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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Temecula’s Art & Street Painting Festival ‘Best of Show’ Chalk Artist Announced

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The City of Temecula’s Community Services Department hosted the 2022 Temecula Art & Street Painting Festival featuring the all-new Cartoon-A Paloozah! on FRI, SEP 16, 2022 & SAT, SEP 17, 2022.  This classic Temecula even...

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News - Community Services
Posted on: September 13, 2022

City of Temecula Closes Evacuation Centers for Fairview Fire; Coffee with the Mayor this Saturday

The second City of Temecula evacuation center closed today as Fairview Fire evacuation orders were lifted. The Fairview Fire began on Monday, September 5th in Hemet and spread quickly through dry, rural terrain towards Temecula Wine Country, burning 28,30...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

The City of Temecula and Temecula Valley Museum’s Arts & Culture Division

AutumnalEquinox

The City of Temecula, Community Services Department and the Temecula Valley Museum announce a new Student Art Mural in Sam Hicks Monument Park (28300 Mercedes Street).  This temporary public art piece Fall Colors celebrates the Autumnal Equinox f...

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News - Community Services
Posted on: September 9, 2022

I-15 Full Freeway Closure is POSTPONED: Winchester Rd to Murrieta Hot Springs Rd

Due to the local impact of the Fairview Fire, the I-15 French Valley Parkway Interchange (Phase 2) improvement work scheduled for September 11, 2022, has been postponed and will be rescheduled for a later date. No freeway closures are planned for this wee...

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News - City
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Traffic Alert: I-15 and I-215 Full Freeway Closure: Winchester Rd to Murrieta Hot Springs Rd

The I-15 French Valley Parkway Interchange (Phase 2) improvements are starting. In order to prepare for the start of construction, Southern California Edison needs to relocate its overhead power lines to accommodate a new freeway bridge to be built at the...

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News - City
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Harry Potter Trivia Night for Adults at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library

HarryPotter

Calling all muggles, squibs, wizards and witches! How well do you know Harry Potter? Find out at our Adults Only Harry Potter Trivia Night celebrating the 24th anniversary of the first release of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone!

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News - Community Services
Posted on: August 24, 2022

Snap Circuits Lab at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library on MON, SEP 19, 2022

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Attention ambitious teens who enjoy solving complex problems-- come build your S.T.E.M. related skills through this educational and interactive workshop, Snap Circuit Lab. Join us as we learn the basics of circuitry boards on MON, SEP 19, 2022&am...

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News - Community Services
Posted on: August 23, 2022

City of Temecula Hosts September 11th Remembrance at The Temecula Duck Pond

September 11 Rem at Duck Pond

Please join the City of Temecula on SUN, SEP 11, 2022, to commemorate the anniversary of September 11th as we remember and honor those we lost.   The ceremony will be held at the Temecula Duck Pond (located on the corner of Rancho California and ...

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News - Community Services
Posted on: August 19, 2022

Temecula Community Services Department Hosts 2022 Temecula Art & Street Painting Festival

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Welcome back to the 2022 Temecula Art & Street Painting Festival featuring the all-new Cartoon-A Paloozah! This fan-favorite festival will be held on FRI, SEP 16, 2022 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm and SAT, SEP 17, 2022 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm located at To...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Temecula Valley Museum Presents Ancestry and Animals: The Art of Hajime Ohno

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The Temecula Valley Museum, at 28314 Mercedes Street, will host a new art exhibit, Ancestry and Animals: The Art of Hajime Ohno.  The exhibit features the fine art of Hajime Ohno, who finds inspiration in his Japanese heritage a...

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News - Community Services
Posted on: August 16, 2022

City of Temecula Hosts 12th Annual Health & Community Resource Fair SAT, SEP 24, 2022

Health and Community Resources

Join us for Temecula’s 12th Annual Health & Community Resource Fair on SAT, SEP 24, 2022, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, hosted at the Temecula Civic Center and Town Square (41000 Main Street).  You will have the opportunity to re...

