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Temecula, CA
The City That Shines Through The Mist
Area Code: 951 - Zip Code: 92592

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Temecula has been branded as Southern California's Wine Country. With award winning schools, higher educational opportunities, vast array of parks and trails, diverse shopping/dining options and beautiful residential communities, it is a wonderful place to live. Welcome home.
Pennypickle's Museum
A hands on museum and workshop for children of all ages where they can learn aobut Dr. Phineas T. Pennypickle, Ph.D., scientist, time traveler, and inventor of wacky and wonderful contraptions that amaze, delight and educate!. More...
In 1904 Walter L. Vail, bought 38,000 acres (154 km2) of Rancho Temecula and Rancho Pauba, along with the northern half of Rancho Little Temecula. In 1915, the first paved, two-lane county road was built through Temecula.
Temecula Wine & Music Festival

Every April/May the Temecula Wine and Music Festival is held at the Vail Lake Resort in Temecula. Come see some of the greatest Jazz musicians of our time. Mark your calendar and get ready for a great time. Artists like Michael Paulo, Gregg Karukas, Patrice Rushen, and many more. - More


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(Reuters) - Four people were killed on Sunday when a bus carrying staff of the Dallas Cowboys football team collided with a van on an Arizona highway, authorities said.

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Mike Piazza (L) and Ken Griffey Jr. pose with their plaques at the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonyKen Griffey Jnr and Mike Piazza made tearful speeches at their induction ceremonies into the Baseball Hall of Fame, recalling family, childhoods and even the September 11, 2001, terrorism tragedy. The retired Major League Baseball stars were added to the shrine Sunday in ceremonies that drew 50,000 people to the small town in upstate New York known as the birthplace of the American pastime. Catcher Piazza, the second Hall of Famer whose plaque will feature a Mets cap, hit 220 home runs over more than seven seasons in New York starting in May of 1998.

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FILE - This June 10, 2014, file photo, shows the Caterpillar logo on heavy, earth-moving equipment in Springfield, Ill. Caterpillar Inc. reports financial results Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Caterpillar's second-quarter performance beat Wall Street's expectations, despite weakness in the mining and oil and gas industries. But the company lowered its full-year adjusted profit guidance again, saying global economic growth remains subdued and isn't sufficient to drive improvement in most of the industries and markets it serves.

London mayor seeks more powers to protect post-Brexit city
Sadiq Khan speaks during The Great Debate on BBC One, on the EU Referendum in London, BritainBy William James LONDON (Reuters) - London Mayor Sadiq Khan, seeking more powers for the British capital to protect the city after Britons voted to leave the European Union, commissioned a study on Tuesday to draw up a list of devolution demands. The June 23 vote to leave the EU is threatening to send Britain's $2.4 trillion economy into a recession that would cast a long shadow over London, the center of the country's prosperity and home to its world-leading financial services industry. "London needs a stronger voice so that we can protect jobs and growth from the economic uncertainty ahead," Khan said in a statement announcing a new 'Finance Commission' tasked with drawing up a "wide-ranging suite of devolution requests".
   

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Welcome to Temecula - "The city that shines through the mist". One of Southern California's premier destinations. A city rich in history, natural beauty, rolling hills, picturesque vineyards and expansive views of the San Jacinto mountains make it a favorite destination for thousands of visitors.

In the 1700's The Shoshone indians made the Temecula Valley their home. They call it, "Exva Temeeku". Later the Spanish interpreted and spelled the word as "Temecula" and called the Indians living in the region as "Luiseños".

The first known European to discover the valley was Father Juan Norberto de Santiago, in October 1797, while seeking a site for a new mission. Temecula was one of the stops on the route of the Butterfield Stage and in 1859 became the location of the seventh post office in California. The first post office was in San Francisco.

In 1904, Walter Vail bought 87,500 acres (four Spanish land grants) and drove 1,000 head of cattle from Arizona. It was the last large cattle drive in the United States. It remained a working cattle ranch for the next 60 years. in 1882, when the Santa Fe Railway came through our valley, Old Town Temecula was born.

Many famous people "passed this way" including mountain men like Jedediah Smith, Indian scout Kit Carson and authors Helen Hunt Jackson and Erle Stanley Gardner that have had two Temecula schools name after them.

Temecula has approximately 100,000 residents. With neighboring Murrieta, on the northwest and the Pechanga Indian Reservation on the south, Temecula forms the southwestern anchor of the Inland Empire region. The city is almost equidistant to San Diego, Los Angeles, and Orange County. The I-15 corridor between Los Angeles County and San Diego was completed in the early 1980's and the subdivision land boom began.

Temecula was incorporated in December, 1989. Developers tried to change the name to Rancho California, but citizens voted to officially name the city "Temecula".



 
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