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Every 15 minutes MADD campaign brings a dose of reality to Temecula Valley High School Students, April 16, 2014

Every 15 Minutes Program is returning to Temecula Valley High School on Wednesday, April 16. Temecula residents, commuting on Rancho Vista Road and Margarita Road from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Menifee House Fire on Magnetite Street brings dramatic footage by Joe Fanaselle

Fire destroys a home in the 33600 block of Magnetite Street in Menifee on Thursday, April 12, 2014. The dramatic footage below by photojournalist Joe Fanaselle shows CalFire on scene … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

“It’s Not Worth It!” — Temecula Police Department join in April’s Zero Tolerance Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Texting? Shaving? Eating  in the car? Look out, Temecula drivers. You’re about to pay dearly for the distraction. The Temecula Police Department, as part of April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Murrieta Police Department, DEA, holds Drug Takeback Day in April, 2014

In October, 2013–National Drug Takeback Day–Americans turned in 324 tons of prescription drugs at over 4,100 sites operated by the DEA and thousands of state and local law enforcement partners.  To date, the DEA … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Strong Arm Robbery in Temecula leads to I-15 freeway chase, subsequent hospitalization of suspect

A robbery at a Jefferson Avenue business began at gunpoint, and ended with a freeway car chase and subsequent crash on the morning of April 2, 2014. “At approximately 9:20 a.m., … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Friday night rocks Southern California with moderate earthquake

Was it an earthquake? Or just another NCAA Basketball bracket tumbling? A moderate earthquake rattled La Habra, California at 9:09 p.m.–the first of several on Friday night, per the United … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Saturday Motorcycle Road Rage leads to stabbing incident at Northbound Temecula Parkway Off Ramp

On Saturday, March 22, 2014, a road rage event led to multiple stabbings off I-15 and 79 South/Temecula Parkway Exit, north of the U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint. “At approximately 6 … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Motorcycle vs. Car accident halts southbound traffic at Rancho California and 15 Exit on Sunday Evening, March 23, 2014

Traffic exiting I-15 South, onto Rancho California Road came to a standstill Sunday afternoon following a motorcycle accident. “Emergency vehicles responded to a motorcycle vs. car  accident at approximately 4:05 … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Two Rainbow, CA residents arrested for possessing stolen vehicle, property, and resisting arrest

Riverside County Sheriffs report that Rainbow, CA residents–Christian Rivera and Tanner Cole–were both arrested following K-9 pursuit on March 18, 2014. “At around 9:20 a.m. on the morning of March … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Menifee Police Department yields 3 arrests, multiple citations during Saturday Night DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

Menifee, CA – The Menifee Police Department Traffic Unit conducted a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint that began at 8 p.m., March 15, 2014, at Newport Rd. and Lone Pine St. and ended … Continue reading

March 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Missing Mountain Biker from Corona found dead in Cleveland National Forest

Weather was a prohibitive factor in searching for missing mountain biker, Andres Marin. At approximately 10 a.m. on March 2, 2014, his body was located on the North Main Divide … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival – Camping reservations open March 4, 2014

Get ready, get set, if you want a camp site at 2014’s Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival, it’s time to prepare! For a general camping reservation, starting at 8 … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Missing Lake Elsinore Mountain Biker lost near Skyline Trailhead, Cleveland National Forest

missing mountain bikerOn the morning of March 1, 2014, around 7 a.m. Andres Marin began an 18-mile bike ride at the Skyline Trail-head (see map), as reported by Riverside County Sheriff … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Riverside County Sheriff’s have new strategy for reporting Missing Persons

As of February 24, 2014, Sergeant Mike Manning – Public Information Officer of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department reported that the Sheriff’s Department has a new strategy for missing persons. “The … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Domestic shooting at Pechanga Resort and Casino hotel leaves one dead, one injured

UPDATE:  The Riverside County Sheriff’s office Sergeant Mike Manning released the following update on February 24, 2014. “The victim in the Pechanga shooting has been identified as 49-year-old Los Angeles … Continue reading

February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

State of California issues Gas Grid Warning Notice from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. February 6, 2014

On a chilly, rainy day in a not-so-cold winter of 2014, the state of California issued a notice today, February 6, 2014, from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m., requesting residents … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

San Gorgonio Girl Scouts Council speaks out on incident where door-to-door cookie selling girl scout answered with shotgun

On February 2, 2014, a Temecula girl scout selling cookies was answered by a man with a shotgun. Now, Jua-Nita Houston, Director of Marketing, External Relations, & Diversity of the Girl Scouts of … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Man allegedly pulls gun on girl scout selling cookies door-to-door in Temecula

Girl scouts, beware. On February 2, 2014, officers from the Temecula Police Department responded to the 31000 block of Strawberry Tree Lane, in the city of Temecula in regard to an … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · 3 Comments

Update on Water Main break in Temecula — improper pipe burying probable cause, says Rancho Water District

Rancho Water District Road work on Margarita should be wrapped up Thursday eventing, after cleanup and repair from Wednesday’s flood. Read: Major water main break in Temecula closes roads from … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Power Outage in Old Town Temecula, affects two businesses including Temecula Children’s Museum on Jan. 30

At 8:30 a.m. on January 3o, 2014, a power outage was reported in Old Town Temecula, off Main Street, by the Children’s Museum, due to equipment problems. This incident is … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

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