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News - Community Services
Posted on: August 9, 2022

City of Temecula Hosts Annual F.I.T. Fun Color Run on SUN,SEP 25, 2022

Color Run 2022

Hey, Temecula!  Start getting your family, friends, co-workers, and yourself together to participate in this year’s F.I.T. Fun Color Run!  Be ready to get splashed with vibrant colors at the various color stations along the 5k Run. &...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Ruslan Biryukov – All About Cello at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library

All About Cello

Visit the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library (30600 Pauba Road) for an unforgettable, free performance by internationally acclaimed cellist (and Temecula resident) Ruslan Biryukov on SUN, AUG 28, 2022 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Star Wars: Episode IV (PG) Movie Night @ the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library

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Unpack your lightsaber, pull up a seat and enjoy a movie night at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library (30600 Pauba Road). Join us from 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm on THU, AUG 18, 2022 for a showing of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Light refr...

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News - Community Services
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Temecula Theater’s 2022-2023 Season Promises Exhilarating Performances for the Entire Family!

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The City of Temecula invites residents and visitors to join our growing Theater Family and experience the entire season from start to finish.  Welcome to Temecula Presents’ 2022 – 2023 Season at the Multi-Award-Winning ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2022

Temecula’s 2022 Star Spangled Fourth of July Parade Winners Announced

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The City of Temecula is proud to announce the winners from the 2022 Star Spangled 4th of July Parade:

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News - Community Services
Posted on: June 30, 2022

City of Temecula Announces $2.2M Million in Grants to Nonprofit Organizations

In a vote that won unanimous approval by the Temecula City Council, $2.2 million in City funding will be allocated to support eligible nonprofit charitable programs that benefit Temecula residents.

Temecula Mayor Matt Rahn states, "The City of Temecul...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

We Rise Up for Parks and Recreation to Commemorate Park and Recreation Month in Temecula

Parks and Recreation

Join the City of Temecula Community Services Department as we celebrate Park and Recreation Month this July.  This month-long celebration will highlight the impact of parks and recreation on the quality of life in Temecula.  Rise Up to s...

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News - Community Services
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Free Summer Lunch Program in the Park Offered in the City of Temecula

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With summer here, it’s time to think about keeping children eating healthy and engaged while school is out.  The Temecula Community Services Department’s Human Services Division provides free lunches and enrichment activities to children and teen...

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News - Community Services
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Temecula Valley Museum Offers New Exhibit: Cloth As Community: Hmong Textiles in America

Cloth as Community

The Temecula Valley Museum presents Cloth as Community: Hmong Textiles in America, an exhibit organized and toured by ExhibitsUSA, a national part of Mid-America Arts Alliance.  The exhibition was first curated in 1999 by Carl Magnuson, ...

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News - Community Services
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Temecula’s Workforce and Education Development Program Prepares Youth for Future Careers

Youth for Future Careers

We are building tomorrow's leaders through education, internships, career, and entrepreneur programs.  The City of Temecula Community Services Department proudly announces the following opportunities in Workforce and Education Development.

All pro...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Temecula’s Community Services Department Announces Summer Camps

Summer caps 2022

The City of Temecula Community Services Department has an incredible selection of educational and recreational summer camp offerings for your child to enjoy.  These exciting and fun-filled camps are a great way for kids to make the most of their ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Upcoming Summer Activities for Teens at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library

Summer Activites for Teens

It’s getting hot out there!   Come cool off at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library (30600 Pauba Road) for fun activities all summer long. 

