Hemet San Jacinto Community Pantry to move Jan. 2

The Community Pantry in Hemet with the demand for services and food assistance growing each year will be moving to a new, larger facility, Jan. 2, located at Trinity Lutheran Church. The Community Pantry has been located at 519 San Jacinto St. in Hemet since 2012 and will make the move to a 5,540-square-foot vacant […]

Hemet Police Chief Dave Brown honored at retirement party

Hemet Police Chief Dave Brown honored at retirement party

Police chiefs from as far way as Palm Springs, Hemet and San Jacinto City officials, state and county elected officials’ representatives joined with 200 other guests to honor Hemet Police Chief David M. Brown Thursday, Dec. 14, at his retirement party at the El Patron Mexican Restaurant. Brown announced his plans to retire from the […]

Homeless Outreach day brings help to many

Homeless Outreach day brings help to many

Temecula police offers fanned out across the city Monday, Dec. 11 – not to arrest criminals but to bring a little hope and cheer to the homeless in need of shelter, food or work this high holiday season. As the nights get colder, many of the homeless population don’t know where to turn for help. […]

Council elects Crystal Ruiz as the new mayor of San Jacinto

Council elects Crystal Ruiz as the new mayor of San Jacinto

After several nomination motions failed for lack of seconds, Councilwoman Crystal Ruiz was named San Jacinto’s newest mayor, and Councilman Russ Utz became the city’s mayor pro tem at the Dec. 5 San Jacinto Council meeting. Ruiz will take over the mayoral slot for San Jacinto replacing Councilman Scott Miller as mayor, and Utz will […]

Animal Friends of the Valley finds friends for homeless pets, needs the community’s help

Animal Friends of the Valley finds friends for homeless pets, needs the community’s help

“Valley Gives Day,” Tuesday, Nov. 28, a day that helped give homeless pets a brighter future with donations coming to Animal Friends of the Valleys, has passed, but Dan Dowe, a Murrieta Realtor, continues to give pet gifts that keep coming for the shelter through the Christmas holidays. Dowe rescued his faithful companion dog, “Macy” […]

ElevenTy indie rock band delights Hemet Diamond Valley Arts Center crowd

ElevenTy indie rock band delights Hemet Diamond Valley Arts Center crowd

The ElevenTy Band has recently grown from its quartet of talented musicians to become a five- member group with a keyboardist, entertaining an intimate but enthusiastic crowd at the Diamond Valley Art Center Saturday, Dec. 2, in historic downtown Hemet. The group, highly praised for their variety of 70s and alternative rock and combined impromptu […]