Hemet Police Department’s Deputy Chief Charles Webb who has been with the department for 25 years will become the new police chief, Dec. 22, replacing former Police Chief David Brown who has announced his intent to run for Riverside County Sheriff. Webb, 49, has worked a variety of assignments including patrol, field training officer, crime […]
UPDATE: Thursday, Nov. 30, 9:15 p.m. A suspect in a stabbing that left a teen dead on Wednesday afternoon was out on bail by the next day, according to online jail records. James Beckham Fortney, 40, of Temecula was arrested on suspicion of voluntary manslaughter and booked into the Cois M. Byrd Detention Center. Initially, […]
Valley News is currently investigating reports of police activity at the Temecula Wal-Mart Supercenter.
The storybook season for three local teams has been put to rest, but not without the word pride being administered to them all. To make it to the final four of the football playoffs says a lot about the character and integrity of a program, let alone the work ethic it takes to compete through […]
FRESNO – The CIF State Cross Country Championships took place Saturday, Nov. 25 at Woodward Park in Fresno and the Great Oak Cross Country program had faith they would run well, but knew they were on the brink of being challenged. The target on their back has grown over the years and the fact that […]
Over 125 participants jumped, lunged and danced for hours to the captivating rhythms at the Zumbathon, a benefit for Michelle’s Place Breast Center Resource Center.
TEMECULA – Total Wine & More, America’s largest independent retailer of fine wine, beer and spirits, is expanding its presence in Southern California with its first store in Southwest Riverside County. The new store, located at 40432 Winchester Road in Temecula, opened Thursday, Nov. 16. “Riverside County is a natural next step in our Southern […]
Roughly 200 people gathered at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater Nov. 13 for a panel on homelessness that included city officials, law enforcement officers and religious leaders. The event, moderated by Rancho Community Church pastor Scott Treadway, gave officials a chance to talk about the homeless situation in Southwest Riverside County and what they […]
Sheriff’s deputies, firefighters and emergency medical technicians flooded a Pechanga Resort & Casino parking lot as dozens of people – many seen complaining of injuries – were rushed out of the nearby employment training building. Several onlookers watched calmly from a nearby parking garage. The surreal scene was part of a planned active shooter training […]