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. […]

Largest leadership event of 2005 announced for April 29

WILDOMAR — On April 29 the Maximum Impact Simulcast “The Influential Leader” will include over 70,000 business professionals participating via satellite downlink in 500 cities across North America. Cornerstone Community Church in Wildomar is pleased to announce that they are participating as a local host site for this unprecedented leadership event for the Inland Empire […]


PUBLIC NOTICE The North County Fire Protection District is seeking qualified contractors to respond to the open bid process for vegetation management. Vegetation management includes clearing of brush, dead trees and mowing of grasses on vacant properties and around structures and along roadways. The program includes abatement of hazards when owners fail to bring their […]