Menifee’s growth spurt continues to exceed expectations

Menifee’s growth spurt continues to exceed expectations

There are more than 100 development projects going on across the city of Menifee at the present time, with more coming in the near future including 10,000 new homes, said Jeff Wyman, Menifee’s interim economic development director in an economic update presented to the Menifee Valley Chamber of Commerce. The update presented to the chamber […]

MVUSD Schools boast lowest suspension and expulsion rates in county

Because of Murrieta Valley Unified School District’s strategic plan to maintain and develop positive behavior interventions and supports for students the district staff reported to the School Board Tuesday, Feb. 9, the district now has the lowest expulsion and suspension rates in Riverside County. The staff presentation informed the Board of the progress made in […]

Murrieta’s increasing revenues bring city operating budget adjustments

Murrieta’s increasing revenues bring city operating budget adjustments

With Murrieta’s economy continuing to recover from the 1980s recession and city revenues increasing, the City Council made $1,728,601 in midyear adjustments to its operating budget at the Feb. 16 council meeting. The staff report prepared by Murrieta Finance Manager Londa Helms and approved by City Manager Rick Dudley reported, “The City is continuing to […]

Breceda brings unique art to Temecula Valley Fair

Breceda brings unique art to Temecula Valley Fair

Ricardo Breceda noted metal sculptor and designer from Aguanga will be bringing some of his life-sized sheet metal sculptures to the upcoming Temecula Valley Fair presented by Temecula Valley Toyota March 18-21 at Galway Downs. Breceda’s sheet metal sculptures of horses, dinosaurs and mountain goats are well-known to visitors and residents of Temecula Valley that […]

Muralist provides entertainment and comfort with her special works

Muralist provides entertainment and comfort with her special works

Countless thousands of people have admired beautiful realistic murals painted on the walls of restaurants, hospitals and bed-and-breakfast homes from Temecula to Palm Springs, unaware the works are from skilled muralist Jill Roberts a local resident. One of the most notable of her murals is painted on the wall of the old bank vault located […]

‘Valentines for Vets’ from MVUSD students touch thousands of military veterans

‘Valentines for Vets’ from MVUSD students touch thousands of military veterans

More than 30,000 United States military veterans at VFWs and VA facilities nationwide and military bases in Afghanistan and Germany had a surprise in store from then with special Valentine’s Day greetings sent by Murrieta Unified School District students. Each of the pink and black Valentines thanked the soldiers, sailors and Marines, in their own […]

Many Murrieta citywide goals reached in 2015

Murrieta City Council expressed its appreciation to city staff Tuesday, Feb. 2, for their work in completing a number of established and new goals made by the council since it last goal setting workshop March 27, 2015. The sitting council and councils before them since the city was incorporated in 2008, has established a number […]

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