Old Stetson Avenue Bridge inspected before reconstruction

Structural engineers hired by Hemet and Caltrans have completed their initial inspection of the deteriorating Stetson Avenue Bridge east of the Hemet Airport and have determined limited traffic may use the structure until reconstruction is expected to begin spring 2018. The aging two-lane, 45-foot-long bridge, built in 1940 and reconstructed first in 1981, is held […]

Western Science Center wins support from patrons and ‘Stars’ of the Valley

Western Science Center wins support from patrons and ‘Stars’ of the Valley

Patrons, state and county officials, city mayors and councilmembers, school administrators, students and scientists turned out Saturday, Sept. 9, to show their support for the Western Science Center in Hemet at the annual “Science Under the Stars” auction and fundraiser. The WSC museum at 2335 Searl Pkwy. In Hemet houses the largest ice age Mastodon […]

Lowe’s Heroes donate needed renovations, repairs to San Jacinto EXCEED residential center

Lowe’s Heroes donate needed renovations, repairs to San Jacinto EXCEED residential center

Lowe’s Heroes converged on the EXCEED residential center in San Jacinto, Sept. 9, to replace a shower stall, install new gas stove and add new landscaping on the facility that houses 14 adults with disabilities. Lowe’s Heroes is a program that encourages Lowe’s employees to team together, adopt a volunteer project with a local nonprofit […]

Allen Parker dubbed Hemet’s interim city manager

Allen Parker dubbed Hemet’s interim city manager

The Hemet City Council wasted no time in hiring an interim city manager to replace Alex Meyerhoff who resigned last month by hiring former San Bernardino City Manager Allen Parker at a special meeting last week. Parker, 76, served as San Bernardino’s city manager from February 2013 until Dec. 31, 2017, when he resigned under […]

San Jacinto Councilman Andrew Kotyuk seeks California Assembly seat

San Jacinto City Councilman and former Mayor Andrew Kotyuk announced his intention to run for the 42nd Assembly District seat against embattled Yucca Valley legislator, Chad Mayes, a few days before the Assemblyman was ousted from his California Republican Party leadership role. In a news release announcing his candidacy, Kotyuk wrote, “My priority will be […]

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