Letter to the editor

Dear Editor: As a United States Air Force veteran who served his country and “swore to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic,” it saddens me to see the president of the United States act without courage and moral conscience in his response to the Charlottesville violence […]

Veteran, father of 2, dead after Hemet double stabbing, second victim recovering

Veteran, father of 2, dead after Hemet double stabbing, second victim recovering

HEMET – A 28-year-old Marine Corps veteran and father of two children – who “was in town visiting family and friends,” – was one of two men stabbed in an early morning violent confrontation in downtown Hemet, Sunday, June 19th. The veteran died from traumatic wounds he received during the deadly confrontation. The stabbings occurred in […]

Dear Editor,

The failure of the Veterans Administration system unfortunately has impacted many veterans in local communities around the country. My husband, Craig is merely one of them. Craig is a 50 year old Navy Veteran that served his country honorable with 10 and 1/2 years of consecutive active duty service. He is a wonderful husband, father and […]

A Special Tribute to Our Veterans

  Temecula Valley High School to host March 21 concert TEMECULA – A special veteran fundraiser concert will be held Saturday evening from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on March 21 at the Temecula Valley High School Theater located at 31555 Rancho Vista Rd., in Temecula. Living legend Virgil Gibson and Anthony Sobak, CEO of Sobak Financial in Murrieta and […]

WWII veteran shares memories of his role as an Army combat engineer

Don Jackson of Carlsbad was an Army combat engineer during WWII who dug trenches, cleared roadways, deactivated mines and built bridges in Africa and Europe to help the Allied troops win the war. Over 70 years later, he discussed his demolition and construction work in vivid detail at a talk on Jan. 31 at West Coast Ammo in Temecula.