Support the fight against breast cancer at Susan G. Komen Inland Empire Race for the Cure

Support the fight against breast cancer at Susan G. Komen Inland Empire Race for the Cure

MURRIETA –The 2017 Susan G. Komen Inland Empire Race for the Cure will be held Oct. 8 at 1 Town Square Park in Murrieta. The community is invited to register at www.komenie.org now until Sept. 4 and receive $5 off registration by using the discount code: LABORDAY. Together with friends, family and co-workers, Komen Inland […]

Murrieta couple enters ‘not guilty’ plea in child abuse case

Murrieta couple enters ‘not guilty’ plea in child abuse case

A Murrieta couple entered a “not guilty” plea Thursday, Aug. 24, in the child abuse case against them. Benjamin Matthew Whitten, 33, and his live-in girlfriend, Jeryn Christine Johnson, 25, both made their court appearances in person as they entered their pleas at their arraignment hearing held at the Southwest Justice Center in Murrieta Thursday, Aug. 24. […]

Mosquito-control application scheduled for Murrieta on Tuesday evening

Mosquito-control application scheduled for Murrieta on Tuesday evening

Due to the high number of mosquitoes and complaints from the public, the Riverside County Vector Control Program has scheduled ultra-low volume ground applications using truck-mounted sprayers to reduce the number of adult mosquitoes. The treatment will cover 4 acres and is bordered by Ivy Street to the Northwest, New Clay Street to the Southwest, […]

City honors Murrieta Police Department for 25 years of service

The Murrieta Police Department’s 25th anniversary was recognized with a proclamation at the Tuesday, Aug. 15, city council meeting. The department – one of the only municipal departments in a sea of cities that contract to the county sheriff for police coverage – was commended by the council for its role in making Murrieta one […]

Community comes together for abused 5-year-old boy, couple charged with multiple felonies

Community comes together for abused 5-year-old boy, couple charged with multiple felonies

Friends and neighbors of 5-year-old Feno Whitten held a rally Sunday, Aug. 20, hanging blue ribbons throughout the neighborhood and writing notes for the boy who remains in a coma at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego. The group hung ribbons and blue balloons and encouraged those in attendance to write notes of support for […]