Wildomar Scouts take top San Diego Zoo Recycling Award

Wildomar Cub Scout Pack 332 captured its second first place finish in three years. Last year, the pack won second place recycling aluminum cans and plastic bottles for the San Diego Zoological Society’s conservationist arm, the Center for Research of Endangered Species (CRES). This year, the boys collected 26,860 containers for a total of $927.93 […]

Downtown Elsinore unwraps Christmas welcome

The Lake Elsinore Winterfest is a family tradition 8-year-old resident Ethan Keigwin anticipates each year to start off the holiday season by tossing a few snowballs, a rare opportunity in the temperate valleys of Southern California. Waiting in line for his turn to fire away in the snow play area on a comfortable evening December […]

Homeless housing project takes center stage at Wildomar meeting

The hot-button topic – a proposed low-income housing project for homeless persons – wasn’t on the agenda but kept cropping up throughout the Wildomar Town Hall meeting on Saturday, November 18, hosted by the Wildomar Municipal Advisory Council (WMAC). Gathered in the David A. Brown Middle School auditorium while late-season soccer games were played outside […]

Roadside trash, commuter headaches on county officials’ radar

The misplaced deli case in the middle of White Road off Baxter in Wildomar made an interesting addition to the obstacle course for drivers taking the unbeaten path toward their homes. The mini-travel trailer filled with construction debris up to the inside roof was hard to miss a few feet away. A collection of old […]

Hometown spirit parades through historic Lake Elsinore

With a visual buffet of more than 100 entrants, from the swirling hems of colorful Ballet Folklorico dancers, drum majors leading middle and high school marching bands, energetic cheerleaders and waves from Snow White and Santa Claus, spectators cheered and clapped during the city of Lake Elsinore’s Unity in the Community parade on Saturday, November […]

Lake Elsinore Boys & Girls Club celebrates grand opening

About 200 people attended the opening of Lake Elsinore’s first Boys & Girls Club amid balloons, music, food, drink and dignitaries all giving each other well-deserved pats on the back for bringing the club’s plans from mere dreams to a solid brick and mortar structure. Showered with the lion’s share of the credit were Lake […]

Wildomar town meeting Nov. 18

Vital transportation projects; sheriff’s programs to promote safe, secure neighborhoods; and plans to restore and open three parks will be among topics discussed Saturday, November 18, at a Wildomar town meeting hosted by Supervisor Bob Buster. The meeting will be an open forum for residents to ask questions and share opinions and ideas about important […]

Knights sponsoring food drive

Lake Elsinore Knights of Columbus Council #7809 is collecting non-perishable goods for their annual Christmas basket deliveries to needy individuals and families. They are hoping to collect enough donations to fill 75 to 100 baskets. The scouts from Troop 99 and Pack 99 will make help make deliveries. Please leave donations at the St. Frances […]

Unofficial Elsinore/Wildomar election results indicate potential changes

(A representative of the Riverside County Registrar of Voters office said by phone Tuesday morning that final election results will not be determined until sometime next week. Absentee ballots are still being verified and tabulated for a final vote count. As of press time, 120,000 ballots were left to be counted.) Running neck and neck […]