HS Football: 2017 All-Southwestern League teams announced, Spiker ‘Player of the Year’

HS Football: 2017 All-Southwestern League teams announced, Spiker ‘Player of the Year’

The 2017 All-Southwestern League Football Team has been selected and Murrieta Valley’s Marquis Spiker was named Player of the Year. Spiker not only broke a long standing record, but established a new State Record for Career Touchdown Receptions this season. The senior finished his high school career with 72 touchdowns, which broke Los Angeles Cathedral’s […]

300-acre Liberty fire near Murrieta is fully contained

300-acre Liberty fire near Murrieta is fully contained

UPDATE: Sunday, Dec. 10, 8:34 a.m. The Liberty fire near Murrieta, which scorched 300 acres, was fully contained by Saturday evening, according to an update from Murrieta Fire and Rescue. The fire was reported about 1:14 p.m. in the area of Los Alamos and Liberty roads. Fanned by Santa Ana winds it chomped through heavy […]

Murrieta, Temecula schools to be closed Friday because of air quality concerns

Murrieta, Temecula schools to be closed Friday because of air quality concerns

The Murrieta Valley Unified School District and Temecula Valley Unified School District will be closing all of their respective schools Friday, Dec. 8, because of smoke from the 300-acre Liberty fire. The South Coast Air Quality Management District has issued a smoke advisory saying northeast winds are expected to continue through at least Friday morning […]

300-acre wildfire burning off Los Alamos and Liberty roads near Murrieta; mandatory evacuations in place

300-acre wildfire burning off Los Alamos and Liberty roads near Murrieta; mandatory evacuations in place

UPDATE: Thursday, Dec. 7, 10:30 p.m.  All Temecula Valley Unified School District schools will also be closed Friday because of air quality concerns. “A decision has been made to close all TVUSD schools tomorrow,” a district statment says. “The closure pertains to all TVUSD employees and department staff as well.  After consultation with Temecula Fire regarding […]

Tired of traffic on the 15 Freeway? City leaders hope to fix that

Tired of traffic on the 15 Freeway? City leaders hope to fix that

Bumper-to-bumper traffic that regularly afflicts a portion of the 15 Freeway in the Temecula Valley can be a major cause of frustration to commuters, but city leaders fear traffic issues will impact more than just people’s nerves. Temecula City Councilmember Mike Naggar said heavy traffic could impede the growth of Southwest Riverside County’s tourism economy, […]

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