Wildomar library opens doors to reading adventures

The Mission Trail library in Wildomar played host to a menagerie of animal friends to the delight of a young, wide-ey ed audience on July 25. The “little gardener of the rainforest,” the “Australian Bushman’s alarm clock” and a 70-pound albino Burmese python were among the guests in the last installment of the “Paws, Claws, […]

A safe way to speed

The goal is simple: get kids off the street. Two men have headed an effort to entice young locals away from illegal and dangerous street races to a safe and rewarding way to challenge the abilities of these drivers and their tuned cars. Tuner Showdown at The PAS is the first step for promoter Paul […]

Hearse procession to send chills through Lake Elsinore Diamond

The Phantom Coach Hearse Club is sure to attract unsuspecting lookie-loos as they cruise through Lake Elsinore en route to The Diamond, where service car enthusiasts will showcase their classic hearses, ambulances and other “first on the scene” coaches Saturday, August 12, in a pre-game procession-style parade around the ballpark. Following a club meeting in […]

Wildomar Night at the Diamond catches funds

Wildomar cityhood fundraising efforts are paying off. Wildomar Incorporation Now (WIN) is only $20,000 away from the estimated $100,000 needed for incorporation expenses. A Wildomar Night at the Diamond event on July 28 combined a barbecue tailgate party, a Lake Elsinore Storm baseball game and an after-game fireworks show. Approximately $1,000 was generated from the […]

Lake Elsinore harmonizes safety issues, needs of RV owners

In a city known for its recreational attractions like a motocross track and a lake, the Lake Elsinore Public Safety Advisory Commission (PSAC) spent almost a year devising the best ways to redraft the city’s parking ordinance to fit the lifestyle of its citizens while addressing growing safety concerns. At the recommendation of the PSAC, […]

Scouts quietly perform good works in community

Following the wailing sound of a bagpiper atop of a hillside, Lake Elsinore scout Sean McGarry, 18, evacuated his group of Boy Scout campers out of the smoky haze of the San Diego County Pines Fire a few years ago. After leading the 11- and 12-year-old scouts to safety, Sean and his co-counselor, Logan Bates, […]

Wildomar Cityhood supporters await Capital Decision

Since 1991, the idea of cityhood has been a dream for many Wildomar residents. Around this time, the fledgling sprout of Wildomar Incorporation Now (WIN) began to take root. Fifteen years later, the hope for the future city of Wildomar and about five other incorporation drives in the state rests within the actions of lawmakers […]

Almost seven years of waiting: Wildomar will decide parks’ fate

Wildomar residential landowners will determine whether the community’s parks will remain closed during an ongoing election by mail. Between July 12 and August 29, local residence owners within the Wildomar Park Boundaries District will be asked to approve a $45 assessment to refurbish and maintain the existing three shuttered parks and the acquisition of a […]

Police urge caution after two similar break-ins

A couple was shot in the face when five intruders invaded their home on Tulip Court in the early morning of July 15. Days earlier, on the night of July 12, four males robbed a home on Notnil Drive and assaulted an 18-year-old man. Sergeant Earl Quinta, spokesman for the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said […]