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3/16/17 Lake Elsinore’s La Laguna Resort to offer retro camping as part of resort rehabilitation project

3/16/17 Lake Elsinore is Exploding Part 3, Residential growth expands

3/15/17 What the men who 'highlined' over Ortega Falls had to say, Cleveland National Forest officials ease stance but say anyone wanting to try it needs a permit

3/15/17 Bankruptcy looms for city of Lake Elsinore should Measure A pass

3/12 Lake Elsinore wildflowers enchanting enough to cause traffic jam  

3/10 Lake Elsinore Water Restrictions Being Relaxed: EVMWD Board Votes to Ease Current Rules

3/9 Pioneering Lake Elsinore church St. Frances of Rome celebrates 130th anniversary

3/7 Should Lake Elsinore residents vote on initiative that even the backers oppose? Mail-in ballots will be accepted during the May 2 election.

3/4 EVMWD to host 'Splash into Spring' event Saturday, March 25th

3/3/17 What prompted Lucas Oil to cancel Lake Elsinore offroad races? While the rains have been a boon to the city's namesake lake, they have saturated the motorsports park

3/3/17 Lake Elsinore is exploding with growth, Part 1; overview and infrastructure

3/2/17 When will the Temescal Canyon Road bridge reopen? The nearly century-old bridge has been closed more than a month due to storm and accident damage.

2/22/17 How Lake Elsinore's future is growing with fishery About 4,000 blue gill and 1,600 crappie transported from a hatchery in the Central Valley & added to lake.

2/22/17 Elsinore Independent Newspaper PDF

2/21/17 Back in the Day: Mission Trail aimed to link Los Angeles, Elsinore & San Diego

2/16/17 How Lake Elsinore and a developer are teaming up on Alberhill Villages Council members approval of the revised subdivision plan ends dispute; two to team up to oppose election measure.

2/15/17 Canyon Lake alum application wraps up

2/15/17 Work on huge Lake Elsinore sports complex could start in April

2/12/17 Lake Elsinore kicks off ‘Best of Lake Elsinore’ photo contest

2/10/17 Elsinore's Sacramento Lawmaker Pushes to Protect Political Whistleblowers

2/8/17 Padres Add Exhibition Game in Lake Elsinore March 31st

2/8/17 Elsinore Independent Newspaper PDF

2/7/14 What changes are in store for Lake Elsinore's Diamond/Railroad Canyon interchange?

2/4/17 Should Lake Elsinore Annex the Warm Springs area Around Temescal High?

2/2/17 Lake Elsinore Congressman Seeks to End Animal Testing in Federal Food, Drug Tests

2/2/17 Elsinore, Lakeside High School Students Headed to County Academic Decathlon

2/1/17 Local control close for Highway 74 between Lake Elsinore, Perris

2/1/17 Lake Elsinore could save on special election

1/31/17 Supervisors Approve Deal to Take Over SR-74 in Lake Elsinore Area

1/30/17 Booster club formed over Lake Elsinore future

10/23/16 State of the City Intro Video 2016

10/22/16 Elsinore joins Regional Homeless Alliance

10/19/16  Lake Elsinore seeks to construct a major sporting complex for high profile youth tournaments next to Storm Stadium

3/17/15 Supervisor Jeffries' March Newsletter: What our Riverside supervisor is keeping busy with.

3/16/15 468-home project faces planners The Terracina development has provoked some community opposition, but it goes before a city panel without any changes.

3/13/15 Wildomar Walmart wins council green light Panel unanimously supports massive project to be built near I-15/Bundy Canyon interchange.

3/11/15 Council endorses campground upgrade Consultant recommends modernizing La Laguna Resort into thriving destination

3/13/15 School attendance boundaries altered Changes to affect some Lake Elsinore Unified School District students from kindergarten through eighth grades.

