Murrieta, Temecula schools to be closed Friday because of air quality concerns

Murrieta, Temecula schools to be closed Friday because of air quality concerns

The Murrieta Valley Unified School District and Temecula Valley Unified School District will be closing all of their respective schools Friday, Dec. 8, because of smoke from the 300-acre Liberty fire. The South Coast Air Quality Management District has issued a smoke advisory saying northeast winds are expected to continue through at least Friday morning […]

Murrieta Valley Unified School District forced to consider trustee elections by districts under threat of lawsuit

The Murrieta Valley Unified School District held a public hearing, Oct. 26, to discuss switching their election system from “at- large” to “by trustee.” The board of education heard a presentation by attorney William B. Tunick on the California Voting Rights Act and the process and schedule for a potential transition to by trustee area elections. The meeting […]

This and that; Shenkman strikes again and thanking our veterans

Like Temecula Unified School District, and all the surrounding communities’ city councils, Murrieta Valley Unified School District is now facing a lawsuit regarding the way trustees are elected to the school board. You read that correctly, the law firm of Shenkman and Hughes is now going after MVUSD, sending a letter in late September on […]

WILDOMAR FIRE: With blaze now at 700 acres, evacuations remain in place; some Murrieta schools are dismissing

WILDOMAR FIRE: With blaze now at 700 acres, evacuations remain in place; some Murrieta schools are dismissing

UPDATE: Oct. 27, 2:36 p.m. The blaze that was reported about 12:30 p.m. Thursday in the San Mateo Canyon Wilderness area, south of the Ortega (74) Highway and Main Divide Road was 15 percent contained and burning in a northeasterly direction as of 1 p.m., according to the U.S. Forest Service. No injuries have been […]

Murrieta Valley Unified School District opens new adult transition facility

MURRIETA – Murrieta Unified School District held an open house for its new transition facility, Thursday, Sept. 28. The facility is the first of its kind in the region. The district’s new Adult Transition building is “a dream come true” for students, parents and teachers, according to a press release issued by the district. In […]

Temecula Valley Auto Mall sponsors the annual Southwestern League Sportsmanship Conference

Temecula Valley Auto Mall sponsors the annual Southwestern League Sportsmanship Conference

The Temecula Valley Auto Mall returned this year to sponsor the second annual Southwestern League Sportsmanship Conference Tuesday, Oct. 18. Nearly 300 high school athletes from Temecula Valley and Murrieta Valley Unified School Districts gathered to attend the Southwestern Sportsmanship Conference at Murrieta Mesa High School. Schools in attendance at the conference were Chaparral, Great […]

Murrieta Valley Unified School District announces new principal for Avaxat Elementary School

Murrieta Valley Unified School District announces new principal for Avaxat Elementary School

MURRIETA – Murrieta Valley Unified School District Superintendent Patrick Kelley announced that Joe Parla has been hired to serve as the new principal at Avaxat Elementary following the promotion of David Ciabattini who will be the district’s new purchasing director. “I am excited and honored to be joining the Avaxat community,” Parla said. “I cannot […]

Murrieta Valley Unified School District appoints Linda Lunn to governing board

Murrieta Valley Unified School District appoints Linda Lunn to governing board

MURRIETA – Murrieta Valley Unified School District’s governing board of education unanimously appointed Linda Lunn at its Aug. 24 meeting to serve as trustee, filling the vacancy created by the resignation of Barbara Muir, who died July 29. Lunn’s term will expire November 2018. At that time, Lunn can seek election to fill the remainder […]

Murrieta Valley Unified School District announces Board of Education vacancy

Murrieta Valley Unified School District announces Board of Education vacancy

MURRIETA – The Murrieta Valley Unified School District announced a vacancy on the Board of Education and is seeking applicants for the position. The vacancy was created when Board of Education trustee Barbara Muir resigned her position due to health reasons, effective Sept. 1. “Barbara Muir’s contribution and service to the board and to the […]

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