These events are sponsored by the Friends of the Temecula Libraries for student...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Temecula Community Services Department Hosts 2022 Summer Concert Series Live and In-Person

Summer Concert 2022

Temecula’s Summer Concert Series is back, live and in-person!  This Summer’s Series begins on THU, JUN 16, 2022 and will run through THU, JUL 28, 2022.  We have a great line-up of local bands, so please join the City of Temecula...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Temecula’s Community Services Department Announces Military Banner & Path of Honor Paver Programs

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The City of Temecula appreciates and respects the service and commitment of all those who have served our country in the Armed Forces.  To honor these selfless individuals, the City has developed two programs to recognize both active-duty militar...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Celebrate Inaugural Temecula CultureFest on World Day for Cultural Diversity

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In commemoration of World Day for Cultural Diversity, the City of Temecula will host the inaugural Temecula CultureFest on Saturday, May 21, 2022, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in Town Square Park (41902 Main Street) and Sam Hicks Monument Park in Old Town Tem...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Temecula’s Summer/Fall 2022 Guide to Leisure Activities Showcases

Temecula 2022 Leisure Activities

The City of Temecula Community Services Department is excited to present the Summer/Fall 2022 Guide to Leisure Activities.  The guide is full of enrichment, leisure, inclusive, and Arts & Cultural events and activities for all ages and abilit...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Temecula Valley Museum Presents a New Exhibit Honoring the City of Temecula’s Founding Family

The Moores

The Temecula Valley Museum has designed a special exhibit on display in the museum’s Rotunda Gallery to honor the life and legacy of Jimmy and Peg Moore.   These two dedicated public servants were instrumental in the creation and evolut...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Temecula Hosts Adult Softball League and Labor Day Tournament in Summer/Fall 2022

Adult Softball League

Grab your friends, family, and/or coworkers and get ready to have some fun!  Registration for Adult Softball League is now open.  This program is great for team building, staying active, and improving your skills. 

Registration p...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

The City of Temecula Hosts A Tribute to Heroes

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In commemoration of Memorial Day, Temecula’s Community Services Department will host the patriotic-themed concert, A Tribute to Heroes: Memorial Day Observance performed by the Temecula Valley Symphony on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at 6:30 pm at the ...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Temecula Valley Museum Announces Winning Entries from the 19th Annual Third Grade History Contest

The Temecula Valley Museum proudly announces winners from the 19th Annual Third Grade History Contest.  This contest encourages creativity and ingenuity while teaching the importance of preserving Temecula’s rich history for the appreciation of m...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Traffic Alert: Temecula Parkway lane closures near Wabash Lane

Due to ongoing construction of a new traffic signal at the intersection of Temecula Parkway and Wabash Lane, there will be some continual lane closures starting April 26, 2022 through May 13, 2022.  

LANE CLOSURES: 

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Board Games & Brews at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library

Board Games and Brews

Stressed over work or finals? Looking for an entertaining night of games, music, and delicious coffee? Look no further! Come decompress at our Board Games & Brews event at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library (30600 Pauba Road) on MA...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Create Garden Art at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library

Garden Art

Does your garden need an aesthetic upgrade? Come join us in decorating beautiful clay pots for the teen program, Garden Art! The event will be held on MON, MAY 16, 2022, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library (30600 Pauba R...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Temecula Valley Museum Presents a New Exhibit and Spring Programs

Temecula Valley Museum

This Spring, the Temecula Valley Museum is delighted to offer a new exhibit, cultural activities, and a new art mural!  The Temecula Valley Museum invites guests of all ages to visit and enjoy these local opportunities for Arts,...

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News - Community Services
Posted on: April 11, 2022

The City of Temecula Announces a Call for Artists for an Old Town Utility Box Public Art Project

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In keeping with the City of Temecula’s management philosophy of Building Greatness, Maintaining Excellence, the City of Temecula announces a Call for Artists to submit artwork for consideration in a pilot program for vinyl wrapping selec...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Applications Available Online for the City of Temecula’s 4th of July Extravaganza

4th of July Extravaganza

– The City of Temecula will host the Annual 4th of July Extravaganza on MON, JUL 4, 2022 beginning with the Star-Spangled 4th of July Parade in Old Town Temecula and ending with Festivities & a Fireworks Show at the Ronald Reagan Sports Park (30875 Ra...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Temecula Presents’ Welcomes 8-String Guitar Virtuoso Paul Galbraith & the Dennis Jones Band

