Rotating closures planned on freeway connector ramps in Murrieta area next week

Rotating closures are planned next week on connector ramps linking Interstates 15 and 215 in Murrieta as crews install new equipment to monitor traffic flow and volume. According to Caltrans, installations are scheduled on the southbound I-215 bridge to I-15, and the northbound I-15 connector to I-215, for five consecutive nights beginning Monday. The ramps […]

Man and woman killed in crash west of Murrieta are identified

Man and woman killed in crash west of Murrieta are identified

The man and woman who were killed when their car traveled off a roadway, crashed into a gate and caught fire on Monday, Oct. 16 were identified Thursday. They were Dennis Carver, 52, and Lorraine Carver, 53, both of Murrieta, a Riverside County coroner’s release says. Both were pronounced dead at the scene of the […]

Woman suspected in series of vehicle burglaries in Temecula, Murrieta

Woman suspected in series of vehicle burglaries in Temecula, Murrieta

A Murrieta woman was arrested Wednesday, Oct. 18, as a suspect in “numerous” vehicle burglaries that happened throughout September and part of October in Temecula and Murrieta. Janece Fiechter, 40, was arrested on suspicion of vehicle burglary, credit card fraud and possessing stolen property while she was visiting the Southwest Justice Center, a courthouse, in […]

Murrieta Rod Run roars into historic Old Town

Murrieta merchants, restaurateurs and residents along Washington Avenue are preparing for a special event that will bring the noise and hustle and bustle reminiscent of the 1950s and 1960s when hot rods cars and teenagers roamed the town. The annual historic Old Town Murrieta Rod Run opens Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13-14, on Washington Avenue […]

NAACP, Murrieta town hall addresses economic development, immigration

NAACP, Murrieta town hall addresses economic development, immigration

Various dignitaries from the Murrieta City Council, police department and members of NAACP Branch No. 1034 led a community discussion at the Murrieta Public Library, Sept. 28. Vice president of the branch and former Murrieta city councilman, Harry Ramos, coordinated the discussion and brought together 100 community members who attended the open forum. Topics of […]

Murrieta City Council honors longtime Economic Development Director Bruce Coleman

Murrieta City Council honors longtime Economic Development Director Bruce Coleman

Murrieta’s Economic Development director, Bruce Coleman, was honored with a proclamation at the city’s regular council meeting, Oct. 4. Coleman has left the city of Murrieta to take a job as director of business development with the city of McKinney’s Economic Development Corporation in McKinney, Texas. His last day in Murrieta was Oct. 6. Coleman […]

Power outage briefly affects nearly 900 customers in Temecula, Murrieta

Nearly 900 customers on the Temecula-Murrieta border were without power Wednesday morning, Oct. 11, because of an underground cable failure, a Southern California Edison spokeswoman said. The outage was reported about 10:22 a.m. Wednesday and affected an estimated 896 customers, according to Southern California Edison spokeswoman Susan Cox. She said the outage affected customers between […]