Menifee Community Services to host weekend family campout

MENIFEE – The city of Menifee is inviting families to camp out in La Ladera Park over the weekend. Menifee Community Services will be hosting its sixth annual Family Camp Out July 22 to July 23 at La Ladera Park, 29629 La Ladera Road in Menifee. Campers will be able to participate in family competitions, […]

Menifee issues statement on MUSD bus service cancellation

The city of Menifee issued a statement July 19 recognizing the hardship of the Menifee Union School District’s discontinuation of bus services. The district announced last week that it would no longer offer home-to-school busing for general education students, effective in time for the 2017-18 school year. Classes start Aug. 14. “The decision to reduce […]

MENIFEE: House fire displaces two

MENIFEE – A fire damaged a home Tuesday night in Menifee, displacing two adults. The fire was reported about 10 p.m. at a single-story home in the 26000 block of Spaniel Lane, according to April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Department. No injuries were reported. The blaze was knocked down in 33 minutes by […]

MENIFEE: Fire partially closes 215 before being contained

MENIFEE – A fire that broke out Monday along Interstate 215 in Menifee prompted a partial closure of the freeway and threatened an apartment complex before crews got it partially contained. The non-injury brush fire was reported at 4:15 p.m. on the northbound side of Interstate 215, south of McCall Boulevard, according to the California […]

Outlook good for Menifee, Mayor Winter says at annual ‘State of the City’

Outlook good for Menifee, Mayor Winter says at annual ‘State of the City’

Growth was a big topic during the city of Menifee’s 2017 ‘State of the City’ address. But more than anything else, optimism was the dominant theme. Ever since vehicle licensing fee money, earmarked for newly-incorporated cities, was redirected by the state of California in 2011, the city was losing close to $7 million annually, Mayor […]

Menifee traffic delays and road construction

MENIFEE – For any Menifee commuters, there will be expected traffic delays due to road closures from construction. Part of the final paving cap of Newport Road from Haun Road to Bradley Road will be down to one lane in both directions, starting June 19th through the 21st during the day between seven a.m. to five […]

Menifee retailer where Powerball jackpot was won presented with $1 million bonus check

Menifee retailer where Powerball jackpot was won presented with $1 million bonus check

California Lottery officials today presented the owners of Marietta Liquor and Deli in Menifee with a bonus check for selling a winning Powerball ticket. The winning ticket, sold for Saturday night’s draw, successfully matched all six numbers for a $447.8 million jackpot. The family-owned retailer, located in one of the oldest shopping centers in the […]

MENIFEE: Woman fatally struck by car identified

The coroner today identified a Menifee woman who was struck and killed by a motorist. The incident occurred at about 11:45 p.m. Thursday on State Route 74 near Third Street in the Romoland area, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Initial reports indicate that Teresa Garcia, 37, was standing in the roadway in an […]

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