Bautista Creek Elementary students ‘Bear’ well at the school’s 25th birthday

Bautista Creek Elementary students ‘Bear’ well at the school’s 25th birthday

The more than 900 students, their teachers and furry mascot, the Bautista Bear, rocked out Sept. 20 with dancing, clapping and singing during Bautista Creek Elementary School’s 25th anniversary celebration. Bautista Creek, one of Hemet Unified School District’s oldest schools, was almost closed once, but it is wonderfully alive today with a dedicated cadre of […]

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 […]

Murrieta unearths time capsule to mark city’s 25th anniversary

Murrieta unearths time capsule to mark city’s 25th anniversary

Murrieta residents and officials celebrated their city’s 25th anniversary by pulling a rust-crusted metal box out of the ground that contained documents and memorabilia dating back to its municipal roots. The ceremonial unearthing of a city time capsule featured a bit of fanfare and moments of reflection on the city’s transition from a sleepy outpost […]