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City of Murrieta teams up with rotary club for special needs dance Alex Groves Staff Writer A red carpet was rolled out in Murrieta’s Community Center, which was transformed by the sound of music and cheery people shortly before 6:30 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14 for a dance scheduled for adult members of the special needs community. The dance began as many dances usually do, with a wide-variety of people crowding the entrance to the community center in their excitement to get in. Parents and caregivers lined up outside the average-sized doorway to the community center with the person they were caring for, and it

see DANCE, page A-6 A number of planning issues and safety concerns voiced by Riverside County have placed the event on a temporary hiatus.

The Great Bull Run faces difficulties Mother brings to coming to Southwest Riverside awareness rare condition Alex Groves Staff Writer

The Great Bull Run, an event styled after Spain’s yearly “Running of the Bulls,” may have trouble coming to Southwest Riverside due to safety concerns and a lack of necessary documentation, according to county officials. The event would allow individuals to run in a race where they would be chased after by bulls in a secured setting and is similar to the traditional Spanish event where

individuals, often villagers of the Valencian town of Buñol yearly. But all of the decadence and town of Pamplona, are chased by a small group of bulls through a wildness of the event proved to be too much for The City of Lake sectioned off area of city streets. Elsinore, which The A meri canized event “Running with the bulls is declined to hold goes even further not as dangerous as it may the event due to concerns in its attempt to seem from the videos you safety after receiving capture aspects see on YouTube.” a large number of Spanish culture with a to– Rob Dickens of e-mails from concerned resimato fight after the race. The fight is loosely based dents. So event organizers brought it to off of another Spanish event, La Tomatina, which happens in the the Temecula Downs Event Center,

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which is located outside of city limits in an attempt to keep the event within the region. But the event still may not happen as Riverside County has voiced hesitation over holding it. The event would be difficult to facilitate due to planning issues and safety issues, according to a press release from Riverside County Public Information Officer Ray Smith. On Friday, Feb. 7 county officials notified the Temecula Downs Event

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in Murrieta – as he approaches his 70th birthday. “It has all rounded out the spiritual dimension of who I am,” Wright said in an interview during a break between clients. Wright noted it was his wife who suggested that he become a counselor, a career shift that occurred after he served in the Navy, worked in pharmaceutical sales and raised money for a Georgia-based international health organization. But the stage was set decades

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Police arrest two for possession of methamphetamine, illegal fireworks Police officers arrested two people around 2:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 14 in the 22100 block of Bundy Canyon in Wildomar after discovering illegal drugs and fireworks inside the vehicle they were traveling in.

Jeffrey Jay Fleming, 43, of Santa Ana and Kimberly Ann Holguin, 39, of Canyon Lake were traveling in a blue Kia Rio when they were stopped and contacted by police officers for an equipment violation, according to a Riverside County Sheriff’s report. When an officer conducted a record check on Fleming and Hol-

guin, they discovered Fleming was on felony probation for a narcoticrelated offense and that Holguin had an active felony warrant, according to the report. A probation search of the vehicle was then conducted by a police K-9, which is when officers came

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Robert Wright draws from a deep well – a strained childhood, combat service and Christian faith – as he works to heal hurting marriages and families. Wright brings a rare combination of skills and personal experience to his work as he approaches his 20th anniversary of private practice as a marriage, family and child counselor. He also straddles two counties – as a resident of Fallbrook who practices his craft

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Fallbrook man taps his childhood, combat service, Christian faith in Murrieta counseling practice Tim O’Leary Staff Writer

When Kori Siroky, a Temecula resident, was told by doctors that her daughter Lilly Detillion-Siroky, 7, was diagnosed with a rare heart condition called pulmonary hypertension in 2007, she said it was like the scene out of a movie.

After a long hiatus, the Lake Elsinore Public Safety Advisory Commission has reconvened. City Council appointed new Public Safety Advisory Commission members during their city meeting Tuesday, Feb.11. A lack of quorum for the past year to was to blame for the interruption of the Public Safety Commission. In January, 12 applications were received for consideration. How

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Hard News Trial set for Fallbrook woman accused of killing 86-year-old Menifee resident with SUV RIVERSIDE – A June 3 trial date was confirmed on Feb. 15 for a woman accused of killing an 86-year-old Menifee resident while racing through an intersection drunk at the wheel of her SUV. Melissa Danae Dean-Baumann, 39, of Fallbrook could face 20 years to life in prison if convicted of second-degree murder, DUI gross vehicular manslaughter, child endangerment, DUI with injuries and sentence-enhancing allegations of inflicting great bodily injury on a person over 70 years old. Dean-Baumann appeared with her attorney before Riverside County Superior Court Judge Helios Hernandez for a status conference at the Riverside Hall of Justice. After the prosecution and defense indicated they would

be prepared to move forward, Hernandez scheduled trial to begin the first week of June. However, an intervening hearing is set for March 24 to verify both sides are on track. Dean-Baumann remains free on a $500,000 bond. Dean-Baumann is accused of killing Phyllis Fleming and seriously injuring the woman’s husband, Donald Fleming, in a Dec. 13, 2012, crash at the intersection of McCall Boulevard and Encanto Drive in Menifee. According to sheriff’s investigators, the defendant was driving her Chevrolet SUV westbound on McCall at a high rate of speed about 12:30 p.m. and became distracted by her 3-year-old child in the rear seat.

Dean-Baumann failed to see the red light at McCall and continued into the intersection. About that time, Donald Fleming initiated a left-turn from eastbound McCall to head north on Encanto, investigators said. The victim was turning on a green arrow. The SUV collided with the passenger side of the Saturn, fatally injuring Phyllis Fleming, who was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the District Attorney’s Office. The woman’s husband was hospitalized with major injuries, from which he has mostly recovered, prosecutors said. Dean-Baumann was treated for moderate injuries. Her child, strapped in a safety seat, was not hurt.

Trial begins for ex-con accused of attacking police officers RIVERSIDE – Jury selection got underway on Feb. 13 for the trial of an ex-convict accused of trying to run over several Riverside police officers during a pursuit, prompting the lawmen to shoot him. James Chad Horton, 35, could face 25 years to life in prison if convicted in the March 2012 incident. Horton is charged with assault on a peace officer, reckless driving, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm and unlawfully carrying a concealed weapon. He also has a felony strike on his record. According to court papers, in the past decade Horton has been convicted separately of making criminal threats, auto theft and recklessly discharging a firearm. Riverside County Superior Court Judge Mac Fisher summoned prospective jurors to the Riverside Hall of Justice for screening as to

their qualifications and availability. Opening statements in the case are not expected until next week. Horton remains held in lieu of $210,000 bail at the Southwest Detention Center in Murrieta. According to Riverside police, officers attempted to stop Horton for a traffic violation in the predawn hours of March 23, 2012, but the defendant drove away in a 2004 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck. During the ensuing five-minute chase, Horton allegedly drove in excess of 80 mph on city streets, making U-turns and occasionally driving on the wrong side of the road – until he got boxed in on Donald Street, police said. The defendant allegedly rammed a patrol car with officers next to it several times while trying to escape, prompting four officers to open fire on the Tacoma, according

to investigators. Horton’s passenger, John Eddie Walton, jumped out of the pickup and was immediately arrested. According to police, the truck became disabled after Horton struck a power pole, and the defendant fled on foot. A 90-minute search ensued, during which a police K-9 officer located Horton in the backyard of a home in the 3700 block of Everest Avenue. He surrendered after a police dog bit him. The defendant was treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound at Riverside Community Hospital and later booked into jail. In August 2012, Walton pleaded guilty to being a convicted felon with a gun and committing a felony while on bail and was sentenced to four years, eight months in prison.

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Ex-con steals Hemet police car, leads officers on 12-mile chase to Menifee HEMET – An ex-con accused of stealing a Hemet police car and leading officers on a 12-mile chase to another city, where he crashed the cruiser, was charged on Feb. 14 with auto theft and other felonies. David Gary Hayes, 28, was arrested Tuesday morning, Feb. 11 after a pursuit that began in Hemet and ended in Menifee. Along with the theft count, Hayes is charged with burglary and resisting arrest. He is being held in lieu of $105,000 bail at the Southwest Detention Center in Murrieta and is slated to make his initial court appearance this afternoon. Around 10 a.m. Tuesday, officers were called to a store in the 1100 block of Sanderson Avenue to investigate a theft. The suspect had dropped his ID card while fleeing the location and officers were provided a full description of the man before they arrived, according to Hemet police. A patrolman spotted the suspect in the 2300 block of Stetson Avenue and attempted to arrest him, but the defendant ran away, police said. Another patrolman rolled up from the opposite direction, and both officers gave chase, leaving their vehicles unattended. “The officers lost sight of the suspect and began to coordinate a perimeter with incoming police

Grandmother attacked by pit bull, left with major injuries PERRIS – A 68-year-old grandmother in Perris suffered bites to her face and arms when her sonin-law’s pit bull attacked her as she exercised, a county spokesman said on Feb. 14. First responders were dispatched shortly after 10 p.m. Friday to the 22900 block of Betty Rd. in an unincorporated part of Perris.

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Yates saw the two person injury over three event track record as more of a mark against the event than something that went toward its benefit. “At some of these events there were some injuries and we just didn’t feel it fit for our community,” he said. “You know, and that’s all I can tell you, we look at the pros and cons and this didn’t work for us.” Neither Dickens nor representatives from Temecula Downs could be reached after Riverside County announced their opposition to the event, so it’s not clear whether the event will still be taking place at this point in time.

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as dangerous as it may seem from the videos you see on YouTube,” Dickens said. “Because all you see on YouTube is just the highlights where people get hit; you don’t see that 99 percent of people are out there running and they’ll never get punched or close to a bull.” “In Pamplona, they’ve only had 15 deaths in 103 years,” he said. “So let’s think about that for a minute: 15 deaths in 103 years – that’s a much lower death rate than you have even in professional football, so I would say, obviously, that since we’ve had three events so far, nobody has died and two people had injuries.” But the fact that two people had injuries wasn’t reassuring to Lake Elsinore City Manager Grant Yates.

