This and that with a few thank you’s in between

I pride myself on having an open door and providing a forum for our community to voice their opinions on things happening within our community. Last week, I wrote an opinion piece on the shooting death of a Whittier police officer and how many of the laws designed to open the doors for non-violent criminals […]

Ponte Winery spreads cheer by giving throughout the year

Ponte Winery spreads cheer by giving throughout the year

TEMECULA – Since opening its doors in 2003, Ponte Winery has made a commitment to serving the local community. In 2016, Ponte gave over $22,000 in charitable donations to local organizations that provide for children in need. “Giving back to the community has been a part of our operation for over a decade,” Managing Partner […]

Welcoming Hemet into the family of communities we serve

I work in a fairly exciting business. We get to cover all manner of events, meetings, politics and even do massive investigative pieces designed to inform our readers of what is really happening in our communities. Every week is different and I never really know what the future holds for me in this business. From […]

In your own words

Editor’s note; In your own words is a new opinion column that will run weekly and features readers’ comments from our website, and our social media sites. Comments have been edited to reflect The Associated Press style. In response to the April 15 story, “Murrieta Police and Fire new hires and promotions noted,” Tom […]

Statement from the Interfaith Council of Murrieta and Temecula Valley about the terrorist act in San Bernardino

We, members of the Interfaith Council of Murrieta and Temecula Valley, stand with the victims of this horrific attack in San Bernardino, and with their families. We stand in solidarity with our Muslim community, members of whom deserve full protection and support under the law. The Muslim community in Southern California, and throughout the country, […]