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Lawmaker says State Supreme Court sided with sex offenders over children

RIVERSIDE – A Riverside County lawmaker today denounced a California Supreme Court ruling that invalidated provisions of a 2006 law limiting where convicted sex offenders are permitted to reside. Assemblywoman…

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…

Homeland man arrested on child molestation charges

Sereno was charged with two counts of lewd acts with a child under the age of 14, and one count of sodomy on a child under the age…

Corona teacher suspected of molesting student

CORONA – A Corona elementary school teacher suspected of molesting one of his female students was arrested today, and police said they believe there may be additional victims. Shane Alan…

Proposed LEUSD boundaries unfair say Alberhill Ranch residents

Like any other parent, Daniel Clausen works hard to ensure his children receive the education they deserve, but a recently proposed change to school boundaries and a yet…

Local News

Three hurt in Temecula freeway crash

TEMECULA – One person was seriously injured and two others suffered minor injuries in a crash…

BREAKING: Murrieta man, Kyle McLean, found guilty in 2013 murder of grandmother

A Murrieta man was found guilty Monday, March 2 in the 2013 murder of his…

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,…

Winchester blaze damages shed and power lines

A shed caught on fire near a mobile home in Winchester and damaged power lines,…

After staying low for months, gas prices soar upward

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in the Inland Empire rose…

Rain, up to 18 inches of snow expected this weekend

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

Sports

Former female Puma athletes shining in their sports lives after high school

Former female Puma athletes shining in their sports lives after high school

(Ta’Rea Cunnigan speaks about her record breaking performance) Freshman Karissa Frazier, who now plays softball at the University of Illinois at Chicago, was named the Horizon League Pitcher of…

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…

Boys HS Basketball: Eagles in CIF-SS Div 5A Championships for first time

Boys HS Basketball:  Eagles in CIF-SS Div 5A Championships for first time

Rancho Christian downs Capo Valley Christian 68-66 The CIF Southern Section Division 5A Semifinal game was on the line; there were 3.9 seconds left on the clock and…

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…

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…