Ingram named mayor of Murrieta, Long to serve as mayor pro tem

The Murrieta City Council selected a new mayor and new mayor pro tem despite disagreements on term limits at its annual changing of the guard, Dec. 6. Jonathan Ingram will replace Rick Gibbs as mayor, after some disagreement among the council over who would fill the position of mayor pro tem. It ultimately went to […]

Miss California Regional Pageant announces Southwest Pageants ownership

Miss California Regional Pageant announces Southwest Pageants ownership

Miss California Regional Pageant has the honor to announce that Southwest Pageants is fully owned and operated by the directorship of Miss California Regional State Pageants. For all upcoming Local and State Pageants, please log on to www.californiaregional.com or [email protected] The local office for Miss California Regional Pageant is located at 41690 Ivy St.in Murrieta and can […]

Murrieta announces hiring of new city clerk

MURRIETA – The city of Murrieta is pleased to announce that Stephanie Smith has been hired as the city’s new city clerk after a formal recruitment process that included applicants from throughout Southern California. Smith rejoins the city of Murrieta family after eight years of service as the city clerk in Lake Forest. Her public […]

300-acre wildfire burning off Los Alamos and Liberty roads near Murrieta; mandatory evacuations in place

300-acre wildfire burning off Los Alamos and Liberty roads near Murrieta; mandatory evacuations in place

UPDATE: Thursday, Dec. 7, 10:30 p.m.  All Temecula Valley Unified School District schools will also be closed Friday because of air quality concerns. “A decision has been made to close all TVUSD schools tomorrow,” a district statment says. “The closure pertains to all TVUSD employees and department staff as well.  After consultation with Temecula Fire regarding […]

Murrieta economy stable as growth continues

Murrieta economy stable as growth continues

Murrieta while nearing buildout continues to show growth in housing, drops in the crime rate, more emphasis on technical education in its schools, expanded health care opportunities and rising business license applications, according to the report given by panelists at the Nov. 15 Murrieta Chamber of Commerce Economic Outlook breakfast. The yearly economic outlook, sponsored […]

Community forum looks at comprehensive approach to homelessness

Community forum looks at comprehensive approach to homelessness

Roughly 200 people gathered at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater Nov. 13 for a panel on homelessness that included city officials, law enforcement officers and religious leaders. The event, moderated by Rancho Community Church pastor Scott Treadway, gave officials a chance to talk about the homeless situation in Southwest Riverside County and what they […]