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Election Results Place Sheriff Sniff, DA Candidate Hestrin in Lead

Last updated at 12:25 a.m. June 4, 2014 With 81 percent of Riverside County precincts reporting, California’s June 3 open primary election night results show Prosecutor Mike Hestrin in the … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

Awareness Vigil for Ashley Brittany Lopez May 31, 2014 at 3 p.m. at Murrieta Creekside Village Green Park

On Saturday, May 31 at 3 p.m., the search for Ashley will take a new turn as friends and family spread awareness about the missing Temecula teen. Ashley Brittany Lopez, 16, … Continue reading

May 31, 2014 · 2 Comments

Memorial Day remembered – Temecula, Murrieta home to military families – show celebrations mean much more than barbecues

Two years ago, on a Temecula street, military wife Stephanie McKay used her best Pinterest skills to paint a red, white, and blue American flag. Her then nineteen month old son, … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sean Lafferty – Candidate for Riverside County Judge

Who is Sean Lafferty? Sean Lafferty has served the community for 17 years, in his own words, “fighting for justice for those who’ve been harmed. I’ve convicted murderers, rapists, child molesters, … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

Boyle Heights Amber Alert for kidnapped 2-year-old Boy – Search widened to U.S.-Mexico border

On Friday, May 23, 2014, an Amber Alert was released for a 2-year-old boy reported kidnapped by his father in Boyle Heights. The suspect is wearing a red shirt and jeans. … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Riverside County Sheriff Candidates Battle for the Badge

Among the choices voters will make June 3 at the polls is who should serve as Riverside County sheriff-coroner for the next four years. Temecula Grapevine recently caught up with … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · 3 Comments

MURRIETA: Perris Woman Killed Following Second Collision on Interstate 15

Originally posted on Info Pepper:
The scene Thursday morning in Murrieta. (Credit: Joe Fanaselle) A Perris woman was killed early Thursday, May 22, in Murrieta following a double crash on…

May 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Temecula Valley Polo Club opens 2014 season with record style

On Friday, May 16, 2014, the Temecula Valley Polo Club (TVPC) kicked off its second season with an audience of 500 spectators and sponsors. “Despite threatening smoke and winds, by throw-in … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

Las Pulgas Fire, Tomahawk Fire, Cocos Fire, Bernardo Fires sends San Diego smoke into Southwest Riverside County

Where there is smoke, there isn’t always fire. Air quality in Temecula continues to deteriorate as winds shift from easterly to westerly direction. While good news for increasing humidity, and … Continue reading

May 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Temecula Children’s Museum prepares to celebrate tenth anniversary with wacky and wild June celebrations in Old Town Temecula Facility

Look, touch, come inside and find the hidden pennies and pickles. How long has it been since you’ve ventured inside the great Professor Pennypickle’s Old Town Temecula workshop? Things inside … Continue reading

May 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tips to ensure safety before a wildfire threatens

  The winds are swirling and conditions throughout Los Angeles, Southwest Riverside, and San Diego counties continue to suffer from record droughts. READ: Ready, Set, Go campaign with CalFire, and … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ready, Set, Go campaign with CalFire, and the U.S. Forest Service, reminds that just one spark is all it takes for disaster in Southern California Fire Season

Early May is reserved for Wildfire Awareness Week. Last week, Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Stone, together with Cal Fire and U.S. Forest Service notables gathered in Hemet to recommit their … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Windy in Riverside, in more ways than one — as Riverside County Sheriff’s Department introduces newest member of caninie team

On a windy day in Southwest Riverside County, the Sheriff’s Department introduces the latest member to their canine team, an 11-week-old female Bloodhound named, Windy. “Windy joins the ranks of a well-established … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Mother’s Day gift ideas in Temecula Valley – last minute shoppers can breathe easy with these local sweets, treats, and wine country ideas

Looking for the perfect mother’s day gift? And who doesn’t love a great deal, especially mom. So, check out this “local deal round up” on some of the best ways … Continue reading

May 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Salvation International Adoption Charity of Murrieta kicks off campaign to unite 28 children, some suffering from severe neglect, with forever families.

Murrieta, CA, May 1, 2014–Salvation International Adoption Charity, located and founded by Murrieta resident Danielle Fleenor, launched its first crowd-funding campaign on the popular site Indiegogo.com.  Their goal is to raise … Continue reading

May 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

Wildfire in Murrieta at Los Alamos Road chars wild land, stops short of evacuations near Clinton Keith, road closures remain in effect

By Maggie Avants Aggressive firefighting kept a vegetation blaze that broke out Sunday afternoon in Murrieta to 7 acres, a fire official said.  Flames were reported at 1:22 p.m. on … Continue reading

May 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Astronomy lovers, Connect With The Stars At The Inaugural StarLight Festival, Big Bear Lake, California

Hosted by the AstronomyOutreach network, the inaugural StarLight Festival is a unique celebration of science and astronomy that is set to launch on Memorial Day weekend under the stunning skies … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

Temecula and Murrieta joint open the French Valley Interchange with ribbon cutting and many congratulations to all

In a project over 14 years in the making, Temecula and Murrieta council members gathered with Public Works, Cal Trans, and project engineers to celebrate the fruits of their labor. … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

COUNTRY MUSIC FANS MARK CALENDARS FOR WYNONNA and THE BIG NOISE FOR ONE HOT SUMMER NIGHT at Pechanga Resort and Casino

A five-time GRAMMY winner and New York Times best selling author, Wynonna’s career has always revolved around telling stories. Whether she’s using her rich, commanding voice to sing one of her countless … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Vista Murrieta High School next on Every 15 Minutes Program rotation – Mock Disaster proves major results with students, families

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 the Murrieta Police Department in conjunction with several other City and Riverside County Emergency Response Agencies will be hosting the Vista Murrieta High School Every … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

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