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Stats show increase in countywide violent crime

RIVERSIDE – Violent crime in Riverside County communities under the sheriff’s jurisdiction edged up three percent last year, but property crime was on the decline, according to preliminary figures released by…

One arrested in shooting of roommate in Hemet

HEMET – A 33-year-old man was in custody today following his arrest for allegedly shooting his former roommate at a home in Hemet. Deputies responded sometime after 8:45…

Local News

Jury deliberations begin in grandmother murder trial

MURRIETA – Jury deliberations got underway today in the trial of a drug user accused of…

Rain, up to 18 inches of snow accumulation expected this weekend

A cold low pressure system dropping south through California will bring rain and snow from…

Search for missing hiker set to resume

Search-and-rescue personnel set out in the East County wilderness today in hopes of finding a…

“No burn” order in effect today – no indoor/outdoor fireplace use

South Coast Air Quality Management District issues "no burn" order for all residences.…

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Sports

Rancho Christian’s Preston Diehl signs with UC Davis

Rancho Christian’s Preston Diehl signs with UC Davis

Rancho Christian High School recognized student athlete, Preston Diehl, Wednesday morning, Feb. 4, as a part of National Signing Day, when high school athletes from around the nation made…

Temecula Warriors 10U Hockey team wins gold

Temecula Warriors 10U Hockey team wins gold

In a tournament that was organized by the Western Inline Hockey Association (WIHA) and held earlier this month, the Temecula Warriors 10U Hockey team, which is a part…

Padres announce 2015 Lake Elsinore Storm coaching staff

Padres announce 2015 Lake Elsinore Storm coaching staff

The San Diego Padres just announced the 2015 Lake Elsinore Storm field staff, naming Michael Collins, Glendon Rusch and Rod Barajas to the Storm coaching ranks. Collins will…

Temecula FC Quails expands youth soccer club in support of its professional team

Temecula FC’s youth club, which is a grassroots expansion of the Temecula FC Quails National Premier Soccer League team, gives talented players the opportunity to receive high quality…

Education

Temecula Middle School student wins TVUSD’s annual spelling bee contest

Temecula Middle School student wins TVUSD’s annual spelling bee contest

Ten Temecula Valley Unified School District middle school students participated in the district’s annual spelling bee on Wednesday, Jan. 28.…

Local student wins first place in VFW Patriot Pen Awards

Local student wins first place in VFW Patriot Pen Awards

The VFW held its annual Voice of Democracy/Patriot Pen Awards Weekend on Jan. 22-23 in Sacramento. Allison Ohara (center) won first…

Real Estate

Tips for selling your house quickly

Tips for selling your house quickly

Read along and prepare yourself with these tips for selling your house quickly and you’ll be in escrow before you have to mow the lawn again.…

Business

Pro-business group names priority bills in State legislature

A pro-business group representing chambers of commerce throughout southwest Riverside County is asking state lawmakers to get behind six bills introduced in the current legislative session that…

Dining

New Chinese restaurant in Temecula is rare find for diners

New Chinese restaurant in Temecula is rare find for diners

There is an unassuming new Chinese restaurant in South Temecula, and it’s got the neighborhood talking. Yuan Boutique Bistro and Dim Sum has taken up residence in…

Home & Garden

It’s possible to garden without a yard

It’s possible to garden without a yard

Hello fellow gardeners! I was thinking recently, yes, I do that occasionally, and thought how many people live in apartments or townhouses, possibly even mobile homes, and…

Opinion

Vaccinations are a must for everyone

I just read something alarming. According to a report from California County News, an agency we use to keep abreast of what is happening throughout the state,…

Military

National Charity League supports local military families

National Charity League supports local military families

TEMECULA - National Charity League, Inc., Temecula Valley Chapter is participating in its national organization’s initiative to support military personnel and their families. …

Motor Scene

Caltrans provides update on SR76 project

The widening of State Route 76 from two lanes to four between South Mission Road and Interstate 15 will be one of Caltrans’ major projects for 2015…

Health & Fitness

Heart Month focuses on women’s health

Heart Month focuses on women’s health

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in women. Yet, only one in five American women believe that heart disease is her greatest health threat.…