City expected to offer $25,000 reward in unsolved murder case

City expected to offer $25,000 reward in unsolved murder case

TEMECULA – During tonight’s meeting, the Temecula City Council is expected to approve a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for gunning down a 24-year-old man as he stood in the doorway of his apartment last year. Justin Triplett was shot to death on Sept. 22, but no […]

Bright futures unfold with high school graduations

Bright futures unfold with high school graduations

High school graduations give students a time to reflect on the past and look forward to the future. This year thousands of students did just that in ceremonies held throughout the area in recent weeks. Students in Temecula, Murrieta, Menifee, Wildomar and Lake Elsinore all received diplomas that signify the next chapter in their young […]

Murrieta Students of the Year honored

Murrieta Students of the Year honored

MURRIETA—The Murrieta Valley Chamber of Commerce High School Student of the Year Recognition program was held on May 28. Honored students and their families attended a breakfast at the Sizzler restaurant in Murrieta sponsored by numerous local businesses. Each Student of the Year received a $2,200 college scholarship along with numerous gift certificates from community businesses, […]

LEUSD Board Member Tom Thomas passes away

LEUSD Board Member Tom Thomas passes away

LAKE ELSINORE—Tom Thomas, Trustee Area 5, passed away today, Thursday, June 18, after a brief illness. He was 66. He was first appointed to LEUSD’s Board of Trustees in November 2004 to fill a vacancy by his predecessor, Vick Knight, who went on to the Riverside County Board Education. In late 2014, Mr. Thomas was beginning a fourth term […]

Man facing murder charge in Temecula party stabbing appears in court

Man facing murder charge in Temecula party stabbing appears in court

(UPDATE) Drake Sebastien Felde, the 22-year-old who allegedly stabbed 20-year-old Joseph Zimowski in the early morning hours on Saturday, June 13 outside a Temecula home was charged with murder on Wednesday, June 17. Felde was arrested after he allegedly attacked 20-year-old Zimowski in the 44000 block of Buchaine Street, near San Simeon Street in the unincorporated Morgan […]