Tired of traffic on the 15 Freeway? City leaders hope to fix that

Tired of traffic on the 15 Freeway? City leaders hope to fix that

Bumper-to-bumper traffic that regularly afflicts a portion of the 15 Freeway in the Temecula Valley can be a major cause of frustration to commuters, but city leaders fear traffic issues will impact more than just people’s nerves. Temecula City Councilmember Mike Naggar said heavy traffic could impede the growth of Southwest Riverside County’s tourism economy, […]

Large housing project clears Temecula Planning Commission, is headed for City Council

Large housing project clears Temecula Planning Commission, is headed for City Council

The Temecula Planning Commission voted 5-0 to recommend approval of a densely-packed housing development for the foothills west of Old Town following a roughly four-hour meeting Wednesday, Nov. 15. The project, dubbed Altair, would bring roughly 3,000 to 4,000 new residents to the city. There would be as many as 1,750 residential units, businesses, parks, […]

Temecula Council to seek help to fix Interstate 15 gridlock conditions: ‘We can’t pour enough concrete’

Dear Editor, Just wanted to comment on Tim O’Leary’s fine article, “Temecula Council to seek help to fix Interstate 15 Gridlock Conditions,” in the Oct. 6-12 issue of Valley News but… we really need to make Mayor Maryann Edwards and Councilman Mike Naggar aware that pouring more concrete to widen I-15 from Fallbrook to Lake […]

Temecula council to seek help to fix Interstate 15 gridlock conditions

Temecula council to seek help to fix Interstate 15 gridlock conditions

Temecula officials concede that commuters passing through their city endure “unacceptable” gridlock conditions, and they are now seeking help from the state, area cities, the Pechanga tribe and an array of regional planning agencies. “It’s not all Temecula traffic. It’s a choke point,” Mayor Maryann Edwards said in a recent telephone interview. “We’ve been doing […]

I-15 traffic congests Rainbow as residents fight back

I-15 traffic congests Rainbow as residents fight back

When traffic backs up on Interstate 15, usually during the afternoon rush hour, more and more commuters are opting to detour through Rainbow, much to the dismay of the residents there. Many of the 1,800 residents of Rainbow are affected by the increasing number of cars traveling through their small community from 3:30 to 6:30 […]

Pedestrian safety enforcement operations in Winchester Area yield safety improvements

Pedestrian safety enforcement operations in Winchester Area yield safety improvements

WINCHESTER – As part of its ongoing efforts to improve pedestrian safety, the California Highway Patrol recently conducted a pedestrian safety enforcement operation that focused on motorists and pedestrians who failed to yield the right of way or who take unsafe and illegal actions. Pedestrian safety is a key issue in the community, and the CHP […]

Groups appeal federal ruling in favor of travel corridor

RIVERSIDE – Environmental groups fighting a 16-mile travel corridor intended to link San Jacinto and Perris filed an appeal last week with the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, seeking reconsideration of their lawsuit challenging the project based on air pollution, wildlife habitat and other concerns. “This massive waste of taxpayer money won’t solve traffic […]

Menifee traffic delays and road construction

MENIFEE – For any Menifee commuters, there will be expected traffic delays due to road closures from construction. Part of the final paving cap of Newport Road from Haun Road to Bradley Road will be down to one lane in both directions, starting June 19th through the 21st during the day between seven a.m. to five […]

Bill to make HOV lanes more available passes Assembly

CORONA – A bill seeking to make carpool lanes in Riverside County available to all commuters during off-peak hours is on its way to the state Senate. Assemblywoman Sabrina Cervantes’ AB 91 was overwhelmingly approved by the Assembly on Wednesday. The legislation would convert high-occupancy vehicle lanes countywide to part-time status, meaning that the lanes […]

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