Editor's Note: This story was updated at 11:20 a.m. Dec. 12 to include a printable pdf map of the winning entries.
Murrieta is bright and beautiful this time of year, just ask the judges of the city's annual Holiday Home Decorating Contest.
There were 35 entries in this year's contest. Judging took place the Dec. 7-8; the winners were announced Tuesday and are listed below.
Best Block: Shamrock Lane in the Mapleton Tract
Most Creative: The Drugatz Family at 36004 Corte Renata
Best Use of Lights: The Huezo Family at 41195 Geranio Circle
Most Festive: The Valenzuela Family at 36010 Corte Renata
Judge’s Prize: (Tie) The Cabrera Family at 23633 Lincoln Avenue
Judge's Prize: (Tie) The Rumpilla Family at 23625 Lincoln Avenue (tied)
Holiday Spirit: The Timm Family at 23539 Karen Place
The Lawson Family at 23928 Silverleaf Way
The Damato Family at 37542 Newcastle Road
The McConnell Family at 41939 Black Mountain Trail
The Tyler Family at 33588 Zinnia Lane
A map of all locations is available beginning Wednesday, Dec. 12 at Murrieta City Hall or on the city’s website at Murrieta.org.
All entries are accessible for public viewing, according to Lea Kolek, management analyst for the city of Murrieta.
For more information, call 951-304-PARK (7275).