A flood warning remains in effect until 9:15 pm PST for Riverside and San Diego Counties

A flood warning remains in effect until 9:15 p.m. PST for most of San Diego County and far Southern Riverside County. At 5:55 PM PST, National Weather Service radar depicted widespread rain with heavier rainfall rates impacting San Diego County. Today 1 to 2 inches of rain has fallen, locally 3 inches, and additional rainfall of 1 […]

Disabled vets learning successful business entrepreneurship

Disabled vets learning successful business entrepreneurship

A group of aspiring, mostly disabled, American Veterans have found a common interest in seeking to start their own businesses and a new home at the Murrieta Innovation Center. It began with several disabled veterans meeting for coffee several times a week. Their discussions centered around, as one might expect, their prior military experiences and […]

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. […]