Get ready for the Murrieta ‘Birthday Bash’

Ashley Orcutt Valleystaff@reedermedia.com Murrieta turns 26 years old July 1 and to celebrate the city will host its annual birthday celebration at California Oaks Sports Park beginning at 2 p.m. About 15,000 people from Murrieta and the surrounding communities attend each year to enjoy plenty of family friendly events around the park including food, entertainment […]

Ralls wins Best of Division in San Diego County Fair’s baked goods contest

Joe Naiman jnaiman@reedermedia.com Robin Ralls won Best of Division honors in the Quick Breads and Pastries division of the San Diego County Fair’s Baked and Decorated Food and Candy competition. The cranberry orange cream cheese loaf with toasted pecans also earned the Lake Elsinore resident first place in the division’s Fruit, With or Without Nuts […]

MURRIETA: Violence on I-215

MURRIETA – On June 22, California Highway Patrol Border Communication Center received a 911 call of “Shots Fired” on I-215 southbound just north of I-15.  CHP was advised that a victim was shot in the hand and was standing by off of Clinton Keith Road, just west of I-215.  CHP Officers contacted the victim who […]

MURRIETA: Deputy, two others injured in 2-vehicle wreck

MURRIETA: Deputy, two others injured in 2-vehicle wreck

MURRIETA — Three people, including a Riverside County sheriff’s deputy were hospitalized when a patrol vehicle was involved in a two-vehicle traffic collision Saturday evening, June 24. The wreck happened at the intersection of Winchester Road and Robert Trent Jones Parkway. Emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident at 11:20 p.m. When they arrived, medical […]

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 […]

Interest group aims to educate Riverside County residents on airbag recall

RIVERSIDE – A coalition of politicians, police and community activists today urged Riverside County residents to check whether their vehicles’ airbags are under a nationwide recall that was implemented following several deadly deployments, including one involving a Corona woman. “As a lifelong resident of Riverside County, and in my capacity as a city council member, […]

MURRIETA: Man arrested for methamphetamine possession

Murrieta police arrested a Lake Elsinore man Sunday for possession of narcotics and violation of his probation. Derek Harp, 27, of Lake Elsinore, was taken into custody about 5 a.m. after an officer found him and three others “acting suspiciously” while in a parked vehicle near the 39500 block of Los Alamos Road, according to […]

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