MURRIETA – A married couple, who had survived the Route 91 Harvest music festival shootings, were the two people killed in a fiery car crash in Murrieta two weeks ago, according to a Las Vegas newspaper. The deadly wreck was reported about 10:50 p.m. on Oct. 16 on Avenida de Arboles, north of Palo Alto […]
UPDATE: Oct. 29, 9:48 a.m. Firefighters strengthened containment lines overnight on an 850-acre fire that broke out in the Cleveland National Forest a few miles southwest of Wildomar, increasing the containment level to 90 percent today as cooler temperatures set in. Full containment of the fire is expected by Monday, according to the U.S. Forest Service. UPDATE: Oct. 28, […]
Murrieta City Council voted during its Oct. 17 meeting to allocate grant money to seven nonprofit organizations in the area. The city had $43,000 to give to local organizations—despite receiving requests totaling $126,000 from 11 separate organizations. “This is the hardest thing that your council gets to do,” Murrieta Mayor Rick Gibbs said during the […]
Shelby Cokeley Special to Valley News A “Queen Making Experience” empowering women, was held at Europa Village Oct. 25. Celeste Ducharme set out to encourage and motivate the room full of women gathered for the event. Ducharme is co-author of the #1 Bestselling book Turn Possibilities into Realities. She shares her experiences and perseverance to […]
WILDOMAR FIRE: With blaze now at 700 acres, evacuations remain in place; some Murrieta schools are dismissing
UPDATE: Oct. 27, 2:36 p.m. The blaze that was reported about 12:30 p.m. Thursday in the San Mateo Canyon Wilderness area, south of the Ortega (74) Highway and Main Divide Road was 15 percent contained and burning in a northeasterly direction as of 1 p.m., according to the U.S. Forest Service. No injuries have been […]
In spite of the Wildomar Fire burning in the La Cresta area of Murrieta near Wildomar and Lake Elsinore, it’s business as usual for Murrieta Valley Unified School District and Lake Elsinore Unified School District, officials announced earlier this morning.
A 350-acre brush fire burning in heavy fuels in the Cleveland National Forest near Wildomar Thursday was started when an 18-year-old Ladera Ranch man lost control of his off-road motorcycle and crashed into a tree, ultimately sparking the blaze, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.
As Murrieta police were bringing an 18-year-old vehicle theft suspect into jail Monday, Oct. 23, they discovered the woman had come in with drugs, officials said. Manijeh Separ, of Temecula, was arrested on suspicion of possessing a vehicle known to be stolen, bringing a controlled substance into jail and for a narcotics-related warrant, according to […]
Organizers of Murrieta’s annual Field of Honor have opened vendor registration for the Military Resource and Service Expo scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 4, as part of the Murrieta Field of Honor. Participation in the expo as a vendor is free to all military service providers with proof of a nonprofit status, $50 for military owned […]
A 5-year-old Murrieta boy who authorities believe was tortured by his father and his father’s girlfriend to the point that he was comatose was starting to show some signs of improvement after months of medical care, a Murrieta Police Department spokesman confirmed. “His condition has improved,” Lt. Ron Driscoll said. “He’s no longer in the […]