Friday, January 21, 2022

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Vision Board Party designed to help others achieve dreams and goals

Janine Harley, who created her first vision board in 2018, is hosting a free Vision Board Party Saturday, Jan. 29, from 1-4 p.m. at...

Planning Commission recommends restoring allowance for fuel service stations in mixed-use zoning areas

Riverside County’s Planning Commission has recommended the restoration of motor vehicle fuel service stations as a permitted use in land with MU Mixed Use...

Valley and Village News looks to community for story input

Recently, several people have reached out to Valley News and Village News regarding the difficulties they are facing with the Department of Veteran Affairs...

Overpayments on water bills waiting to be claimed

Nearly 500 Eastern Municipal Water District customers are due funds from overpayments going back to 2018, the agency announced, advising ratepayers to check their...

Historic Hemet Theatre celebrates its 100th anniversary with Las Vegas impressionist Rich Little

Could it be? Dozens of famous movie and theater stars, past and present, appearing on the Historic Hemet Theatre stage in less than two...

Movie Review: Holiday Leftovers

Bob Garver Special to Valley News It has been well-established that “Spider-Man: Far From Home” dominated the box office over the Christmas and New Year weekends,...

Temecula library to show ‘Call of the Wild’

TEMECULA – Grab a buddy, pull up a seat and enjoy a movie night at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library, 30600 Pauba...

Bee Gees Gold tribute band wows Historic Hemet Theatre crowd Jan. 8

The crowd at the Historic Hemet Theatre’s first Tribute Mania concert of 2022 listening to the Bee Gees Gold tribute band didn’t hesitate to...

MSJC opens testing site to the community as COVID-19 cases skyrocket in Riverside County

Mt. San Jacinto College opened its free COVID-19 testing sites to the public this week as cases throughout Riverside County skyrocketed with the number...

Death of infant caused by COVID-19 infection, Riverside County health officials report

RIVERSIDE COUNTY – An infant from southwest Riverside County recently died after contracting COVID-19, becoming the youngest person in the county to die from...

Consider 3 tips to maintain eye health in a digital world

Dr. Scott Edmonds UnitedHealthcare With the persistent spread of the virus that causes COVID-19 in California and nationwide, some traditionally in-person activities – work, school and...

Influenza numbers below average, possibly due to COVID measures

The number of influenza cases in San Diego County is below average this season, which public health officials at least partly attributed to COVID-19...

Sancerra Communities plans to build 163 rent-to-own townhouses in Wildomar in 2022

Construction may soon begin by Sancerra Communities to build one of first build-to-rent townhome communities in Riverside County in Wildomar that they hope will...

Menifee honors Lennar Homes of California as Home Builder of the Year

MENIFEE – Menifee honored Lennar Homes of California, Inland Division, as the 2021 Home Builder of the Year at the city’s inaugural Home Builder...

New housing development with open space approved by Murrieta City Council

Michelle Gerst Special to the Valley News Murrieta City Council, Tuesday, Nov. 16, unanimously approved a 972-acre mixed development after almost three hours of discussions and...

MBK Rental Living sells Artesa at Menifee Town Center apartment community to MG Properties Group for $156M

IRVINE – MBK Rental Living executed the sale of its Artesa at Menifee Town Center, a 330-unit new Class A apartment community in Menifee,...

The Winery Review – Wilson Creek Winery

The Mystery Wino Special to Valley News Greetings from Temecula, aka the place where “the sun breaks through the mist.” Sadly, our mist is teeming with...

The Winery Review: My favorite Temecula wineries for 2021

The Mystery Wino Special to Valley News Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, fellow grape nuts. For all of 2021’s difficulties and unhappy surprises, at least...

The Winery Review: Doffo Winery

With Christmas nearly upon us, I hope you’ve set aside a few bottles of Temecula’s best for that special wine aficionado in your life....

Temecula Valley Wine Country mourns the death of Joe Hart, founder of Hart Winery and legendary pioneer of Southern California Wine Country

Joe Travis Hart, one of the original pioneers of Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country, died Nov. 19, after a brief battle with cancer....

How to keep your life green and thriving

I’ve never been much of a gardener. To date, my greatest success at horticulture is the two semi-living plants in my office. They are...

How to keep growing in 2022

It’s 2022. Can you believe it? The question is: are you going to be the same person at the end of 2022 as you were...

Pet supply drive to benefit shelter animals

Lisa McGuigan and her family are passionate about supporting animals in need and will be holding a pet supply drive Feb. 11, from 10...

Kiwanis Club of Hemet supports youth bowling for more than two decades

The Kiwanis Club of Hemet has been providing a fun and active outlet for middle and high school students in the San Jacinto Valley...

Cantlay, Hodges share lead at the American Express golf tournament

LA QUINTA (CNS) - Patrick Cantlay and rookie Lee Hodges share a two- shot lead over fellow American Cameron Young and K.H. Lee of South...

Stafford propels Rams past Cardinals 34-11 in playoff rout

By GREG BEACHAM -- INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Rams had a 20-point lead on Arizona with 4 1/2 minutes left at raucous SoFi Stadium....

Carlson’s FG as OT expires sends Raiders into postseason

By W.G. RAMIREZ LAS VEGAS (AP) — Daniel Carlson’s 47-yard field goal as time expired in overtime lifted the Las Vegas Raiders past the Los...

Vista Murrieta boys battle it out against Murrieta Valley, win 71-61

The Vista Murrieta boys’ basketball team took to the court Friday, January 14, to face the Murrieta Valley Nighthawks. The Broncos fans were in...

Rancho Christian girls’ tipoff inaugural Coaches vs. Cancer showcase games

The new year got off to a busy start for quite a few high school girls’ basketball teams from around Southern California, including a...

Perris Auto Speedway releases 2022 schedule

Perris Auto Speedway promoter Don Kazarian announced the track’s 2022 schedule. The season will be the 26th year of competition for the widely known...

Move United surprises Murrieta adaptive athlete with sports equipment

At the 34th annual Hartford Ski Spectacular, hosted by Move United in Breckenridge, Colorado, a local adaptive athlete was surprised with their own adaptive...

Former MSJC standout, Britney Thomas, named CBU female basketball player of the week

California Baptist’s Britney Thomas, a recognizable face that once played at San Jacinto High School (2015 graduate) and Mt. San Jacinto College, was named the...

SDCCU Holiday Bowl at Petco Park canceled due to COVID 19

SAN DIEGO - Tonight's SDCCU Holiday Bowl at Petco Park in San Diego was canceled just hours before kickoff, with UCLA announcing it is...

Temecula’s Isaiah Mobley named tournament MVP for USC

Temecula native and former Rancho Christian standout Isaiah Mobley scored 18 points and had 12 rebounds as No. 24 USC’s stifling defense earned a...