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Judge allows deported Mexicans to return for hearings

Non-citizens who signed so-called ``voluntary return'' forms in Southern California and were expelled to Mexico will be given the chance to apply to return to the U.S. and…

Ex-teacher accused of sex with students pleads guilty

The five boys with whom Hansen had relations were all students at Centennial High School…

Local News

Man fled police by car and foot in Lake Elsinore

 A man suspected of driving drunk who led Riverside County sheriff’s deputies on a car…

Heavy snow expected in Idyllwild and Mountain Center by tomorrow

Chains or snow tires were required for cars traveling on Highway 243 in the Idyllwid…

Perris man arrested for possession of methamphetamine and cocaine

Deputies investigating an auto chop shop operation in Perris arrested a 51-year-old local man…

Police seek man who exposed himself to Lake Elsinore girl

Police are looking for a man who exposed himself to a girl in Lake Elsinore,…

Sports

HS Girls Basketball: #1 Lakeside Toppled by Unseeded Colony, 60-36

HS Girls Basketball: #1 Lakeside Toppled by Unseeded Colony, 60-36

Lady Lancers End Season in CIF-Southern Section Division 2A Quarterfinals The top-seeded Lakeside Lancers (20-6, 10-0) had just come off of a 68-38 victory over Arroyo, but found themselves…

Local elementary school receives visit from Green Bay Packers Datone Jones

Local elementary school receives visit from Green Bay Packers Datone Jones

Helen Hunt Jackson Elementary School was packed with packer fans last week when current Green Bay Packer’s defensive end, Datone Jones, visited the school while enjoying some down…

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…

Little Leagues join forces in Temecula, opening day ceremonies set for this weekend

Little Leagues join forces in Temecula, opening day ceremonies set for this weekend

On Feb. 28 the American and National charters of Little League in the Temecula Valley will have Opening Day ceremonies at the Ronald Reagan Sports Park in Temecula…

Education

Temecula Middle School student wins TVUSD’s annual spelling bee

Temecula Middle School student wins TVUSD’s annual spelling bee

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

2015 real estate market starts slowly

Those hoping for a jump-start to the valley’s moribund housing market were in for some disappointment in January. Not only were sales down 30 percent from December…

Business

Amatulli Auto Parts Inc. has served Perris area for over 32 years

Amatulli Auto Parts Inc. has served Perris area for over 32 years

Amatulli Auto Parts Inc. in Perris has served the western Riverside County area with top name brand parts and high quality service for nearly 33 years.…

Dining

Happy’s Café’s cool sno-balls and other menu offerings make customers smile

Happy’s Café’s cool sno-balls and other menu offerings make customers smile

Happy’s Café in Old Town Temecula is under the new ownership of Jay and Marissa Watkins. They’re longtime Temecula residents who have created an avalanche of…

Home & Garden

Compost is recycled ‘black gold’ for your garden and easy to make

Compost is recycled ‘black gold’ for your garden and easy to make

Hello, fellow gardeners! Although I’ve written about compost before, it’s important to readdress. So let’s talk about what it is, why you should use it and how…

Opinion

Changing for the better

Benjamin Franklin once said, “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement and success have no meaning.”…

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

Temecula Rod Run to take place March 6-7

This year’s Temecula Rod Run in Old Town Temecula will take place March 6-7.…

Health & Fitness

Tips for handling sibling rivalry

If there is more than one child in your family, then it’s almost a guarantee that there are disagreements, arguments and competition. Yes, your children may love…