Riverside County structure named for longtime supervisor

Board of Supervisors Chairman John Tavaglione received the “biggest honor” of his life today when his four colleagues voted to name the five-story annex situated within the County Administrative Center in downtown Riverside in his name. “I love this county,” Tavaglione said, choking back tears. “This is amazing, the biggest honor of my life. You […]

‘Naughty vs. Nice’ Roller Derby comes to town; Wine Town Rollers invite all to be jolly

‘Naughty vs. Nice’ Roller Derby comes to town; Wine Town Rollers invite all to be jolly

Temecula Valley’s first roller derby league, will be hosting a ‘Naughty vs. Nice’ roller derby bout Saturday, December 9th at Margarita Community Park in Temecula (29119 Margarita Rd., Temecula, 92591). Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with WTR’s Whine Makers battling against the Resurrection Roller girls at 6 p.m. and the title bout featuring Team Naughty […]

HS Boys’ Basketball: Rancho Christian, Great Oak win Battle Zone Championships

HS Boys’ Basketball: Rancho Christian, Great Oak win Battle Zone Championships

The high school basketball season is here and the prestigious Battle Zone Tournament, which took place last week at Centennial High School, drew teams in from all around the area. Great Oak, Rancho Christian and Temescal Canyon all represented the valley in this preseason premier tournament and the Eagles and the Wolfpack both made some […]

Bicyclist dies after being struck by van in Murrieta

Bicyclist dies after being struck by van in Murrieta

A 43-year-old Murrieta man died from head injuries after being struck by a van in an area of Murrieta on Sunday, Dec. 3, police officials say. The man, Khuda Dad, died at Inland Valley Regional Medical Center in Wildomar following the 5:57 p.m. incident. Police say that Dad and the driver of a white Pontiac […]

Metropolitan Water District approves repair of Lake Mathews’ forebay lining and outlet tower

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California approved the repair of the forebay lining and outlet tower at Lake Mathews. The Nov. 14 MWD board vote awarded a $3,248,000 contract to J.F. Shea Construction for the work while appropriating $4,570,000 for the project. The board action also found the project categorically exempt from California Environmental […]

Murrieta City Council grants new powers to city manager

Murrieta City Council Nov. 21 granted new powers to the city manager to settle lawsuits, addressed changes to its transition-of-power ceremonies and approved a letter affirming support for a lawsuit that would prevent the city of Poway from implementing changes to district elections, something Murrieta was forced to do earlier this year. The council voted […]

Van catches fire on 215 Freeway in Menifee

Van catches fire on 215 Freeway in Menifee

A van caught fire on top of a tow truck on the 215 Freeway on the Murrieta-Menifee border Sunday evening, Dec. 3, and heavy flames and smoke were highly visible. The incident was reported about 8:15 p.m. on the northbound 215 just north of Scott Road, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log. A […]

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