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down to sound concrete, replacing severely corroded reinforcing steel while repairing less corroded reinforcing steel through sandblasting and applying a corrosion inhibitor, installing a cathodic protection system to inhibit additional corrosion, replacing damaged concrete with new concrete, replacing the outlet tower’s steel walkways, sandblasting and coating the steel control room, replacing the Howell-Bunger valves while installing valve discharge deflectors to reduce the fog-like conditions, and refurbishing or replacing the butterfly valves and slide gates. The estimated cost of the entire project, including the design funds requested and past expenditures, is between $5.5 and $7.5 million. The preliminary design phase activities include conducting a three-dimensional survey of the discharge facility, forebay lining, and tower to create record drawings, mapping the extent of surface-damaged concrete, shutting down the facility for field inspection to assess existing conditions of the piping, Howell-Bunger valves, butterfly valves, slide gates, and other ancillary equipment, determining the strength of the existing concrete through concrete coring and laboratory testing, testing for hazardous material, preparing conceptional layout drawings and environmental documentation, developing the final design criteria, developing valve procurement specifications and the receipt of bids for the new Howell-Bunger valves, and developing a more refined construction cost estimate. The $1.75 million authorized for preliminary design covers $895,000 for the design work itself, $270,000 for a shutdown of the facility, field investigations, and a three-dimensional survey, $180,000 for preparation of design documents and receipt of bids for the procurement of the new valves, $142,000 for environmental documentation and project management, $100,000 for mate-

rial testing services to conduct concrete coring, laboratory testing, and analyses, and $163,000 for contingency. MWD staff will perform the preliminary design activities while HDR Engineering will perform the material testing. MWD staff expects to return to the board in mid-2015 to request the award of the valve procurement contracts and to authorize the final design. The turbine at the Lake Mathews hydroelectric plant uses cooling water, and chlorine has been added to that water to prevent algae growth. That chlorine, however, has damaged portions of the building over the years. In an effort to reduce further damage, the chlorine injection system was removed in 2008 and a cooling water system using potable water now reduces the turbine temperature. The scope of the hydroelectric plant repairs includes removing the damage concrete down to sound concrete, replacing reinforcing steel which has lost at least 20 percent of its cross-sectional area, repairing less-corroded reinforcing steel by sandblasting and applying a corrosion inhibitor, installing a cathodic protection system to inhibit additional corrosion of the steel reinforcement, and replacing damaged concrete with new concrete. The planned final design phase activities include conducting field investigations and material testing of the existing structure, preparing drawings and specifications, receiving competitive bids, and developing a construction cost estimate. The total project cost, including the design funds requested and past expenditures, is estimated at $1.15 to $1.5 million. The $190,000 appropriated February 11 covers $124,000 for final design, $44,000 for bidding and project management, and $22,000 for contingency. MWD staff will perform all final design activities. To comment on this story online, visit www.myvalleynews.com.

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Arts Council Menifee honors Edie Schmoll Shawnees Peacock Special to the Valley News Describing local pianist, music educator, writer and painter Edie Schmoll as a dedicated and hardworking woman is an understatement. Schmoll began taking piano lessons at 13 in her hometown of Boston and gained a tremendous amount of knowledge about playing classical music. She continued to refine her piano skills for many years, including most recently by taking classes in Menifee. “Music is my forte,” said Schmoll. “I’ve been playing the piano and organ off and on for many years.” At 16, she performed in her first recital in front of a crowd of 200. That is also the age at which she began one of her many careers: music educator. She has had over 200 private students and still teaches piano, organ and accordion. “I like teaching music, its fun” says Schmoll. “My students are like my family.” Schmoll shares her musical talents throughout the community by working as a performer and composer. She entertains several times a year at many local hospitals, convalescent centers and retirement centers. Last month, she performed piano selections during Arts Council Menifee’s Gallery Reception. She has also performed at several churches in the area. At Trinity Lutheran Church in Hemet, she de-

ARRESTED from page A-1 across the undisclosed quantity of methamphetamine and the firework, according to Sgt. David Cardoza. The firework, a D.O.T. class “B” mortar type firework, was taken by the Sheriff’s Hazardous Device Team, Cardoza said. Fireworks that receive a class “B” distinction are considered professional grade. The State of

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Edie Schmoll performs on the piano.

buted her original hymn titled “Now the Lord Said (My Will Be Done) as part of a church service in 2009. In an effort to be a well-rounded artist, Schmoll is now a visual and literary artist as well. Her beginning with oil and pastel painting occurred four years ago following the loss of her husband. Her paintings emit the same level of passion that she has for her other artistic endeavors, the only difference being in the senses involved. Schmoll’s lively, colorful and impressionistic style of artwork is the main reason why she was nominated in 2011 for the prestigious National Artwork Award by the group American Mensa for a piece titled “Glow.” Schmoll has also been writing for

10 years and has published articles in several online magazines. After taking one semester of creative writing at a community college, she won a National Poetry Award from American Mensa in 2008 for her poem titled “And Now” and became a contributing writer and resident poet for Inland Empire Mensa. She is also the author of four books: “A Crime Against One Person: HMO Nightmare” (2010), “Serenade: Word Songs” (2011), “Rain and Rainbows: Short Story Collection” (2011), and “Holly, The Christmas Tree Fairy” (2012). She is currently composing a new book containing a collection of “Music Songs” for piano and vocal, which will be published sometime

California, which allows “safe and sane” fireworks to only be sold a few days each year, has strict laws and penalties for possessing and transporting professional grade equipment without a proper pyrotechnics license. Fleming was arrested for violation of parole and pending misdemeanor charges for possession of the firework while Holguin was arrested for possession of a

controlled substance. Both individuals were transported to Southwest Detention Center in Murrieta. Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Officers Burch or Mosca at the Wildomar Police Department at (951)-245-3300 during normal business hours. Those calling in after hours should call (951) 776-1099.

Schmoll was nominated in 2011 for the prestigious National Artwork Award by the group American Mensa.

this year. Schmoll says her success at juggling all of her professional and artistic commitments is due to her dedication to continue learning and growing. “Anyone who has retired should do volunteer work to help themselves and others,” she says. “Everyone should keep learning and trying new things.” For more information on Edie Schmoll, other Arts Council Menifee Artists of the Month and vari-

Schmoll’s pieces are lively, colorful and have an impressionistic style.

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His duties in Navy public relations included work as a press secretary to six returning prisoners of war. That Operation Homecoming assignment thrust Wright into TV and celebrity circles that few service members ever experience. Wright’s military service also included a stint as a recruiter who provided stunt-laced flights to prospective pilots. “What a job. It was fabulous,” Wright said of his military experience. “I packed a lot into those eight years.” After the military, Wright helped sail a 36-foot boat from Maryland to the Virgin Islands. A bicycle trip took him from Del Mar to Delaware. He built upon his previous college course work and earned a master’s degree in marriage, family and child counseling. He became a Christian and met his soon-to-be wife at a Christian learning center. Along the way, Wright and his wife raised five children. Wright’s initial professional forays into the counseling field – which he said “really honed my skills” – were at family life and adoption centers in Hemet and Oceanside. He currently sees about 50 clients a week in his private practice. “Counseling is an art form,” Wright said. “It isn’t easy. You have to know how and when to talk and to listen. It’s a challenge.” Wright estimates that about 15 percent of his clients are military veterans or active duty personnel or their spouses or families. He said

WRIGHT from page A-1 earlier when, as a child, he took it upon himself to help his parents cope with some of the emotional challenges they faced. Wright said he did not know his mother was ill until he returned home from school one day to hear a Catholic priest explain that she had died of alcoholism. Wright was 12 years old at the time. His mother was 44. “Growing up hard was commonplace then,” Wright recalled. The Vietnam War interjected another harsh reality when Wright came of age. He was drafted, but did not resist service because his family had deep ties to the military and a relative was part of the first wave of Americans to storm Normandy’s beaches during World War II. “I guess you could say that (military service) was in my DNA,” he said. The draft launched Wright into flight school and into Vietnam as a helicopter pilot. There he was assigned to high-risk rescues of American pilots who were shot down over land or water. He was a target of gunfire while in the air and mortar fire while on the ground. His squadron was involved in about 200 combat missions and it was credited with rescuing more than 150 downed pilots. Wright was decorated with medals for his valor and his service. His next key assignment was less risky, but equally mesmerizing.

his combat experience gives many of his military clients an assurance that he truly grasps the horrors of war and the tensions of always living on the edge. “The guys are really encouraged when they know I’m a vet,” he said. “In (counseling) they will talk to me. I’ve had guys unload some heavy stuff in here.” While those clients typically struggle with the same emotional difficulties as their civilian counterparts, infidelity, anger management, traumatic shock, suicide and pre- and post deployment pressures often run rampant. “My heart goes out to them,” he said. About 50 percent of Wright’s clients seek him out because of his Christian faith and counseling approach, he said. His resume notes that training in Biblical counseling and self-confrontation round out his educational background. “My door is open to anybody,” he said. “I am an optimist and I see in people an opportunity to change. I like to get them out of the victim mentality and move them into how we can change.” Robert Wright can be reached by telephone at (951) 304-0882. He is listed along with other therapists on www.theravive.com and his website is www.heartsongcounseling.com. To comment on this story online, visit www.myvalleynews.com.

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DANCE from page A-1 wasn’t unusual to see ties and jackets being straightened among other last minute fix-ups before the dance participants entered the building. As each of the more than 130 special needs people entered the community center, they were ushered onto the red carpet where roughly two dozen of the Rotarians and volunteer high school students clapped for them and celebrated their arrival on a night that was truly theirs. The event was organized by Murrieta’s Rotary Club and chapters of Murrieta Valley Unified School District’s Interact Club, and was aimed at providing a space for special needs individuals to get out and have some fun with one another on a dance floor. This is just one of many years the event has taken place at the community center and it’s an event that Rotary Club President Patsy Orr said she is very proud of. “My favorite part is just watching them (the special needs individuals) have fun once the dance gets started,” said Orr. “And I just love coming to this every year.” The club president, who started her journey as a Rotarian more than 10 years ago, said that being part of the organization has been an allencompassing experience because of the many community service events it takes on throughout the course of the year. She said she sees the positive impact the club has on the surrounding community whenever she has conversation with the people it has served. She said the families and caregivers of the special needs individuals are a prime example of that idea. “The parents love it, the special needs adults love it, and even the caretakers (love it)” she said. “One year we almost didn’t do it because we were having problems and the person who was supposed to chair it couldn’t do it,” she said. “And two weeks before, Care Rite, which is the organization that assists special needs adults in this area, called and said ‘when is the dance going to be because all of the guys are wanting to know when the dance is.’” Care Rite is vocational service for special needs individuals.

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Orr said members of the rotary club then pulled together and found a way to facilitate the event in spite of the short notice and the obvious roadblocks it created to give members of the community what they were yearning for. “So we put it together real fast and we had it,” she said. “And if we didn’t have it I think there would be a lot of disappointed attendees because many of these special needs adults I have seen every year and they have a grand time.” However, the adults of the rotary club weren’t the only individuals who helped to make the evening’s event happen. Many high school students from Interact Clubs from the three Murrieta-area high schools volunteered throughout the course of the evening, dishing out food and pieces of cake to the many hungry dance attendees among other tasks. Jim Yanoschik, who chaired the event, said he has so many students from Interact (the high school leg of Rotary) wanting to volunteer than he actually has to limit the number of volunteers he can bring in just about every year. “It’s so popular, because we have three high schools, that we have two shifts and we’re really overmanned,” he said. “But I want them to help and I want to try to get as many as we can.” Jim Yanoschik said that it’s more of a good thing than a bad thing to have too many kids wanting to volunteer because it shows they’re enthusiastic about community service. He added that many of the students stay past their assigned shift to remain a part of the experience. One of the student volunteers, 14-year-old Cassidy Aranda, said she found her work as a volunteer at the night’s event to be invaluable because of the visible difference she was making. “I saw this one person and he came through the door,” she said. “Oh my gosh, you should have seen his face. He was literally like so grateful for the experience he had, so grateful for the people that were there. “He was like, ‘gosh, thank you guys,’” She said. “And I literally almost started crying, that made me so happy.” To comment on this story online, visit www.myvalleynews.com. some of the candidates,” he also said. Tisdale said they think they put together a good mix of people. They also chose a group of people that they believe will “represent the city council and the city well.” “We picked people that people will actually come to and talk to,” he said. “And that’s really what we want. We want the community to really reach out to people.” The candidates chosen have experience in volunteering and are used to dealing with people in the public. The new Public Safety Commission had the chance to introduce themselves to the council. “Safety is one of my very, very [many] things I wanted to make sure gets done,” said Hyland, also a resident of 26 years. “I think we got the right four and look forward to their service to the city,” Manos said. To comment on this story online, visit www.myvalleynews.com.


