Residents: Your input is valued

Jay Wickman is currently serving on the Murrieta General Plan Advisory Comittee for the city of Murrieta. He represents the area between the 15 and 215 Freeways. ”I am seeking public input from the residents of my area in order to update the City’s General Plan,” Wickman said. “If residents living in this area would […]

Time to expose water half-truths

It seems like the Natural Resources Defense Council has forgotten about the law of gravity. Isaac Newton proved it with an apple falling d-o-w-n-w-a-r-d from a tree branch. Yet, the environmental group thinks it can send water uphill as part of its solution to \\"fix\\" the San Joaquin River. A court decision in the 1980s […]

Anarchy in Oz

Every once in a while, I know I have entered the Land of Oz. Witness the controversy over gay marriage. This last week Mayor Gavin Newsom of San Francisco called the comments by the President of the United States regarding the homosexual marriages in San Francisco “disgraceful.” Rosie O’Donnell even called his statement “hateful”!What?The mayor […]

Words of War

There are thousands of ways to die, none are good, but some are better than others. Romance, virtue, glory, duty are quickly lost when the horror of war meets gross human causality. Killing is most difficult if your enemy becomes human. Dehumanizing your foe is essential for no sane person enjoys killing a brother. Living […]

Elect Nancy Knight

The Riverside County Board of Education has created a new Trustee position for area 7; covering the Lake Elsinore, Murietta and Temecula School Districts. As Riverside faces new challenges in the future of Education, we need a Trustee like Nancy Knight who will bring vision, experience and dedication to this position. Nancy has been a […]

A message from EVMWD: Taking a LEAP of faith

As 2003 finally came to a close and a new year was welcomed in, Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District closed the chapter on the second phase of the permitting process for their innovative LEAPS project. LEAPS, otherwise known as the Lake Elsinore Advanced Pump Storage Project, is an idea that came into fruition in 1997 […]

Super Bowl Greatness-Half Time Disgrace

Our Super Bowl gameTwo Thousand and FourStarted boring and tameSome fans known to snoreThen out of the blueThe action beganExcitement then grewIn the heart of each fanA thrilling display Of sports at the bestOur Super Bowl gameEnjoyed East to WestNorth and South tooMost folks will agreeEach year to renewMake sure it will beToo bad to […]

Open Letter To Major General Bowdon Commanding General, Camp Pendleton

Because of the federal budget deficits and subsequent cost-cutting, there may not be any funding for more housing at Camp Pendleton. You were forced to close the uninhabitable and unsafe housing on base, due to the pressure generated by the grass roots activism that I led out of our concern for the health of your […]

Haynes to fight against secret sex ed

Bill would require schools to once again notify parents about changes in sex education curriculumSACRAMENTO-Assemblyman Ray Haynes (R-Murrieta) in refusing to let a Democrat-controlled legislature take over California parent’s roles and rights in their child’s education, introduced a bill that would better notify parents about exactly who is teaching their child’s sexual education.This bill contains […]

I’ve Got Your “Plan B” Right Here

This week, my Democrat friends in the legislature held an informational hearing on the budget. The highlight of that hearing was a request to the Governor’s staff for an alternative to the Governor’s budget in case the bond proposed by the Governor for the March 2nd ballot fails. One member exclaimed \\"I want to be […]