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 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

County approves sale of San Jacinto parcels to EMWD

Riverside County approved the sale of three San Jacinto parcels to the Eastern Municipal Water District. The Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0, Feb. 26, to authorize the conveyance of fee simple interests for the... — Updated 3/7/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    Sports

Passing on baseball free agents isn't necessarily about money

I have lived in San Diego County since the Padres were in the Pacific Coast League. I have seen at least one Padres home game in person every year since 1970, so those players who... — Updated 3/8/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    News

County renews lease with LEUSD for joint use library

The joint use agreement the Riverside County has with the Lake Elsinore Unified School District for the joint use library at Lakeside High School has been renewed. A 5-0 county board of supervisors vote approved a three-year... — Updated 3/8/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    News

Supervisors establish speed limits on California Avenue, Clinton Keith Road, Leon Road

Next month new speed limits will take effect on California Avenue in unincorporated Hemet and on Clinton Keith Road and Leon Road in unincorporated Murrieta. A 5-0 Riverside County Board of Supervisors vote Feb. 27 approved a 45... — Updated 3/8/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    Opinion

Taking on the mob museum

It’s safer to take on the Mob Museum than the mob itself. I had wanted to visit the Mob Museum in downtown Las Vegas for years, but I didn’t have the opportunity during my previous trips to Las Vegas. When I was staying in the... — Updated 2/28/2019 Full story

 
 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

Murrieta Palms waste discharge permit is replaced by county agency enrollment

The waste discharge permit for what was formerly Warm Springs Mobile Home and RV Park has been replaced with enrollment of the Murrieta wastewater facility in the county’s Local Agency Management Plan. A 6-0 Regional Water... — Updated 3/1/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    Sports

HS Baseball: Nighthawks defeat Warriors in baseball opener

Murrieta Valley High School's baseball team traveled to Fallbrook High School for a Feb. 19 game which opened the season for both teams, and the Nighthawks returned home with a 6-0... — Updated 3/1/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    News

Sales tax records to be used to determine Temecula Wine Country marketing district feasibility

Sales tax and other transaction tax records will be studied to determine the feasibility of establishing a wine marketing district in Temecula Wine Country. The Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0, Feb. 5, to declare... — Updated 2/21/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    News

Soroptimists, Canine Support Team receive CID grants

The Feb. 5 meeting of the Riverside County Board of Supervisors included the allocation of Community Improvement Designation grants to the San Jacinto-Hemet Valley chapter of Soroptimist International and to Canine Support Team... — Updated 2/21/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    Sports

SDSU baseball, with Team Impact, helps give one local child hi big dreams

Derrick Peterson is currently attending Rancho Christian Elementary School and will not be a San Diego State University student in the near term, but he is now a member of the... — Updated 2/15/2019

 

Plot plan, MND, noise exception adopted for planned winery and hotel in Temecula

There are plans for a winery and hotel in unincorporated Temecula west of Pauba Road, southeast of Avenida Verde, and west of De Portola Road. The Riverside County Board of Supervisors, Jan. 15, approved the plot plan, an environme... — Updated 2/15/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    News

County to sell San Jacinto parcels to EMWD

Riverside County will be selling three San Jacinto parcels to Eastern Municipal Water District. A 5-0 Riverside County Board of Supervisors vote Feb. 5 adopted a resolution to convey fee simple interests for the three parcels... — Updated 2/15/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    Community

Supervisors approve Koll Custom Homes GPA, rezone, tract map

The discretionary actions needed for Koll Custom Homes to subdivide 51.54 Rancho California acres into eight single-family residential lots were approved by the Riverside County Board of Supervisors. The supervisors' 5-0 vote,... — Updated 2/8/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

Supervisors approve Menifee landfill remediation contract

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved a contract award for the final cover and drainage remediation for the Menifee Landfill. The supervisors’ 5-0 vote Jan. 15 awards the contract to Southern California Grading Inc.... — Updated 2/8/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    Anza

Supervisors approve Pathfinder Ranch rezone, conditional use permit

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved a rezone and Conditional Use Permit modification for the Pathfinder Ranch camp in Mountain Center. The supervisors’ 5-0 vote, Jan. 29, changes the zoning of the 28.82-acre... — Updated 2/8/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    News

Diamond Valley Arts Council, Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation receives CID funding

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved Community Improvement Designation grants to the Diamond Valley Arts Council and the Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation. The supervisors’ 5-0 vote, Jan. 8, approved aw... — Updated 1/31/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    Opinion

Myth underscores need to emphasize local news

What many people have taken for granted that due to the words a well-known song is likely a myth, but it shows the importance of reading a local newspaper that emphasizes local news rather than reading only state or national news.... — Updated 1/31/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

Swollen shoot virus addressed at cacao genome workshop

The International Conference on the Status of Plant and Animal Genome Research has been held annually at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego since 1993 and has included a cacao genome session since 2009. The Jan. 13 cacao... — Updated 1/31/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    Community

Supervisors renew lease for district attorney's office in Murrieta

Riverside County renewed its lease with Valley View Commerce Center LLC for space which is used as the district attorney’s office in Murrieta. A 5-0 Riverside County Board of Supervisors vote Jan. 8 approved a three-year lease... — Updated 2/1/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    Anza

Myth underscores need to emphasize local news

What many people have taken for granted that due to the words a well-known song is likely a myth, but it shows the importance of reading a local newspaper that emphasizes local news rather than reading only state or national news.... — Updated 2/1/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    News

East Dam at Diamond Valley Lake is named after Boronkay

When Carl Boronkay was the general manager of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, the district identified the need for the Diamond Valley Lake storage facility. The water district board voted Jan. 8, to name... — Updated 1/24/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

MWD approves grant to Eastern MWD

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California board approved a grant agreement which will provide up to $500,000 to the Eastern Municipal Water District for Eastern’s Purified Water Replenishment Brine Concentration... — Updated 1/24/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    Anza

Hardy and Harper are given Anza resurfacing contract

Hardy and Harper Inc. will resurface Bautista Road and Mitchell Road in Anza. The Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0, Jan. 8, to accept the Santa Ana company’s bid and awarded the $2,213,758 contract. Resurfacing on... — Updated 1/24/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    News

EMWD situation included in ACWA consolidation panel

The Association of California Water Agencies’ fall conference in San Diego included a panel titled “A Conversation Concerning Consolidation,” and the experience of the Eastern Municipal Water District and the Elsinore Valley... — Updated 1/10/2019

 
 By Joe Naiman    Sports

Former Vista Murrieta Bronco makes big plays in Holiday Bowl

During the 2016 high school football season, Vista Murrieta High School senior Javelin Guidry intercepted six passes, made 38 tackles and was named to the Southwestern League's... — Updated 1/10/2019

 

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