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Who needs a home inspection - the buyer or seller?

John Occhi, Mike Mason Special to the Valley News Everyone should know that when buying a home it is prudent to have an independent third party inspect the major systems of the home so that you’ll know what condition they are in, avoiding most expensive surprises. As a seller of a Temecula/Murrieta Valley homes, MASON Real Estate recommends having a home inspection done prior to the marketing of your home. Then upon review, take care of what needs to be done prior to placing it for sale. By commissioning a pre-inspection and correcting any deficiencies, you’ll be able to market the home as truly ‘turn-key’ enabling you to ask for the highest and best price the market will bear. The primary areas of interest focus around these 10 major systems that all homes have in common: Appliances: Every appliance should be run for a full cycle and verified that they are all working correctly and not leaking or giving off any unpleasant odors. The best appliances are the ones that match one another and are Energy Star certified. Remember, kitchens sell houses and upgraded appliances sell kitchens. HVAC: The heating, ventilation and air conditioning system and the hot water heater should all operate without emitting any loud noises or odors. All plumbing should be corrosion free, filters should all be clean and new and the system should show signs of regular maintenance. Electrical system: All outlets

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and switches should be grounded and working properly; GFCI outlets should be installed in wet areas; i.e. kitchen, bathrooms, laundry room, exterior walls. Does the panel and breakers appear modern and working properly? Do they have sufficient amps to run a modern household? Plumbing: Inspect for leaks, rust, corrosion or other damage to the pipes and connections. Do all of the drains function properly? Is the water pressure and temperature where it should be? If there is a septic system, you’ll want a thorough

inspection that there are no cracks and that it’s working properly. Attic and roof: Are there any missing shingles? Are they deteriorating? What condition are the gutters in? Does the chimney appear to be structurally sound without any cracks? Look inside the attic for the insulation. Is it even throughout the attic? Is there a radiant barrier? Exterior surfaces: Here in the Temecula/Murrieta Valley many of our homes for sale have hairline cracks in the exterior stucco – this is normal with the settling that takes place. Check to make certain

that the exterior surfaces are all properly painted and caulked and don’t have other damage. Eaves and soffits should be inspected for water damage and the presence of termites (by a certified termite inspector, of course). Check to make sure that the ground cover is not making contact with exterior walls. Sprinklers should all be working properly and not spraying on exterior walls or fences. Structure: Visually check the structure for bows in the ceiling. Do all of the windows and doors close properly? Is the home properly bolted to the foundation? Land: Does the land slope away from the house? Try rolling a water bottle and see how it goes. Check out the driveway, walk ways, patio and any other paved surfaces for cracks or upheavals could be a sign of a natural force that may have also caused damage to your foundation. Detached buildings: Detached garages, sheds and other out-buildings should be thoroughly inspected to ensure they can withstand the elements. The roof, foundation and the sealing elements are all critical to these structures as is the termite inspection. Basements: Not many homes in the Temecula-Murrieta Valley have a basement or cellar. Of course, exceptions can be found and when they are, they should be thoroughly inspected for any moisture or cracking. Make sure to seek out any potential mildew or mold. This list is by no means to be

considered all-inclusive or as a substitute for hiring the right home inspection. It certainly will not replace an appraisal or other mandated inspection. This is to help you identify any potential issues that will undoubtedly be uncovered in the sale process. As a seller, you’ll want to know what they are in advance so you can either repair them or account for them in your asking price. As a home buyer, you’ll want to know as much about your possible new home as you can before you remove your contingencies. When your inspectors show up, plan on being there. Allow them to focus on their task at hand, making note of any questions you have. At the end of the inspection, the inspector should have no problem reviewing all of their findings with you on the spot as well as issuing a comprehensive report complete with photos of all areas in need of attention. Call us today and get the information you need to make the right decision. The info is free, call now! (951) 296-8887 Questions regarding available inventory and/or other real estate matters please contact me, Mike@ GoTakeAction.com. Mike Mason, Broker/Owner of MASON Real Estate Cal. BRE: 01483044, Board of Director of your Southwest Riverside County Association of Realtors® (SRCAR), Traveling State Director, California Association of Realtors® (C.A.R.).

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Circus Vargas comes to Temecula March 6 through 17

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Circus Vargas will debut “Magikaria” in Temecula March 6 through 17.

TEMECULA – Get ready for the ultimate entertainment extravaganza for all ages! Circus Vargas will debut its most mind-blowing, highly anticipated spectacular ever, “Magikaria” when it comes to the Temecula Promenade for performances March 6 through 17. It’s awe-inspiring edge-of-yourseat excitement, all under the big top, is where imagination comes

to life and the world is full of possibility and wonder! “This is the culmination of a tremendous amount of hard work,” said Nelson Quiroga, producer of Circus Vargas. “There will be more magic and more excitement than people can imagine. We can’t spill all the secrets or give away the details, but we can say that this show will be a masterpiece of extreme entertainment!”

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Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and mingle with the cast of Magikaria. Arrive 30 minutes early for an exciting, interactive pre-show where children of all ages can create their own magic under the big top! For more information about Circus Vargas or to purchase tickets, visit www.circusvargas.com, or call (877) 468-3861.

Comedy show to benefit food bank in Temecula, Feb. 21 shows are a unique blend of inspirational, motivational stories of his own misadventures throughout life and from his travels across the country all set in a living room style setting. His upcoming show on February 21 – entitled, “Thank God I Didn’t Marry Or End Up With…” – takes us through all those crazy choices we made during past relationships and Sweeney personally almost married a bank robber. Each show is brand new and one night only and most importantly, supports a different local charity in the area that needs help. A unique insight into this particular show is that Sweeney’s doctors needed

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him to have surgery earlier this month to slow down his progressing terminal illness but he told them that “comedy comes before surgery.” He believes his show on February 21 is more important to the local food bank it will support and the ongoing and developing relationships his audience has with each other than the additional pain and suffering his advancing terminal illness reminds him of daily. Join Sweeney on February 21 at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at www.TemeculaTheater.org and at the Old Town Community Theater box office.

TEMECULA – Country singer Justin Moore will headline The Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival on Friday, May 30 at Lake Skinner. Moore, 29, whose third album “Off the Beaten Path” was released in September 2013 and peaked at #1, has a string of hits including the sentimental favorite “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away.” Named Billboard’s “Top Country Artist of 2009,” the Arkansas native’s top 10 hits include “Small Town USA,” “Backwoods,” “Point At You,” “Till My Last Day” and “Bait A Hook.” Moore’s self-titled 2009 debut album was recognized by the New York Times as one of the best albums for that year. His music has been featured on the ABC drama “Nashville,” “Hannity & Colmes” and “NFL Rewind. Moore is just the first of many musical acts who will perform during the 2014 Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival which is on May 30, May 31, and June 1 at Lake Skinner. Friday also features the very popular evening “Balloon Glow” where hot air balloons are inflated and remain tethered to the ground. As the evening sky drops a velvet veil of stars in the twilight, the hot air balloons begin their “light

dance.” By simultaneously igniting their burners the pilots create a colorful illumination of the balloon canopies. Towering above the crowd, and flickering to the beat of popular music, the balloons appear to dance. Saturday will feature top rock, alternative rock and pop stars on the main stage while regional favorites and upcoming stars perform on the Wine Stage. The evening balloon glow is repeated in the Wine Gardens after dusk. The festival features dawn hot air balloon launches, free morning tethered rides (weather permitting), premium wine tasting, microwbrew tasting, food and wine pairing, chef demonstrations and beer and food pairing, as well as a full international food court, arts and crafts, exhibits, and a kids faire. Many guests prefer staying at Lake Skinner for the entire weekend. Surrounded by the Shipley Preserve, the festival has one of the most picturesque vistas for camping and photography. Campsites go on sale March 4 at 8 a.m. Check www.tvbwf.com for scheduled times and activities or call (951) 676-6713. Hot air balloon flights, tethers and evening glows are weather permitting only.

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Pets of the Week Hi, my name is Stripe. I am a 2-year-old, male Terrier Pit Bull/Lab mix. I am very affectionate and loyal. I would make a good family pet. I am good with other dogs, am a companion dog would be very good indeed. Please come and see me and spend some time to get acquainted. I am also microchipped and neutered.

For more information on Stripe, call (951) 679-6444 or visit www.sck9adoptions. org. Sun City K-9 Adoptions is open seven days a week from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 26510 Murrieta Road in Sun City.

Hi, my name is Katie. I am an 8-year-old, female Domestic Short Hair. I am very unique as I have a short tail. I am sweet and loving. I am already spayed and ready for my new home. Intake number: 215729 Courtesy photos

TEMECULA – While most people elect to keep quiet about an illness or hide from others, Tim Sweeney freely discusses it with the media, friends, family and even people at the grocery store. Even though he hasn’t been able to accomplish his goal of getting every man, women and child in Temecula to become registered organ donors, he has been able to get thousands in town and across the country to register. To accomplish this, Sweeney has taken on of the most unusual approaches. With the support of the city and the Old Town Community Theater, Sweeney has been putting on a series of comedy shows. His

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Hi, my name is Baby. I am a 2-year-old, female Jack Russell Terrier/Chihuahua. I am a sweet and loving little girl. I love to be spoiled. I am great with people and cats. I am already spayed and ready for my new forever home. Intake number: 215948 Animal Friends of the Valleys is open Mon., Tues., Thurs., and Fri. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Wed. from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sat. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.animalfriendsofthevalleys. com or call (951) 674-0618. The shelter is located at 33751 Mission Trail in Wildomar. Cat adoptions are $5 through the month of February (plus the cost of spay/neuter, if applicable).


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CALENDAR OF EVENTS KIDS AND TEENS February 21 – 5:30-7:30 p.m. Don’t Underestimate Girls!! Okay girls, you can be an inventor, engineer, mathematician, chemist, astronaut or anything you want to be . This event is all about girls and science but you can bring your brother too at Pennypickle’s lab, 42081 Main Street, Temecula. Information and Registration: (951) 803-6376. February 21 – 5-7:30 p.m. Boldly Go…Exploring Star Trek Science at the Children’s Museum, 42081 Main Street, Temecula. Wear your uniform, have your phasers set to “stun” and prepare to have lots of fun figuring out stuff that Sprock, Kirk, Scotty and the rest of the crew had to deal with in their journey throughout the universe. Tickets and Information: (951) 803-6376. March 14 – 5:30-7:30 p.m. PI Day at Pennypickle’s Laboratory, 42081 Main Street, Temecula. PI is a special number that helps us understand circles and the concept of infinity! Come celebrate this neverending number that happens to fall on Einstein’s birthday! Plus PI (E) will be available to eat!! Information: (951) 308-6376.

