Murrieta, California

What is Murrieta, California known for?


local water

conservation group, and the local water district, is just outside the city to the west. Santa Rosa Plateau Visitors can observe endangered wildlife, both flora and fauna (including the threatened Engelmann oak). The Temecula Valley Wine Country is approximately 7.5 miles southeast of Murrieta, and includes approximately 40 wineries. Lake Skinner offers sailing, fishing, swimming, horseback riding, hiking, and developed campsites. Notable people '''Jorge Cordova''' (born September 25, 1981 in San Diego, California) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. Cordova, who is of Mexican American descent, was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft. http: jacksonville.com tu-online stories 082805 jag_19614892.shtml He attended Murrieta Valley High School in Murrieta, California and graduated class of 1999. He played college football at Nevada (University of Nevada, Reno#Football). - 2 align "left" Los Angeles-Riverside-San Bernardino align "left" Los Angeles (Los Angeles, California)-Long Beach (Long Beach, California)-Santa Ana (Santa Ana, California), CA; Riverside (Riverside, California)-San Bernardino (San Bernardino, California), CA; Camarillo (Camarillo, California), CA; Hemet (Hemet, California), CA; Oxnard (Oxnard, California), CA; Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, California), CA; Santa Clarita (Santa Clarita, California), CA; Simi Valley (Simi Valley, California), CA; Temecula (Temecula, California)-Murrieta (Murrieta, California), CA; Thousand Oaks (Thousand Oaks, California), CA 15,492,749 -


study school

(6-8) schools, three comprehensive high (9-12) schools (Murrieta Valley High School, Vista Murrieta High School, Murrieta Mesa High School), one continuation school (Creekside High School), and one independent study school. Because of the explosive growth in the area, an additional elementary school, middle school, and high school have been proposed. Murrieta Mesa High School opened its doors in the 2009-2010 school year to its first classes of freshmen and sophomores. Murrieta Unified School District Calvary Chapel Bible College, built upon the old Murrieta Hot Springs resort, and its affiliated private comprehensive (K-12) school Calvary Chapel Murrieta also serve the Murrieta community. The Menifee campus of Mt. San Jacinto College is the nearest community college and the University of California, Riverside (UCR) is the nearest public university. The city is also the location of a University of Phoenix learning center, as well as an Azusa Pacific University satellite campus. '''Jorge Cordova''' (born September 25, 1981 in San Diego, California) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. Cordova, who is of Mexican American descent, was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft. http: jacksonville.com tu-online stories 082805 jag_19614892.shtml He attended Murrieta Valley High School in Murrieta, California and graduated class of 1999. He played college football at Nevada (University of Nevada, Reno#Football). - 2 align "left" Los Angeles-Riverside-San Bernardino align "left" Los Angeles (Los Angeles, California)-Long Beach (Long Beach, California)-Santa Ana (Santa Ana, California), CA; Riverside (Riverside, California)-San Bernardino (San Bernardino, California), CA; Camarillo (Camarillo, California), CA; Hemet (Hemet, California), CA; Oxnard (Oxnard, California), CA; Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, California), CA; Santa Clarita (Santa Clarita, California), CA; Simi Valley (Simi Valley, California), CA; Temecula (Temecula, California)-Murrieta (Murrieta, California), CA; Thousand Oaks (Thousand Oaks, California), CA 15,492,749 -


current term

, Alan Long, resigned after being arrested on October 16, 2014 on suspicion of seriously injuring four high school students while drunk driving. He posted a $50,000 bond the following day and was released. In a statement, Long said staying on as mayor “would only distract from the very important discussions we must all have on the future of our city, which would not be fair to any of us.” Long is seeking re-election once his current term expires. He also said “I want to make it very clear


national attention

, 2014. Immigration protest In July 2014, Murrieta garnered national attention following days of immigration protests. Murrieta residents blocked busloads of immigrant detainees en route to a temporary relocation and detention facility, which the federal government had


sports programs

"Channel 27 TV station cuts back" Youth sports Murrieta has several youth sports programs, affording area children extra-curricular sports options such as football (flag, AAU USA Football, AYF, Jr. All-American, and Pop Warner), basketball, baseball, soccer, (street hockey, and cheerleading. Murrieta Community Services Southern California Golf Schools offer the Southern California Junior


independent study

(6-8) schools, three comprehensive high (9-12) schools (Murrieta Valley High School, Vista Murrieta High School, Murrieta Mesa High School), one continuation school (Creekside High School), and one independent study school. Because of the explosive growth in the area, an additional elementary school, middle school, and high school have been proposed. Murrieta Mesa High School opened its doors in the 2009-2010 school year to its first classes of freshmen and sophomores. ref>


