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Car sparks small brush fire near Aguanga

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AGUANGA (CNS) - A vehicle caught fire Wednesday near Aguanga, sparking a brush fire that...

241 new COVID-19 cases, 10 new deaths reported by county

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Riverside County edged up Tuesday,...

Temecula hosting virtual workshop for recreation grant development

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The city of Temecula is applying for grant funding to create new recreation in an...

Temecula’s Office of Economic Development selected for community excellence award

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TEMECULA — The U.S. Small Business Administration, Orange County/Inland Empire District Office has selected the...

First session to gauge county residents’ input on services set

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - The first of the Board of Supervisors' ``listening sessions'' will be held...

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US says it will block palm oil from large Malaysian produce

Sep 30, 2020 8:14 AM MARGIE MASON AND ROBIN MCDOWELL The United States will detain shipments of palm oil and its products from a major producer...

241 new COVID-19 cases, 10 new deaths reported by county

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Riverside County edged up Tuesday, Sept. 29 by 241, with 10 more deaths attributed...

Riverside County’s COVID-19 cases rise, 17 new deaths over weekend

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Riverside County rose 754, with 17 additional deaths attributed to complications stemming from the...

Riverside County’s active COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations increase slightly

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Riverside County health officials Friday, Sept. 25 reported 295 newly confirmed coronavirus cases and 10 additional deaths tied to the virus,...

Hospitalization numbers continue to fall countywide

While hospitalizations and known active cases continue to fall countywide, Riverside County Public Health officials Friday, Sept. 18, reported 307 new cases of COVID-19...

Medicare open enrollment is Oct. 15 through Dec. 7

Gregory Wright UnitedHealthcare Medicare open enrollment season is quickly approaching. During this time, Medicare beneficiaries make important choices that affect their medical costs, the doctors they...

Neighborhood Healthcare opens second Temecula health center

TEMECULA – Neighborhood Healthcare, a regional federally qualified health center providing a wide range of medical, dental and behavioral health services, announced the opening of...

Lawsuit filed against Merck on behalf of young man allegedly injured by Gardasil

Children’s Health Defense Special to Valley News The law firm of Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman filed a lawsuit Wednesday, Sept. 16, against pharmaceutical giant Merck...

Kaiser Permanente becomes first carbon-neutral health system in the U.S.

PASADENA – Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest integrated, nonprofit health system with 4.7 million members in Southern California, has become the first health care system...

Perris Union High School District delays first phase of athletic conditioning; Peaceful protest planned

Perris Union High School District board members continue to delay a decision on approving workouts for athletes at Paloma Valley, Heritage and Perris high...

Davis, Lakers beat Nuggets to take 3-1 lead in West finals

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers are a victory away from returning to the NBA Finals — and only another...

Pandemic-proof: Fall college football revived on West Coast

By RALPH D. RUSSO A major college football season that was in peril six week ago as conferences succumbed to concerns about COVID-19 is reconstituting. The...

Local high school teams resume in-person workouts

Excitement is mounting for local student athletes as area high school athletic programs have started participating in limited workout sessions for the first time...

CIF Southern Section girls’ water polo playoff parings

The CIF-Southern Section offices recently announced the playoff division pairings for the 2020-2021 girls’ water polo teams. Since mid-March, all high school sports activities in the state have...

PROFESSIONAL SPORTS

Davis, Lakers beat Nuggets to take 3-1 lead in West finals

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers are a victory away from returning to the NBA Finals — and only another...

AP source: NFL fines 3 coaches, clubs for unmasked coaches

By ARNIE STAPLETON A person with knowledge of the punishment tells The Associated Press that at least three NFL head coaches have been fined $100,000...

Rally puts Padres back in playoffs for 1st time in 14 years

By BERNIE WILSON SAN DIEGO (AP) — After 14 long years, the San Diego Padres are back in the playoffs, this time with a cast...

Davis shows he has what it takes for biggest stage of career

By BRIAN MAHONEY Anthony Davis caught the ball deep on the left side with the Lakers losing and time about to run out. The shot Davis...

COLLEGE SPORTS

Pandemic-proof: Fall college football revived on West Coast

By RALPH D. RUSSO A major college football season that was in peril six week ago as conferences succumbed to concerns about COVID-19 is reconstituting. The...

Notre Dame-Wake Forest postponed; Mountain West eyes fall

By RALPH D. RUSSO As the Atlantic Coast Conference worked Tuesday to reschedule another league game postponed because of a COVID-19 outbreak within one of...

Reverse: Big Ten will try to play fall football after all

By RALPH D. RUSSO Players were pumped. Coaches were stoked. Fans seemed relieved. Even the president was pleased. The Big Ten is going to give fall...

MEDIA

Movie Review: ‘Unhinged’

Bob Garver Special to Valley News It seems almost quaint to review this movie now. Three weeks ago, “Unhinged” opened as the first big post-pandemic theatrical...

Movie Review: ‘The New Mutants’

Bob Garver, Special to Valley News I was able to see “The New Mutants,” as well as a few others, in a theater during a recent...

Kevin Hart to host famed telethon long hosted by Jerry Lewis

Sep 09, 2020 4:10 AM JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Hart will host the return of a popular telethon once...