Temecula. Featuring Cathy Segal Garcia. Enjoy an evening of Jazz hosted by Sherry Berry in association with Temecula Presents. Tickets: $15. Tickets and Information: (866) 653-8696. February 28 & March 1 – 8 p.m. Body Traffic presented by Temecula Presents will be at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater, 42051 Main Street. Body Traffic recruits great talent from around the globe to create world-class contemporary dance performances. Tickets and Information: (866) 653-8696. March 1– 7 & 9p.m. – Country at the Merc, 42051 Main Street, Temecula. Presented by GaS Productions and The Ranch Rockers. Tickets: $15. AUDITIONS: Think you got what it takes to be a performer on the show? Join us between shows at 8:30 and give it your best shot! Audition with only your voice or bring a karaoke track or guitar. Those wishing to audition can also email TheMerc@TemeculaLive.org or visit www.CountryAtTheMerc. info. Tickets and Information: (866) 653-8696. March 2 – 3-5 p.m. Classics at the Merc, 42051 Main Street, Temecula is a weekly chamber recital series co-produced by the California Chamber Orchestra and Temecula Presents. Each Sunday they will feature an individual musician or small ensemble performing a wide range of music. The performers are all working professional musicians or advanced conservatory students. Tickets and Information: (866) 6538696. March 6 – 8 p.m. The Swing Dolls Musical tribute to the USO presented by West Coast Performing Arts and Crusin Oldies Concert at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater, 42051 Main Street, Temecula. Tickets and Information: (866) 653-8696. March 7 – 8 p.m. Buzz Campbell & Hot Rod Lincoln presented by City of Temecula Community Services to perform at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater, 42051 Main Street. Tickets and Information: (866) 653-8696.

TEMECULA – Animal Rescue Kompany (A.R.K.) invites Valley residents to attend its sixth annual Night to Save Animals fundraising event on Saturday, March 8 at the beautiful Ponte Winery, located in Temecula’s Wine Country. The evening starts at 5 p.m. and each $79 ticket includes dinner, raffles, live auctions, silent auctions, and entertainment. The event is hosted by legendary DJ Richard Blade, famous for his nearly two-decade career with KROQ and now heard daily on Sirius XM’s “1st Wave” and JACK

FM’s “Flashback Lunch” programs. This is a cause close to his heart, as Blade is a fellow animal lover and the proud owner of three rescue dogs and two rescue kittens. Proceeds from this event will help facilitate adoptions of healthy and treatable pets, recruit additional fosters to help save more animals from high-kill shelters, and to educate the community about non-profit A.R.K.’s mission. Tickets are available now at www.animalrescuekompany.org or (909) 896-2852.

SEMINARS AND AUDITIONS February 21 – 9 a.m.-12 p.m. State Board of Equalization presents “Sales and Use Tax and Recordkeeping” at the Temecula Valley Entrepreneurs Exchange, 43200 Business Park Drive, Temecula. Information: (888) 847-9652. February 25 – The Luiseno Chapter of the Daughter’s of the American Revolution February meeting will be held at the Assistance League, 28720 Via Montezuma, Temecula. In honor of Black History Month, guest speaker, Kristine Wood, CSSDAR Speakers staff and Project Patriot State Chairman. Ms Wood is also the Regent of the Susan B. Anthony Chapter. She will be speaking on “My Grandmother, an

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agent on the Underground Railroad”. Information: Deborah (951) 2444883. March 1 – 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Arts Council Menifee is looking for Menifee singers, jugglers, musicians, magicians etc for 2014’s Menifee’s Got Talent. Auditions will take place at Kay Ceniceros Center, To audition please email auditions@ artscouncilmenifee.org or Arts Council Menifee, P.O. Box 385 Menifee, CA 92586. Include name, address, email and phone number. Description of your skill or talent, song you want to perform etc. Information must be received by Monday, March 17. Information: Caren (951) 301-4780. March 1 – 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friends of the Lake Elsinore Library present: The Book Sale at the City of Lake Elsinore Library. 600 West Graham Avenue. Information: wwwllelibraryfriends.org or (951) 674-4517. March 12 – 11:30 a.m. Jumpstart Digital Strategies for Entrepreneurs will be the topic at this month’s NAFE lunch meeting at Boston Billie’s, 26850 Cherry Hills Blvd, Sun City. Join Robbie Motter, director and NAFE Western and Mid Atlantic Regional Coordinator and special guest speaker, Sweta Patel, founder of Global Marketing Tactics. Information: (951) 255-9200. w w w . m y v a l l e y n e w s . c o m

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Girls Clubs of Southwest County at the Storm Stadium, 500 Diamond Drive, Lake Elsinore. Volunteers needed. Information: Beth (951) 6991526 ext. 107 or beths@bgcswc.org. March 1 – 4-8 p.m. Relay for Life Menifee 2nd Annual Team Pledge Bingo Night at Boston Billie’s, 26850 Cherry Hills Blvd., Sun City. PreSale tickets $20 per person (includes diner and bingo book for 15 games). Join Team Pledge in the fight against cancer! Information: Cathi (951) 202-7714. March 6 – 7:30-9 p.m. Opening Night for Circus Vargas at the Promenade Mall, 40820 Winchester Road, Temecula. Get ready to have fun for all ages under the big top where imagination comes to life! March 7-8 – Temecula Rod Run with Friday Night Cruise and see hundreds of classic vehicles from all over the county cruisin’ Old Town Front Street. On Saturday you can get an up close look at the classic vehicles. This event is free and open to the public. Information: Dawndawn.adamiak@cityoftemecula.org. March 14 – 10:30 a.m. 9th Annual Green Ball Golf Tournament hosted by the Menifee Valley Chamber of Commerce at the Menifee Lakes Country Club, 29875 Menifee Lakes Drive. Golf, Dinner, Silent Auction, Raffles, Entertainment, Helicopter Ball Drop and more! This tournament sells out quickly please call Joan at the Chamber for reservations and information: (951) 672-1991. March 14-16 – 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Old Town Temecula Bluegrass Festival will be held on Old Town Front Street This event is acclaimed as the finest Bluegrass Festival on the West Coast. Two stages host daytime concerts by the renowned fiddling bands with a concert on Saturday evening at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater, 42051 Main Street. This is a free event open to the public. Information: info@temeculacvb.com or (951) 491-6085. March 15 – Color Vibe 5K run will be held at Lake Skinner Park, 37701 Warren Road, Winchester. You can walk / run at this colorful fun filled event and you’ll be blasted at every color station throughout this 5K run. Information: www. thecolorvibe.com/temecula.php.

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ENTERTAINMENT February 20 – 7:30 p.m. – Jazz at the Merc, 42051 Main Street, Temecula. Featuring Hart and Soul. Enjoy an evening of Jazz hosted by Sherry Berry in association with Temecula Presents. Tickets: $15. Tickets and Information: (866) 6538696. February 20, 21, 27, & 28 – 7 p.m. Jesus Christ Super Star will be performed at Chaparral High School Performing Arts Center, 27215 Nicolas Road, Temecula. Matinee performances are 2 p.m. on February 22 and March 1. General admission is $12; all students, military personnel, and seniors 55+ are admitted for $10. Tickets are available at the door and are on sale at the CHS Bookkeeping Office and from any cast member. Tickets and Information: (951) 695-4200. February 13-23 –7:30 p.m. A Few Good Men presented by the Temecula Valley Players at the Old COMMUNITY EVENTS Town Temecula Community Theater, February 13 –March 13-10 a.m.42051 Main Street. This Broadway 4 p.m. MSJC Art Gallery will host hit about the trial of two Marines for the exhibition “Monumental” a series complicity in the death of a fellow of paintings and drawings by artist Marine at Guantanamo Bay sizzles Kevin Stewart-Magee, at 1499 North on stage. Sunday performances at 2 State Street, San Jacinto. A public p.m. Tickets and Information: (866) reception for the artist will be held 653-8696. on Wednesday, February 12 from 5-8 February 21 – 7 p.m. Tim p.m. The exhibition and reception are Sweeney, Motivational Comedy will free and open to the public. be at the Merc, 42051 Main Street, February 21 – 6 p.m. MSJC Temecula. Tim returns with a new presents its 10 th Annual Black performance that is humorous and History month essay contest awards heart-felt his performances always ceremony sponsored by the Human benefit a local charity and all the Relations Council of the greater good work they do in our community. Hemet, San Jacinto and Menifee Tickets and Information: 9866) 653- region co-sponsored by the MSJC 8696. Diversity Committee at 1499 North February 23 – 6:30 p.m. Cabaret State Street, San Jacinto campus. at the Merc, 42051 Main Street, February 22 – 1 p.m. A Pearl Temecula presents the music of Alan Harbor Survivor Remembers “The Menken. The night will feature songs Longest Day of My Life” at West from his earlier projects like King Coast Ammo, 41892 Enterprise David and Little Shop of Horrors, Circle South, Suite B, Temecula. his current Broadway hits Newsies Those who experienced World War and Aladdin, and of course such II firsthand adults are now at Thursday, Dec 19th, as 5:30-7:00pm Disney classics as Beauty & The least in their eighties and nineties. Beast, The Little Mermaid and The The opportunity to hear from them Hunchback of Notre Dame. Tickets directly decreases with each passing and Information: (866) 653-8696. year. This is especially true for Pearl February 23 – 3 p.m. – Classics Harbor Survivors who were already at the Merc, 42051 Main Street, in the United States military in Temecula. Classics is a weekly December 1941. One such veteran is chamber recital series co-produced Durrell Conner who will present his by the California Chamber Orchestra story. Information: Robert (888) 293and Temecula Presents. Featuring 2225 or Dr. Linda (760) 744-2763. Soprano, Tenor, Bass, Cello and This event is presented by the World Piano. Each Sunday afternoon they War II Experience, an educational feature an individual musician or non-profit organization. small ensemble performing a wide February 22 – 5:30-8 p.m. range of music. Their performers are 6 th Annual Pasta with a Purpose all working professional musicians Fundraising dinner to benefit Project or advanced conservatory students. Touch. Pasta with a Purpose lending Tickets and Information: (866) 653- a helping hand to those in need in 8696. the Valley area, event will be held at February 23 – 2 p.m. MSJC Rancho Community Church, 31300 presents their 5th Annual Jazz Artist Rancho Community Way, Temecula. Series at the San Jacinto campus Information or Reservations: Project theater, 1499 North State Street. Touch (951) 677-9661. Reservations suggested. Information: February 22 – 6-9 p.m. Bowl (951) 487-3790. for a Cause Tournament sponsored February 27 – 7:30 p.m. – Jazz by Michelle’s Place a breast cancer at the Merc, 42051 Main Street, resource center at Brunswick Cal

