […]

Guidant Foundation donates $900,000 to YMCA building fund

The Southwest Family YMCA announced that the Guidant Foundation donated $900,000 to its building fund Tuesday night at the Temecula City Council meeting. Carl Burke, chair of the YMCA capital campaign, shared that the YMCA has raised $1.3 million in personal and corporate gifts and has already met its commitment to the city to raise […]

BBB warns about health clubs

Ready to get more exercise in the new year? Before joining a health club, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is advising consumers to shop around, stay close to home and avoid clubs that pressure you to sign-up on the spot. \\"Choosing the wrong gym can thin your wallet, not your waistline,\\" said Gerry Wilson, BBB […]

Geese enjoy winter vacation in Murrieta

January marks the month when Canadian Geese make a grassy field in Murrieta their sojourn home. The Canadian Geese have been landing in the same field for 15 years, according to Temecula resident, Robert Martinez.Martinez, an avid hiker and nature enthusiast, says he’s watched the geese dwindle in numbers over the years. He says the […]

Temecula’s Jason Martin graduates from basic training

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jason B. Martin has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, […]

Community Announcements

New Temecula single’s club to meet February 2A new single’s club for men and women over the age of 40 is being organized. If you are interested in meeting new people and being involved with this new social group, please attend an organizational meeting on Monday, February 2 at 6:30 p.m. Call Janet for location […]

From the Police and Fire Blotter

Pedestrian runs in front of vehicleOn January 17, at approximately 9:30 p.m., officers from the Temecula Police Dept. responded to a call on Jefferson Avenue south of Winchester Road. The preliminary investigation revealed that an adult male pedestrian ran across Jefferson Avenue (eastbound) directly into the path of travel of a 2002 Ford E-350 van […]

Temecula restaurant ‘gridlock’ frustrates residents, Murrieta offers incentives for new restaurants

Gridlock seems to be creeping into parking lots and lobbies of local restaurants as both cities struggle to keep up with the growing population.For the last few years, residents from Murrieta, Temecula and surrounding communities have been flocking to the areas in and around the Promenade at Temecula and the Tower Plaza shopping center to […]

Free stress workshop

Start the New Year off with less stress! Cornerstone Communication Church will have local author, Lorraine Bosse’-Smith speak on managing stress on Thursday, January 22 and Thursday, January 29. Sessions are on Thursday, January 22 and Thursday, January 29, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Childcare is available for those who call in advance. This event […]