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LATimes: Cheerleaders sue former Murrieta mayor over DUI crash

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Teen Cheerleaders Sue Former Murrieta Mayor Alan Long Over Alleged DUI Crash

By Veronica Rocha
November 11, 2014

Melissa Reynolds, a cheerleader from Murrieta Valley High School, may not be able to rally crowds of students again, her attorney said.

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LATimes: Ex-Murrieta mayor, who resigned after alleged DUI crash, is reelected

Alan Long

Alan Long, seen here during a town hall meeting in July, received 5,339 votes to win a seat on the Murrieta City Council. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)

By Veronica Rocha
November 5, 2014

Alan Long, who resigned as mayor of Murrieta after being accused of a DUI crash that injured four high school cheerleaders, has been reelected.

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LATimes: Murrieta mayor resigns after DUI arrest in crash that injured 4 students

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Murrieta Mayor Alan Long was arrested Thursday after crashing his car into a vehicle carrying teens from Murrieta Valley High School.

By Matt Stevens
October 20, 2014

The mayor of Murrieta resigned Monday after being arrested Thursday on suspicion of seriously injuring four high school students while driving drunk.

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LATimes: Supporters, opponents of Murrieta-bound immigrant detainees dig in

Paloma Esquivel
July 2, 2014

After anti-illegal immigration protesters in Murrieta successfully forced buses full of migrants to divert to San Diego for processing, groups of immigration advocates have quietly galvanized.

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The PE: Seven Inland schools said involved in slush fund case

10:23 PM PDT on Thursday, August 11, 2011

By JOHN MURPHY
Staff Writer jomurphy@pe.com

Murrieta Valley and six other Inland high schools have been implicated in an alleged scheme involving kickbacks for ordering sporting equipment through a now defunct Orange County sporting goods company.

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The PE: Suburban boomtown moves up fast

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WHAT’S NEXT?: Now the largest community in southwest Riverside County, it’s trying to respond to that growth.

11:01 PM PST on Thursday, March 10, 2011

By JOHN F. HILL
The Press-Enterprise

In a town that had nary a stoplight when he moved in, it now takes Murrieta resident Mike Kulow nearly 20 minutes to drive three traffic-clogged miles from his house to Sam’s Club.

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The PE: MURRIETA: Teachers agree to furloughs

By PE News
on March 10, 2011 4:59 PM

Teachers in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District will take 10 furlough days in the 2011-12 school year under a concession agreement announced today.

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The PE: Murrieta measures’ backers prepare for lawsuit

10:00 PM PST on Friday, March 4, 2011

By JOHN F. HILL
The Press-Enterprise

A leading backer of Murrieta’s three voter-approved ballot measures said he will meet with a lawyer next week to start working on a plan to sue the city over its inability to enact the initiatives.

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The PE: MURRIETA: School board to consider layoffs, furloughs

10:00 PM PST on Tuesday, February 22, 2011

By MICHELLE L. KLAMPE
The Press-Enterprise

The Murrieta Valley Unified school board will consider cutting more than 100 teaching positions and furloughing dozens of non-union employees at a special meeting Thursday.

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The PE: Murrieta’s pay-capping Measure E likely headed to court

11:46 PM PST on Wednesday, February 16, 2011

By JOHN F. HILL
The Press-Enterprise

After hours of debate, the Murrieta City Council on Tuesday passed an ordinance that would allow it to exceed voter-approved limits on what it can pay top employees.

Council members acknowledged the solution wasn’t final, and that it wasn’t going to satisfy the backers of Measure E.

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The PE: MURRIETA: Council reconsiders Measures C, D and E

By PE News
on February 15, 2011 9:56 PM

The Murrieta City Council tonight backtracked on how it will carry out two voter-approved ballot measures.

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The PE: Murrieta council’s Measure E solution wouldn’t cap salaries

10:00 PM PST on Sunday, February 13, 2011

By JOHN F. HILL
The Press-Enterprise

An ordinance to be considered by the Murrieta City Council on Tuesday would allow the city to hire employees at salaries that exceed voter-approved limits.

The reason, council members and the city attorney said, is the limits are illegal.

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The PE: TEMECULA: City manager’s pay is election issue

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10:58 PM PDT on Monday, October 4, 2010

By JEFF HORSEMAN
The Press-Enterprise

Just five city managers in California — and only one in the Inland area — earned more than Temecula City Manager Shawn Nelson in 2009, according to a survey.

Nelson, 51, earned $336,288 last year, an amount that includes his base salary, deferred compensation and other payouts, according to the survey released last month by the League of California Cities, an advocacy group for cities and towns. Nelson’s base pay is $291,571 a year, according to Temecula.

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PE: Inland elected officials’ salaries examined

10:52 PM PDT on Sunday, August 15, 2010

By JOHN F. HILL and JEFF HORSEMAN
The Press-Enterprise

Council members in 17 “general law” cities in western Riverside and San Bernardino counties earn less than half the pay of their counterparts in charter cities, a review of public records has found.

City managers in these Inland cities also make less, though the gap is smaller.

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