Oaks Bowl, 40440 California Oaks Road, Murrieta. Bowl for a great cause while having some fun! $25 per person, tournament consists of 3 game handicap 90% of 220. Information and Reservations: Judee@michellesplace.org or call (951) 699-5455. February 22 – 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Walking Tour of Old Town Temecula, join in on this historical guided tour and feel the early 1900’s come to life. The tour begins at the Temecula Valley Museum, 28314 Mercedes Street and goes through Old Town with historical facts and stories. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Information: (951) 694-6450. February 23 – 1 p.m. Daniel’s Dugout Fundraiser for 11 year old boy named Daniel Montgomery who suffered a severe brain bleed on Super bowl Sunday. Please come participate in a community Whiffle Ball tournament at Wheatfield Park, 30627 Menifee Road, Menifee. There will be a BBQ snack bar and bake sale. If you are not able to attend and would like to make a donation please go to www.gofundme.com/DanielMontgomery. More information on the Whiffle Ball tournament please contact Christiane (951) 746-9193 or email clisanti147@gmail.com. February 23 – 2 p.m. MSJC presents their 5th Annual Jazz Artist Series at the San Jacinto campus theater, 1499 North State Street. Reservations suggested. Information: (951) 487-3790. February 23 – 12-3 p.m. The Art of Walter Santos will be on display at the Sun City Library, 26982 Cherry Hills Blvd. Walter is an award winning photographer who has been a photographer for 8 years and has had his work displayed all over Southern California most recently at the San Diego Natural History Museum. More information on Walter please visit www.waltersantosphotography. com. February 27 – 6:30-8 p.m. The Ins and Outs of Organic Food presented by the Temecula Public Library and Organic Roots at the Temecula Public Library, 30600 Pauba Road. Information: (951) 693-8900. February 28-March 1 – Rock the Oaks a Benefit for Arts and Autism at The Bridge, 38801 Calistoga, Murrieta. Information: (951) 6775599. March 1 – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Susan G. Komen Inland Empire Paws for the Cure fundraiser at Murrieta Town Square Park, 1 Town Square. Paws for the Cure is an event where dedicated sponsors, pet owners, and canines come together to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer. Information: (951) 676-7465. March 1 – Diamond Valley Lake 5K and 1K Half Marathon where runners get a chance to run the Valley of the Mastodons at the annual mid-winter running of California’s Diamond Valley Lake. Information: www.halfmarathons.net. March 1 – 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Run or Dye 5K Race to benefit the Boys &

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Temecula Valley wrestlers dominate Southwestern League finals

Temecula Valley once again dominated the Southwestern League finals with nine varsity champions, seven JV champions and six freshman champions. Josh Cortez was named MVP of the Lower Weights; Parker Yocum was named MVP of the Upper Weights. Josh Cortez was named MVP Lower Weights.

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Weight: 106 1st: Johnny Gill,VMHS (Fr.) 2-0 2nd: Adrian Rueda, MMHS (Sr) 1-1 3rd: Tyler Varzeas, GOHS (Jr.) 1-1 4th: Phillip Applegate, TVHS (So) 0-2

Weight: 113 1st: Ascension Rodriguez, TVHS (So) 2-0 2nd: Allen Manalili, VMHS (Sr.) 1-1 3rd: Nick LaPierre, CHS (So) 3-1 4th: Kevin Kempis, MVHS (So) 1-2

Weight: 120 1st: Ryan Moore, TVHS (Sr.) 2-0 2nd: Alex Romo, GOHS (So) 1-1 3rd: Kyle Takahama, VMHS (Jr.) 3-1 4th: Dylan Todd, MMHS (Jr.) 1-2

Weight: 126 1st: Christian Mateos, TVHS (Jr) 2-0 2nd: Christian Lechuga GOHS (Sr) 1-1 3rd: Dylan Conors, CHS (Jr) 3-1 4th: Alex Gomez, MVHS (So) 2-2

Weight: 132 1st: Josh Cortez*, TVHS (Jr) 2-0 2nd: Jacob Cooper, VMHS (So) 2-1 3rd: Andrew Nissan, GOHS (Jr) 3-1 4th: Uriel Huerta, MVHS (Jr) 1-2

Weight: 138 1st: Trevor Norland, TVHS (Sr) 2-0 2nd: Matt Fausto, CHS (So) 2-1 3rd: Wade Gonzalez, GOHS (So) 2-1 4th: Ian Mowatt, VMHS (Jr) 1-2

Weight: 145 1st: Carter Armendariz, TVHS (Sr) 2-0 2nd: Xavier Driskill, VMHS (Jr) 2-1 3rd: Marcus Lloyd, GOHS (Sr) 2-1 4th: Chris Pallanes, MMHS (Sr) 2-2

Weight: 152 1st: Andrew Acosta, CHS (Sr) 2-0 2nd: Jeremiah Bailey, GOHS (Sr) 1-1 3rd: Luis Gonzalez, TVHS (Jr) 3-1 4th: Connor Robertson, MVHS (Sr) 2-2

Weight: 160 1st: Wesley Perry, TVHS (Sr) 2-0 2nd: Bryce Martin, GOHS (So) 1-1 3rd: Garrett Strang, CHS (So) 3-1 4th: Rhett Ousdhal, MVHS (So) 1-2

Weight: 170 1st: Kevin Vera, MMHS (Sr) 2-0 2nd: Rachaun Wagstaff, VMHS (So) 1-1 3rd: Austin Rodriguez, GOHS (Sr) 2-1 4th: Paul Monteforte, TVHS (So) 2-2

Weight: 182 1st: Parker Yocum**, TVHS (Sr) 2-0 2nd: Nick Tejada, MMHS (Sr) 1-1 3rd: Jordan Garrett, CHS (Sr) 1-1 4th: JP Thyfault, GOHS (Sr) 0-2

Weight: 195 1st: Wyatt Paterson, VMHS (Sr) 2-0 2nd: Mike Colello, GOHS (Jr) 1-1 3rd: Sean Lang, TVHS (Sr) 1-1 4th: Jacob Richards, MMHS (Sr) 0-2

[Left photo] Weight: 220 1st: Jake Roper, VMHS (Jr) 2-0 2nd: Mike Diaz, GOHS (So) 1-1 3rd: Ben Hughes, TVHS (Jr) 2-1 4th: Tommy McCraw, MMHS (Jr) 1-2

[Right photo] Weight: 285 1st: Justin Sattlemaier, TVHS (Jr) 2-0 nd 2 : Andrew Miller, VMHS (Sr) 1-1 3rd: Quintin Wall, CHS (So) 1-1 4th: Jacob Palega, MMHS (Sr) 0-2


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Coyle retires as top winning coach in Chaparral history JP Raineri Multimedia Editor The sports programs at local high schools in Southwest Riverside are filled with talent. Every year each school has plenty of graduates that will go on to play at the collegiate level and beyond, but when you throw in athletes like Olympic cyclist Sarah Hammer (2008, 2012), and professional baseball players Rob Brantley, Miami Marlins catcher (2013); and Allen Craig, St Louis Cardinals first baseman/ World Series Champion (2010), it is no secret that Temecula’s Chaparral High School is a just little easier to find on the map these days. According to Marvin Morton, athletic director at Chaparral, “The key factors that help keep our young student athletes focused comes in the form of a highly dedicated staff and some very driven coaches.” One coach has not only raised the bar at Chaparral, he has set the bar so high that it could take quite some time for one like him to come back around again. Ed Coyle, the boys head basketball coach at Chaparral now holds the record as the most winning coach in the school’s history. Coyle’s Pumas have won two league titles and have had two quarterfinal playoff runs since he took the whistle in 1997, with his best coached seasons being in 19992000 (26-4), 08-09 (23-5), and 09-10 (24-3 and league champion). His current team went 11-16 overall and 1-9 in league this year, and though it seemed like they were out of all contention for a playoff spot after suffering a one point loss to Vista Murrieta last week in their final road game and a five point loss to Murrieta Valley in what was Ed’s final home game, they caught a break with an at large birth and will face #1 seed El Toro in the first round of the southern section playoffs this week. Coyle, who will be leaving the Puma’s program after this year, retired from teaching at the school last year. He began his coaching career as an assistant at Huntington

Chaparral’s head basketball coach, Ed Coyle, seen here with former athletic director Mike Rowan (right), holds the record as the most winning coach in the school’s history. David Canales photos

Beach Edison, but his first varsity head coaching job was at Montebello Cantwell Sacred Heart in the early 80s. From Cantwell, Coyle spent one season as an assistant during a state title run at El Camino College and returned to high school at West Covina Edgewood which is now known as West Covina High School. Coyle’s teams won four league titles in seven seasons there. Ed moved on to coach in San Clemente and after four seasons there he came inland to start the program at Chaparral, where despite this year being his first losing season in the books, the mere fact that the Pumas are still going to the playoffs only contributes to his success as a coach. His 533 victories, including 288 at Chaparral, are the third most among active coaches at Inland area schools and on Tuesday, Feb. 11, Coyle was honored during halftime at his final home game. “The alumni, the team, the staff just wanted to come out and make it a special night for him,” said Assistant Principal Gil Compton. “He is a man that really is about shaping the character of young men through basketball.” Former athletic director Mike Rowen stated, “He’s the only boys basketball coach this school has known and Ed has always exempli-

fied the six pillars of CIF character, he always coached with integrity and every team he had pursued victory and honor.” The ceremony at half-time was somewhat of a surprise to Coyle as not only was the court named after him (Coyle Court) but alumni from as far back as his first year of coaching came out to honor him. “I had the pleasure of playing for coach Coyle from 1976 to 1980. He taught me a lot of the ethics I use in my life today and seriously, he’s got one of the sweetest jump shots I’ve ever seen,” exclaimed former player and Montebello alumni Raul Martinez. Edgewood alumni David Cuevas, who played under Coyle during his senior year, spearheaded the attendance of about 10 former players through a social media campaign and said, “The practicing is what kept us coming back, we were always trying to get better than our last game and what’s more important than the wins and losses is that he taught us how to be men.” “I was amazed, I like for it to always be about the kids but I got caught up in it, and it was very emotional. I feel very lucky to get out of the game with this much support,” Coyle, 64, said. “It was a good night for Chaparral basketball and I hope that we continue the tradition of having

Ed Coyle will be retiring from his head coaching role with Chaparral High School this year and the school is paying homage to the most winning coach in its history by naming the gym “Coyle Court.”

a winning program. We’ve had a lot of good teams, many of whom finished second or third,” he said. “We’ve had a lot of good kids play here.” The list of kids he has coached includes his sons, Eddie, who graduated two years ago, and Cody, a senior guard on the current team. “It’s hard on your sons to play for their dad sometimes, but there are a lot of positive aspects that I know they will carry with them for the rest of their lives,” added Coyle. Ed was always his sons’ coach, regardless of the sport. “Of course there were the hard parts along the way, but it’s been great. I’m going to miss it once I graduate,” Cody said of playing for his father.

“I’m not going to close the door on ever coaching again, I’m going to take the year off and see if I can live without basketball. I know I will miss being at practice, preparing for games, the other coaches, the referees, yes the referees, they have to wear the shirt and officiate a quick-paced game and they almost always were great family men, but most of all I will miss the players,” he said. “It was always all about them. My role has been to try to help them, not only with basketball issues but with life issues, and I know I was put here to make them better people through basketball.” To comment on this story online, visit www.myvalleynews.com.

