Question of proposed Menifee Central Park restrooms under discussion

The action of Menifee’s former city manager approving a modification to the planned five-acre Central Park project in the Menifee Town Center without council’s approval and who will pay for the park restrooms – the city or the developer – will be discussed by an ad hoc committee and returned for a public hearing. The […]

Lamb Canyon state Route 79 Caltrans delays seen

Median crossovers for traffic control on state Route 79 from Beaumont to San Jacinto have begun as the California Department of Transportation continues work on the $1.5-million Lamb Canyon Drainage Project. The Caltrans project will be installing drainage inlets on SR-79 from First Street in Beaumont to Gilman Springs Road near San Jacinto. The project […]

Hemet police chief updates council on homicide investigations

Hemet police chief updates council on homicide investigations

Hemet Police Chief David Brown, giving a crime and safety report to the city council, focused his attention on the efforts of his detectives to solve recent homicides following earlier public comments that were somewhat critical of the ongoing investigations. The report was given by the chief during the regular council meeting March 14. Two […]

Economic Workforce Development Committee brings area city managers together for a ‘conversation’ in Lake Elsinore

Economic Workforce Development Committee brings area city managers together for a ‘conversation’ in Lake Elsinore

Five southwest Riverside County city managers urged the continuation of regional planning to improve the economic growth of their cities but touted their individual city achievements from the last year during the first Economic Workforce Development Committee meeting March 16. The Lake Elsinore Chamber of Commerce hosted the first EWDC “A Conversation with the Southwest […]

San Jacinto City Council approves shopping center confab attendance

San Jacinto City Council approves shopping center confab attendance

The San Jacinto City Council in a short, 45-minute regular council meeting Tuesday, March 8, approved a trip for the city manager and two councilmembers to attend a shopping center conference and authorized the city’s fire stations to accept surrendered newborns. The council noted its concern along with the Riverside County Board of supervisors of […]

Menifee’s Interim City Manager sees major growth approaching

Menifee’s Interim City Manager sees major growth approaching

Ron Bradley, new interim city manager for the City of Menifee, is quickly moving toward the City Council’s goal to replace reserve funding borrowed in the past few years and to maintain and increase the city’s public safety services and other needed improvements. Less than three weeks into his post as the Menifee city manager, […]

New San Jacinto city manager ‘lasers’ in on economic development

New San Jacinto city manager ‘lasers’ in on economic development

Rob Johnson, San Jacinto’s new city manager announced a “laser-focused” city council direction for the economic growth of the city speaking at the March 3, First Friday Morning meeting with members of the Hemet San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce. The meeting, held at the San Jacinto Unified School District offices, brought city, school district and […]

Habitat for Humanity Hemet San Jacinto Marathon helps fulfill dreams of needy families

Habitat for Humanity Hemet San Jacinto Marathon helps fulfill dreams of needy families

The weather could not have been better, not too hot, not too cold for the marathon, 5K and 1K runners and walkers participating in this year’s Habitat for Humanity Hemet San Jacinto fundraising Marathon at Diamond Valley Lake in Hemet March 4. The special event brought approximately 500 participants to the fun race that Habitat […]

Estimated 30,000 ‘Revved up’ spectators enjoy the 2017 Temecula Rod Run

Estimated 30,000 ‘Revved up’ spectators enjoy the 2017 Temecula Rod Run

The weather was warm. The cars were polished and shined. The bands and orchestras were playing. It was a perfect day for the 30,000 families, children in hand, classic car drivers and even for the pet dogs that strolled the streets of Old Town Temecula March 4, for the 29th Temecula Rod Run. Every year […]

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