DUI-related crash in Lake Elsinore forces closure of Riverside Dr

DUI-related crash in Lake Elsinore forces closure of Riverside Dr

LAKE ELSINORE – A man suspected of being under the influence of alcohol and drugs caused a two vehicle accident Friday, April 29. The accident forced the temporary closure of northbound Riverside Drive near Eisenhower Drive, while deputies investigated the collision and cleared the roadway of vehicles and debris. “The road was closed for approximately […]

Temecula Elks installs 2016-2017 officers

Temecula Elks installs 2016-2017 officers

TEMECULA – Temecula Valley Elks #2801 installed its 2016-17 recently. It was their 19th annual Installation of Officers. The officers began serving April 1 and will hold office through March 31, 2017. Robert Cones, the District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler and member of the San Bernardino Lodge installed the officer corps.  The officers for the new […]

Menifee approves creation of Community Facilities Safety District

Menifee approves creation of Community Facilities Safety District

Jacob Preal Valley News Intern Menifee City Council continued discussion on methods to increase revenue in the city April 20, deciding to approve the creation of a Public Safety Community Facilities Safety District and ask staff to return May 15 to further advise Council on the possibility of ballot measure proposals for both a city […]

BREAKING: Local athlete Su’a Cravens selected 53rd overall in the NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins

BREAKING: Local athlete Su’a Cravens selected 53rd overall in the NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins

A lifelong dream has finally been fulfilled for Su’a Cravens. The former-USC linebacker/safety was selected by the Washington Redskins in the 2016 NFL Draft with the 22nd pick in the Second Round, 53rd overall. Cravens, 20, who grew up in Temecula, has dreamt of the NFL for as long as anyone that knows him can […]

Lake Elsinore day care employee arrested in child molestation investigation

Lake Elsinore day care employee arrested in child molestation investigation

LAKE ELSINORE – Investigators from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Lake Elsinore Station arrested a Lake Elsinore resident after he was accused of sexually abusing a child at Rea Family Daycare, a family-owned, licensed day care facility. The department began its investigation April 28 after receiving a report that an employee of the day care allegedly molested at […]

Former Olympian Paula Weishoff set to speak in Temecula

Former Olympian Paula Weishoff set to speak in Temecula

The Redline Athletics team will be graced with the presence of an Olympian on May 5th, when legendary volleyballer Paula Weishoff makes a guest appearance. Weishoff is visiting Temecula to help run a skills clinic and give a motivational speech to the young athletes training at Redline Athletics, but the event is open to everyone. […]

HS Boys Tennis: Murrieta Mesa downs crosstown rival Vista Murrieta, 12-6

HS Boys Tennis: Murrieta Mesa downs crosstown rival Vista Murrieta, 12-6

The Murrieta Mesa Rams continued their upward climb in the Southwestern League rankings with a victory over crosstown rivals in Vista Murrieta. The Rams got an incredible performance from their singles players who swept the Broncos, all but securing the match win. No. 1 seed Chris Deddeh started the day off well, sweeping his opponent […]

HS Baseball: Playoff picture being painted, league title still up for grabs

HS Baseball: Playoff picture being painted, league title still up for grabs

Things just got really interesting in the Southwestern League playoff hunt with just four games to go. Murrieta Mesa (20-5, 10-1), who are having a historic run this season, were potentially looking to seal the deal on the season and claim their first ever Southwestern League Championship Thursday, April 28, but defending league champs, the […]

New Catholic church opens after decade of toil, leaving behind odd interim home

New Catholic church opens after decade of toil, leaving behind odd interim home

A fledgling Catholic church that held services at a Moose Lodge for a decade was thronged by about 1,500 worshippers as it opened its permanent home Sunday on the cusp of French Valley and Winchester Roads. “Look at all you have accomplished in 10 years,” the Rev. Bishop Gerald R. Barnes told the overflow crowd. […]

3 arrested in stolen car after Murrieta traffic stop

3 arrested in stolen car after Murrieta traffic stop

MURRIETA – Three men were arrested by Murrieta Police following a traffic stop April 27. The officer conducted the traffic stop – on what he later determined to be a stolen vehicle – at about 12:31 a.m., in the area of Juniper Street and White Leaf Lane. During the stop, the officer conducted a records check […]

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