Murrieta strengthens Marijuana prohibition ordinance

The Murrieta City Council put more teeth into an ordinance that prohibits the cultivation, processing, delivery and dispensaries in the city by including an additional land use prohibition. With the council’s unanimous action Tuesday, Jan. 15, Murrieta joins other cities in the Inland Empire that prohibit the use and distribution of marijuana, other than those […]

Animal Friends seeks donations

A pet food crisis may again be looming at the Animal Friends of the Valley rescue and adoption shelter in Lake Elsinore, according to shelter officials. “We need your help today,” a news release reported. “Please donate wet cat food, dry kitten food, dry cat food, dry puppy food dry small breed dog food, dry […]

Spy cake brings children’s happy smiles

Spy cake brings children’s happy smiles

There are many ways to make a child smile even when they are ill. Susan Carberry, award winning cake decorator from Murrieta, found a special way to do just that recently. Carberry, owner of the Cake Cottage in Murrieta, has been working with a national nonprofit organization called Icing Smiles out of Maryland and joins […]

Temecula Attorney Dwight Kealy announces Congressional Seat Bid

Temecula Attorney Dwight Kealy announces Congressional Seat Bid

Dwight Kealy, a Temecula insurance attorney and Palm Desert resident, announced his bid for California’s 36th District Congressional seat during a whirlwind visit to the Anza/Mountain Center area Dec. 2 expressing his concerns for national security and the state’s disappearing small businesses. The former Marine Arab-Spanish linguist, small business insurance attorney and Republican, at the […]

Murrieta Council approves amended ‘Golden Triangle’ development plan

Murrieta Council approves amended ‘Golden Triangle’ development plan

The Murrieta City Council, after several years of planning disagreements over 63 acres of prime undeveloped land laying in a triangle between Interstates 15 and 215, have finally approved an amended business development plan with its owner. An amended development agreement for a specific plan for the property, once called the “Golden Triangle” and now […]

City CDBG fund applications for non-profit funding due

The City of Temecula is urging representatives of local non-profit organizations seeking Community Development Block Grant funds that recently attended two CDBG workshops to complete their applications before Dec. 17 and submit them to the city. The Dec. 17 deadline for application submissions is fast approaching with a Finance Committee review set in February, according […]

Murrieta Chamber hears city’s major development progress

Murrieta Chamber of Commerce members heard a progress report on the city’s major development from City Council members participating in the monthly Coffee with the City in the Chamber offices Tuesday, Nov. 23. Mayor Randon Lane and Councilman Jonathon Ingram reviewed a report by the city’s Economic Development Director Bruce Coleman during the meeting. The […]

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 […]

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