This section looks at the Twin Cities' — Temecula and Murrieta — major projects and plans.

  • Temecula, Murrieta remain desirable places to live

    Excellent school systems, a highly skilled labor force, exceptional quality of life and affordable housing have kept Temecula and Murrieta housing out of the “foreclosure row,” and onto people’s most desirable places to live list. Although much of the nation is still reeling from the Great Recession, Temecula and Murrieta, the Twin Cities of Southern California, are shining through this fog.

  • Twin Cities poised to nurture startups, grow innovation

    The leadership of Temecula wants to provide opportunities and resources to foster such success and determined one way to do this is to create business incubator programs.

  • Temecula Valley Entrepreneur’s Exchange (TVE2)

    On July 24, 2012, the Temecula City Council approved plans for the Temecula Valley Entrepreneur’s Exchange (TVE2). Temecula is excited to be able to repurpose the city’s former City Hall building for the small business incubator and regional resource center. The city will be renovating a portion of the building to create a unique office environment fostering collaborative work space, where startup companies can rent space and are provided with resources, advisors and mentors to help them grow their business.

  • City of Murrieta: Top ten safest city in US

    According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the city of Murrieta’s crime rate is among the lowest in the nation for cities with a resident population of at least 100,000. Murrieta ranked seventh in the nation, fourth in California and first in Riverside County.

  • Continental East redevelops medical center, attracts RadNet to Murrieta

    Continental East Development — a Murrieta-based real estate development company focusing on commercial and senior health projects — announced its success in utilizing the EB-5 program to privately redevelop a Murrieta office building and attract RadNet Medical Imaging to the community.

  • Rancho Springs Medical Center continues to help grow Central Murrieta’s medical corridor

    Southwest Healthcare System’s Rancho Springs Medical Center in Murrieta continues to grow to meet the needs of the surrounding communities. As you drive up to the facility, the large expanded hospital building with ample parking and immediate access to services makes a striking impression. But it is what is on the inside that counts. The spacious, ultra-modern entrance and waiting areas welcome patients and family alike. Tall ceilings create a comfortable feel that adds to the overall sense of spaciousness.

  • Loma Linda University Medical Center Murrieta

    Loma Linda University Medical Center, which recently celebrated 105 years of service to the community, is a Seventh-day Adventist-owned and operated teaching hospital, and, through the years, has made an impact on the Murrieta and Temecula region.

  • Murrieta’s high schools offer high academic standards

    The quality of a high school is often measured by how prepared graduates are for higher education or the world of work. Not only must today's graduates be proficient in core academic subjects, but they also need to be critical thinkers, problem solvers and effective communicators. In other words, they need 21st century skills.

  • Murrieta invests in projects that benefit business

    The city of Murrieta recently completed work on major improvements to Interstate 15/California Oaks Road, Interstate 215/Clinton Keith Road and the I-215/Los Alamos Road interchanges — major freeway interchanges bisecting the city.

  • Murrieta signs cooperation agreement with US commercial service promoting exports

    The city of Murrieta entered into an agreement with the U.S. Commercial and Foreign Service, International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce in 2012 to promote export awareness in small- and medium-sized businesses, and to ensure public awareness of the economic benefits of exporting, building public support for local job creation and growth through exporting.

  • Murrieta focuses on creating eco-system for entrepreneurship

    The Murrieta City Council has identified economic development as the city’s key priority and is the key focus of the city’s new General Plan, which designated land along Interstate 15 and Interstate 215 for the development of technology parks.

  • Murrieta continues to attract high technology, manufacturing businesses

    Consistent with the Murrieta City Council’s designation of economic development as the city’s No. 1 priority, Murrieta continues to focus on encouraging the growth of technology and advanced manufacturing businesses in the community.

