Temecula residents can expect a spending surge in the next fiscal year and beyond due to a sales tax increase that voters narrowly approved at the polls Nov. 8. The surge will come in public safety programs as well as several major capital projects that had been mothballed or delayed for years due to a […]
Visit Temecula Valley hosted its annual “State of Tourism” luncheon June 15 at Fazeli Cellars Winery. More than 300 were in attendance to hear the news that the tourism industry in the valley generated over $712 million in 2016, a 55 percent increase over the 2004 total of $459 million. Over 2.7 million visitors came […]
RIVERSIDE – Scorching heat is expected again today in Riverside County as the summer season officially gets underway. On Tuesday, the heat wave baking Southern California pushed the mercury to 122 degrees in Thermal, breaking a year-old record, according to the National Weather Service. Palm Springs also reached 122 degrees, tying the city’s record high […]
TEMECULA- One of seven sailors killed in a collision between a U.S. Navy destroyer and a container ship in the waters south of Japan had ties to Temecula. Petty Officer 2nd Class Carlos Victor Ganzon Sibayan, 23, died in the predawn hours Saturday after the U.S.S. Fitzgerald and the 30,000-ton ACX Crystal collided, punching a […]
Two graduates of local high schools were among those killed when the U.S.S. Fitzgerald collided with a freighter off the coast of Japan.
TEMECULA – Sheriff’s deputies today requested the public’s help in finding a man suspected of stealing a car from a Temecula auto dealership. The alleged theft occurred at 2:30 a.m. Monday in the 41000 block of Motor Car Parkway. Surveillance footage attained by investigators showed the suspect driving off in a dark blue 2013 Nissan […]
TEMECULA – More than 1,000 people are expected to line up for interviews today and Friday at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, where hundreds of permanent positions need to be filled. “We’re making this job fair unique so we can entice the best applicants who are looking to get in with a best-in-class employer […]
TEMECULA – A suspected drug smuggler allegedly caught attempting to transport just over 100 pounds of cocaine into Riverside County was being held today in lieu of $1 million bail. John Roman Gurrola, 46, was arrested by U.S. Border Patrol agents Tuesday morning on suspicion of transporting narcotics for sale and being in possession of […]
RIVERSIDE – A coalition of politicians, police and community activists today urged Riverside County residents to check whether their vehicles’ airbags are under a nationwide recall that was implemented following several deadly deployments, including one involving a Corona woman. “As a lifelong resident of Riverside County, and in my capacity as a city council member, […]
The Board of Supervisors Tuesday, June 13, scheduled a July 11 public hearing to consider opposition to a Riverside County Fire Department request to add unpaid fire mitigation charges to the tax bills of individuals with properties throughout the county.