Girls water polo: Eight Girls basketball: Seventeen teams Valley teams vie for CIF compete for eight CIF titles water polo titles Four Valley teams seeded in top fours MVHS gets first-round bye Paul Bandong Staff Writer A total of 140 teams will battle for seven divisional championships in the 17th year of CIF Southern SectionFord Girls Water Polo Championships. Eight Valley teams qualified. The single-elimination tournaments will conclude with championship finals matches at the William J Woollett, Jr Aquatics Center on March 1. PLAYOFFS Division 2: #5-ranked Murrieta Valley (Southwestern #1) gets a bye in Round 1 and will host the winner of Lutheran/ Orange (Trinity at-large) vs Bell Gardens (Almont #2) on Thursday, February 20. Great Oak (Southwestern #2) hosts Corona (Big VIII at-large) on Tuesday; Winner travels to #3-seed Montebello (Almont #1). Chaparral (Southwestern #3) travels to Santiago (Big VIII #2) for round one; winner faces the winner of Schurr (Almont #3) vs #2-seed Mater Dei (Trinity #1). Vista Murrieta (Southwestern atlarge) travels to face El Toro (South Coast #2) on Tuesday; winner will face ML King (Big VIII #1). Last year Santa Margarita defeated Mater Dei, 12-11. Division 5: Elsinore (Sunbelt #2) travels to #4seed Cerritos (San Gabriel Valley #2); winner faces the winner of Glendale (Pacific #2) vs Redlands East Valley (Citrus Belt #1) on Thursday. #6 Temescal Canyon (Sunbelt #1)

hosts Citrus Valley (Inland Valley #2); winner will most likely face #3 Crescenta Valley (Pacific #1). Crescenta Valley is the defending CIF Champion with a 9-4 win over Riverside Poly. Division 7: #8 Hemet (Mtn Pass #1) hosts San Dimas (Valle Vista #2) in Round One on Thursday, Feb 20; winner faces winner of top-seed Segerstrom (Golden West #1) vs Carter (San Andreas #3) in Quarterfinals on Saturday, Feb 22. Beaumont (Mtn Pass #2) travels to San Gorgonio (San Andreas #1); winner will most likely face #3-seed La Sierra (River Valley #1). Hemet is the defending CIF Champion having defeated Ocean View, 6-2. FINAL LEAGUE STANDINGS Division 2: Southwestern League: Murrieta Valley 8-0 Great Oak 6-2 Vista Murrieta 5-3 Chaparral 2-3 Murrieta Mesa 2-6 Temecula Valley 0-8

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Paul Bandong Staff Writer A total of 344 teams – 270 league qualifiers and 74 at-large – will be competing in 12 single-elimination divisional playoffs in the 2013-14 CIF Southern Section-Ford Girls Basketball Championships. Seventeen local teams will compete for eight CIF divisional titles. The playoffs begin Thursday, February 22; the tournaments conclude with championship finals on March 7-8 at The Felix Events Center at Azusa Pacific University and Godinez High School. Vista Murrieta (20-6) is seeded #2 in Division 1AA behind Bonita (12-0, Hacienda League #1). Great Oak (21-3) is seeded #4 in the same division behind Millikan (20-2, Moore League #2). Lakeside (20-6) is seeded #2 behind Santa Barbara (21-5, Channel League #2) in Division 3AA. Baptist Christian (14-4) is seeded #4 in Division 6. First round play is Saturday, February 22 at 7 pm; second round is Wednesday, February 26 at 7 pm. Quarter finals will be on Saturday March 1 with semifinals the following Tuesday, March 4. Here are the pairings: Division 1AA: #16 Chaparral (20-6, Southwestern #3) at Rancho Cucamonga (176, Baseline #2); winner will most likely face top-seed Bonita (12-0, Hacienda #1) who plays Silverado (11-9, Desert Sky #3). #4 Great Oak (21-3, Southwestern #2) hosts Downey (14-12, San Gabriel Valley #3); winner faces either #14 San Clemente (17-8, South Coast #1) or Edison (14-11, Sunset at-large). #2 Vista Murrieta (20-6, Southwestern #1) hosts Highland (9-10, Golden #4); they advance to play the winner of #15 Crescenta Valley

(20-8, Pacific #2) vs Los Alamitos (15-9, Sunset #2T). Division 1A: #16 Perris (18-2, Sunbelt #2) hosts Ayala (16-11, Sierra 32); winner will most likely face topseed Camarillo (23-3, Pacific View #1) who plays Quartz Hill (15-7, Golden #3). Paloma Valley (15-12, Sunbelt #3) travels to #11 Chino (22-3, Mt Baldy #1); winner advances to face #6 Burroughs (22-6, Pacific #1) or Poly of Riverside (12-15, Inland Valley #4). 2013 Champion: Canyon Springs 48, Bishop Amat 46. Division 2AA: Elsinore (8-11, Sunbelt at-large) travels to #7 Culver City (23-4, Ocean #1); winner takes on either #10 Eisenhower (20-5, Citrus Belt #2) or Moreno Valley (11-9, River Valley #3). 2013 Champion: Lynwood 61, JW North 51. Division 2A: #12 Hemet (17-6, Mtn Pass #1) hosts Arroyo Grande (11-14, PAC 7 #4); winner takes on #5 Royal (19-7, Marmonte #3) or Claremont (13-11 (Sierra at-large). San Jacinto (19-7, Mtn Pass #2) travels to #11 Victor valley (16-4, Desert Sky #2); winner takes on #6 South Torrance (19-7, Pioneer #2) or Garden Grove (13-13, Garden Grove #2). Beaumont (15-9, Mtn Pass #3) is at #15 Torrance (13-11, Pioneer #3); winner takes on #7 Cerritos (19-5, Suburban #2) or Dos Pueblos (12-7, Channel at-large). Division 3AA: #8 Murrieta Mesa (13-13, Southwestern at-large) travels to Palm Springs (14-10, Desert Valley #3);

winner gets #9 Antelope Valley (14-9, Golden #2) or Irvine (11-15, Pacific Coast at-large). #2 Lakeside (20-6, Sunbelt #1) gets a bye; they face the first round winner of #15 Wilson (17-9, Valle Vista #2) vs Palm Desert (10-14, Desert Valley #4). 2013 Champion: Murrieta Valley 49, Culver City 37. Division 5AA: #13 California Military Institute (15-1, Warrior #1) has a bye and hosts #4 Saddleback valley Christian (20-4, San Joaquin #2) in round two. Temecula Prep (13-10, Victory #4) hosts #11 Webb (12-10, Prep at-large); winner takes on the winner of game below. Hamilton (15-6, Arrowhead #3T) travels to #6 Notre Dame (19-7, Mtn Valley #3). 2013 Champion: Sierra Canyon 72, Village Christian 26 Division 5A: #9 California Lutheran (14-5, Arrowhead #1) has a first-round bye; travels to #8 Eastside Christian (12-6, Express #1). 2013 Champion: Mesa Grande Academy 36, AGBU/Canoga Park 34. Division 6: #4 Baptist Christian (14-4, Victory #2) hosts Noli Indian (6-6, Warrior #4); winner faces either #13 Glendale Adventist (5-8, Liberty at-large) or Packinghouse Christian (7-7, Majestic #3). Cornerstone Christian (4-10, Majestic at-large) takes on #15 Newbury Park Adventist (7-5, Omega #2T); winner advances to face #2 Valley Christian (17-3, Coast Valley #1). 2013 Champion: Providence Hall 49, Rio Hondo Prep 46.

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Campbell signs with Chiefs, opens local gym Local athletes travel to train Paul Bandong Staff Writer “It’s definitely worth the time and distance to train here!” exclaimed Mason Walter, a 6’5” 270-pound offensive lineman from Chaparral High School. “Very high intensity; my legs are pretty burned right now,” said an exhausted Kyle Hoppe, a 6’2” 290-pound lineman who plays on both sides of the ball for the Pumas. The two are part of a starting offensive line that loses only one senior; that bodes well for a Chaparral team that was considered young this past year. “We’re expecting a great season,” said Hoppe, “and we’re training to be ready for it.” They were just two of the 60 high school players from all over the Inland Empire who showed up for the grand opening of Winner’s Circle Athletics, a high-performance sports training center in Corona. Also training there were local athletes preparing for college: Tre Watson of Centennial (UC Berkeley), Norco running back Cory Young (Boise State), and Austin Maloata, a 250-pound defensive end from Centennial (Oregon). Professional athletes were also there: Damien Stafford, cornerback (Tennessee Titans); Toby Gerhart and Brandley Russell, running backs (Minnesota Vikings); Vontaze Burfect, the NFL’s leading tackler and an outside linebacker for (Cincinnati Bengals); Darnell Bing, Thorpe Award winner from USC and NFL linebacker; Ontario Colony graduates Omar Bolden, safety (Denver Broncos) and Bobby Wagner, linebacker (Seattle Serahawks). “We’re blessed to have NFL guys and Major League Baseball guys

Kyle Hoppe combined running form training with explosiveness and endurance training, pulling the weighted sled at the Winner Circle Athletics workout. Paul Bandong photos

here to workout and to inspire the younger guys,” said founder Jordan Campbell. The high-performance sports training center was started by Campbell – who recently signed with the Kansas City Chiefs – and Arby Fields, outfielder with the Detroit Tigers and Seattle Mariners and a Los Osos High School (Rancho Cucamonga) graduate. “I want to give back to the community and help the youth understand what it takes to get to the next level – bridge the gap from high school to college and from college to the NFL,” said Campbell. “I came from nothing. I had nothing but my family and my faith. And I want to share my resources to help others and to give them the next-level training they need.” Campbell was a four-year standout at Norco High School, where he contributed to four Cougar CIF championships. He was recruited by USC when they were ranked #1

in the nation. Campbell ended up with an unfortunate situation there, leaving when Pete Carroll left and just before sanctions were meted out by the NCAA. He spent a semester at University of Louisville and then was out of football for a year. Campbell applied for an NCAA waiver and ended up playing Division 2 football at University of New Mexico-Highlands, one of the bottom programs in the nation at the time (1-10 record, ranked 142/142). Other friends and players joined him there and they turned the program around (top 25). Campbell was a two-time AllAmerican with two 100+ tackle seasons and set an RMAC record with a nation-leading 28.5 tackles for loss (TFL) in 2011. In addition to 52 TFL’s, he also recorded 17.5 sacks. Campbell was invited to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl where he was named the ESPN Impact Player of the Game. Despite being

Boys basketball: Eighteen local teams in CIF-SS playoffs Chaparral faces top-seed in round one Paul Bandong Staff Writer A total of 361 teams – 273 league qualifiers and 88 at-large – will be competing in twelve singleelimination divisional playoffs beginning Wednesday February 19th, in the 2013-14 CIF Southern Section-Ford Boys Basketball Championships, presented by Farmers. The tournaments will conclude with championship finals on March 7-8 at The Felix Events Center at Azusa pacific University and Godinez High School as well as on March 8 at The Honda Center. Eighteen local teams will be participating in nine CIF divisional playoffs. Round One games will be Friday, February 21 at 7 pm; Round Two will be Tuesday, February 25th at 7 pm. Here are the pairings: Division 1AA: #13 Great Oak (18-8, Southwestern League #2) will host Highland (18-6, Golden #2); winner will face the winner of #4 Damien (21-6, Sierra #2) vs Diamond Bar (11-16, Hacienda #2). 2013 Champion: Etiwanda won last year 54-51 over Mater Dei. Division 1A: Chaparral (11-16, Southwestern At-Large) opens against #1-seed El Toro (24-2, South Coast #1); the winner will face the winner of Ayala (16-10, Sierra at-large) vs California (18-8, Del Rio #1). #8 Perris (18-5, Sunbelt #1T) hosts Alta Loma (12-5, Baseline at-large); winner faces either Royal (12-6, Marmonte at-large) or #9 Camarillo (21-7, Pacific View #1). #3 Temecula Valley (23-4, Southwestern #1) hosts Simi Valley (10-16, Marmonte at-large); winner advances to face #14 Capistrano Valley (17-13, South Coast #3) or Summit (13-8, Sunkist #2). 2013 Champion: Santa Monica took the title with a 66-56 win over El Toro. Division 2AA: #4 Elsinore (18-6, Sunbelt #1T) hosts Vista Del Lago (10-14, Inland Valley at-large); winner takes on either #13 Claremont (19-9, Sierra #3) or Cajon (17-9, Citrus belt #2). #10 Murrieta Valley (17-10, Southwestern #3) travels to Victor Valley (15-9, Desert Sky #2T); winner faces winner of #7 Thousand Oaks (20-8, Marmonte #3) vs

Eastside (12-11, Golden #3). 2013 Champion: JW North beat Villa Park 59-58 last year for the title.

