1. High temperatures are here to stay, at least for this week. It should sunny and around 95 degrees Wednesday in Murrieta, according to the National Weather Service. The overnight low will be around 64.
2. Murrieta City Council on Tuesday approved the Rod Run event for Nov. 8-9 in Historic Downtown, saying it would be a boon for the area. They postponed, however, a public hearing on The Triangle project until Sept. 3. Please check back for Patch’s coverage of the Council's actions taken Tuesday evening.
3. Here’s what’s for lunch today at elementary schools in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District: corn dogs. Lunches average 639 calories and 28.64 percent fat, and are served with a fruit and salad bar, juice or milk. To view middle and high school menus, click here.
4. Back-to-School nights are happening at 6 p.m. at Alta Murrieta Elementary School and Dorothy McElhinnney Middle School. Check the Murrieta Valley Unified School District’s website to see when your student’s school is holding the event.
5. The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in the Inland Empire dropped Tuesday to its lowest amount since Feb. 1, decreasing three-tenths of a cent to $3.864. The average price in Riverside and San Bernardino counties has fallen for 21 consecutive days and 27 of the past 28, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It is 5.5 cents less than one week ago, 20.9 cents lower than one month ago and 23.3 cents below what it was one year ago. The average price has fallen 20.5 cents over the past 28 days, including three-tenths of a cent on Monday.
—City News Service contributed to this report.