Two incumbents, pair of high-profile challengers win seats in crowded RCWD board election

Two longtime Temecula-area water district directors easily won re-election, but two others were ousted by a pair of high-profile challengers in the recent election for Rancho California Water District board members. One of the successful challengers, Angel Garcia, tasted victory, after repeatedly falling short in his bids to win seats on the Temecula school board […]

San Jacinto Councilman Andrew Kotyuk seeks California Assembly seat

San Jacinto City Councilman and former Mayor Andrew Kotyuk announced his intention to run for the 42nd Assembly District seat against embattled Yucca Valley legislator, Chad Mayes, a few days before the Assemblyman was ousted from his California Republican Party leadership role. In a news release announcing his candidacy, Kotyuk wrote, “My priority will be […]

Monday is deadline to register to vote in August 29 Special District Mail Ballot Election

   Monday (Aug. 14) is the deadline for voters to register and be eligible to cast a ballot in the Aug. 29 election. The Aug. 29 election includes the Rancho California Water District, Pine Cove Water District, and High Valleys Water District and is not a countywide election. It is also an all mail-ballot election, so there will be no […]

County supervisors approve even-year elections for Perris Elementary School District

The Riverside County board of supervisors approved a change in the election timing for Perris Elementary School District board members. The supervisors’ 4-0 vote May 2 approved a resolution allowing the change from odd-numbered years to even-numbered years. Under both the California Education Code and the California Elections Code, the elections of school district board […]

Murrieta’s New Council sees return of former councilmembers

Murrieta’s New Council sees return of former councilmembers

Murrieta City Council welcomed new Councilmember Kelly Seyarto to the dais during their Dec. 6 meeting at City Hall. Randon Lane was also sworn in for his third term as a councilmember. The city declared the results of the election and recognized outgoing Councilman Harry Ramos for his time served on the council. “Mr. Ramos […]

Letter to the Editor: Voting

Dear Editor, My name is Keyona Villanueva. I am a student attending Chaparral high school. I am a senior and I am writing this for a government project. Your article stood out to me. I find it very hard to understand that in this time and age we have a very weak technology system. For […]

Patience is a virtue in the long, drawn out election process

Just a few short weeks ago I was thinking to myself, “Thank God, I am almost done with election coverage.” Well unfortunately for me that couldn’t be further from the truth. Instead of kicking back and relaxing, I find myself checking the Riverside Registrar of Voters webpage at least twice a week looking for updates […]

Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce announces 9 elected board members

TEMECULA – The Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce announced the election of nine members to their 2017 board of directors. Chamber members voted in October and elected five incumbents and four new members to the board. Their terms will commence at the January 2017 board meeting. The new board members for 2017 are David Beshay […]

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