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 Murrieta, California

Murrieta is a city in southwestern Riverside County, California, United States. The population of Murrieta was 103,466 at the 2010 census. Murrieta experienced a 233.7% population increase between 2000 and 2010, according to the most recent census, making Murrieta one of the fastest growing cities in the state. This population boom in 2010 surpassed the population of the historically larger and more commercial city of Temecula to the south for the first time since the incorporation of either city. Temecula and Murrieta together form the southwestern anchor of the Inland Empire region. The Murrieta-Temecula-Menifee Urban Area had a population of 441,546 at the 2010 Census. Largely residential in character, Murrieta is typically characterized as a commuter town, with many of its residents commuting to jobs in San Diego County, Orange County, Los Angeles County, Temecula, and Camp Pendleton. logo
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updated Sat. April 29, 2017

Ken Shuck, interim deputy fire marshal for the city of Murrieta, and Cindy Quigley from the Contingency management consulting Group provided the Murrieta City Council with an update on the city's disaster preparedness plan during the April 18 meeting ...
The Murrieta police department is seeking two suspects in a vandalism that occurred at Murrieta Valley high schools campus on April 23, according to officials (Courtesy of the Murrieta police Department). The Murrieta Police Department is looking for ...
Murrieta - An Odyssey of the Mind team from Cole Canyon Elementary school came in first place at the state tournament in Brentwood, California, and will ...
The Murrieta police Department's dispatcher team recently attended the California Public Safety Radio Associations 29th Annual Telecommunicators Week Awards Banquet and walked away with numerous awards as pictured.
Murrieta, CA - Three people were arrested when a probation check Wednesday afternoon uncovered stolen mail and other items believed to have been taken during vehicle thefts, police said.
Murrieta, CA - Sheriff's officials say the woman was standing in the street when she was fatally struck by a vehicle.
Murrieta, CA - A man whose illegal drug-making operation triggered an explosion that damaged his Murrieta home was sentenced Wednesday to nine months in jail and three years probation.
Murrieta, CA - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in the Inland Empire dropped Friday, but average prices stayed near $3.
Murrieta, CA - police said investigators seized more than 500 cannabis plants in various stages of growth inside the house.
Murrieta, CA - police say the man carjacked someone in front of a local home then used that truck as "collateral" to "test drive" a motorcycle.
Great Oak's CJ Stevenson clears the bar while competing in the Boys Varsity High Jump during Thursday afternoon's Southwestern League dual meet between Vista Murrieta and Great Oak at Vista Murrieta high school in Murrieta, CA Thursday, April 27, ...
A man whose illegal drug-making operation triggered an explosion that damaged his Murrieta home was sentenced Wednesday, April 26, to nine months in jail and three years probation.
To review, the Great Oak boys took the Southwestern League and CIF-Southern Section Division 1 titles away from Vista Murrieta but it was the Broncos who outlasted the Wolfpack in what became a two-team competition at the CIF-State final. It was Vista ...
A month after a couple was found dead in a Murrieta home, authorities confirmed that the woman shot and killed her boyfriend before killing herself.
Murrieta, CA - A woman who had been reported missing pulled the trigger in a murder-suicide in Murrieta last month, police said Monday.
A free Community Water conservation Festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Murrieta Community Center.
Murrieta Mesa high school Senior Kahlo Chitraroff is a strong student who carries 4.1 GPA. Chitraroff is involved in his school as President of Rooted in Christ, Secretary of Cal HOSA, a member of Student Venture, National Honor Society and the ...
Martinez was booked into the Southwest Detention Center in Murrieta on suspicion of being in possession of drug paraphernalia and burglary tools.
Murrieta, CA - From customer service to registered nurses, to retail sales and marketing, the job listings in this week's employment ...
Murrieta, CA - He was contacted in 2013 by a criminal organization's member to assist the unidentified Mexican national, a federal affidavit says.
A San Bernardino man killed on the 215 Freeway in Murrieta on Saturday, April 22, had crossed the northbound lanes twice and was hit on his third cross, ...
A 51-year-old San Bernardino man was killed Saturday night, April 22, when he was struck by a vehicle on the 215 Freeway along the Murrieta border, authorities say. The man, identified as Juan Herrera, was crossing freeway after his vehicle became ...
A 51-year-old San Bernardino man was killed Saturday night, April 22, when he was struck by a vehicle on the 215 Freeway along the Murrieta border, authorities say. The man, identified as Juan Herrera, was crossing freeway after his vehicle became ...
