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

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Discover Temecula's history at the Temecula Valley Museum. Founded 1985 the museum helps portray the stories of the Temecula Valley’s past and present through dynamic, fun, and exciting exhibits appealing to both local family audiences and tourists. Temecula Valley Museum
Pechanga Casino
There is not a better place to break away with 24 hour gaming and entertainment. With 517 AAA rooms this Four Diamond hotel offers every luxury available. From the top rated golf course, to the opulent serenity of spa Pechanga, and award winning restaurants.. More...
Temecula was established in 1859. Temecula get its name from the Luiseno Indian Band word "Temecunga" from "teme" meaning "sun" and "nga" meaning "the place of the sun" The Luiseno indians lived in the area during the 1700's. Later the Spanish interpreted and spelled the word as "Temecula" . Its latest interpretation is "The City That Shines Through The Mist". Old Town
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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Golf - Ryder Cup's opening act pays tribute to PalmerArnold Palmer, one of golf's greatest icons and an ebullient ambassador for the sport, was remembered during emotional opening ceremonies at the Ryder Cup. The 41st version of the biennial golf tournament kicked off Thursday at Hazeltine National Golf Club with a lavish ceremony that paid tribute to Palmer, who died on Sunday at the age of 87. There was a moment of silence and a video presentation of Palmer's career followed by mentions in speeches from team captains, Darren Clarke of Europe and Davis Love of the United States.

Friday foursomes players weigh in on opening matches
Players weigh in on their foursomes matches in Friday's opening session of the 41st Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National (United States first): - - Match 1Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed v Justin Rose (England) and Henrik Stenson (Sweden) "I'm pumped," said Reed. "To go up against Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose, it's going to be a battle of four great golfers." "We play a very similar game I would say," said Stenson about his successful partnership with Rose.


Atlanta Fed trims U.S. third-quarter growth forecast to 2.4 percent
The Federal Reserve Building in WashingtonThe U.S. economy is on track to grow at a 2.4 percent annualized rate in the third quarter, the Atlanta Federal Reserve's GDP Now forecast model showed on Friday, following the latest data on inventories, trade and consumer spending this week. The Atlanta Fed said its forecast of third-quarter real consumer spending growth fell from 3.0 percent to 2.7 percent, in the wake of Friday's personal income and spending data for August. Its forecast of the contribution of inventory investment to third-quarter growth fell from 0.60 percentage point to 0.26 percentage point, while its forecast of the contribution from net exports increased from -0.13 percentage point to 0.13 percentage point.

TSX flat on day, set for 5 percent gain for third quarter
A man walks past an old Toronto Stock Exchange sign in TorontoCanada's main stock index turned barely lower in morning trade on Friday as materials and energy stocks slipped, offset by small gains for banking and industrial stocks after data showed surprisingly strong economic growth in July. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index is on track for an almost 5 percent gain in the third quarter, and is close to breaking to its highest level in more than a year. The energy group retreated 0.1 percent, although pipeline company Enbridge Inc advanced 1.3 percent to C$58.44.

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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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