Monday, October 25, 2021

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 Riverside County’s 951 Area Code Switching to `10-Digit Dialing’

RIVERSIDE - Beginning Sunday, residents in the 951 area code will need to dial the area code first when making phone calls, even if...

San Jacinto Valley women don’t give up

The annual San Jacinto Valley Women’s Conference has raised and awarded more than $30,000 in scholarships to deserving women since its first conference in...

National Charity League Inc. Temecula Valley Chapter announces annual membership drive

TEMECULA – The Temecula Valley Chapter of National Charity League Inc., the nation’s premier mother-daughter volunteer organization, has announced its annual membership drive and...

Chi Construction to replace Lake Mathews wastewater system, overlook named after late representative

Lake Mathews overlook named after Don Galleano Two actions at the Oct. 12 Metropolitan Water District of Southern California board meeting addressed Lake Mathews. One vote...

Baldwin: ‘heart is broken’ over on-set shooting that killed cinematographer

LOS ANGELES  - Actor Alec Baldwin expressed "shock and sadness'' today over the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who was killed when Baldwin fired...

Coachella, Stagecoach to allow negative COVID test for entry to festivals

Coachella and Stagecoach music festival organizers reversed their previous COVID-19 policies last week and will allow unvaccinated fans to attend the shows provided they...

Movie review: “No Time to Die”

Bob Garver Last spring, the James Bond movie “No Time to Die” became the first movie to be pushed back because of the pandemic. The...

Hemet Concert Association’s 48th Season to open Oct. 24 with The Hot Club of San Francisco

The Hemet Concert Association, a presenter of world-class concerts for nearly five decades, will open its 2021-2022 season with a performance by the Hot...

Salami Product Sold at Trader Joe’s Investigated in Salmonella Outbreak

MONROVIA  - Federal officials today warned the public not to eat a salami product sold at Trader Joe's stores. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

Current COVID Roundtable exchange between prominent doctors, scientists

The following is a transcript of a Roundtable discussion between professionals with experience regarding COVID-19, including one of the original architects of the mRNA...

Eighth Annual Temecula Yoga 4 Hope in the Vines at Lorimar Winery

TEMECULA – The eighth annual event Nov. 7 is projected to raise funds, awareness, prevention, rescue and rehabilitation of human sex trafficking victims and survivors...

Temecula senior leads 100 Boy Scouts to fight Alzheimer’s

Four years ago, Timothy Dull, created a “Scouts Fighting Alzheimer’s Team/Temecula Troop 384” to participate in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s Temecula. Since...

Home prices jump by double digits across nearly every US city

Lillian Dickerson Special to Valley News Median single-family home prices grew on an annual basis in 99% of all markets analyzed by the National Association of Realtors during the second...

Menifee provides COVID-19 rent and mortgage assistance to resident

MENIFEE – With a focus on supporting residents, the City of Menifee has dedicated federal CARES Act funds to help eligible residents pay up...

California’s housing crisis: How much difference will a zoning bill make?

Manuela Tobias Cal Matters Special To Valley News On a few of the vast, verdant lawns in East Sacramento, one of the capital city’s most popular and...

RivCo home prices little changed from June; total sales decline

The median sales price of an existing single-family home in Riverside County declined 0.9% from June to July -- from $575,000 to $570,000 --...

The Winery Review: Cougar Vineyard & Winery

The Mystery Wino Welcome to fall in Temecula! Time to unpack those wool sweaters, stack a cord of firewood by the back porch, and retrieve...

The Winery Review – CHAPIN FAMILY WINERY

The Mystery Wino Cheers from Temecula wine country! After last week’s stop at Leoness Cellars on the De Portola Wine Trail, I returned to Rancho...

Oak Grove Center’s 4th annual So-Cal Chef Open crowns a winner

TEMECULA – Ten local chefs shared their culinary expertise as part of the annual So-Cal Chef Open competition held outdoors on the Golf Course...

The Winery Review: Leoness Cellars

The Mystery Wino Leoness Cellars might be the gold standard for how medium-to-large wineries in Temecula should be run. Maybe that’s why the ancient, rust-eaten...

Would You Rather be Like Jesus?

Zachary Elliott Special to Valley News You’ve probably heard the term “Good Samaritan” before. Maybe in the news or conversations with friends. People who do something...

National Charity League Inc. Temecula Valley Chapter announces annual membership drive

TEMECULA – The Temecula Valley Chapter of National Charity League Inc., the nation’s premier mother-daughter volunteer organization, has announced its annual membership drive and...

Wouldn’t You Rather Live in Peace?

Zachary Elliott Special to Valley News My wife is terrified of eating expired food. She’s constantly checking the expiration dates on absolutely every item in our...

MilVet named ‘2021 Top-Rated Nonprofit ‘ by GreatNonprofits

Award based on Community Recommendations MURRIETA – MilVet announced Sept. 18 it has been named a “2021 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading website for...

Taylor hits 3 HRs, Dodgers beat Braves 11-2 to extend NLCS

By BETH HARRIS -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — For a guy who dislikes drama, Chris Taylor sure provided plenty of it. Taylor hit three homers and...

Astros’ Valdez goes 8, beats Red Sox 9-1 for 3-2 ALCS lead

By JIMMY GOLEN -- BOSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez lost his perfect game in the fifth inning and then bounced the next pitch off the...

Braves blast 4 HRs, beat Dodgers 9-2 for 3-1 lead in NLCS

By BETH HARRIS -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Behind the red-hot bat of Eddie Rosario, the Atlanta Braves are one win away from their first...

Girls’ volleyball champions, plus first round CIF-SS playoff results

As the first week of CIF Southern Section girls’ volleyball playoffs wrap up, it’s time to recognize the local teams that will be hanging...

Week 9 prep football scores for area teams

Here are the scores for Week 9 of the high school football season. This info is for games involving area teams inside the Valley...

Knights sweep Murrieta Valley, stay perfect against Southwestern League foes

By: Derryl Trujillo Valley News Contributing Writer - Ontario Christian (15-10): 25-28-25=3 Murrieta Valley (26-9):     22-26-22=0 - ONTARIO (Knights Center) – Ann Romero-Parks paid Ontario Christian's girls volleyball team possibly...

Prep volleyball recap: Week ending 10/16

By: Derryl Trujillo -- Contributing Writer -- Well, the regular season has ended, and our attention now turns to the playoffs. We’ve got the pairings, rankings,...

American Athletic Conference rebuilding with 6 C-USA schools

By RALPH D. RUSSO The American Athletic Conference is adding UAB, Texas-San Antonio, Rice, North Texas, Charlotte and Florida Atlantic to the league, replacing three...

Murrieta’s Kingsley tops Colorado tournament for Toreros

Former Murrieta Valley Nighthawk and current redshirt junior for the University of San Diego, Harrison Kingsley, won his first tournament as a Torero Tuesday, Sept....

MSJC football team claims victory in long-awaited season opener

The MSJC football team took the field for the first time since Nov. 23, 2019, last Saturday and came away with a hard-fought victory...