San Jacinto City employees gain welcome ‘bump’ in salaries

San Jacinto City employees received some good news this week following the Sept. 6 City Council meeting. The city council in a 5-0 vote approved a three-year contract with the members of Service Employees International Union, Local 721 that will provide them a 2.5 percent salary increase and a maximum of a 2 percent increase […]

Western Science Center celebrates 10th Anniversary

Western Science Center celebrates 10th Anniversary

Western Science Center in Hemet drew close to 400 area officials, residents and Dallas Raines, KABC Channel 7 weatherman, to its 10th Anniversary Celebration “Science Under the Stars” Saturday, Sept. 10 in Hemet. The Western Science Center and Museum on 2345 Searl Parkway opened on October 15, 2006, with more than 1 million fossils in […]

Diamond Valley Writers’ Guild hears noted poet, author H. Feignbaum

Diamond Valley Writers’ Guild hears noted poet, author H. Feignbaum

Published and aspiring writers, poets and authors from all parts of the Hemet San Jacinto Valley gathered to share their works and experiences Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Hemet Public Library. The occasion was the monthly meeting of the growing Diamond Valley Writers’ Guild. Guild President Lynne Spreen convened the meeting early that morning introducing […]

History of the water rights of people in the Santa Margarita Watershed

Before recorded history, Native American tribes like the Cahuilla, Santa Rosa, Ramona and Pechanga hunted and fished along the 27-mile free-flowing river created by the rainfall and watershed coming off Anza’s Thomas Mountain. The river runs southwest through Anza, Aguanga, Temecula, portions of Murrieta and Wildomar into Fallbrook, from there to Camp Pendleton where its […]

Volunteers needed for Veterans Day Concert for Heroes

Plans are already underway by Manzanita Ranch officials for the 3rd Annual Concert for Heroes to be held on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 at Galway Downs’ new amphitheater. Ranch Director Johnny Roberts emailed a notification that the Concert for Heroes is now being organized and is looking for volunteers to help with parking and security, […]

New Hemet Burlington Coat Factory and Sprouts Market see October openings

New Hemet Burlington Coat Factory and Sprouts Market see October openings

The $10 million fast-tract Burlington Coat Factory/Sprouts construction project by Savant Construction, Inc. at the old Wal-Mart building on Florida Avenue between Gilmore and Kirby roads is nearing completion and should be open for business in October. “I would say we are about 85 percent complete today,” said Paul Rosa Savant’s superintendent of the project […]

Hemet Chamber welcomes reopened Hemet Valley Healthcare Center

Hemet Chamber welcomes reopened Hemet Valley Healthcare Center

Hemet city officials, chamber of commerce members, prominent Hemet physicians and nurses attended the ribbon cutting for the newly reopened 90-bed Hemet Valley Healthcare Center Friday, Aug. 29, at 371 N. Weston Place. The newly remodeled and staffed skilled nursing facility now has 56 beds occupied by patients recovering from surgery by physicians at the […]

Maze Stone Restaurant popular family destination

Maze Stone Restaurant popular family destination

The Maze Stone Restaurant and the Country Club of Soboba Springs is fast becoming a critically acclaimed dining and golf resort dreamed of by the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians. The restaurant and 18-hour golf course purchased by the tribe in 2004 have been completely renovated and yearly has grown more and more popular with […]

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