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The Old Town Temecula Community Theater invites audiences to the 2021-2022 closing performance from Temecula Presents’ Classical Music Series on SAT, APR 30, 2022 at 7:30 pm.  Originally from Scotland, now residing in Brazil, Paul Galbra...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Visit Temecula Skate Park on Select Saturdays

Temecula Skate Park

Jam-out at the Temecula Skate Park (42569 Margarita Road) on select Saturdays this Spring during the special Skate Park Jam events.  Bring the family to enjoy a morning at the Ronald Reagan Sports Park while your action-sport athlete bik...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Support the Temecula Valley Museum at the Annual Art & Craft Bazaar

Arts and Craft Bazzar

Sam Hicks Monument Park will transform into a shopper’s paradise at the Art & Craft Bazaar on SAT, MAY 14, 2022 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm!

Now in its 10th year, the Bazaar brings vendors of all kinds to the park just o...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Temecula Celebrates Arbor Day with Tree Planting Ceremony on SAT, APR 23, 2022 at 9:00 am

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Join us as we celebrate Arbor Day on SAT, APR 23, 2022 at 9:00 am at Vail Ranch Park (32965 Harmony Lane).  Arbor Day is an annual day of observance that the City of Temecula proudly recognizes to promote the importance of trees in our lives and ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Hop-To-It! Join Us at One of Three Simultaneous Easter Egg Hunts Hosted by the City of Temecula

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The City of Temecula is egg-cited to host the annual Easter Egg Hunt on SAT, APR 16, 2022 at 10:00 am sharp.  Egg hunts are taking place simultaneously at these three separate locations:

Harveston Community Park

28582 Harveston Drive

Patricia H. Bir...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

The City of Temecula & Temecula Valley Museum Arts & Culture Division Announce New Student Art Mural

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The City of Temecula, Community Services Department, Temecula Valley Unified School District, and Temecula Valley Museum announce a new Student Art Mural in Sam Hicks Monument Park (28300 Mercedes Street) celebrating Earth Day 2022.  The Student ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Temecula Presents’ Nostalgic Musical Journey Begins at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater

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The Old Town Temecula Community Theater invites audiences to experience our next Temecula Presents weekend, MAR 31 through APR 3, 2022, packed with music from our Aloha, Legends, Classical, and Big Band Series’...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

Adult Spelling Bee at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library on Thurdsay, April 21, 2022

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Do you have what it takes to be the B-E-S-T? The Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library (30600 Pauba Road) will host its annual Adult Spelling Bee on Thursday, April 21, 2022 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Participants will go head-to-head against the...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

Celebrate at Temecula CultureFest on World Day for Cultural Diversity: Saturday, May 21, 2022

CultureFest

In commemoration of World Day for Cultural Diversity, the City of Temecula will host the first Temecula CultureFest on Saturday, May 21, 2022, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in Town Square Park (41902 Main Street) and Sam Hicks Monument Park in Old Town Temecul...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

The City of Temecula Proudly Presents the Carnival of Music Concert by the Temecula Valley Symphony

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Bring your family, blankets, and lawn chairs to the Temecula Amphitheater at the Community Recreation Center (30875 Rancho Vista Road) on SAT, MAR 19, 2022 at 3:00 pm, to experience the Carnival of Music! This free, outdoor conc...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

City of Temecula to Host Urban Forest Summit on March 16, 2022

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The City of Temecula will be hosting an Urban Forest Summit as the first step in developing an Urban Forest Management Plan (UFMP) for Temecula’s trees. Community members are invited to participate and share their thoughts about the opportunities, challen...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

Temecula’s Stage Welcomes World-Class Talent with an All Music Weekend (MAR 2 – MAR 6, 2022)

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The Old Town Temecula Community Theater invites audiences to experience another Temecula Presents weekend March 2 through 6, 2022, with music from our Legends, Classical, and Big Band Series’

WED, MAR ...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

California Habitat Gardening Informational Program at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library

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Spring is just around the corner! Are you looking to spruce up your garden this spring, but not sure what to plant? Want to make a space in your yard to attract butterflies, bees, and more? Visit the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library (30600 Pauba ...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Japanese Kumihimo Weaving (Teen Program) will be held on Monday, March 7, 2022

JapaneseKumihimoWeaving

Interested in learning a new colorful and cultural craft? Visit the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library (30600 Pauba Road) on MON, MAR 7, 2022 from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm for a night of Japanese crafts and snacks.  Learn the art of kumihimo, make...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Founding City Council Member Peg Moore

One of Temecula’s founding City Council Members, Peg Moore, passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.  

