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 By Tony Ault    Community 

San Jacinto High School students showcase their talent

The San Jacinto High School performing arts center came alive Friday, May 17, as 16 student performers took the stage during the school's talent show grand finale. The performances... — Updated 5/23/2019

 By Tony Ault    Entertainment 

Successful Wildomar craft brew festival helps neighboring Santa Rosa Plateau Reserve's educational programs

The first Rooted in Nature Craft Brew Festival benefiting the education programs of the Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation was held Saturday, May 18, as more than 1,000... — Updated 5/24/2019

 By Tony Ault    News 

Homeless study results heard in a Hemet City Council workshop

The latest information about Hemet's homeless population, which is now estimated at 983 people with 83 homeless living on the streets, was relayed to the Hemet City Council... — Updated 5/24/2019

 By Tony Ault    News 

Menifee council reviews Newport Hub sign ordinance and wireless facility installation ruling

The Menifee City Council in a brief regular council meeting Wednesday, May 15, moved to amend the Newport Hub sign ordinances and to amend and adopt a new wireless facilities ordinance on first reading that would limit wireless... — Updated 5/24/2019

 By Tony Ault    News 

Menifee City Council views highlights from proposed 2019-2020 fiscal year budget

Menifee Deputy City Manager Rochelle Clayton presented the city council with an annual budget report Wednesday, May 15, during a workshop to review the assumptions and sources in... — Updated 5/24/2019


Menifee shows off its talent, young and old

Menifee parents, grandparents and friends crowded into Hans Christensen Middle School multipurpose room to hear their children and friends from 7 to 80 years old show off their... — Updated 5/16/2019

 By Tony Ault    Lifestyles

'Brain Games' fun helps The Village Retirement Community residents improve cognitive abilities

It’s not unusual to see children, even those in strollers busily playing or using an iPhone or iPad these days. What may be unusual is to see a group of seniors all sitting around viewing Facebook or other social media, looking u... — Updated 5/16/2019

 By Tony Ault    News

First 'Afternoon Delights' held to benefit Hemet Library features 'Queen of Comedy' Anita Milner

The first Afternoon Delights Program benefited the Hemet Library and found almost 80 guests laughing, bidding on silent auction items and winning home raffle prizes Saturday, May 11... — Updated 5/16/2019

 By Tony Ault    News

San Jacinto City Council approves service club signs at 5 locations

Most cities post signs with the logos of all the local service clubs for motorists who drive into town. Now San Jacinto will also have service club signs with the approval of the... — Updated 5/16/2019

 By Tony Ault    News

Murrieta City Council sees leasing non-public safety vehicles as a long-term cost saving

The Murrieta City Council approved a lease agreement with Enterprise Fleet Management Co. to lease future non-public safety vehicles at much lower prices and to rebid a planned senior outdoor recreation area at the May 7 council... — Updated 5/16/2019


Wildomar Marna O'Brien Park readied for the Rooted in Nature Craft Brew Fest May 18

Hundreds of volunteers from the Valley will be anxiously awaiting the arriving guests coming to the first Rooted In Nature Craft Brew Festival Saturday, May 18, at Wildomar's Marna... — Updated 5/17/2019 Full story


Sierra Dawn and Four Seasons artist displays open at DVAC Hemet

Budding and recognized local artist from Four Seasons Hemet and Sierra Dawn Estates communities were welcomed at the Diamond Valley Arts Center in downtown Hemet, Saturday, May 4,... — Updated 5/10/2019

 By Tony Ault    News

Menifee City Council approves updated electronic communication policy

In a light action meeting Wednesday, May 1, the Menifee City Council adopted its rules in the use of electronic communications and amended the councils Park Facilities Naming Policy. The city’s electronic communications policy,... — Updated 5/10/2019

 By Tony Ault    News

Human trafficking discussion held at Menifee MSJC offers warning

Some startling facts and a warning to parents of teens were relayed during a frank discussion on the growing menace of human trafficking plaguing the local communities and most of... — Updated 5/10/2019


Murrieta annual firefighter barbecue hosts first regional Fire Explorer Muster

Fire department Explorers representing fire departments from the Inland Empire gathered to compete in a muster held Sunday, April 20, at the annual Murrieta Fire and Rescue... — Updated 5/3/2019

 By Tony Ault    News

LAFCO holds public meeting on proposed WMWD merger study in Murrieta, large crowd attends

There was standing room only in the small Murrieta Public Library meeting room Thursday, April 20, where consultants reviewed how they were going to help determine the cost and... — Updated 5/3/2019

 By Tony Ault    News

Hemet police, fire chiefs update council on needed department improvements

Hemet’s fire and police chiefs gave midyear updates to the Hemet City Council Tuesday, April 23, on the departments progress in recruiting, manning and equipment additions enabled with the city’s Measure U sales tax revenues.... — Updated 5/3/2019

 By Tony Ault    News

Murrieta Museum celebrates its grand opening on Juniper Street in Old Town

Juniper Street in historic downtown Murrieta was lined with vendors and hundreds of residents and visitors Sunday morning, April 28, with a crowd gathering in front of the new... — Updated 5/3/2019

 By Tony Ault    Lifestyles

Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation teaches youth about nature

Thousands of years ago Luiseño Indians ground the acorns from the Engelmann Oaks atop what is now known as the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve. The Catholic missionaries gave the plateau its namesake, most likely in honor of... — Updated 5/3/2019

 By Tony Ault    News

Menifee City Council hears Draft Comprehensive Development Code update in workshop

The results of the second Menifee Draft Comprehensive Development Code workshop held April 10 by the Menifee Planning Commission was brought to the Menifee City Council at its April 17 regular council meeting. The Menifee Planning... — Updated 4/26/2019

 By Tony Ault    News

San Jacinto city electric generation rates increasing slightly

San Jacinto residents receiving power from the city’s power company may see slight increases in their electric power generation bills next month and see changes in the definition of “Green Waste” in their recycling efforts fo... — Updated 4/26/2019

 By Tony Ault    News

Murrieta brands itself: 'Connect by Community'

Cattle ranchers of the old west took great pride in their brands easily identifying their cattle and their ranch homes for all the passers by to see. The Murrieta City Council... — Updated 4/26/2019

 By Tony Ault    News

Hemet Council makes employment agreement with interim city manager

The Hemet City Council at its short April 9 council meeting approved an employment agreement with Christopher Lopez for the position of interim city manager until a new permanent... — Updated 4/19/2019

 By Tony Ault    News

Menifee planners continue Comprehensive Development Code workshops

The Menifee Planning Commission held its second workshop reviewing the outdated Menifee Comprehensive Development Code in the old City Hall Wednesday, April 10, continuing... — Updated 4/19/2019

 By Tony Ault    News

New hotel, senior apartment complex proposed in eastern San Jacinto

The vision by a group of developers and three years of hard work brought the San Jacinto City Council’s approval of a proposed 25-acre major commercial development and senior apartment complex at the northeast corner of the... — Updated 4/19/2019


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