Temecula is a city in Riverside County, California with a population of just under 107,000. Incorporated in 1989, Temecula is bordered by Murrieta, the Pechanga Indian Reservation and San Diego County. Temecula is part of what is widely known as the Inland Empire (i.e. Riverside – San Bernardino – Ontario metropolitan area).
Due to the Temecula Valley International Film Festival, the Temecula Valley Polo Club and a booming wine industry, Temecula is a popular tourist destination. It also features gorgeous golf courses and resorts. Notable employers include Professional Hospital Supply, Costco Wholesale, the Temecula Unified School District, Macy’s and Northwest Traders.
Before making contact with Spanish missionaries, Temecula was for hundreds of years inhabited solely by Native Americans. Common interpretations of the name “Temecula” include “The Sun That Shines Through The Mist” and “Where The Sun Shines Through The Mist.” Today, over one thousand Native Americans continue to call Temecula home.
Temecula is a wealthy community in the state of California. In addition to being a tourist destination, Temecula also boasts educational, leisure, professional, retail and financial sectors that contribute greatly to its steady economy. Before relocating to Denver in 2014, even The Outdoor Channel called Temecula home. Notable residents include Dean Norris, Terrell Davis and Erle Stanley Gardner.
Riverside County Superior Court is located at 41002 County Center Drive, #100, in Temecula, California, 92591.