Menifee growth exceeding expectations

Menifee growth exceeding expectations

The casual observer might think city business would begin to slow down with the holidays approaching with staffs thoughts turning toward family and friends. Not so with Jeff Wyman and his Menifee economic development staff who are having a time keeping up with new developer and contractors flooding the City Hall offices. With 85 projects […]

Murrieta Council allocates Community Development Block Grant Funds

Murrieta City Council after much deliberation allocated $40,000 in Community Development Block Grant Funds to six eligible community programs that predominately benefit low and moderate-income persons in the city. Brian Ambrose, assistant to the city manager, said the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development yearly accepts applications for community programs. The city staff applied […]

Murrieta Fire Department needs revealed in City Council workshop

Murrieta Fire Department needs revealed in City Council workshop

Murrieta Fire Chief Scott Ferguson and command staff outlined the Fire Departments urgent engine and equipment needs during a special workshop Tuesday, Nov. 17 with the Murrieta City Council. Although the department’s efficiency and response time rank high among other Inland Empire cities, many of the engines and light duty vehicles used by firefighters are […]

Murrieta continues economic improvement, revenues up

Murrieta continues economic improvement, revenues up

An annual audit showing an increase in revenues and department cost savings totaling $1,292,535 in the 2014/15 prompted the Murrieta City Council to approve additional needed expenditures for the fire and police departments, community services and the city’s reserve fund in this years’ budget The action, amending the 2015-16 Murrieta City General Fund budget followed […]

Murrieta Economic Outlook, city continues to grow steadily

Murrieta Economic Outlook, city continues to grow steadily

A panel of school district personnel, businessmen and Murrieta city officials presented a picture of a growing, family oriented wealthy city welcoming new business and residents seeking a bright economic future at the Tuesday, Nov. 17 annual Murrieta Chamber of Commerce Economic Outlook. More than 100 invited guests attended the special event held at St. […]

‘Save Your Legacy’ high on holiday shopping lists

Veterans Day has passed and the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are fast approaching, a time for friends and relatives to join together for good conversation, food and fun. They will be times to remember. What better way to preserve these memories and memories of holidays past through the new and old photographs taken and transferred […]

MURRIETA: Planners taking over Historic Preservation duties

The Murrieta City Council handed over more duties to the city’s planning commissioners Nov. 3 by disbanding the former Historic Preservation Ad-Hoc Committee that oversaw the city’s cultural and historical resources. The Planning Commission now assumes those duties. The responsibility of preserving the city’s historical sites, like many located in Old Town Murrieta, has been […]

Maddi Olson urges middle schoolers to ‘Wear Your Safety Helmet’

Maddi Olson urges middle schoolers to ‘Wear Your Safety Helmet’

Maddi Olson, 17, critically injured two years ago in a skateboard accident, made a special appearance at Murrieta’s Shivela Middle School giving the hundreds of students there this word of advice. “Please! Wear your safety helmet, so I feel that I did not fail you today.” Maddi, her mother and sister, for the first time […]

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