714

, San Juan Capistrano (San Juan Capistrano, California), San Clemente (San Clemente, California); southern and eastern Orange County (Orange County, California). (Split from 714 (Area codes 657 and 714) on April 18, 1998) *'''951 (Area code 951)''' - '''Riverside (Riverside, California)''', Corona (Corona, California), Moreno Valley (Moreno Valley, California), Perris (Perris, California), Temecula (Temecula, California), Murrieta (Murrieta, California); western Riverside

) with 951 in red North American '''area code 951''' is a California telephone area code which covers western Riverside County and was split off from the 909 area code (area code 909) on July 17, 2004. Until 1992, the area covered by 951 was part of area code 714. It covers Beaumont (Beaumont, California), Corona (Corona, California), Canyon Lake (Canyon Lake, California), Riverside (Riverside, California), Temescal Canyon, Riverside County Temescal Canyon


nature+historic

conservation group, and the local water district, is just outside the city to the west.nature-historic-centers santa-rosa-plateau Santa Rosa Plateau Visitors can observe endangered wildlife, both flora and fauna (including the threatened Engelmann oak). The Temecula Valley Wine Country is approximately 7.5 miles southeast of Murrieta, and includes approximately 40 wineries. Lake Skinner offers sailing, fishing, swimming


white population

: quickfacts.census.gov qfd states 06 0650076.html Murrieta Non-Hispanic White population in 2010 , quickfacts.census.gov; accessed July 8, 2014. 5,601 (5.4%) African American (African American (U.S. Census)), 741 (0.7%) Native American (Native American (U.S. Census)), 9,556 (9.2%) Asian (Asian (U.S. Census)), 391 (0.4%) Pacific Islander (Pacific Islander (U.S. Census)), 8,695 (8.4%) from other races (Race (United States Census)), and 6,345 (6.1%) from two or more races. Hispanic


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forms finance City%20of%20Murrieta%20CAFR%20for%20FYE%20June%2030th-2009_2.pdf the top non-military employers in the city are: class "wikitable sortable" border "1" - ! # ! Employer ! # of Employees - 1 Murrieta Valley Unified School District 1,900 - 2 Southwest Healthcare System (Universal Health Services) 1,500 - 3 Target (Target Corporation) 500 - 4 City of Murrieta 401 - 5 Wal-Mart 340 - 6 The Home Depot 295 - 7 Oak

oaks, and suburban sprawl in the San Gabriel Valley has eliminated the oaks from most of the northern part of the range. The largest remaining stands of Engelmann Oaks are on the Santa Rosa Plateau, near Murrieta (Murrieta, California) in Riverside County, and on Black Mountain (Black Mountain, San Diego County, California) near Ramona (Ramona, California) in San Diego County. File:Area_code_951.svg right thumb 340 px Map of California area codes in blue (and border states

Murrieta, California

thumb 250px Westward view of Murrieta Temecula (File:Murrieta01.JPG).

'''Murrieta''' is a city in southwestern Riverside County (Riverside County, California), California, United States. The population of Murrieta was 103,466 at the 2010 census (2010 United States 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 (Temecula, California) 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 (Inland Empire (California)) region. The Murrieta-Temecula-Menifee (Menifee, California) 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 (Orange County, California), Los Angeles County, Temecula, and Camp Pendleton.

Murrieta is bordered by Temecula (Temecula, California) to the south and the newly incorporated cities of Menifee (Menifee, California) and Wildomar (Wildomar, California) to the north.

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