3/10/15 Proposed Lake Elsinore boundary changes face board review High schools and four elementary schools would not be affected

3/6/15 New playgrounds to enliven three parks Upgrades targeting Yarborough, Machado and Summerlake recreational areas

3/4/15 Teen arrested, accused of school shooting threat

2/25/15 Planning panel vacancies filled Council names veteran activist and architect to commission

2/25/15 City eyes I-15/Central Avenue makeover Government coalition earmarks nearly $1 million for study of the project, though the city needs to come up with another million

2/22/15 Canyon Lake seeks $6M from water district Claim contends lake lease increases violate the state constitution

2/20/15 City may turn to roundabouts Transportation officials considering five of them as a unique solution to traffic woes at I-15/Railroad Canyon Road.

2/11/15 Council paves way for asphalt plant  Corona-based company to produce road-making material on Nichols mine site 

2/6/15 LEUSD Parent-Guardian Survey 2014-15  School District seeks input to support parental participation opportunities 

2/7/15 IE cities grapple with 10% rising cost of hiring Sheriff's

2/7/15 REGION: Not all welcome cannibas culture Some say SB marijuana expo clouds serious drug abuse issue

2/5/15 Melendez Introduces Legislation to Gain County Control of State Highway 74

2/5/15 Dozens of Local Employers Scheduled at 2/11/15 Job Fair Full and part time positions are available in several industries

2/4/15 Elsinore Police Will Replace Your Car Seat, If Needed, In Upcoming Safety Fair Police department is co-hosting a car seat safety fair this month

2/3/15 EDITORIAL: Troubling pushback on use of police body cameras RivCo sheriff's union files lawsuit to block the use 

2/1/15 How to Get Free Income Tax Preparation in Lake Elsinore Free to families or individuals making under $52,427 a year

1/29/15 Elsinore Residents Gather to Discuss New Planned Community 100+ Residents Attend Alberhill Village Open House

1/29/15 Stone's First Bill Seeks to Lift Restrictions at Diamond Valley Lake Stone represents the 28th state Senate District which encompasses Lake Elsinore

1/28/15 Lakefront building to be allowed

1/26/15 Proposed lake shore zoning faces City Council

1/26/15 Benoit and Jeffries have re-election campaign accounts set up

1/23/15 Elsinore Medi-Cal Applicants to Receive Faster Determination on Eligibility 

1/22/15 Melissa Melendez named to GOPAC advisory board

1/22/15 Planning group endorses asphalt plant plan

1/18/15 LDS church damaged in break-in

1/17/15 Group attempts to break fitness world record

1/16/15 Melendez Introduces Legislation to Reinstate Felony Penalties for Firearm Theft “A criminal does not steal a gun for recreational use, they steal a gun to commit crimes."

1/16/15 Chocolate fantasy fundraiser, Business of Art classes, more

1/15/15 First monument signs coming to city

1/15/15 Plaque to honor renowned 'outsider' artist

1/15/15 Police chase leads to arrest

1/15/15 Applicants sought for planning panel seats

1/14/15 Local Home Prices Up by Seven Percent According to CoreLogic DataQuick, the median price of a Riverside County home was $300,000 last month, up from $280,000 in December 2013.

1/14/15 Jeff Stone raises prospect of loan to help 4 Inland cities

1/14/15 Exercise class aims to crush world record, help charity

1/12/15 Riverside Supervisors Board to Authorize $28 Million to Support 13 Sheriff's Positions 

1/10/15 Signs to be built at key city entrances

1/9/15 35-year sentence for man who molested two girls

1/9/15 Dam above Lake Elsinore changed region's history    

1/8/15 Skateboarders to get say in park design

1/7/15 Outlets’ owners eye expansion

1/6/15 Inland lawmakers react to Jerry Brown's inaugural speech

1/5/15 Educator, civic activist John Gonzales passes

1/2/15 City focusing on business license requirements

12/30/14 How to reach your elected representative

12/28/14 IE real estate predictions for 2015

12/28/14 Water board picks president

12/27/14 Top issues ahead for southwest Riverside County

12/26/14 $1.1m Grant to help city improve two parks

12/20/14 School boundary changes probable

12/15/14 Melissa Melendez outlines her priorities for upcoming session

12/15/14 Inland lake levels rising

12/14/14 Sale, lease considered for shuttered school site

12/13/14 Elsinore crimes rates fall 23%

12/12/14 Shopping area patrols added for holidays

12/12/14 Heidi Matthies Dodd named LEUSD board president

12/10/14 Takano, Calvert disagree on House drought bill

12/9/14 RIVERSIDE: Pot dispensary measure can go to voters

12/9/14 Extra Funds Will Temporarily Save Program That Transports Released Inmates Away from Local Jail

