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Stop Identity Theft Program - Document On-Site Shredding Event

To help stop identity theft and as a service to our residents, the City of Murrieta City Clerk Department is hosting a FREE Document On-Site Shredding Event. The event will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. or until the truck is filled to capacity. Residents may bring up to FIVE banker-sized boxes per trip, to the back parking lot of City Hall.

Items that may be included are paper documents such as legal, medical, financial, tax, bank, photos, and credit card statements (no need to remove staples or paper clips). Residents may also bring credit cards and CDs. No businesses please.

For more information on this event, please call (951) 461-6013.


City, residents to honor fallen Marine as he makes his way back to Murrieta

On Wednesday, June 10, 2015, fallen Marine Sgt. Eric M. Seaman will make his way from Nepal to his funeral in Murrieta. The City of Murrieta, along with Murrieta Police and Murrieta Fire are asking residents and anyone interested in paying tribute, to line Kalmia St. and Washington Ave. (up to the funeral home at 24651 Washington Ave.) by 7:30 PM. It is estimated that Sgt. Seaman's hearse and entourage will pass by at approximately 7:45 PM on their way to the Murrieta Valley Funeral Home.

The City is asking the public to bring American Flags and a flashlight or smart phone with a light app to help illuminate Sgt. Seaman’s way to the funeral home in case the procession runs behind schedule. Please do not bring laser lights. 

Fire, Police, Border Patrol and California Highway Patrol (CHP) will be posting on all bridge overpasses from Lindbergh Field (San Diego International Airport) to Murrieta. Murrieta Police motor units will pick up Sgt. Seaman’s procession at the Riverside County line and escort him into the city.  A Murrieta Police unit as well as Murrieta Fire will post on each Murrieta bridge (Los Alamos Road and Murrieta Hot Springs Road) with overhead lights activated.

Emergency responses will not be impacted during this procession and on-duty crews will staff the bridges while covering their respective areas. No additional staffing will be needed and there will be no additional financial impact to the City. 


Leave Lindbergh Field at approximately 1845

Head east on Harbor Drive and continue south on Harbor Drive

Turn left on West Grape Street

Get on I-5 north to I-8

Take I-8 east to 163 north

Merge onto I-15 north

Exit California Oaks/Kalmia

Turn left on California Oaks road

Turn left on Washington

Arrive at funeral home on Washington in downtown Murrieta

ABOUT: Sgt. Eric M. Seaman, married father of two, of Murrieta, California, was one of six U.S. Marines who died when their Camp Pendleton-based UH-1Y helicopter crashed in mountainous terrain after dropping off food in remote villages decimated by recent earthquakes in Nepal. Sgt. Seaman is survived by his wife Samantha, his son Roman, and his daughter Ryleigh.

Sgt. Seaman was born in Wildomar, California. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 2009 and trained at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego.  He completed Marine Combat Training and reported to Pensacola, Florida for Crew Chief Indoctrination Training.  Upon graduation, Sgt. Seaman selected UH-1Y Hueys, and reported to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Training Squadron 303 in Camp Pendleton for Advanced Crew Chief training.

On June 12, 2010, Sgt. Seaman joined Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469 'Vengeance’. While with Vengeance, he completed a combat deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as well as graduated from the Weapons and Tactics Crew Chief Instructor course.

Sgt. Seaman received the Air Medal with Strike/Flight bronze numeral ‘5’, the Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Medal, the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon with two bronze stars, and the NATO ISAF Afghanistan Medal.

PLEASE NOTE: Murrieta Valley High School is having their graduation ceremony this same night and it is scheduled to end around 7:30 PM. For those attending the graduation and not able to take part in Sgt. Seaman’s arrival, it is suggested to find a route out of MVHS other than Kalmia St.