Division 3AA: #8 Tahquitz (19-5, Mtn Pass #1) hosts Lakeside (9-17, Sunbelt #3); winner faces #9 Northwood (10-4, Pacific Coast #3) or Wilson (20-7, Valle Vista #1). West Valley (16-9, Mtn Pass #3) travels to #11 San Bernardino (19-7, San Andreas #1); winner advances to face #6 Beverly Hills (18-8, Ocean #1) or Yorba Linda (17-11, Empire #4) 2013 Champion: Damien defeated Santa Margarita 54-40 for the championship win. Division 4A: California Military Institute (108, Warrior #3) travels to Windward (18-8, Alpha #2); winner takes on #14 Rolling Hills Prep (13-11, Coastal #1T) or Bassett (Montview #4) 2013 Champion: Pacific Hills beat Brentwood 74-65 last year for the CIF title.

considered undersized at 5’101/2” and 240 pounds, Campbell’s combine results were impressive: 36.5” vertical, 4.58 second 40-yard dash, 7.1 second 7-cone drill, bench press 225 pounds 35 times. He was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals and subsequently released due to a stacked linebacker corps. Campbell signed in January with the Kansas City Chiefs as a linebacker and possible fullback. The Winner’s Circle Athletics gym combines hi-intensity functional training with nutritional education and products, SAT/ACT preparation, and life lessons designed to build character and positive values. DeChon Burns, head coach for Linfield Christian High School and a former coach with the Washington Redskins and several colleges and universities, has known Campbell since he was a child in the neighborhood and spent time training him before his stint with the Bengals.

Division 5AA: Temecula Prep (15-9, Victory #2) hosts #7 Santa Clara (9-18, Tri-Valley at-large); winner faces #10 Western Christian (15-6, Ambassador #3T) or Oakwood (10-8, Liberty at-large). 2013 Champion: Buckley took home the CIF plaque with a 54-46 win over Mission College Prep. Division 5A: Hamilton (16-7, Arrowhead #1) hosts #5 Rancho Christian (16-9, freelance); winner takes on #12 AGBU/Canoga Park (13-10, Westside at-large) or Southlands Christian (11-4, Express #2). 2013 Champion: Rolling Hills Prep dominated Shalhevet 50-36 for the title win. Division 6: #9 Baptist Christian (12-9, Victory at-large) travels to Antelope Valley Christian (6-9, Agape #3) and will ost likely advance to play #8 Palm Valley (15-6, Majestic #2) who plays Calvary Baptist (9-12, International #4). Cornerstone Christian (12-7, Majestic #3) hosts neighboring California Lutheran (9-14, Arrowhead #4); winner takes on #6 Hesperia Christian (13-9, Agape #1) or Pilgrim (10-11, Omega #5). 2013 Champion: Trinity Classical took home the title with a 64-47 win over Rio Hondo Prep.

Burns spoke to the athletes about various aspects of training and recruiting. Also there to support the grand opening were SKLZ training gear; Nutrishop; Muscle Pharm; Body Armor SuperDrink; Swivel Vision; and Diana Wehbe, author and radio/ media personality. “We are excited to partner with Jordan Campbell and what he is bringing to the Inland Empire,” said SKILZ performance Specialist Michael Cummings. “Not only training elite athletes, but also high school team athletes. He’s a great ambassador for health and wellness.” “It’s a lot different than our weight room at Chaparral,” said Chaparral’s Mason. “More intensity, different training. It’s worth the 45 minutes to get here. We’ll be making this trip every weekend!” Winner Circle Athletics is located just northwest of the Hwy 15/Hwy 91 interchange at 500 Harrington Street in Corona.

Girls basketball: Great Oak runs over Temecula Valley, 66-28 Wolfpack faces Downey in first round of CIF Playoffs Paul Bandong Staff Writer

Division 2A: Murrieta Mesa (13-14, Southwestern at-large) travels to #5 Oak Hills (22-4, Mojave River #1); winner advances against #12 Savanna (16-8, Orange #1T) or Torrance (13-13, pioneer at-large). #13 Hemet (17-7, Mountain Pass League) hosts Patriot (14-13, River Valley #3); winner will likely face #4 Colony (21-7, Mt Baldy #1) who plays Norwalk (11-16, Suburban #4). 2013 Champion: Redondo Union held off Westlake 68-63 last year.

Local resident Jordan Campbell, a recent signee of the Kansas City Chiefs, addresses a group of student-athletes at the grand opening of Winner Circle Athletics.

The girls’ varsity basketball team from Great Oak had only three seniors –Adrianna Carrillo, Abby Welch, and Roya Rustamzada -recognized at Senior Night, a good sign for the Wolfpack future. The Great Oak team had little trouble with the undersized Temecula Valley team as they came out shooting, leading 21-6 at the end of the opening period. Senior Abby Welch scored eight and Mikayla Williams had six. The second quarter was more of the same as eight TV turnovers gave the fast-breaking Wolfpack offense more opportunities to score. Senior Roya Rustamzada

accounted for ten points; Welch added another seven. The score was 49-17 at halftime. The final score was 66-28 Great Oak. Welch led all scorers with 17; Rustamzada had 13; Williams had 12. Alexis Collins was leading scorer for the Lady Golden Bears with 11. Great Oak finished the regular season at Murrieta Mesa (13-12, 3-6) with a dominant 23-3 first quarter on the way to a 44-28 win to bring their record to 20-3, 8-2 in league. In the February 22 first round of CIF-SS playoffs, the Lady Wolfpack host the Downey Vikings (14-12, 5-5) who finished third in the San Gabriel Valley League.

Lady Pumas upset Broncos 45-42 to end regular season

Both teams in CIF playoffs TEMECULA – The Chaparral Lady Pumas finished off their regular season play by upsetting the Vista Murrieta Broncos 45-42. It was the Broncos’ only loss in league play. Chaparral jumped out to an 11-2 lead in the first quarter and hung on for the win despite being outscored 30-24 in the second half. Junior post player Kali Jones had 21 while senior point guard Sarah Hogman put up 20. The Broncos’ scoring tandem of Brittney Reed and Jaelyn Brown accounted for 19 and 17 points,

respectively. Vista Murrieta was cold from beyond the arc, coming up empty on fifteen attempts. Reed also had 13 rebounds. Two weeks ago, Brown set a school record 44 points beating host Chaparral 72-45. Chaparral (20-6, 6-4, Southwestern #3) faces Rancho Cucamonga (17-6, 8-2, Baseline #2) in the first round of CIF playoffs. Vista Murrieta (21-6, 9-1, Southwestern #1) opens CIF playoffs against Highland from Palmdale (9-10, 7-7, Golden at-large).

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ooking on a grill is not just conducive to making steaks or burgers. Seafood is something that also cooks easily and tastefully over an open fire. grill masters too often shy away from cooking seafood on the grill. They may feel it’s too complicated. Although cooking fish on the barbecue requires a little knowhow, it tends to be just as easy as cooking traditional barbecue fare once you get the hang of it. Filleted fish tends to break apart quite easily once it is cooked. If you have reservations about cooking fish on a grill, you may want to start with a thicker cut of fish, or the entire fish itself. Fish steaks are thicker cuts and, though they take longer to cook on the grill, they’ll also hold together better than thin, filet slices. Many different types of fish can be cut into steaks, including halibut, salmon, shark,

tuna, and more. Even if the fish you are cooking is thick, there is still a chance of making a mess of it while grilling unless you follow two important rules: 1. Cook on a well-oiled grill. 2. Don’t touch the fish too much during cooking. A well-oiled surface is essential to keeping the steak or filet from sticking to the rungs of the grill. Many people like to flip grilled

starting to flake apart before you turn it. Then do not handle the fish again until you are ready to take it off the grill. Cooking directly over the flame is fast, but you also can use nonstick foil and steam the fish within a foil packet. With this method of cooking you can better seal in juices and even top the fish with lemon slices or vegetables so the items cook together. Using a foil packet also helps

“Although cooking fish on the barbecue requires a little know-how, it tends to be just as easy as cooking traditional barbecue fare once you get the hang of it.” foods several times to check for doneness, but doing so with fish can cause it to flake apart. Instead, leave the fish alone until the edges have become opaque and are just

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lobster inside the house for a few minutes. Then take the lobster out of the pot and dunk into ice water to stop the boiling process. Halve the lobster and brush each side with melted butter. Then place the lobster, meat-side-down, onto the grill. Cook for an additional 5 minutes per side, or until the meat looks opaque in color. grilling seafood is nothing to fear. Once you master some of the techniques for success, delicious meals will follow.

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Mother brings awareness to rare condition pulmonary hypertension Bevi Edlund Special to the Valley News When Kori Siroky, a Temecula resident, was told by doctors that her daughter Lilly Detillion-Siroky, 7, was diagnosed with a rare heart condition called pulmonary hypertension in 2007, she said it was like the scene out of a movie. “Everything was so dizzy, everything shutdown, and I couldn’t hear anything,” Siroky recalled. “I was scared. I didn’t know what it was.” Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is increased pressure in the pulmonary arteries; these arteries are responsible for carrying blood to the heart then to the lungs to pick up oxygen, according to Siroky. PH causes symptoms such as shortness of breath during routine activities, such as climbing stairs, as well as causing tiredness, chest pain, and a racing heartbeat. Lilly is only one of several children in Southern California who has this condition, according to her mother. She was born with three holes in her heart and was diagnosed with PH at 1-year-old. Cardiologists initially told Siroky that most children that have the condition don’t live past the age of 5. Now at age 7, doctors have called Lilly a “miracle child.” Siroky said the situation that her daughter and her family are in is an everyday nightmare. Feeling sometimes helpless, Siroky feels like there is nothing she can do to help her daughter. “I keep my faith, I don’t like to let anything get me upset or scared,” she said. Siroky said the scariest part about the condition is that her daughter’s condition can change at any moment. She explained that for five years the medication that Lilly was taking was working fine until suddenly it wasn’t working anymore, so she needed a new treatment. Lilly also needs to be watched at all times because she could turn pale or pass out at any moment. Siroky explained that the reason why the medication stopped working is because of body growth. As children grow the pressure gets higher, the body is working more, as well as carrying more weight. “When kids with PH get older, they get worse,” she said. Lilly appears to be quite healthy on the outside, so it’s difficult for children to understand her condition, such as Rosalyn Martinez’s son Logan Garcia, 10, who is a longtime friend of Lilly’s and a neighbor of the family. Logan and Lilly like to play

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together and when they ride their scooters to school together Martinez has to tell him to slow down. Although she has explained the condition to him, he’s still “perplexed” about it. This condition has affected Lilly’s childhood significantly because she can’t do the same things that other children get to do. Although she can still play like any healthy child, she isn’t able to run like the other children at school. Siroky recalled a time when her daughter was in the first grade and she wasn’t able to take P.E, mostly due to running; because of this the other children called her lazy. “How come I can’t run like the other kids?” Siroky recalled her daughter once asking. “…I just want to be normal.” Since Lilly’s physical activities are limited some of her other favorite activities include drawing and singing. Her mother describes her personality as funny, sweet, sensitive and selfless. Because of her daughter’s condition, it has made Siroky a stronger person because of the strength her daughter has. Joshua Siroky, Lilly’s stepfather, hopes that in the coming years there will be a cure for PH; they also have a younger daughter and are expecting their third child. The

family cherishes every moment together. “We’re scared, but we cherish it,” Siroky said. Siroky wants her daughter to know that it’s ok to be different and that people aren’t going to make fun of her for it. Martinez said the family is handling this “complex disease” as best they can. Siroky said parents need to appreciate their children being able to run and walk, and to “cherish every moment of it.” Unlike the vast awareness of cancer, there isn’t very much awareness on PH, according to Siroky. Therefore in an effort to bring awareness to it a fundraiser will be held to raise money for the Pulmonary Hypertension Association at Pizza Factory on Wednesday March 5. Twenty percent of the orders will be donated to PHA. “[The family] is an inspiration just by putting out the word of what it is,” Martinez said, because the condition is so rare. “There is hope.” Pizza Factory is located at 31725 Temecula Pkwy. in Temecula. For more information, call (951) 3038500.

