UC Riverside Professor Appointed California Poet Laureate

RIVERSIDE – A UC Riverside creative writing professor was appointed today by Gov. Jerry Brown to be California’s poet laureate. Professor Juan Felipe Herrera, 63, was chosen following a nearly yearlong process during which the California Arts Council reviewed a number of applications, according to spokeswoman Kristin Margolis. ”We’re really excited to have him,” she […]

Hundreds of students to compete in ‘Science Olympiad’ at UC Riverside

RIVERSIDE – More than 750 middle and high school students will converge on the UC Riverside campus today to match wits in biology, computer science, physics and a range of other subjects. The Inland Empire Regional Science Olympiad will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at multiple campus locations, including the Material Science and […]

Essay winners honored by DAR

Essay winners honored by DAR

VISTA – Monserate Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution recently honored students with awards for their essays regarding American history. The topic for middle school students was “Young America Takes a Stand: The War of 1812.” Laura Scholfield of Hillcrest Academy, Temecula won the seventh grade contest and Julian Samuels of Hillcrest Academy, Temecula won […]

University Professor Alleges Mistreatment by Administration

RIVERSIDE – A UC Riverside professor with a history of race- related conflicts with the UC system will join supporters tomorrow to demand answers regarding a planned sabbatical he says he was denied, resulting in his loss of a federally sponsored fellowship. Professor Waymond Rodgers, who is black and has been teaching business management at […]

Student of the Month breakfast to be held to honor recipients

MURRIETA –The September Student of the Month Breakfast will be held on Monday, September 12, at 7:45 a.m. at the Murrieta Sizzler Restaurant located at 40489 Murrieta Hot Springs Road. RSVP with the name of the representative for your organization that will be attending. The September Student of the Month recipients are Brendan Flynn and […]

High schools ranked for Southern California

LOS ANGELES – A college preparatory high school in Cypress is the highest-ranking Southern California school in Newsweek magazine’s compilation of 1,600 top American schools. Oxford Academy, a magnet school that requires all of its students to take “a comprehensive honors curriculum,” including at least five college-level classes, was ranked 11th on the annual list. […]

Bonsall teachers honored

Bonsall teachers honored

BONSALL – Radio and television stations and the San Diego County Office of Education have recently honored the exceptional skills of two Bonsall Elementary School teachers. Radio station KPRI 102.1 FM presented fourth grade teacher Phyllis Minner, an exceptional writing teacher whose entire class was proficient or advanced in English Language Arts and Mathematics on […]

Doors to open at new middle school

The Lake Elsinore Unified School District’s newest facility, Lakeland Village Middle School, will be opening its doors August 21 to over 850 students. The 133,000-square-foot school sits on 19 acres and boasts a full-size gymnasium with locker rooms, a dance room and a band room in addition to three sports fields. It also has tennis courts, […]

Murrieta Valley High School graduates

Abunadi Hadeel Adamo Joseph Adkison Chris Aguina-Uruchurtu Sahen Albarran Michael Allen Joe Alpert Alyssa Alvarado Randi Andersen Kyle Anderson Evan Anderson Sarah Araiza Felicia Arciniega Gabrielle Arnold Kelsie Arritt Nicole Atchison Alex Auslander Jacque Avina Steven Ayala Crystal Ayala Monique Azzam Matthew Baker Adam Baker Mendora Balogh Adam Banci Jan Michael Bandao Jozelle Barker Jennifer […]

Pet safety topic of Temecula Library Family Series program

“Pet Safety with Leslie and Rags” will be the topic of the Temecula Library Family Series program on Wednesday, May 24, at 4 p.m. Representatives from the Lake Elsinore Animal Friends will present tips on how to be safe with animals. Sponsored by the Friends of the Temecula Library and Albertsons, the event will take […]