Temecula’s new Halloween Home Decorating Contest gets spooky

TEMECULA – Residents of Temecula are invited to decorate their home in their favorite freaky and frightening Halloween gear. Spook up the house and enter Temecula’s new Halloween Home Decorating Contest. Residents can enter as an individual residence or as a neighborhood. Judging categories include the scariest Morticia’s Menacing Mansion, the most humorous Count Dracula’s […]

Deputies investigating recent Wine Country thefts

Deputies investigating recent Wine Country thefts

Deputies are investigating a series of thefts from vehicles and homes in Temecula Valley Wine Country, including one where the suspects were carrying what appeared to be long guns, sheriff’s officials said. There have been “numerous” thefts recently, according to a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department news release issued Friday. The release doesn’t specify the exact […]

HS Football: Week Seven scores

HS Football: Week Seven scores

Southwestern League Murrieta Mesa (6-1, 1-1) – 20 Vista Murrieta (2-5, 1-1) – 48 – Chaparral (4-3, 0-2) – 17 Murrieta Valley (5-2, 2-0) – 42 – Temecula Valley (0-7, 0-2) – 3 Great Oak (4-3, 2-0) – 41 – Sunbelt League Temescal Canyon (3-4, 1-1) – 45 Perris (0-7, 0-2) – 6 – Paloma […]

Hemet adds two new police officers to growing force

Hemet adds two new police officers to growing force

The two newest police officers to the Hemet Police Department were sworn into service, Oct. 5 by Chief David Brown at the Hemet City Council chambers. Juan Sanchez is a retired Los Angeles Police Department sergeant with 30 years’ experience and Gerardo Ortiz is a former San Diego City police officer; both are highly experienced […]

Murrieta Rod Run roars into historic Old Town

Murrieta merchants, restaurateurs and residents along Washington Avenue are preparing for a special event that will bring the noise and hustle and bustle reminiscent of the 1950s and 1960s when hot rods cars and teenagers roamed the town. The annual historic Old Town Murrieta Rod Run opens Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13-14, on Washington Avenue […]

Wildomar takes the beginning steps of deferring fees for some development projects

Members of the Wildomar City Council approved a change to a city ordinance, Oct. 3, which will allow some developers to delay payment of developer impact fees until later. Councilmember Marsha Swanson, Councilmember Dustin Nigg and Mayor Tim Walker were present during a special meeting Tuesday morning, and they unanimously approved the change to an […]