12/9/14 Supervisors Approve $11.5 Million Acquisition of Helicopters for Sheriff's Fleet

12/8/14 LEUSD School boundaries on Temescal Valley meeting agenda

12/5/14 Council poised to build skate park in Serenity Park, located in southern Lake Elsinore

11/26/14 Residents question Spectrum Communities residential project at Lakeshore Drive and Terra Cotta Road

11/9/14 (Video) Veterans Memorial Unveiling & Observance Ceremony

10/18/14 Vet report supports Animal Friends shelter management

10/17/14 (Video) Mayor's Lake Elsinore "State of the City" Address 

10/15/14 RivCo Home Prices Rise 9.7 Percent; Median Price Now at $295,000

10/15/14 Get Ready for Higher Property Tax Bills in Lake Elsinore and Wildomar

10/13/14 With Calvert a no-show, Sheridan speaks at forum

10/13/14 Bonnie Garcia & Jeff Stone debate in Lake Elsinore

10/13/14 Press Enterprise calls on Calvert to accept a debate

10/12/14 Sheridan Presents His Platform at LECC "Debate" Despite Calvert No-Show

10/11/14 Elsinore food truck manufacturer thriving

10/11/14 Three candidates vying for two Elsinore council seats

10/8/14 City Council candidates' forum reveals some differences

10/8/14 Intruder shot by homeowner was drunk, lost, friends say

10/8/14 State looking for foreign fish in Lake

10/5/14 Proposed 'ETHANAC EXPRESSWAY' would link Hemet, Lake Elsinore

10/4/14 POLITICS: What would Reagan say? Review of Garcia/Stone race

10/3/14 Three TCHS students arrested, accused of making criminal threats

9/30/14  California Will Allow Family Members to Seek Seizure of Guns

9/30/14 Three TCHS students arrested, accused of making "CREDIBLE" criminal threats  also see Sheriff's press release

9/30/14 Angry officials see politics in governor's IE veto

9/30/14 Plastic bag ban signed into law

9/30/14 'Inbred Inland Empire' not aimed at region, airports exec claims

9/29/14 Shooting threat rumors rattle Temescal Canyon High School

9/28/14 Storm stadium gets advanced lighting system

9/27/14 Child Immigrants: Governor Jerry Brown signs bill for lawyers for immigrant kids; Related: Assemblywoman Melendez talking about tax money going to immigration lawyers on Stuart Varney's Fox Business show.

9/26/14 OPINION: Penalizing pot producers counterproductive 

9/25/14 Council buys more AFV animal control service

9/25/14 City council buys more animal control service 

9/25/14 OPINION: Riverside Unified book ban a disservice

9/24/14  Marijuana advocates start their 2016 legalization fight in California today

9/24/14 Ruptured line spills briny water

9/24/14 Compliance sweep nets 15 arrests

9/24/14 City funds more recycled water for lake

9/22/14 Ken Calvert won't debate Tim Sheridan at LECC's Fall Debate

9/22/14 Cultural Center hosts business roundtable

9/20/14  DUI checkpoint nets 4 arrests

9/20/14 Wildomar City Council candidate forum preview

9/20/14  Fall 2014 Temecula City Council forum report

9/20/14  Supervisor Jeffries wants more details on lawsuit costs

9/17/14  Groups turn out to help homeless

9/17/14  Neel Kashkari meets with Inland conservatives

9/16/14 Gov. Jerry Brown signs historic groundwater management legislation

9/16/14  City Council considers program to help mobile homeowners with repairs

9/12/14  Bowling alley to open

9/12/14  Plan to divide California into 6 states falls short of signatures

9/11/14  Temecula's congressional candidates to debate

9/9/14  Outlets' center new freeway signs to stand out 

9/8/14  Firefighters pumped for multipurpose 'quint' Rosetta Canyon firetruck 

9/8/14  City seeks ideas for skate park near LE's SW border with Wildomar & Lakeland Village 

