Murrieta remembers the legacy of Katie E. Sleeper, owner of the Fountain House

Murrieta remembers the legacy of Katie E. Sleeper, owner of the Fountain House

Jeffery G. Harmon Special to Valley News Katie E. Sleeper was the proprietor of the Fountain House, a hotel built west of the Murrieta Train Depot. The hotel was built to accommodate railroad travelers as an overnight and meal stop. Sleeper operated the hotel from 1907 until her death in 1921. She was a strong, […]

Murrieta’s Town Square Park to move forward with improvements

Murrieta’s Town Square Park to move forward with improvements

Murrieta Park and Recreation Manager Lea Kolek led a workshop on the city’s Town Square Park improvement plan Tuesday, Feb. 7, highlighting the need for upgrades and maintenance improvements. The park, which opened for use in the spring 2006, is the home to many of Murrieta’s special events including the annual Field of Honor put […]

Murrieta Rotary honors three individuals with Vocational Service Awards

Murrieta Rotary honors three individuals with Vocational Service Awards

The Rotary Club of Murrieta awarded its annual Vocational Service Awards to a Murrieta Fire Department engineer and paramedic, a Murrieta Police Department officer and a Murrieta Valley Unified School District teacher during a luncheon held Monday, Jan. 30. The three individuals – engineer and paramedic Vincent “Vinnie” Cicconi, Cpl. Matt Mozingo and Col. Eugene […]

Murrieta deputy fire chief receives high honor

Murrieta deputy fire chief receives high honor

Matt Corelli Special to Valley News Murrieta Fire & Rescue is proud to announce that Deputy Fire Chief David Lantzer has achieved the Executive Fire Officer certification from the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Fire Chief Scott Ferguson presented Lantzer with his framed Executive Fire Officer certificate at the Murrieta City Council meeting Dec. […]

Murrieta Mayor Pro Tem Jonathan Ingram elected as GOP County Chairman

RIVERSIDE – The Republican Party of Riverside County (RPRC) announces the election of Jonathan Ingram as County Chairman at the GOP Organizational Meeting held at the Mission Inn Thursday night. Ingram, a Murrieta city councilman, succeeds Chairman Scott Mann whose term expired. “I can think of no one more equipped to lead the County GOP […]

Chinese students invite locals to Chinese New Year celebration

Chinese students invite locals to Chinese New Year celebration

All around the globe, about a fifth of the world’s population is celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year, a public holiday in China, Hong Kong, Macau and nine other Asian countries. Here in Murrieta, Tower Bridge International Education invited the public to a “great cultural experience for the entire family” as they celebrated the Chinese […]

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