Police chase alleged stolen Temecula big rig

Police chase alleged stolen Temecula big rig

TEMECULA – A 42-year-old suspected of stealing a big rig and leading California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase on southbound Interstate 15 from Temecula in Riverside County into San Diego County was jailed tonight. The chase began in Riverside County about 8 p.m. and ended around an hour later on West Bernardo Drive after CHP officers fired […]

Murrieta Chamber recognizes 40 Under 40

Murrieta Chamber recognizes 40 Under 40

Valley News’ Carlos Bazan one of 41 recognized The Murrieta Chamber of Commerce celebrated young movers and shakers throughout the Temecula Valley during the third annual 40 Under 40 event held on Thursday, April 16 at the Lake Elsinore Storm Diamond Club. Winners were nominated community members then selected for the awards by  a committee […]

Dorland ‘Arts under the Oaks’ celebration on Sunday

Dorland ‘Arts under the Oaks’ celebration on Sunday

Dorland Mountain Arts Colony board members and resident artists are preparing for Sunday’s annual “Arts under the Oaks” celebration in hopes of continuing the rebuilding of the 10-acre artists retreat destroyed by fire a decade ago. The colony is currently the home of four resident artists who will be showing off their special works along […]

FIVE blooms with creativity in Old Town Temecula

FIVE blooms with creativity in Old Town Temecula

There is a home interiors gem just off Old Town Front Street and Main in Old Town Temecula. Here, Pinterest meets Anthropologie and crafty ideas come to life. “Each of us is a flower in life’s garden,” is owner and shopkeeper Toni Rae’s motto. Rae, a designer, mother, and business woman, took a moment to […]

TVUSD Board President asks for review of personnel practices

TVUSD Board President asks for review of personnel practices

In a statement issued at 3:19 p.m. on Friday, April 24, Temecula Valley Unified School District Board President Allen Pulsipher called for a review of personnel practices. The move comes following information shared with the board by Craig Johns who spoke on behalf of savehayes.com regarding the hiring of District Superintendent Timothy Ritter’s daughter Lindsey, […]

Highway Fire near Corona fully contained

Highway Fire near Corona fully contained

CORONA – A fire that’s been burning in the Prado Basin north of Corona for almost a week was declared 100 percent contained this morning. The “Highway Fire” charred 1,049 acres before it was completely encircled, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. The non-injury blaze broke out about 6:15 p.m. Saturday near the interchange of the Corona […]

Highway linking Orange, Riverside counties partially blocked

Highway linking Orange, Riverside counties partially blocked

LAKE ELSINORE  – The Ortega (74) Highway connecting Riverside and Orange counties was partially shut down today on the Orange side of the artery because of an accident. The eastbound lane was closed in the area of the Nichols Institute, 33608 Ortega Highway, shortly after 8 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. Officer Mike Lassig said the lane […]

Local al-Qaida terrorist killed near Afghanistan-Pakistan border

Local al-Qaida terrorist killed near Afghanistan-Pakistan border

MURRIETA – A Southern Californian who became a self-styled American spokesman for al-Qaida was killed in a counter-terrorism operation near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, the White House announced today. Adam Gadahn grew up in rural Riverside County and converted to Islam at an Orange County mosque. In 2006, he was indicted by a federal grand jury in Santa Ana with […]