9/4/14  Homeless helpers offer mentor training 

9/2/14  Demolition of 'Tarzan house' sought 

8/31/14  City to offer work to university interns 

8/29/14  Community services director goes 'back to his roots' with new position 

8/29/14 Council balks on Friends of the Valley animal control contract 

8/28/14  City deploys beach cleaner 

8/23/14  Housing projects heating up 

8/23/14  Panel endorses plan for opening new rural supply store

8/19/14  Three candidates in council field

8/19/14  Two Elsinore Valley water district races to be held

8/19/14  School district board members unchallenged

8/19/14  Public safety panel meets Wednesday

8/13/14 Free days offered on lake

8/11/14  Grading proceeds for Pardee condos

8/9/14  Albers' Folly becomes successful olive ranch

8/2/14  City hopes signals will help safety, traffic

7/28/14  Street-sweeping hours extended

7/26/14  Main Street gateway gets a facelift

7/24/14  City opens arms to food trucks

7/21/14  Pool party, live music takes over casino

7/20/14  Cleanup progressing at notorious homeless camp

7/13/14  Longtime school board member Martineau dies

7/6/14  County, local leaders reach out to homeless

6/28/14  Main Street rehab wraps up

6/26/14  Citywide street fixes ordered

6/23/14  Regional agency backs I-15 & Railroad Canyon interchange redesign

6/19/14  Jazz at the Lake features Shanice, Tito Puente Jr.

6/14/14  Future Walmart focus of Wednesday meeting

6/12/14  Veterans memorial plan gets council approval

6/10/14  Water district considering desalination plant

6/7/14  City bulking up personnel

5/30/14  Pat Kilroy, longtime lake supervisor, retires after 20 years

5/28/14  City anticipates large boost to revenue this fiscal year

5/27/14  La Unica Mexican restaurant expands, celebrates 40 years

5/26/14  Spay-neuter clinic seeks high volume, high impact

5/24/14  Pioneer Lumber's knotty problem

5/24/14  Six running to represent sprawling 28th Senate district from Riverside County

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5/21/14  Lake Elsinore the Fastest Growing City in California

5/20/14  Speed limit changes, no parking proposed

5/15/14  IE State senate GOP candidates decry San Francisco billionaire's involvement

5/15/14 Sewer project will help deal with growth

5/14/14  City shrinks pet fees

5/9/14  Tim Sheridan Gets Advice from Area Educators

5/9/14  LE Fire Department now has a rescue boat on the lake

5/2/14  Trevi Entertainment complex shut down amid bankruptcy

4/30/14  Inland growth fraction of mid-2000s

4/30/14  Main Street gets a touchup

4/29/14  Vets memorial dispute costs city $200,000

4/24/14 Calvert, Cook benefit from incumbent advantage

4/23/14 ELECTION 2014: Key dates leading to June 3 primary

4/23/14 Supervisors Say Public Would 'Do Well' If Either D.A. Candidate Elected

4/19/14 Park's charitable meals at center of controversy

4/18/14 Water agency warns of violations on mined property

4/14/14 Planners to review Links at Summerly golf club tent

4/9/14 City hires public works chief. Veteran municipal engineer

4/8/14 Museum move a daunting task

4/4/14 Flood control construction in progress

4/4/14 Main Street the focus of paving, cleaning

4/1/14 Minor league teams survive through outreach

3/30/14 Electronic speed displays go up near schools

3/27/14 Off-road track to reopen

3/26/14 Relief coming to southbound I-15 exit

3/24/14 Aquatic center proposed for launch

3/23/14 HIGHWAY 74: Riverside County, cities explore takeover

3/21/14 School district to forge pact with employees

3/21/14 Ranking shows fast growth of Canyon Hills

11/14/13 Taking Back the House, Vol. 18: Ken Calvert and California’s 42nd District


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