  • Murrieta: A local city with a global focus

    Recognizing the importance of opportunities afforded by globalization and its location on the Pacific Rim, the city of Murrieta has created an international focus for its economic development strategy. This strategy is designed to encourage area companies to expand their businesses locally by increasing the export of their products and services to the expanding overseas markets, and to encourage the growth of foreign direct investments to promote the continued growth of Murrieta’s regional economy.

  • Murrieta supports regional innovation assets report for I-15/I-215 ‘Knowledge Corridor’

    The city of Murrieta has joined with private sector industry leaders to promote the growth of technology innovation in the Murrieta/Temecula Twin Cities area.

  • Fact sheet for Temecula Valley, Southern California Wine Country

    Casual, picturesque, Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country is situated within southwest Riverside County and conveniently located about one hour from Orange County and Palm Desert, and one and a half hours from Los Angeles.

  • California State University, San Marcos at Temecula

    When it comes to developing visionary programs that meet a local work force need, California State University, San Marcos at Temecula has it covered.

  • New Temecula Valley Hospital construction on target

    Since its groundbreaking ceremony in June 2011, significant progress has been made toward the 2013 completion of this 140-bed, five-story acute care hospital. Designed to increase the current ratio of beds per 1,000 residents from 1.2 to 2, the new facility is under construction at 31700 Temecula Parkway and will serve the south Riverside County community.

  • Uptown Jefferson: Temecula’s up-and-coming urban locale

    Henry Ford said, “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.”

  • Temecula: A clear vision for year 2030 with six core values

    It’s no secret to local “Temeculans” who live and work here that this is the place to be. Temecula, branded as Southern California Wine Country, has award-winning schools, higher educational opportunities, a vast array of parks and trails, diverse shopping/dining options and beautiful residential communities. Temecula remains a premier city within Southwest Riverside County.

  • Temecula hosts one of Southern California’s largest college fairs

    On Sept. 22, 2012, the city of Temecula, the business community, local school districts, colleges and universities will join forces in sponsoring the Fourth Annual Temecula Valley College and Vocational Invitational held at the Promenade Regional Mall in Temecula. The event attracts thousands of prospective students and their families throughout Riverside County. Representatives from more than 170 colleges, military academies, as well as vocational and trade schools will be on hand to introduce their schools, provide information and answer any questions.

  • Temecula air quality receives an 'A'

    On average, a person breaths in 20,000 liters of air a day. For those living, working or visiting Temecula, go ahead and breathe 20,001 liters a day!

  • Temecula’s monumental groundbreaking

    City of Temecula officials recently broke ground on the first phase of a new freeway interchange that will inevitably improve safety and traffic flow along the Winchester Road/south Interstate 15 freeway off-ramp, and dramatically change the landscape of the Temecula/Murrieta border.

  • Murrieta Regional Technology Innovation Center encourages industry growth

    Recognizing that it is the city’s responsibility to encourage the private sector to grow in Murrieta, the Murrieta City Council took action in February 2012 to approve the creation of the Murrieta Regional Technology Innovation Center at the former City Hall, located at 26442 Beckman Court, Murrieta. The 13,000-square-foot Murrieta Tech Center provides low-cost space to stimulate the growth of new startup high-technology companies in Murrieta and Southwest Riverside County.

  • Dr. Stephen Wood, keynote speaker at EDC Annual Signature Awards Presentation

    The EDC of Southwest California, the Murrieta office of Stifel Nicolaus, and the cities of Murrieta and Temecula are hosting the return of Dr. Stephen Wood, Ph.D., to give the keynote address at the EDC’s inaugural Annual Signature Awards Presentation.

  • The Twin Cities of Southern California

    Temecula and Murrieta, the “Twin Cities of Southern California,” has established a joint economic development marketing partnership. The Twin Cities found themselves addressing many interests that affect both communities pertaining to economic development, including attracting/expanding more businesses that offer high-paying jobs, attracting additional higher education institutions including vocational/technical schools, improving and expanding health care options and implementing new infrastructure projects.

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