1. Moderate, sunny weather is expected in Murrieta this week. High daytime temperatures will be in the mid- to upper 80s, according to the National Weather Service. Overnight lows should be around 50 degrees, with clear skies.
2. Murrieta City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, One Town Square. Agenda items include but are not limited to: a cooperative agreement between the City of Murrieta, City of Menifee and County of Riverside appointing the county as the lead agency on future infrastructure improvements to the Scott Road/Interstate 215 interchange; a $1.03 million contract for landscape improvements to the Interstate 215/Los Alamos Road interchange; and the formation of a 9/11 Memorial Committee.
Prior to the start of Tuesday’s meeting, Council will meet in closed session at 4:45 p.m to discuss litigation filed against the city by Compassionate Care Beneficiaries, a medical marijuana dispensary seeking to overturn the city’s ban on related services. Also, at 5 p.m., a Council workshop will be held to discuss changes to the rules of proceedings for City Council meetings.
To read the complete agenda, click here.
3. On Thursday at 10:17 a.m., campuses in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District will participate in the Great California ShakeOut, an annual earthquake drill. City of Murrieta fire Chief Matt Shobert also urges the public to participate. To learn more, visit Shakeout.org/california.
4. From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, the City of Murrieta is hosting a public meeting about the risks of sex trafficking. The forum, which is being held at City Hall, One Town Square, is one in a series being facilitated by the Regional Family, Youth and Health Task Force. To learn more, click here.
5. Parents and young children are invited to participate in the Murrieta Public Library’s free weekly story times on Wednesdays. Beginning at 10:10 a.m., Wee Wigglers Story Time is held for children 3 to 5 years old. At 10:15 a.m. and 11 a.m., Mother Goose & Me Story Time is held for infants to 3-year-olds. Call the Library at 951-304-2665 with any questions.