Menifee announces hiring of new city manager

Menifee announces hiring of new city manager

The city of Menifee on Thursday, Nov. 16, announced that it will be bringing on a new city manager next month. The Menifee City Council unanimously selected Armando G. Villa to fill that role starting Dec 18. Villa will be replacing interim City Manager Ronald Bradley, according to a Menifee news release. Villa currently works […]

Kaiser Permanente celebrates new Murrieta medical building with ribbon cutting

Members of the community gathered together Thursday, Nov. 2, to celebrate the completion of a brand-new Kaiser Permanente medical office building with a ribbon cutting. City officials, chamber of commerce members and Kaiser Permanente staff gathered together to celebrate the roughly 82,000 square foot building, which was opened for business Nov. 7. The high-tech new […]

Police: Phone calls are what led to Murrieta Valley High School lockdown

Police: Phone calls are what led to Murrieta Valley High School lockdown

Suspicious phone calls led to the lockdown of a local high school, Wednesday, Nov. 8, according to police. The calls, threatening to blow up Murrieta Valley High School were received at about 9 a.m., a Murrieta Police Department press release said. “School Resource Officers along with school and MVUSD staff immediately began investigating the calls.” […]

Patriotism lessons on the ‘Field of Honor’

Patriotism lessons on the ‘Field of Honor’

MURRIETA – Patriotism is in the daily news this fall as controversies rage over singing the national anthem, standing or kneeling or not taking the playing field at all. But at the Murrieta Rotary Field of Honor, which opens this weekend, lessons in patriotism are everywhere, and thousands of elementary students can be seen, pencils […]

2 Hemet residents, arrested in Murrieta, suspected of stealing musical equipment in Escondido

2 Hemet residents, arrested in Murrieta, suspected of stealing musical equipment in Escondido

Murrieta police on Sunday, Oct. 29, arrested two people who they say were caught alongside numerous pieces of stolen musical equipment. Pedro Sanchez, 41, and Emily Renee Craven, 23, both of Hemet were arrested on suspicion of possessing stolen property and possessing burglary tools, among other counts. Sanchez was booked into the Cois M. Byrd […]

Murrieta Rotary honors heroes in upcoming 2017 Field Of Honor

Murrieta Rotary honors heroes in upcoming 2017 Field Of Honor

MURRIETA – The Murrieta Rotary has selected four heroes for special recognition during the 2017 Field of Honor in Murrieta’s Town Square Park, Nov. 4-11. These heroes were nominated by friends and acquaintances for their “Service Above Self,” which is a motto of the Rotary Club. The nominees will be honored at the veteran’s lunch […]

Canyon Lake man accused in Southwest Riverside County robberies must stand trial, judge rules

Canyon Lake man accused in Southwest Riverside County robberies must stand trial, judge rules

A Canyon Lake man accused of committing eight robberies in Riverside County over a monthlong span must stand trial on multiple felony charges, a judge ruled today. Brandon William Geer, 36, was arrested in Temecula on Jan. 11 after allegedly committing his last holdup near the Pechanga Resort & Casino. Following a preliminary hearing Monday […]