Annual holiday celebration set to return to Murrieta this weekend

Annual holiday celebration set to return to Murrieta this weekend

The city of Murrieta is gearing up for the holidays with its annual Holiday Pushcart Parade and Festival of Trees. Held on Saturday, Dec. 6, the event offers up a day of family fun culminating with the annual parade consisting of only non-motorized vehicles. Organizers are still looking for families and businesses to decorate trees […]

Local hotel kicks off toy drive with holiday party

The Embassy Suites Temecula is out to make a difference again this holiday season when it hosts its second annual Toys for Tots Drive. Held in conjunction with the U.S. Marines annual event, hotel guests and community members are invited to bring a new, unwrapped toy to the hotel on Dec. 5 between the hours […]

New guide published amid TVUSD’s alleged failures with English learning students

The ACLU of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) has issued a new guide, “In Plain English,” designed to assist parents with children enrolled in the Temecula Valley Unified School District in understanding the rights of English Learner students under state and federal law. The move comes about following parent complaints regarding English Learner services, according to […]

New fair promises fun for entire family

A new fair is coming to southwest Riverside County, and it promises good old-fashioned fun for the entire family with a county fair type setting. The Temecula Valley Family Fair will be held at Lake Skinner the weekend of March 27 – 29. Event organizer Shannon Karrigan said, “To enjoy a fair we usually would […]

HealthSouth announces plans for new hospital in Murrieta

HealthSouth announces plans for new hospital in Murrieta

HealthSouth Corporation has announced that it has acquired land and plans to construct an approximately 54,000-square foot, two-story inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Murrieta. The nearly five acres of land is located at 35470 Whitewood Road in Murrieta. Once built, the hospital will provide state of the art rehabilitation services closer to home for residents of the […]

Pechanga Pu’

Pechanga Pu’

Hundreds of Temecula residents gathered on the steps of City Hall on Saturday, Nov. 15 to mark Pechanga Pu’éska Mountain Day, the city’s holiday recognizing the efforts of the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians in the battle to stop Liberty Quarry. The holiday also serves as a reminder to the community of the culture of […]

Miss Marvelous offers girls opportunity to shine

Miss Marvelous offers girls opportunity to shine

Twelve very special girls were given the chance to shine on Wednesday, Nov. 19 during the Miss Marvelous Pageant held at Temecula Valley High School. The event was organized by HUGS (Helping Unite Growing Students) clubs from Great Oak, Temecula Valley and Chaparral high schools. As in all beauty pageants, the girls who participated, sang, […]

City poised for growth in spite of concerns regarding crime, healthcare

Murrieta is poised for growth amid concerns raised by speakers at the Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Outlook breakfast held on Tuesday, Nov. 18. Murrieta Police Chief Sean Hadden shared some of the best news of the day when he announced that Murrieta ranks second as the safest city in the country based on violent crime […]

Planning group votes to send resolution to city for adoption

The Murrieta Planning Commission adopted a resolution to recommend that city council approve an amendment to the city’s general plan on Nov. 5 that changed a 64.3 acre project area from large lot residential to single family residential and open space and to change the zoning designation from rural residential to estate residential and open […]

Newcomer hopes to bring life to Murrieta City Council – Former mayor, incumbent and small business owner elected to office

Incumbent Rick Gibbs easily walked away with the majority of votes in the race for three seats on Murrieta City Council. Former mayor Alan Long and newcomer Jonathan Ingram came in second and third respectively, winning seats at the dais as well. The three beat out challengers Diana Serafin, James Richardson, C. Kent Leeper, Brian […]

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