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Ringing in the New Year, Temecula style


Last updated 1/4/2018 at Noon

People skate on an ice rink at Town Square in front of Temecula City Hall during the city’s annual New Year’s Eve Grape Drop, Dec. 31. Shane Gibson photo

Hundreds packed Town Square for music, food and family-friendly fun as they waited for a cluster of brightly-lit grapes to descend from the top of city hall to ring in the new year.

The grapes were dropped twice during the New Year’s Eve Grape Drop, once at 9 p.m. to sync up with the ball drop at Times Square and once again when it was officially midnight on the West Coast.

The first drop brought many families with young children while the second brought a group of younger adults that had been partying in the nearby bars and clubs.

While many of the event’s visitors were from the Tem...

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