Capt. Lisa McConnell appointed Temecula police chief

Capt. Lisa McConnell appointed Temecula police chief

TEMECULA – City Manager Aaron Adams announced that Lt. Lisa McConnell, a 26-year veteran of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department has been promoted to sheriff’s captain and appointed as the new Temecula chief of police effective Aug. 1. McConnell is succeeding former Police Chief Jeff Kubel, who served as Temecula since August 2013 and was recently […]

TEMECULA: County waste department seeks outreach volunteers

TEMECULA: County waste department seeks outreach volunteers

TEMECULA – Are you interested in helping the environment?  Do you like to compost or recycle?  Become an Outreach Volunteer with the Riverside County Department of Waste Resources and help the earth by helping others become better recyclers and composters. Outreach Volunteers assist with classes or events by interacting with the public, answering questions on […]

Temecula celebrates youth interns at Mayor Luncheon

Temecula celebrates youth interns at Mayor Luncheon

More than 100 youth, students and interns gathered at the Temecula City Conference Center, July 26, in recognition of their work at the annual summer Mayor Luncheon. Led by City Economic Analyst Charles Walker, various guest speakers shared their advice and encouragement for city interns and program participants. Councilmember James Stewart, City Manager Aaron Adams […]

Temecula Parkway Interchange project updates

Temecula Parkway Interchange project updates

The city of Temecula announced it broke ground on the Temecula Parkway Interchange Expansion project, now in its second month, during an interchange project information meeting, July 24. Construction demolished the Arco-AM/PM gas station and convenience store on the southwest corner of Temecula Parkway and Old Town Front Street, June 13. The planned southbound loop […]

Man who led deputies on high-speed chase after Temecula break-in receives 10-year prison sentence

MURRIETA – A parolee who broke into a Temecula home and then led Riverside County sheriff’s deputies on a high-speed chase through two other cities was sentenced today to 10 years in state prison. Alonzo Armando Saucedo, 24, pleaded guilty in June to burglary with sentence-enhancing allegations of committing a felony offense within five years […]