1. There is a 50 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms today, according to the National Weather Service. Otherwise, today will be mostly cloudy with a high near 67. Tonight, there is a 40 percent chance of showers, with a low around 49.
2. Elementary and middle school students in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District are on an early release schedule today and high schoolers will have a late start. Parents, check your child's school website, as release times differ. Motorists, beware of students walking and earlier-than-usual traffic near schools.
3. Here's what's for lunch today at elementary schools in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District: Galaxy cheese pizza. Lunches are served with a fresh fruit/salad bar and a choice of juice or milk. Lunches average about 631 calories and 27 percent fat. To see middle and high school menus, click here.
4. Murrieta Chick-fil-A turns 7 today! The restaurant invites customers to join them for anniversary cake during the lunch and dinner hours while supplies last. 24794 Madison Ave.