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First local Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade to take place in Murrieta

 

Last updated 1/5/2018 at Noon



The Murrieta and Temecula area’s very first Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade will take place in 2018.

The Inland Empire Men’s Club will host both the parade, Jan. 15, and a scholarship fundraiser banquet, Jan. 13, in honor of the civil rights icon.

Charles Washington, president of the men’s club and owner of Rico’s Barbershop in Murrieta, said high attendance at a small memorial celebration at his business earlier in 2017 sparked a conversation about a larger event.

“We decided that the interest was pretty good, and people came to us and said, ‘why don’t you guys expand th...



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