Murrieta, Temecula schools to be closed Friday because of air quality concerns

Murrieta, Temecula schools to be closed Friday because of air quality concerns

The Murrieta Valley Unified School District and Temecula Valley Unified School District will be closing all of their respective schools Friday, Dec. 8, because of smoke from the 300-acre Liberty fire. The South Coast Air Quality Management District has issued a smoke advisory saying northeast winds are expected to continue through at least Friday morning […]

School memories grow

Bonnie Martland Special to Valley News My husband and I moved to Temecula in 1979, when we were both hired to teach at Temecula Middle School. I was hired as teacher No. 50 in the district, and he was No. 51. He was hired to keep class sizes to 21 students. In those days, there […]

MURRIETA: CHP announces planned school-zone traffic enforcement operation

MURRIETA: CHP announces planned school-zone traffic enforcement operation

MURRIETA – California Highway Patrol officials announced that as part of their ongoing efforts to improve pedestrian safety in Southwest Riverside County they will be conducting a traffic enforcement operation that will focus on traffic safety for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists on streets near Murrieta area schools. The enforcement operation will take place Wednesday, May 17, at […]

SACRAMENTO: Bipartisan student privacy reform legislation clears committee

SACRAMENTO – California State Assemblymembers Melissa A. Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore), Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) and Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced their legislation to ensure students’ personal information like Social Security Numbers are appropriately protected at the school district level passed out of the Assembly Education Committee last week with unanimous support. “I was appalled when I read about […]

RIVCO: Great California Shakeout Drill Thurs. Oct. 15 at 10:15 a.m.

RIVCO: Great California Shakeout Drill Thurs. Oct. 15 at 10:15 a.m.

Riverside County government offices, businesses, schools and other organizations will stop everything for a minute this morning to “drop, cover and hold on” as part of a statewide earthquake preparedness drill.The Great California ShakeOut of 2015 is scheduled for 10:15 a.m. MORE.