Airplane accident reported at Hemet-Ryan Airport

An airplane was involved in an accident at Hemet-Ryan Airport today, but no one was injured. The Hemet Fire Department received reports of a “plane down” about 11:20 a.m. and several engine crews rolled to the airport, located at Stetson Avenue and Warren Road. A Cal Fire administrator working at the field said that no […]

Murrieta announces hiring of new city clerk

MURRIETA – The city of Murrieta is pleased to announce that Stephanie Smith has been hired as the city’s new city clerk after a formal recruitment process that included applicants from throughout Southern California. Smith rejoins the city of Murrieta family after eight years of service as the city clerk in Lake Forest. Her public […]

Which renovations are worth an investment?

Which renovations are worth an investment?

TEMECULA – The cost of remodeling a home is easier to stomach when homeowners can expect to recoup a sizable percentage of the costs of the renovation. While basing renovations on their potential impact on resale value may be unwise, return on investment is something homeowners must consider when mulling renovation projects. Many homeowners wonder […]

Michelle’s Place Breast Cancer Resource Center announces new fundraising and development director and new program manager

Michelle’s Place Breast Cancer Resource Center announces new fundraising and development director and new program manager

TEMECULA – Michelle’s Place Breast Cancer Resource Center, a support organization serving those living with breast cancer since 2001, has announced the selection of Jaimie Denton as its new fundraising and development director, and Melissa Rada as the new program manager. “We are thrilled to have Jaimie join our team, and we look forward to […]

Butterfield Square building, soon only a memory, will lend its materials to new construction

Butterfield Square building, soon only a memory, will lend its materials to new construction

An upscale hotel will soon replace an Old Town Temecula building composed of historical elements, leaving historians, longtime Temecula residents and the designer of the building saddened and wistful for a bygone era. But while the old building, Butterfield Square, will face certain demolition to make way for a $75 million hotel project spearheaded by […]

How to take care of a fresh Christmas tree

How to take care of a fresh Christmas tree

TEMECULA – Christmas trees are often the centerpiece of holiday decor and one of the hallmarks of the season. The National Christmas Tree Association said that there are approximately 25 to 30 million real Christmas trees sold each year in the United States, where there are close to 350 million currently growing on Christmas tree […]

Temecula Valley Time Machine has Track & Field success on a National level

Temecula Valley Time Machine has Track & Field success on a National level

The Temecula Valley Time Machine had runners recently participate in the AAU National Championships at Rynearson Stadium on the Eastern Michigan University campus. Results were as follows: AAU National Championships s – Jr. Olympic Alyssa Alumbres – Girls 11 Long Jump – first place – 16’7″ Laura Shoaf – Girls 12 800m 45th Place 2:39, […]

Healthy debate, resolution and accountability urged at Hemet Unified School District board workshop

Healthy debate, resolution and accountability urged at Hemet Unified School District board workshop

New and proven ways to improve the leadership of its administrators, teachers and staff and its human resources were discussed in a special Hemet Unified School District board of directors workshop, Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the HUSD boardroom. The morning workshop featured guest speaker Kent Bechler of KB Associates, an expert on professional development who […]

Hemet Police Department to use grant to increase traffic safety

Hemet Police Department to use grant to increase traffic safety

The Hemet Police Department will be using a $130,000 grant to try to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries in the city, officials said. The grant, provided by the California Office of Traffic Safety for a year-long program, will go toward such things as DUI saturation patrols; bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement; distracted driving enforcement; […]

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