Searing flash points erupt in supervisor race pitting appointed incumbent against challenger

Searing flash points erupt in supervisor race pitting appointed incumbent against challenger

A high-stakes race for an open Riverside County supervisor seat has suddenly gone from simmering to searing. The waning days of the Nov. 8 race that pits appointed incumbent Chuck Washington against challenger Shellie Milne has been marked by each side releasing stacks of documents aimed at painting their opponents in a negative light. The […]

Menifee mayor enters into proposed settlement for misuse of campaign funds

Scott Mann, the mayor of Menifee, and one of two candidates vying for the same seat with the city, is entering into a proposed settlement with the Enforcement Division of the Fair Political Practices Commission, according to a press release issued by the agency. In the settlement, Mann, who also serves as the chairman of the Republican […]

Lake Elsinore City Council candidates discuss local issues before voters

Lake Elsinore City Council candidates discuss local issues before voters

Art Barela valleystaff@reedermedia.com The Lake Elsinore Citizen’s Committee hosted a candidate forum at the downtown Cultural Center on Historic Main Street Oct. 12. The City Council portion of the forum introduced incumbent candidates Steve Manos, Natasha Johnson and Robert Magee, and challenging candidates Steve Martin and Edwin Castro to the community. Each of the candidates […]

Republican campaign headquarters officially opens in Temecula

Republican campaign headquarters officially opens in Temecula

Republican candidates for local city and county offices appeared at the ribbon-cutting for the Temecula Valley Republican Women Federation’s campaign headquarters Sept. 14, at 28120 Jefferson Avenue, Temecula. The ribbon-cutting ceremony followed the soft opening of the TVRWF earlier this summer and will now serve as the 2016 area Republican headquarters. TVRWF President Gloria Karlak […]

Board of Supervisors approves additional funding for departments

RIVERSIDE – The Board of Supervisors approved additional funds for multiple agencies July 26, trying to overcome budgetary challenges in the current fiscal year, while higher spending authorizations for other agencies – including the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department and the District Attorney’s Office – were put on hold. “This budget is the first step in […]

County rejects, accepts points in grand jury report on 2015 Election

RIVERSIDE – A Riverside County grand jury investigation into how the Registrar of Voters office managed polling stations in the November 2015 election uncovered issues that need to be resolved, according to a report the Board of Supervisors received today. In a 5-0 vote without comment, the board accepted the registrar’s response to the grand […]

Republican Women herald opening of the Temecula Republican Headquarters

Republican Women herald opening of the Temecula Republican Headquarters

“Not to vote, is a vote for Hillary,” was the message from Republicans Saturday at the opening of the Temecula Valley Republican headquarters at 28120 Jefferson Ave. “Donald Trump is our Republican nominee.” This was suggested by Jonathon Ingram, recently elected to the Republican Central Committee in the 67th District who moderated the headquarters opening […]

Published scholar talks Islam at MTRA

Published scholar talks Islam at MTRA

Jacob Preal Writer The Murrieta-Temecula Republican Assembly hosted Islam speaker and scholar Raymond Ibrahim at their recent monthly meeting June 3. Ibrahim presented “The History of Islam and the West – and how ISIS is a continuation of that history” to a receptive crowd. This so-called “history argument” unraveled an alleged history of hostility between […]