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 first new hotel in Murrieta – the 4-story Marriott Residence Inn – has just opened on Madison Avenue South, near the intersection of the I-15 and Murrieta Hot Springs Road (adjacent to the Murrieta Walmart). This hotel (and the jobs created by the hotel) were funded through foreign direct investment. The hotel represents the first phase of a hospitality development, with the next phase being the Courtyard Hotel by Marriott – which is currently under construction.
A 4-story Hampton Inn by Hilton is also under construction on Hancock, between Murrieta Hot Springs Road and Los Alamos.
Baron's Market has announced that they will be opening their new store in the former Ralph’s on Cal Oaks in January. The market is well under construction and will be hosting a jobs fair in December. The City has also worked with the Riverside County Workforce Development Board in Murrieta and Barons to facilitate the opportunities for hiring and employee training.
Boston-based Dunkin Donuts will be opening in December on Murrieta Hot Springs Road east of Alta Murrieta. This will be the first Dunkin in Southwest Riverside County. Rumors abound that the waiting lines may be long!!
Kumon Math and Reading, a firm that specializes in afterschool learning, opened at the Village Walk shopping center.
The Scandinavian Design Outlet Center opened in the former furniture space at Murrieta Crossings at Los Alamos and I-215.
The City - hosted a "Shark Tank"- type event at City Hall in November with Tech Coast Angels, the largest angel capital investor network in the US. Six companies “pitched” their tech business ideas to the investors. The City held a similar event in November, called “InnovateHER”, where five women-owned companies competed for a chance to advance to the next level for the ultimate chance to win $70,000 in prizes at the national level from Microsoft. Both events were co-sponsored by the City of Murrieta and its partners InSoCal CONNECT and TriTech Small Business Development Center.
Two Murrieta companies – Novohit Software and That Solar Guy – were finalists at the Spirit of the Entrepreneur Award event held by Cal State San Bernardino. Congratulatons to both David Bertolini of Novohit and Jeff Van Dam of That Solar Guy for their achievement.