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Jered Weaver outduels Jon Lester as Angels stretch lead

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Jered Weaver and Jon Lester both made their big league debuts in 2006. Both have pitched a no-hitter, both are three-time All-Stars.

Jered Weaver outduels Jon Lester as Angels stretch lead

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Jered Weaver and Jon Lester both made their big league debuts in 2006. Both have pitched a no-hitter, both are three-time All-Stars.

New Temecula synagogue to mark High Holy Days

New Temecula synagogue to mark High Holy Days

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The “Days of Awe” will soon arrive for the Jewish community and be celebrated at Temple Beth Sholom in Temecula.

The Temple, which hosted its first Temecula open house on Aug. 17, will observe the Jewish High Holy Day cycle from Sept. 24 through Oct. 17. The period of special services and prayers may also serve as an introduction to the Jewish congregation that is, at the same time, one of…

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LA County Fair kicks off with new attractions

LA County Fair kicks off with new attractions

The Los Angeles County Fair opened Friday, and this year, the end-of-summer celebration is expected to put a twist on tradition.

In addition to the rides, food and farm animals, the fair is adding a nightclub, fire dancing and a large Chinese lantern display called “Luminasia.”

“Lumina is a spectacular evening event made up of giant handmade, custom-built, larger-than-life, lit-up…

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Kliff Kingsbury agrees to extension

Texas Tech and Kliff Kingsbury have agreed to a contract extension through 2020 that will pay $3.1 million in 2015 with a $200,0000 raise each year to $4.1 million in 2020, the school announced.

Kliff Kingsbury agrees to extension

Texas Tech and Kliff Kingsbury have agreed to a contract extension through 2020 that will pay $3.1 million in 2015 with a $200,0000 raise each year to $4.1 million in 2020, the school announced.

IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin hospitalized after practice crash in Fontana

IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin hospitalized after practice crash in Fontana

Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin was taken away from the track in an ambulance and airlifted to a hospital Friday night after a frightening crash in the final practice session for the series season finale.

Aleshin was conscious and alert, but had injuries to his right shoulder and right foot. He was taken to nearby Loma Linda University Medical Center, an IndyCar spokesperson said.

At…

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Big duck extends stay for Sept. 7 Banning’s Landing appearance

Big duck extends stay for Sept. 7 Banning’s Landing appearance




After disappointing hundreds this week when strong afternoon winds cut short a two-day engagement in Wilmington, the visiting giant duck will be brought back to Banning’s Landing on Sept. 7 to give it another try.

The duck’s stay in the Port of Los Angeles is being extended— the structure owned by Draw Events was originally set to leave Sept. 6 — to add the 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wilmington…

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Micro-climates, what they are and how to plant for them

Micro-climates, what they are and how to plant for them

Hello fellow gardeners! Although I have written previously on climate zones and briefly touched on micro-climates in that article, I’m not going to assume everyone read it. I’d like to get a little more in depth with this topic here this week.

So, what is a micro-climate? To understand this, one must first know that each area in a state is divided into various climate zones. Temecula is…

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Prep High School Football scores; Zero week

Prep High School Football scores; Zero week

It’s Zero week for teams across the nation and here locally seventeen teams from the valley will be jumping into the action this weekend. It is the beginning of preseason games, it is what players, coaches and fans from near and far have been waiting for. From the countless practices over the summer, sometimes twice a day, to the rigorous strength and conditioning programs, this weekend will…

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California to appeal teacher tenure ruling

California to appeal teacher tenure ruling




LOS ANGELES » California Gov. Jerry Brown late Friday appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for the state’s teachers.

Attorney General Kamala Harris filed the appeal in a Los Angeles County court on behalf of the governor and the state.

The move came a day after Superior Court Judge Rulf Treu finalized his June ruling that found five laws violated the…

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Britain raises terror threat level to ‘severe’

Britain raises terror threat level to ‘severe’

Less than two weeks away from the anniversary of Sept. 11 and the terror threat level in some parts of the world has never been higher.

From the U.S. to the U.K., world leaders are warning of an imminent and dire threat from Islamic militant groups like ISIS.

British Prime Minister David Cameron announced Friday that the U.K. has raised it’s terror threat level from substantial to severe.

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