Temecula Mayor Matt Rahn stated, “We are deeply saddened to hear the news of Peg’s passing. She was a friend, a mentor and a leader that exempl...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Teen Party Celebrating Valentine’s Day at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your friends at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library!  Join the fun during the teen program, Valentine’s Day Party, on Monday, February 14, 2022, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at the R...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Trivia Night at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library

TriviaNight

Do you consider yourself a trivia expert? What about your friends?  Join us at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library (30600 Pauba Road) for Trivia Night on THU, FEB 24, 2022, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, for a night of fun and friend...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

The Wizard of Oz by Temecula Presents’ Student-Led Arts Education Internship Program Performing Live

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We’re Off To See The Wizard!   Make plans to bring the entire family to enjoy one of four performances of THE WIZARD OF OZ at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater on FEB 25 & 26, 2022 @ 7:30 pm and FEB 26 & 2...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

African Drumming, Art Lesson, Food and More at Temecula Valley Museum’s Second Saturday Cultural...

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The Temecula Valley Museum visits the Republic of Benin, Africa, on Saturday, February 12, 2022, as it continues the popular Second Saturday Cultural Celebration both in person and online.  This monthly event tells a fu...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

City of Temecula Appoints Community Services Director

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Following six months as the Interim Director of Community Services, the City of Temecula promoted Assistant Director of Community Services Erica Russo to serve as the City’s next Community Services Director. The vacancy resulted from former Community Serv...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Temecula Mayor Announces Community Focus For 2022, Temecula SAFE

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Mayor Dr. Matt Rahn revealed Temecula SAFE to be his focus during his Mayoral tenure for 2022 as well as his theme for the May 12th Temecula State of the City Address. First elected in 2014, and serving as Temecula’s Mayor in 2018, Dr. Matt Rahn returns t...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

The City of Temecula Proudly Announces the Grand Opening of The Sports Ranch at Sommers Bend

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Temecula’s Community Services Department is excited to announce the Grand Opening of a new 22-acre sports park, The Sports Ranch at Sommers Bend (32101 North Sommers Bend Road).  Please join us for the official Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony on SAT, FEB...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Matt Rahn Appointed 2022 Mayor for the City of Temecula; Zak Schwank Appointed Mayor Pro Tem

The Temecula City Council appointed Matt Rahn, during Tuesday night's regular City Council meeting, as Temecula’s 2022 Mayor beginning January 1, 2022. Zak Schwank was appointed Temecula’s 2022 Mayor Pro Tem.

Each December, the Temecula City Council select...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Announcing Temecula Presents 2021-2022 Dance Series

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The Old Town Temecula Community Theater invites audiences to experience Temecula Presents’ 2021-2022 Dance Series.

Backhausdance returns to launch Temecula Theater’s 17th Dance Series on SAT, NOV 20, 2021 at 8:00 pm.  Formed in 2003 by Je...

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

City of Temecula Announces Strategy for Quality of Life Master Plan Update

The City of Temecula is updating its 2030 Quality of Life Master Plan.  Soon, citizens will be presented with several opportunities to participate and share valuable feedback on shaping the future of their City. Temecula’s Quality of Life Masterp...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

City of Temecula Adds GreenPower’s EV Star to Its Fleet for Senior and Special Program Mobility

GreenPower Motor Company Inc. (NASDAQ: GP) (TSXV: GPV) (“GreenPower”), a leading manufacturer and distributor of zero-emission, electric-powered, medium and heavy-duty vehicles, together with the City of Temecula, announces the ...

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