1. Although temperatures were forecast to cool slightly this week in Murrieta, highs will remain the 90-degree range, according to the National Weather Service. Daytime highs will be near 91 degrees, warming to the mid-90s during the latter part of the week, while overnight lows will be in the 63-degree range. It will be mostly sunny, with the exception of a slight chance of thunderstorms Monday.
2. Join the City of Murrieta for its first 9/11 Observance Ceremony at dusk—7 p.m. or shortly thereafter—Wednesday, Sept. 11 at Town Square Park. The public is encouraged to attend and reflect on the occasion. Click here to read the Patch article or call 951-304-7275 for more information.
3. The Murrieta Planning Commission will tackle the city's housing needs during its regularly scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at City Hall, One Town Square. Staff will present commissioners with the City’s seven-year Housing Element and implementing ordinances for years 2014 to 2021, which include accompanying zone changes to the city’s General Plan and Historic Murrieta Specific Plan. To review the agenda items, click here. The public is invited and may choose to address the Commission during a public comment portion of the meeting. Commissioners will take a short break from their meeting to attend the 9/11 Observance Ceremony.
4. The governing board of the Murrieta Valley Unified School District will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday. Agenda items include but are not limited to: approval of change orders in the amount of $63,500 for the Compressed Natural Gas Bus Refueling Station Project; approval of partnerships between Inland Valley Symphony and Warm Springs and Shivela middle schools; a public hearing on proposed pupil textbooks and instructional materials compliance for the 2013-2014 school year; approval of the addition of a senior program specialist position to the management/confidential salary schedule; and approval of employment contracts for assistant superintendents and executive director of special education. The review the full agenda, click here. Meetings are held at the District Support Center, 41870 McAlby Court, Murrieta. The public is invited to attend and may address the board during a public comment portion of the meeting.
5. The Murrieta Chamber of Commerce will hold a networking breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Thursday at RJ’s Sizzlin’ Steer, 41401 Kalmia Street. An average of 75 local businesspeople typically attend. The cost is $20 if paid by Wednesday, or $25 the day of. For more information, click here.