Law enforcement, fire personnel participate in active shooter training at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Law enforcement, fire personnel participate in active shooter training at Pechanga Resort & Casino

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 […]

HS Football: Four local teams advance through CIF-SS quarterfinals

HS Football: Four local teams advance through CIF-SS quarterfinals

Although Thanksgiving traditions are fresh on everybody’s minds, so is the semifinal round of the CIF Southern Section football playoffs for four local head coaches, their staff and the players on their teams. Fifteen teams from the area began the quest to call themselves CIF Champions just three weeks ago, six made it the quarterfinals […]

Great Oak holds early signing day ceremony

Great Oak holds early signing day ceremony

Great Oak High school held an early signing day ceremony last week for the school’s senior student athletes who have committed to continue their athletic careers in college. Simply put, the early signing period is the first time high school seniors can sign a National Letter of Intent (NLI) and scholarship offer. This year’s early […]

Large housing project clears Temecula Planning Commission, is headed for City Council

Large housing project clears Temecula Planning Commission, is headed for City Council

The Temecula Planning Commission voted 5-0 to recommend approval of a densely-packed housing development for the foothills west of Old Town following a roughly four-hour meeting Wednesday, Nov. 15. The project, dubbed Altair, would bring roughly 3,000 to 4,000 new residents to the city. There would be as many as 1,750 residential units, businesses, parks, […]

Hemet sisters, both in their 90s, are avid dancers at the Temecula Stampede

Hemet sisters, both in their 90s, are avid dancers at the Temecula Stampede

Sisters Eveline Baldock and Elsie Shallenberger of Hemet are regulars at the Temecula Stampede in Old Town. They get dressed up and greet all their friends every Friday and Saturday. Country music rings out through the air as teens and young adults line dance across the Stampede’s hardwood floor, and Baldock, 90, and Shallenberger, 91, […]