Prodded by a lawsuit threat and pinched by a tight deadline, the Temecula City Council finalized a shift from at-large elections to geographic districts. Council members winced over the city’s legal predicament and the state-mandated procedures before they set the boundaries of Temecula’s future council districts. “We do want to be in compliance,” Mayor Maryann […]
Last year I wrote an editorial that ran in the Jan. 29 edition of the Valley News entitled “At-large elections leave some under-represented, district elections fair to all.” In that editorial, I discussed the fact that Wildomar was moving to voting by district vs. at large. At the time, I was of the opinion that […]
The threat of costly litigation has prompted Temecula City Council members to shift from at-large elections to geographic districts. By taking that action, Temecula joins an array of public agencies throughout the region and the state to change the way their leaders are elected. The change – slated to take effect in November 2018 – […]
Failure to have a quorum at the May 2, Murrieta City Council meeting brought city business to a grinding halt, preventing any discussions on agenda items and prompting the city to call a special meeting Monday, May 8, at 4 p.m.
LAKE ELSINORE – After recent elections, Lake Elsinore/Wildomar Elks Lodge No. 2591 had its 39th annual Installation of Elks Ladies April 3. The Elks officers will have their installation Saturday, April 15. Officers will serve during the Elk year, which runs from April 1 to March 31. Soozi Greene, a former Elk Lady president, served as Installing […]
The Riverside County Registrar of Voters certified the Nov. 8 election results Tuesday, Dec. 6, and Temecula’s Measure S, which previously had been too close to call, has passed with 51 percent of voters casting their ballot in favor of the sometimes controversial measure.
Donald Trump now leads Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House 213 to 122 electoral votes.
With just two weeks left before the polls close on Nov. 8, The Valley News has reached out to all of the candidates running for a seat on the Lake Elsinore City Council to get a final plug in before the election.
Under both the California Education Code and the California Elections Code, the elections of school district board members are to occur in odd-numbered years. In 1984, the Elections Code was amended to allow a governing board to adopt a resolution which permits elections to occur on the same day as the even-year November statewide general […]
Riverside County Registrar of Voters Rebecca Spencer today reminded residents who have not yet registered to vote that they have barely a month left to submit a registration application.