Cowboy Christmas allows Hassinger contact with Western discipline

Alex Hassinger, whose career as a racehorse trainer includes six years with Allen Paulson and two years with Laura de Seroux, is now the regional representative for a veterinary product and made inroads into the Western discipline during the Cowboy Christmas Gift Show which was held December 1-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. “I […]

Wellness Spa helps people look and feel their best

FALLBROOK — Are you beginning to feel the stress of the holidays or are you looking for the perfect gift? The Fallbrook Wellness Spa can help you through the season with your gift-giving needs! Or treat yourself and take a break from the demands of holiday shopping with a treatment that will relax and rejuvenate […]

Explosion at Temecula Valley High School

An explosion occurred at 10:44 a.m. on December 16 in a chemistry lab at Temecula Valley High School. It has been reported that 43 students have been injured. One male was airlifted to a medical facility; two were transported by ground ambulance and 40 were treated at the scene for their injuries. Those treated at […]


In the November 10 issue of the Village News, the engagement announcement of Jennifer Gee Albarran and Michael Scot Oslund was headlined “Gee-Oslund engagement announced.” The headline should have read “Albarran-Oslund engagement announced.” We apologize to both the couple and their families for this error in publication.

Arraignment again postponed for Temecula murder suspect

The arraignment of murder suspect of Gustavo Valencia, 19, of Temecula was postponed for the second time on October 21. Ingrid Wyatt, spokeswoman for the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office, said it is uncertain if the arraignment on October 28 will go off as planned. “Usually it’s a defense motion to postpone the case so […]

Fallbrook artist selected to produce Reagan Park Monument

Christopher Pardell’s design concept has been approved in principle for a second monument of his design in Temecula. Since last year’s unveiling of the acclaimed “Letters Home” Veterans Memorial in the city’s Duck Pond – a Pardell concept and sculpture achievement – there has been a move underway for a “civic pride” themed monument for […]

DeLuz Women’s Club to hold rummage sale

The newly formed DeLuz Women’s Club, a nonprofit organization, will hold their first fundraising event, a garage sale, September 17 and 18 beginning at 8 a.m. each morning at 46670 Sandia Creek Drive in Temecula. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the local community. Their primary support target is Rancho Damacitas, an organization in […]

For the love of horses

It is no secret that the Bonsall area has become a magnet for equestrian owners and enthusiasts who often describe Bonsall in rather idyllic terms. One such couple, Linda and Bruce Stenerson, own a 70-acre horse ranch with 40 horses near Hwy 395 and I-15. As 18-year residents of Bonsall, this horse-loving couple seems uncommonly satisfied […]

Community rallies behind restaurant owner who lost home

At the Oaks of Rainbow café beautiful flower arrangements provided by the End of the Rainbow Gardens florist grace the tables. The arrangements are for sale and the proceeds will go to the restaurant’s owner, Terri Smith, who lost her home in a June 30 fire. “I am so grateful to the community for all […]

World famous Elsinore hang gliding venue threatened by power lines

It’s 10 a.m. at ground level in the Elsinore Valley and temperatures are already heating up, signaling the first heat wave of the season. A group of hang gliding/parasailing enthusiasts gather under the large oak tree canopy behind the Ortega Oaks Market, waiting for the air to heat up although the soaring forecast isn’t promising. […]