Woman Arrested for Alleged DUI Wreck in Construction Zone

MENIFEE  – A woman suspected in an alcohol-fueled collision that injured two people in an area of Menifee where road work was underway was released from custody Wednesday after posting a $50,000 bond. Theresa Miranda, 50, was arrested Tuesday night and booked at the Southwest Detention Center in Murrieta on suspicion of driving under the influence resulting in injuries following […]

Temecula Valley: Residential No-Burn Alert has been declared for Temecula Valley

The South Coast Air Quality Management District has declared a Residential No-Burn Day for the Temecula Valley on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Residents are prohibited from burning wood or manufactured fire logs in indoor and outdoor residential wood burning fireplaces and stoves due to elevated fine particulate levels forecast by the SCAQMD. When a residential no-burn […]

Supervisors consider re-enforcing restrictions on pot

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County supervisors today will consider a measure re-enforcing the county’s prohibitions against mobile marijuana dispensaries — an action deemed necessary to counter the effects of a new state law that permits the transportation of legally grown pot on roads throughout California. Ordinance No. 928 was drafted by the Office of County Counsel and added to the Board […]

Blaze destroys Menifee mobile home

MENIFEE  – Fire tore through a Menifee mobile home Monday, consuming most of the property and displacing its two occupants. The non-injury blaze was reported about 5 p.m. in the 25300 block of Avenida Ramada, near Alcante Drive, on the east end of the city, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. An agency spokeswoman said five engine […]

Water district alerts customers to more than $70k in unclaimed money

PERRIS – Hundreds of current and former customers of the Perris-based Eastern Municipal Water District could be entitled to unclaimed money that the water district is slated to transfer to its general fund, officials said today. According to the EMWD, nearly $72,000 is waiting to be claimed. The funds have been accumulating over the last three years […]

CHip’s for kids

Each year the California Highway Patrol participates in the “CHiP’s for Kids” toy drive. CHiP’s for Kids started from humble beginnings 20 years ago in Los Angeles.  Back then, a small group of California Highway Patrol officers banded together and decided to help the less fortunate children living in the communities they served. This popular […]

Menifee invited to celebrate Spirit Park opening

MENIFEE – The Menifee community is invited to celebrate the opening of Spirit Park, the city’s newest park, located at the corner of Newport and Berea roads. The grand opening is set for Saturday, Dec. 5., from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Spirit Park was named to pay homage to the Native American influences in […]

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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