Murrieta City Council honors longtime Economic Development Director Bruce Coleman

Murrieta City Council honors longtime Economic Development Director Bruce Coleman

Murrieta’s Economic Development director, Bruce Coleman, was honored with a proclamation at the city’s regular council meeting, Oct. 4. Coleman has left the city of Murrieta to take a job as director of business development with the city of McKinney’s Economic Development Corporation in McKinney, Texas. His last day in Murrieta was Oct. 6. Coleman […]

Senior Citizens Service Center moves to new location

Senior Citizens Service Center moves to new location

The Senior Citizens Service Center and Food Bank, serving the Temecula/Murrieta community for almost 40 years, has been forced to move to a new location due to rising rents and reduced income in recent months. The center and food bank will be combining its operations with two other food bank organizations and will continue to […]

Newly appointed EVMWD board president takes seat for 2017, board of directors officers announced

LAKE ELSINORE – Director Harvey Ryan took his seat as president at Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District board meeting after the unanimous decision was made by the board.  Ryan, whose leadership has focused on finding innovative and cost effective solutions to securing water supplies, recently ran unopposed for his seat on the board. Now in his […]

Mazda Christmas surprise

Mazda Christmas surprise

She walked through the door to the auto dealership, her eyes grew big and sparkled as she saw the shiny new sports car with a big red bow and a sign that said “To Carmen From Santa.” She jumped up and down with joy, shouting, “I love it!” Carmen Reza, wife of longtime local family […]

Perris: Historian captures Perris Valley’s past in new book

PERRIS – The well-driller who saved March Air Force Base, radio personality Don Imus and the legendary Wyatt Earp are all featured in a new picture book, “Images of America: Perris Valley,” revealing little-known facets of the area. Perris native and historian Katie Keyes said she took up the project as a learning exercise and was pleasantly surprised. “I […]

Best year yet for Temecula Valley High’s drama department

Natalie Witt Valley News Intern Not to be dramatic, but the Temecula Valley High School “Dramatics” killed it this year, slaying competition and achieving awards, nominations, and praise for their incredible productions. The year has proven to be the drama program’s best, as it acquired 25 awards and 22 nominations presented by adjudicating organizations, National […]

BREAKING: Menifee’s first mayor succumbs to longtime illness

BREAKING: Menifee’s first mayor succumbs to longtime illness

Menifee’s first mayor has died after fighting a fatal illness since 2006, according to a report by Menifee City Manager Robert Johnson. The 81-year-old longtime Councilman Wallace “Wally” Edgerton died in the afternoon on Tuesday, May 26 with family at his bedside, according to Johnson. “Edgerton passed away from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a fatal illness, […]

Temecula City Council opts to fill seat by appointment instead of election

A rare open seat on the Temecula City Council will be filled by appointment, and hopefuls have until April 10 to submit applications that detail their availability, education, work experience and political aspirations. Mayor Jeff Comerchero set the tone for the 50-minute discussion by stating that the upcoming process “is a very serious matter for […]

Local family starts new business in Temecula

TEMECULA – Jake Oehlert and family, longtime residents of Southwest Riverside County, have recently started a new business in the area. Temecula Valley Chem-Dry provides Chem-Dry services for customers who wish to maintain and beautify their household and furnishings. Other than complete customer satisfaction, their first and foremost goal is to change the attitude of […]

Rancho Community Murrieta Mesa announces new pastor

Rancho Community Murrieta Mesa recently announced Alex McLean as their new executive pastor. His role will be to connect with residents of the Murrieta area church, letting them know about all what RCMM has to offer. “We have such a warm and friendly community, combined with the powerful message of God’s amazing grace,” McLean said. […]

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