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5 Things to Know in Murrieta Today: May 12

Murrieta Mesa High School is hosting a Linked Learning event for students interested Information Technology.

1.) The day after hump day is going to be another sunny day, according to the National Weather Service.  The high is expected to reach 84. While tonight it is expected to be partly cloudy with a low around 53.

2.) Beginning at 8 a.m. today, some customers of the Rancho California Water District will experience a water shutdown due to routine maintenance. Lasting until 5 p.m., areas affected include Avenida La Cresta (between Calle Centro and Paseo De Flores), Avenida Castilla, Del Sol Court and Via Galleon. For more information, click here.

3.) Here's what's for lunch today at elementary schools in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District: a hamburger and SunChips. Lunches are served with a fresh fruit/salad bar and a choice of juice or milk. Lunches average about 684 calories and 29.59 percent fat. To see middle and high school menus, click here.

4.) Join the as well as Fallbrook, Temecula, Menifee, Wildomar, Lake Elsinore and Canyon Lake Chambers of Commerce for Mega Mixer II. Taking place at 39681 Avenida Acacias (next to Linder's Furniture), the cost to enter is only one of your business cards. Tabletops are sold out, but members of the business community are encouraged to come out and meet their neighbors. The networking begins at 4 p.m. For more information, contact the Murrieta Chamber of Commerce at 951-677-7916.

5.) is hosting a Linked Learning event tonight beginning at 6:30 p.m. with an Information Technology speaker. Linked Learning is the new name for the educational approach formerly known in California as "Multiple Pathways.” It connects strong academics with real-world experience in a wide range of fields, such as engineering, arts and media and biomedical and health sciences—helping students gain an advantage in high school, college and career.  Pathways that link learning with student interests and job preparation lead to higher graduation rates, increased college enrollments and higher earning potential. Used in schools throughout California, this integrated approach helps students build a strong foundation for success in college, career and life. Pathways prepare high school students for career and a full range of postsecondary options, including two– and four–year college or university, apprenticeships, the military and formal employment training. Located at 24801 Monroe Ave., the event is open to students, parents and the public. 

Mike May 12, 2011 at 07:17 PM
Thanks for this information. I would have never known about this information without Murrieta Patch.com
Typhanie Sharfner May 12, 2011 at 10:37 PM
Thanks Mike, I'm glad Patch can be of service! Is there any events you'd like to see more of, such as school activities, church or charity events? We always like to know what interests the residents so we can provide more useful information. Thanks again for reading!

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