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 […]

HEMET: Man suspected in vandalism spree jailed

A 34-year-old Menifee man suspected of smashing the windows of several Hemet businesses remained jailed today. The alleged vandalism occurred on Sunday and resulted in $30,000 worth of damage, said Hemet police Lt. Glen Brock. Evidence gathered by law enforcement officials led to a search warrant being served Friday in the 29000 block of Escalante […]

Cities make plans for returning VLF Funds

The cities of Menifee and Wildomar will soon see the return of vehicle licensing fee funding that was taken away in 2011. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill sponsored by Senator Richard Roth (D-Riverside) restoring the VLF funds May 12, in a ceremony in Jurupa Valley. The funding is earmarked for newly-incorporated cities, all of […]

Menifee honored as 2017 ‘Playful City USA’ community

MENIFEE – The city of Menifee announced last week that it has been designated as a “2017 Playful City USA” community, one of only 31 California cities to be honored this year. Playful City USA honors cities and towns across the country for putting the needs of families first, so children can learn, grow and […]

MENIFEE: PRCS probationer arrested with gun, ammunition, narcotics

MENIFEE: PRCS probationer arrested with gun, ammunition, narcotics

MENIFEE — Officials arrested a probationer after they found a gun, ammunition and methamphetamine inside his vehicle, Wednesday, May 31. Authorities made the arrest about 9 p.m., after conducting a pedestrian check of a man seen walking away from a vehicle near the intersection of Oakmont Drive and Bradley Road in Menifee. After searching the man’s […]

MENIFEE: Felon arrested on drug and gun charges

MENIFEE – A 33-year-old felon from Moreno Valley was behind bars Friday after a search of his vehicle in Menifee turned up a loaded gun and drugs, authorities said. Deputies made the arrest around 9 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Oakmont Drive and Bradley Road where they contacted Jaime Benjamin Garcia, who was on […]

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