Explosion rips through Murrieta Silverado Apartment

Explosion rips through Murrieta Silverado Apartment

An explosion at a Murrieta apartment on Wednesday, April 15 forced evacuations as firefighters extinguished the flames. According to Murrieta Fire Department spokesman Matt Corelli, firefighters responded to  a reported explosion at Silverado Apartments at 25100 Vista Murrieta Road just before 4:30 p.m. The initial response teal was made up of 16 firefighters. “Upon crews arriving, smoke was […]

County waste department to provide free composting workshop Saturday in Murrieta

County waste department to provide free composting workshop Saturday in Murrieta

The Riverside County Waste Management Department will host a free backyard composting workshop in the south county on Saturday (April 18). The “how-to” workshop in Murrieta will explain how to recycle organic resources such as yard trimmings, fruit and vegetable waste into a dark, crumbly, sweet-smelling soil conditioner.  Compost can be used to enrich soil […]

Ames Construction awarded contract for I-215/Newport Road interchange

A pair of 5-0 Riverside County Board of Supervisors votes March 10 launched the next phase of the reconstruction of the interchange at Newport Road and Interstate 215. One action awarded a $31,133,024 construction contract to Ames Construction for the work.  The other motion approved an agreement with the Western Riverside Council of Governments to […]

Temecula City Council opts to fill seat by appointment instead of election

A rare open seat on the Temecula City Council will be filled by appointment, and hopefuls have until April 10 to submit applications that detail their availability, education, work experience and political aspirations. Mayor Jeff Comerchero set the tone for the 50-minute discussion by stating that the upcoming process “is a very serious matter for […]

Murrieta police to showcase new crime-fighting tool

Murrieta police today will show off their newest crime-fighting tool, an interactive platform that allows users to instantly receive and send a variety of alerts to friends, neighbors and law enforcement. “Murrieta is a safe community because of the direct involvement the community has with its police department,” said Murrieta police Chief Sean Hadden. “The […]

MPD introduces new crime prevention tool

The Murrieta Police Department officially launched a new program in the fight against crime. ProtectRNeighbors is a two-way communications program that allows MPD the ability to send out safety related information to specific areas of the city. Residents of the city can register free of charge online at www.protectrneighbors.com, or on the ProtectRNeighbors link on the Murrieta Police Department’s […]

Menifee City Council rolls over new tax levy

The city of Menifee gathered on March 18 in regular session and pulled the scheduled adoption of the levying of special taxes for Fiscal Year 2015/16 from the agenda for further consideration. Councilman Mathew Liesemeyer, said that he believed council may have acted in “haste” and suggested the group hold off on making a decision. […]

Linfield’s Taylor Bush signs acceptance letter to play baseball at Westmont College

Linfield’s Taylor Bush signs acceptance letter to play baseball at Westmont College

Linfield Christian School’s varsity baseball head coach, Dave Dexheimer, announced last week that senior shortstop, Taylor Bush, will join head coach Robert Ruiz at Westmont College. The multi-talented athlete was heavily recruited by numerous colleges but opted to join his brother Alex and the Warriors of Westmont. Bush has been a varsity infield starter all […]

Rancho Community Murrieta Mesa announces new pastor

Rancho Community Murrieta Mesa recently announced Alex McLean as their new executive pastor. His role will be to connect with residents of the Murrieta area church, letting them know about all what RCMM has to offer. “We have such a warm and friendly community, combined with the powerful message of God’s amazing grace,” McLean said. […]

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