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.
The City Council approved the development of the CarMax project on Madison Avenue, immediately south of the Murrieta Walmart. This is anticipated to be the largest CarMax project in the United States- serving the entire Los Angeles-to-San Diego corridor from its central location in Murrieta and producing new jobs and revenues for the city.
Navy Federal Credit Union opened the largest Navy Federal facility in the US, selecting Murrieta for their new prototype. The facility is located in the Target shopping center at Cal Oaks and the 15 freeway.
Garage Brewing Company is coming to Murrieta and will be developing a microbrew production facility in the South Murrieta Business Corridor/Jefferson Avenue – helping to further grow the community's microbrew industry.
The Murrieta Temecula Hardware Inventors Group is undertaking Raspberry Pi training at the Murrieta Innovation Center. A youth entrepreneurial bootcamp is also underway at the Murrieta Innovation Center. A seminar on "marketing to millennials" was held at the Murrieta Innovation Center.
The City hosted a Murrieta-based Finnish company, Global Expansion Solutions, and the founder of Yepzon during his visit from Finland to the community at the Murrieta Innovation Center. Yepzon is developing a wearable GPS device with many applications, including helping families locate their children with autism. The City is working with various community groups to pilot test the Yepzon device in Murrieta.
The City welcomed a Japanese business delegation to the Murrieta Innovation Center. The City Council approved an economic development partnership with a city in Israel to promote technology/business growth. The City also hosted a meeting with the Advisor to the Israel Consul General and with the California Governor’s Office of Business Development to promote international connections for Murrieta’s businesses.
The City Council approved an economic development partnership agreement with the city of Nokia region of Finland.
The Planning Commission approved the development of the Anthem Memory Care project on Washington Avenue.
The City hosted a cybersecurity business seminar with the SBA and Lewis Brisbois – a Los Angeles law firm - and other local partners.
The City welcomed the Deputy Director of the California Governor’s Office of Business Development to Murrieta for a seminar on California’s Business Tax Credits.
The City Council approved the first step in creating the Murrieta Tourism Business Improvement District (MTBID) which will provide an economic development mechanism to market Murrieta’s existing and new hotels for more visitors and meetings and help to increase the midweek stays in the community
Tower Bridge International opened a corporate office in Murrieta to promote the growth international student exchanges with Murrieta schools.
For those of you from Philadelphia, you will be delighted to learn that Rita’s Italian Ices is coming to Murrieta. They are opening at the Ralph’s shopping center on Washington Avenue. Go ahead and have a vanilla ice, chocolate ice of Philly custard!