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Education

Murrieta Students of the Month honored MURRIETA – On February 6, the Murrieta Valley Chamber of Commerce High School Student of the Month Recognition Program was held and six students were recognized.

Austin is a member of Student Senate and president of his school’s speech and debate team. He loves physics and those who know him say with his compassion and intellect he will change the world for the better. He has served over 300 community service hours as a tutor and at Hospice of the Valley.

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TEMECULA – Temecula Valley Elks Lodge #2801 is pleased to announce the winners of their annual Drug Awareness Poster Contest. The contest was open to all students in the 3rd, 4th and 5th grades. There were entries from Temecula Valley School District, Murrieta Valley School District and private schools in the area. This year the theme for the poster was “Down With Drugs, Up with Awareness.” The winners, their families and teachers were invited to attend a Dinner and Awards Ceremony at the Elks Lodge. After the dinner, the awards were presented. Each student received a certificate of achievement and a gift card to Barnes & Noble. In the boy’s division, first place went to Isaiah Fang from Pauba Valley Elementary, second place to Jack Stringer from Van Avery Prep and third place to Jagger Terski of Van Avery. In the girl’s division, first place went to Lauren Wagner of Pauba Valley Elementary, second place went to Rashmi Vaghela of Temecula Luiseno Elementary, and third place went to Katrina Read of Pauba Valley Elementary.

Temecula Valley Civitan to host Lilly’s House founder, Feb. 24 MURRIETA – The Temecula Valley Civitan will hold its next speaker meeting on Monday, Feb. 24 at Casa Jimenez Mexican Restaurant (40535 California Oaks Rd.) in Murrieta. The social begins at 6 p.m. and the meeting begins at 7 p.m. Julia Rogoff, founder and director of Lilly’s House, will give a presentation on the nonprofit that supports families with play dates, informative speakers, peer support and seminars for special needs children and their families. Rogoff is also on the Quality Enhancement Committee for the Inland Regional Center. Temecula Valley Civitan is dedicated to serving individual and community needs with an emphasis on helping people with developmental disabilities. Everyone is welcome. There is no admission charge. For more information, call Pierre at (951) 252-5493.


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Education

How to choose your next career going back to school oftentimes re- particular industry, showing you or even current colleague, who has quires a considerable commitment how things work behind the curtain. reinvented themselves professionTesting the waters may reaffirm ally, then speak with these people of both time and money. For those who simply want to your belief that a certain line of and ask for any advice they might put their existing skills to use in a work is for you, or it might send have. If you know you want out of different field or environment, as- you back to the drawing board. your current career but aren’t quite sess those skills and look for lines Either way, it’s valuable experience sure of what you want to do next, of work in which they figure to be that may reassure you that whatever those who have faced a similar fork especially valuable. If there are any decision you ultimately make is the in the road may be able to help you narrow down your options. particular aspects of your current right one. The notion of changing careers is Don’t go it alone. Switching job that you want to avoid in the future, consider that when assessing careers after 50 carries some risk, exciting, and you can expect your your skills and choosing a second but it’s certainly a risk that many personal and professional conficareer. Even if they don’t know it, before you have been willing to dantes to share your excitement established professionals over 50 take. If you know any people, be it and be willing to help you in any have many transferable skills, and a friend, family member or former way they can. such skills can be a considerable asset when pursuing a second career, especially when those skills have ™ been assessed and can be applied to a new profession. Make a trial run. Nowhere does it say that professionals can’t take a trial run at a second career while still fully engaged in their first career. In fact, testing the waters before you jump in is a good way Since ‘94 to gauge your interest in a potential Always 1-to-1! second career and how well your Reading Skills skill set applies to that field. A Math Skills trial run, which can be conducted Algebra I & II by volunteering with a nonprofit Geometry organization or through a part-time Individualized Programs! Call Now for Your FREE Diagnostic Assessment job or simply offering your services Month-to-Month to a company free of charge in exManShop VN Tuition! T 5.933 x951.302.3047 7.pdf 32483 Temecula Pkwy, Ste E115 No Contracts to Sign! change for a chance to learn how (behind El Pollo Loco in the Wolf Retail Store Park) Guaranteed Results! the business operates, can shed www.tutoringcenter.com Reach For The HIGHEST Star! light on the inner workings of a

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RIVERSIDE COUNTY – The days when professionals would spend their entire professional lives with a single firm are largely a thing of the past. In fact, many people not only switch companies multiple times before retirement, but some even switch professions before retiring. As exciting as it can be to pursue a new career, men and women over 50 know that such a decision is not without risk. While younger professionals with few obligations can often handle bumps in the road on their way to a second career, older professionals making a similar move often must consider the potential effects such a pursuit might have on their families, finances and futures, including their retirements. But as difficult as it may seem to pursue a second career after your fiftieth birthday, there are steps men and women over 50 can take when pursuing a new career to ensure their second act is as successful as the first. Decide what you want, and not just what you want to do. The desire to pursue a second career no doubt stems from more than just dissatisfaction with a current profession. Many people switch jobs or even careers because they find

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Ashley Tousignant Special to the Valley News Roy and Robin Siemens, owners of RS Growers Supply, wanted to think ‘outside of the box’ when it came to adding soil to their product line in their company. Their research resulted in an amazing product called Coconut Coir made from the multi-functional fruit, coconuts. After living in Laguna Niguel, the Siemens wanted to move closer to where their nursery clients were, so 13 years ago they decided to move to Fallbrook. After meeting in a country western bar in Lake Forrest, California, Roy was smitten by Robin’s passion to dance and her love of life. After dating for four years, they married in 1999 and created a loving joint family with Roy’s daughter, Alicia. Together, the Siemens created RS Growers Supply. Roy had been in the horticultural business for more than 30 years and Robin

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joined right in to create the new company. The Siemens were already selling specific items that growers needed, such as pots and fertilizer so soil was the next logical product line. Roy wanted to find a soil that was unique and environmentally stimulating. In his search, he found the coconut. Coconut Coir, or ‘Coco Coir’ sparked his interest and he wanted to learn more about this remarkable product. “Coco Coir is a fruit that is renewable every 3-4 months and it grows great root structure for the plants because it naturally offers 20-25 percent air – which roots love,” said Roy. “It has amazing capacity to hold water and rehydrate easily when plants dry out in nursery pots.” This was the perfect soil Roy was searching for. Two years ago, Roy founded a new partnership called Tri Prime Solutions LLC (TPS) with a Dutch company Van Der Knaap and a Vietnemese company Plant Best. The main purpose of the new partnership was to supply the best coir in the world to western United States professional growers and soil companies. “We feel blessed to have great partners in Plant Best and Van Der Knapp,” noted Roy. “Our partners not only offer the best manufacturing of coir in the world, but they offer integrity in how we deal with each other and our customers and that is priceless to Robin and me.” Thijs Millinnar built Plant Best into a world leader in horticulture

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face. As more professional growers embrace this product, coir will be available to everyday garden enthusiasts. Living in Fallbrook, Roy and Robin are able to enjoy all the plant materials they have planted over the past 10 years on their half-acre. “We love plants, hydrangeas and succulents especially,” said Robin. “Roses, ornamental grasses, fruit trees, various palms are also enjoyed by us. We’ve never regretted our move to Fallbrook. If you love plants, Fallbrook is a great place to live – it has an amazing climate!” To comment on this story online, visit www.myvalleynews.com.

Bathroom renovations add value, luxury RIVERSIDE COUNTY – Bathroom renovations are second to kitchen renovations on the list of the top remodeling projects to increase home value. The popularity of bathroom renovations and their ability to transform a space has left many homeowners wondering if there are any easy and affordable ways to change the look of their bathrooms. While “easy” is a relative term, there are ways homeowners willing to make certain concessions can keep the work and cost of a bathroom renovation to a minimum. Resurface When possible, covering up what you have in the bathroom is much less expensive and less laborintensive than tearing out existing fixtures and floors and replacing them anew. Resurfacing can extend to refinishing bathtubs to installing shower liners. Those who have unsightly walls or wallpaper that they’re just not ready to remove may consider using wainscoting to cover a portion of the room or even tiling entire walls. It is important to note that resurfacing and covering up items in the bathroom should only be reserved for cosmetic fixes. If something needs to be replaced because it is damaged or mildew-covered, then covering it up is only hiding the problem and asking for more work in the long run. Scale back on materials One way to save money on a bathroom renovation project is to choose less expensive materials. For example, you may not need to install travertine or marble flooring in a space where less expensive flooring like vinyl is adequate. Advancements in vinyl flooring have enabled this affordable material to mimic the look of more expensive materials at a fraction of the cost. When redoing tile on walls and shower enclosures, many

domestically-produced tiles rival the looks of more expensive imported alternatives. You may be able to save more by buying tile in bulk and using the remainder in other applications around the house. Paint Do not underestimate the power of a fresh coat of paint on any room in the house, including the bathroom. Dark, small spaces can be made to look more expansive with lighter colors. Cavernous bathrooms that look empty may prove more inviting with darker hues. Pick a paint that is designed for bathroom application so that it will inhibit the growth of mold and mildew. Update hardware A new faucet or some new cabinet pulls can make the room look new and fresh without breaking the

bank. Match finishes throughout the bathroom so everything will be cohesive. When shopping for a new shower head, choose a model that also conserves water. This way you will be making cosmetic and energy-saving renovations at the same time. DIY Handling labor yourself instead of hiring workers can reduce the cost of bathroom remodels considerably. It is possible to buy fully assembled bathroom vanities and install them yourself. Even installing a new toilet is relatively easy with the help of a friend. There are a number of ways to make bathroom renovations a bit easier and more affordable. Even nominal changes can give the space an entirely different look and feel, which can make the room more enjoyable and help improve a home’s resale value in the process.


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