MENIFEE: Suspected car thief arrested

MENIFEE – A suspect accused of being in possession of a stolen van remained jailed Saturday. Sheriff’s deputies found the Ford Econoline van at about 3 p.m. Friday on the 23000 block of Newport Road. The van was reportedly stolen from Temecula, said Sgt. Sam Morovich of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. After some investigation, […]

Wal-Mart locations eyed by Menifee council

  A new police storefront, an anti-graffiti ordinance and an update on two proposed Wal-Mart locations were items on the agenda at the Menifee city council meeting May 17. The council voted to approve startup funds, not to exceed $69,000, for a police storefront substation to be utilized by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, which […]

Governor Brown signs bill returning funds to county’s newest cities

Governor Brown signs bill returning funds to county’s newest cities

JURUPA VALLEY – Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that will restore millions of dollars in revenue taken away from four cities in Riverside County and used to pay for public safety realignment programs. “With this bill, millions of tax dollars will flow to benefit the people of Eastvale, Jurupa Valley, Menifee and Wildomar,” Brown said […]

MENIFEE: Family of four displaced after fire destroys home

MENIFEE: Family of four displaced after fire destroys home

MENIFEE – Three adults and a juvenile were displaced by an early morning fire that destroyed a Menifee mobile home Tuesday, May 15. The home where the devastating blaze erupted is on the 33400 block of Lindenberger Road in Menifee. Cal Fire/Riverside County Firefighters, Riverside County sheriff’s deputies and American Medical Response medics responded to the blaze about 3:43 […]

Menifee City Council forwards panhandling ordinance

Menifee City Council forwards panhandling ordinance

In response to increasing resident complaints of aggressive solicitations by a growing homeless population in the city the Menifee, the city council passed the first reading of an ordinance May 3, prohibiting certain forms of solicitation. The proposed ordinance was introduced at the last city council meeting in April but sent back to staff for […]

Menifee 2017-2018 Community Development Block Grant fund allocations set

The Menifee City Council has submitted its annual action plan for 2017-2018 to receive $480,000 in Community Development Block Grant Funds allocating portions of the money to public service activities, capital improvements and program administration activities. The CDBG funds are granted by the Housing and Urban Development Agency of the federal government to American cities […]