police say they will be "...cracking down on both those operating regular vehicles and motorcycles who are violating traffic safety laws.
Murrieta - Officials were left dealing with a "sticky mess" after a pickup truck and a big rig hauling asphalt slurry collided.
Murrieta - First, Jocelyn De La Cruz got out of her own way. Then, she got out of the ballpark. With one swing, De La Cruz provided the offense Vista Murrieta needed Friday, carrying the Broncos to a 2-1 victory over Murrieta Mesa and a sweep of the ...
Residents who live near a new home construction site in northern Murrieta are concerned about ongoing rock blasting that has covered homes and cars in dust and left some residents shaken by the tremors.
Golden Gate Park's underground pot party goes legit, gets permits and food trucks. There's no denying people like pot. There's no doubt pot attracts tourists... Nevada: From 'Life for Sales' to 'Legitimate, Legal Pot Massage'. By Ed Murrieta on April ...
The average price in Riverside and San Bernardino counties is at its highest amount since March 14, data indicates. By Patch CA (Patch Staff) - April 21, 2017 3:49 pm ET.
Murrieta, CA - The Start Smart program focuses on providing comprehensive traffic safety education classes for teenagers and their parents, the agency says.
Murrieta, CA - A big rig crashed and overturned in the Murrieta area Thursday, prompting a traffic backup in the region, the CHP reports.
Murrieta - As America's population gets older, the need grows for senior living communities to offer care for those with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
A cement truck overturned in the northbound lanes of the 15 Freeway in Murrieta about noon Thursday, April 20, snarling traffic all the way through Temecula and into San Diego County.
PERRIS, CA: A motorist was injured when a brick was thrown through his windshield on Interstate 215 in Perris, in one of several debris-throwing attacks targeting vehicles on the freeway, authorities said this week.
Get free real-time news alerts from the Murrieta Patch. Subscribe. The Riverside International Film Festival kicks off with the Opening Night Gala Reception April 21 and runs through April 28 with screenings at the Fox Theatre and the Box.
State Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez questions whether laws were broken as the bill made its way through the Legislature. By Patch CA (Patch Staff) - April 19, 2017 6:40 pm ET.
Snakes are emerging from hibernation all over the inland region as temperatures rise, officials say. By Patch CA (Patch Staff) - April 19, 2017 12:18 pm ET.
Residents from Lake Elsinore and nearby cities, including Murrieta and Temecula, are all welcome to attend. Runoff In Georgia, facebook Killer Dead: Patch Morning Briefing.
Murrieta, CA - A Murrieta duo was arrested this week on several drug-related charges after police say they found them in possession of a large amount of narcotics and pills at a house apparently used to deal drugs.
Murrieta Man ID'd In Deadly Mountain Bike Crash. Murrieta, CA - A mountain bike rider who died over the weekend after falling off of his bicycle and hitting his head on a rock has been identified as a Murrieta resident. Dennis Fabozzi, 65, died on ...
Murrieta - A bicyclist died Saturday, April 15, after falling off the vehicle and hitting his head on a rock. It happened at 12:54 p.m.
The event is open to youths and their families who reside within the 42nd Congressional district, which encompasses Canyon Lake, Corona, Eastvale, Lake Elsinore, Menifee, Murrieta, Norco, Wildomar and part of Temecula. According to Calvert's office, ...
The Murrieta arts Council has planned an Earth Day Art & musical Festival for Saturday, April 22, at Water Wise, a landscaping supply business at 41034 Elm St. There will be 20 to 30 artist vendors, live music, giveaways, raffles and food trucks.
A workshop scheduled for Tuesday night will allow members of the Murrieta City Council to weigh in on a proposed update to the city's sign ordinance, which proved bedeviling to a task force that looked at the matter last year.
Murrieta - Ingrid Adams, a Murrieta resident and a senior at Great Oak high school in Temecula, took the top prize in the Rotary club of Murrieta's Four-Way Test speech contest for the second consecutive year. Along with first place honors, Adams, 18, ...
Murrieta City Council heard an update on concealed weapons from police Chief Sean Hadden during the April 4, regular council meeting.
The city of Murrieta announced that effective July 1, Murrieta's Assistant City manager, Kim Summers, will take on the role of city manager when current City Manager Rick Dudley retires in June.
Patriot's Denise Armendariz and Murrieta Mesa's Lauren Randle both experienced the tremendous thrill of hitting walk-off home runs to lead their respective teams to victory Friday.
The inmate has apparently enlisted as many as 100 other inmates through the jail grapevine to join the strike until May 1. By Patch CA (Patch Staff) - April 13, 2017 7:16 pm ET.
About 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 7, Aviles-Contreras was stopped in a Dodge Journey on the 215 Freeway north near Murrieta Hot Springs Road, according to a U.S.






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