It was a busy year for news in Temecula, with elections and the Liberty Quarry controversy grabbing headlines.
But crime, fire and public safety were among the most popular subjects for you, the readers.
The following list is based on page views, reflecting which news drew the most attention on Temecula Patch in 2012.
Which reports resonated most with you? Which reports are you surprised to see on this list? And which are you surprised did not make the list?
30. UPDATE: Sheriff Investigating Winchester Woman's Death as Homicide
29. Family of Woman Left to Die on Roadside Cries Murder
27. Land Sold for Temecula Water Park
26. Tunnel Digging Boy in Critical Condition Following Collapse
25. Is Your Child Using 'Bath Salts?'
24. Update: Memorial Ride For Teacher Planned by Murrieta Bike Shop
23. Investigators: Other Motorist Ran Light in Temecula Fatal
22. UPDATE: Woman's Death in French Valley May be Hit-And-Run
19. UPDATE: Driver Dies in Fiery Crash on Hwy 79 South
17. Temecula Resident Killed In Highway 79 Crash Identified
15. Suspect in Woman's Stabbing in Custody
14. Alleged Killer of Temecula Musician Ready for Trial
13. Temecula Apple Store Damaged in Apparent Drive-in Burglary
11. Victim in Temecula Car Crash Dies From Injuries
10. UPDATE: Man Trapped in Car Suffers Major Injuries
9. Obama And Romney Square Off Again Tonight: 2012 Presidential Debate Schedule
8. Girl Found Unclothed in Car May be Murrieta Child
7. Temecula School Assistant Principal Dies in Tractor Crash
6. Woman Kills Herself in Temecula Park
5. Teacher's Aide Accused of Abandoning Daughter
4. UPDATE: Man Killed in Fatal Crash Identified as Temecula Resident
3. UPDATE: Victims of Temecula Fatal Identified as Seniors
2. UPDATED: Undercover Drug Operation Leads to 22 Arrests at Temecula High Schools