Sunday, September 26, 2021

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Four Temecula organizations receive CID grants

The Sept. 14 meeting of the Riverside County Board of Supervisors included the allocation of $14,500 in Community Improvement Designation funding to four Temecula-based...

Supervisors approve dispatch and communications services agreement with Pechanga

The County of Riverside approved an agreement to provide dispatch and communications services for the Pechanga fire department. A 5-0 Riverside County Board of Supervisors...

San Jacinto Street resurfacing advertised for bid

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors authorized the advertisement for the bid of a contract to resurface San Jacinto Street. The supervisors’ 5-0 vote, Sept....

MSJC Board Approves 2021-2022 Budget

The Mt. San Jacinto College Board of Trustees Thursday, Sept. 9, adopted a $136,812,753 General Fund budget for 2021-2022. The unrestricted General Fund pays for operations,...

Kodi Lee lights up fundraiser under the stars in Hemet

The Western Science Center’s annual “Science Under the Stars” fundraiser featured Kodi Lee, winner of America’s Got Talent in 2019. For more than 90...

Movie review: ‘Malignant’

Bob Garver This was not a good weekend for new releases. Studios weren’t eager to release many movies in the shadow of “Shang-Chi and the...

Ghosts, goblins and ‘Grease’ at JDS Creative Academy

TEMECULA – If you have been to the store lately, you might have noticed the Halloween decor flooding the aisles. You may be thinking,...

“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”

Bob Garver Special to the Valley News Last month, Disney CEO Bob Chapek controversially referred to “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” as “an...

More Drifting Wildfire Smoke Blanketing Inland Empire Today

RIVERSIDE  - Layers of drift smoke from fires in Central and Northern California were expected to blanket the Riverside metropolitan area for a second...

Brain games are serious business for researchers looking for players

Aaron Seitz founded the UCR Brain Game Center for Mental Fitness and Well-Being in 2014 with the goal of examining what approaches to brain...

UCSD receives $6.1 million to study effects of medication on infants, milk

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine have received a $6.1 million grant to launch a new Center of Excellence in Therapeutics to...

Temecula Valley Hospital welcomes new Stroke medical director

TEMECULA – Temecula Valley Hospital has welcomed Dr. Robert J. Jackson, Vascular Neurologist, to the medical staff as Stroke medical director. As a native to...

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 --...

Countywide home prices edge higher, sales drop considerably

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - The median price of a single-family home in Riverside County edged up last month, but sales of existing homes fell by...

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...

Pala takes on the vine

The Pala Band of Mission Indians joins the emerging niche market of wine produced by Native Americans Sandra Shrader Special to the Village News Over the past...

Would you rather be somewhere else?

Zachary Elliott Special to Valley News As I squirmed like a flopping fish under the numbing needle of my dentist, my mind began to think of...

Train service halted as workers shore up California cliffs

SAN CLEMENTE (AP) — Train service was halted Sept. 16 for the next two weeks as crews shore up unstable ground along cliffside railroad...

Animal Friends of the Valleys hosting an NBC4 and Telemundo 52 Clear The Shelter adoption event

WILDOMAR–Animal Friends of the Valleys will be hosting an NBC4 and Telemundo 52 Clear the Shelters adoption event at 33751 Mission Trail in Wildomar...

How to get God’s favor

Zachary Elliott Special to Valley News We spend much of our lives trying to get people to like us. The desire to be loved and accepted...

Deaths of woman, toddler at Petco Park `suspicious,’ police say

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Authorities today were investigating the deaths of a 40-year-old San Diego woman and her 2-year-old son, who fell from Petco...

Clippers star Kawhi Leonard dedicates new basketball court in Moreno Valley

MORENO VALLEY (CNS) - Los Angeles Clippers star Kawhi Leonard joined Moreno Valley Mayor Yxstian Gutierrez today in a dedication ceremony for a new...

Local Monster Energy riders sweep AMA Pro Motocross season finale

Ferrandis wins 450 season championship, Cooper second in 250  The 2021 AMA Pro Motocross series concluded Sept. 11 at the Hangtown Motocross Classic track in...

Week Five prep football scores for area teams, plus Saturday schedules

Here are the scores and remaining schedules for Week 5 of the high school football season with games involving area teams inside the Valley...

Temecula Valley girls’ golf edges Vista Murrieta in league match

It is going to be a close rivalry in the Southwestern League when it comes to girls’ golf this year. Each team has their...

Glenn Howard Memorial for USAC/CRA Sprint Cars Saturday at Perris Auto Speedway

PERRIS -- The Amsoil USAC/CRA Sprint Cars and The PAS Senior Sprint Cars return to “The Southern California Home of Major League Sprint Car...

Elsinore girls’ volleyball takes down Paloma Valley in league opener

Ivy League action has begun for the four semi-local girls’ volleyball teams that will battle it out for that coveted banner to hang in...

USC to conduct Zero Waste game tonight

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - USC will conduct its annual Zero Waste Game tonight when the Trojans football team faces Oregon State at the Los...

Mt. San Jacinto College football cancels two games after positive COVID-19 cases

SAN JACINTO – The Mt. San Jacinto College football team had to cancel its first two football games of the season after five players...

Temecula’s Matalasi Faapito named WAC Freshman of the Year

The Western Athletic Conference recently announced its 2021 All-WAC teams and former Great Oak standout, Matalasi Faapito, who was playing at New Mexico State,...