New Temecula parking restrictions to affect Temecula Valley High School students

Temecula will soon restrict parking at a portion of Ronald Reagan Sports Park, which many Temecula Valley High School students use as an alternative to paying for school parking permits, to after 8 a.m. – effectively banning students from using it. Will Fritz photo
Changes to parking rules at Temecula city facilities and parks will soon go into effect – including a new restriction that will affect Temecula Valley High School students who park off-campus during school hours.The most sweeping new rule is a ban on overnight parking at most parks and city buildings. The restriction came before the Temecula City Council as a result of a request from the city’s Parks, Recreations and Community Services subcommittee to explore ways to increase safety and security at local parks, according to Mike Wooten, senior management analyst for community services department.“There have been numerous incidents such as drug and alcohol possession, vandalism, overnight parking, fighting, assault and harassment of city staff and patrons,” Wooten told the T
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