Children in Santa, elf and reindeer hats filled the council room at the Murrieta City Council meeting Tuesday, Dec. 3.
Three of the council members were absent, so the meeting was not held officially. It proceeded with carols from the Cole Canyon Elementary School choir.
They sang two songs, one patriotic called “Land that I Love” and one for the season, “Happy Holidays.”
The music cut out briefly during “Happy Holidays,” but it didn’t stop them from singing acapella loud and clear.
“Know that we wish you, and you and you and you, a very happy, happy holidays!” they sang.
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