Six chambers of commerce celebrate with Assistance League of Temecula Valley

Six chambers of commerce celebrate with Assistance League of Temecula Valley

Six local chambers of commerce – Temecula, Murrieta, Wildomar, Lake Elsinore, Canyon Lake and Menifee – joined together, July 11, to celebrate with the Assistance League of Temecula Valley for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Assistance League Thrift Store, 28720 Via Montezuma, in Temecula. The Assistance League was celebrating being honored as the 2017 Nonprofit […]

Menifee issues statement on MUSD bus service cancellation

The city of Menifee issued a statement July 19 recognizing the hardship of the Menifee Union School District’s discontinuation of bus services. The district announced last week that it would no longer offer home-to-school busing for general education students, effective in time for the 2017-18 school year. Classes start Aug. 14. “The decision to reduce […]

MENIFEE: House fire displaces two

MENIFEE – A fire damaged a home Tuesday night in Menifee, displacing two adults. The fire was reported about 10 p.m. at a single-story home in the 26000 block of Spaniel Lane, according to April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Department. No injuries were reported. The blaze was knocked down in 33 minutes by […]

MENIFEE: Fire partially closes 215 before being contained

MENIFEE – A fire that broke out Monday along Interstate 215 in Menifee prompted a partial closure of the freeway and threatened an apartment complex before crews got it partially contained. The non-injury brush fire was reported at 4:15 p.m. on the northbound side of Interstate 215, south of McCall Boulevard, according to the California […]

Menifee to open entertainment complex in developing ‘downtown’ area

An entertainment complex featuring the largest movie screen in California is making its way to Menifee. Menifee’s planning commission approved the creation of the Krikorian Theater Retail Commercial Center at their meeting Wednesday evening. The center will bring 170,410 square feet of theaters, restaurants, bars and bowling alleys to Menifee Town Center, the city’s future […]

MURRIETA: Two charged in I-215 shooting

MURRIETA: Two charged in I-215 shooting

MURRIETA – An ex-con accused of shooting a motorist on Interstate 215 in Menifee was charged Tuesday with attempted murder, while his girlfriend was charged with being an accessory. Eddie Robert Island Jr., 39, of Highland and Heather Shaunna O’Brien, 26, of Rialto were slated to make their initial court appearance this afternoon at the […]

Compensation for county officials released

RIVERSIDE – The top 10 highest paid officials in Riverside County government last year were mainly in healthcare, though several county executives also made the list, according to data published Tuesday by the California State Controller’s Office. State Controller Betty Yee released the 2016 “Government Compensation in California” report to show how taxpayer funds were […]

Outlook good for Menifee, Mayor Winter says at annual ‘State of the City’

Outlook good for Menifee, Mayor Winter says at annual ‘State of the City’

Growth was a big topic during the city of Menifee’s 2017 ‘State of the City’ address. But more than anything else, optimism was the dominant theme. Ever since vehicle licensing fee money, earmarked for newly-incorporated cities, was redirected by the state of California in 2011, the city was losing close to $7 million annually, Mayor […]

Heat wave continues; temperatures may drop by middle of next week

RIVERSIDE – Scorching heat is expected again today in Riverside County as the summer season officially gets underway. On Tuesday, the heat wave baking Southern California pushed the mercury to 122 degrees in Thermal, breaking a year-old record, according to the National Weather Service. Palm Springs also reached 122 degrees, tying the city’s record high […]