Celebrate Temecula Theater’s 15th anniversary with a free virtual concert

TEMECULA – The Old Town Temecula Community Theater celebrates 15 years of artistic engagement, audiences, community support and public service Sunday, Oct. 4. Temecula’s Theater has presented 5,176 performances with 812,151 patrons and 66,009 volunteer hours. Temecula Presents welcomed back its theater family with a free virtual anniversary concert streaming on Facebook and YouTube featuring Hawaii’s top-selling female vocalist Amy Hanaiali’i Sunday, Oct. 4, at 2 p.m. Her career as...

Movie Review: ‘Unhinged’

Bob Garver Special to Valley News It seems almost quaint to review this movie now. Three weeks ago, “Unhinged” opened as the first big post-pandemic theatrical...

Sept. 11-17: Poker run and rally, annual grape stomp, art camp and more

Grape Stomp 2020 South Coast Winery Resort and Spa’s annual Grape Stomp will look a bit different this year due to COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines....

Pala Casino Spa Resort presents La Séptima Banda

PALA – Pala Casino Spa Resort announced La Séptima Banda is coming to the Starlight Theater Saturday, Sept. 26. The outdoor concert will feature...

Movie Review: ‘The New Mutants’

Bob Garver, Special to Valley News I was able to see “The New Mutants,” as well as a few others, in a theater during a recent...

MUSIC

Pala Casino Spa Resort presents La Séptima Banda

PALA – Pala Casino Spa Resort announced La Séptima Banda is coming to the Starlight Theater Saturday, Sept. 26. The outdoor concert will feature...

Pala Casino Spa Resort announces new outdoor concert series: Up & Coming Country Artists

PALA – Pala Casino Spa Resort announced a new outdoor concert series in the Starlight Theater: Up & Coming Country Artists. The Up &...

MSJC Foundation invites the public to join virtual concert benefiting students

SAN JACINTO – Residents may not be able to attend concerts in person right now, but thanks to the Mt. San Jacinto College Foundation,...

REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT

Railroadiana Swap Meet, Peltzer Pumpkin Farm and more Sept. 25-Oct. 1

Starlight Bazaar In the Loop and Vail Headquarters is hosting Starlight Bazaar, Temecula’s night time festival that showcases local music, art, food and culture. Come...

Bill and Julie Zimmerman are ACM’s September Arts Ambassadors of the Month

Jim T. Gammill Special to Valley News Arts Council Menifee recognizes individuals each month whose efforts promote the arts throughout the community. This month’s award was presented...

Celebrate Temecula Theater’s 15th anniversary with a free virtual concert

TEMECULA – The Old Town Temecula Community Theater celebrates 15 years of artistic engagement, audiences, community support and public service Sunday, Oct. 4. Temecula’s Theater has...

Riverside County supervisors allocate $1M to adult schools for remote learning

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Riverside County supervisors Tuesday, Sept. 29 are slated to approve a $1 million allocation of federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic...

US to ship millions of tests in push to reopen K-12 schools

Sep 28, 2020 10:33 AM By MATTHEW PERRONE and KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump planned to announce Monday that the federal...

Come have a ‘RAD’ experience at Murrieta’s newest non-competitive dance school

Professional dancers Robert “Rob” and Marissa Reinhagen decided only a few weeks ago that they’d be opening the Reinhagen Academy of Dance, their non-competitive...

Murrieta high school students can now learn construction basics

Murrieta Canyon Academy teacher Lou De Lorca sees moving away from teaching math and English to construction as a welcome change. “(This) is a hands-on...

Wine Country Calendar of Events

Friday, Sep. 11 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Craft Faire, Maurice Car'rie Winery 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Crush House + Got Polish Keilbasa?, Peltzer...

Cougar Vineyard & Winery wants ciliegiolo recognized in US

What’s ciliegiolo, you ask? “There’s not a lot of information on it, but they thought it was like the mother of sangiovese,” Rick Buffington, co-owner...

‘Sushi kept following me’ says local sushi chef bringing the art of sushi-making into homes

Sushi chef Don Munoz wasn’t quite sure sushi was the path for him when he first started off in the food business. “I started when...

Stone Brewing announces Maria Stipp as CEO

ESCONDIDO (CNS) - Stone Brewing, founded in San Diego in 1996 and ranked as the country's ninth largest craft brewery, today announced the hiring...

Riverside County home prices set to grow amid coronavirus pandemic

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Home prices in Riverside County have shown little impact from the coronavirus pandemic and are poised to tick up in the...

UC Riverside scientists discover new citrus greening treatment

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - UC Riverside Tuesday announced that its scientists have discovered a new treatment for a disease that has affected millions of acres...

Lawns are the new wedding venue in the age of coronavirus

LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Love in the age of coronavirus sometimes requires a lawn. Couples with dashed wedding plans due to lockdown...

Sugar Bush blooms throughout the Anza Valley

Sugar Bush is blooming all over the high country, decorating the chaparral and grasslands with its fresh white to pinkish flower clusters nestled in...

Temecula’s Office of Economic Development selected for community excellence award

TEMECULA — The U.S. Small Business Administration, Orange County/Inland Empire District Office has selected the city of Temecula’s Office of Economic Development to be...

Facebook critics start rival, independent ‘oversight board’

Sep 25, 2020 4:50 AM  By BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A group of prominent Facebook critics, including one of the social...

Coping With COVID-19: Arts Council Menifee partners with Menifee Valley Community Cupboard

During the early days of the pandemic when residents were asked to shelter in place, many people turned to artistic expression to help them...

Rancho Water picks firm to find new GM, committee approves energy resolution

During the joint meeting of the Rancho California Water District’s planning and administration committee and a special meeting of the board of directors Thursday,...