MURRIETA – Pardee Homes has broken ground at Avena, a new single-family home neighborhood nestled against the backdrop of Temecula’s wine country in the French Valley. Slated to open in early fall, Avena will offer home shoppers a choice of four floor plans designed to suit growing families and today’s diverse lifestyles. These exciting new […]
FRENCH VALLEY – A fire damaged a French Valley home today, displacing a family of six. The non-injury blaze was reported about 7:35 a.m. in the 38000 block of Tranquila Avenue, near Encanto Road, just east of Murrieta, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. About 20 firefighters arrived to find flames raging in the […]
MURRIETA – A Menifee man accused of firing a handgun at a motorist in French Valley pleaded not guilty today to shooting at an occupied vehicle. Andre Edwin Alvarez, 21, was arrested in March following a Riverside County sheriff’s investigation into the alleged attack near the intersection of Calistoga Drive and Murrieta Hot Springs Road, […]
A brush fire was spotted in French Valley near the intersection of Penfield Lane and Benton Road Thursday afternoon.
TEMECULA — Family members, friends and the two teenage children of a missing Temecula woman are asking for the public’s help locating her after the woman reportedly disappeared partway through her shift at a Temecula area grocery store. According to her concerned family, 40-year-old, Tammy Lyon, was last seen Sunday, June 18, at Stater Bros. Markets at the intersection of Benton Road and […]
FRENCH VALLEY – The coroner today identified a 47-year-old woman killed when her compact car plowed into the back of a truck parked alongside a French Valley road. The fatality occurred about noon Thursday on Winchester Road, just north of La Alba Road, directly across from French Valley Airport, according to the California Highway Patrol. […]
The Riverside County board of supervisors authorized the initiation of general plan amendment proceedings which will change 2.49 acres of French Valley from residential to light industrial. The supervisors’ 3-0 vote March 21, with Marion Ashley absent and one vacancy, authorized the initiation of proceedings which, if approved, would change the land’s general plan foundation […]
Winchester man, suspected of flying intoxicated, arrested after emergency landing in Whittier parking lot
A 58-year-old Winchester resident was arrested for flying under the influence after the pilot made an emergency landing in the parking lot of a Whittier warehouse and distribution center Monday, April 3. The allegedly intoxicated pilot, who was later identified as Darrell Roberts, reportedly ran out of fuel after departing the French Valley Airport. Roberts’ intended destination […]
A toddler was rescued from a residential swimming pool in French Valley, where he was submerged for an unknown period of time.