Hemet San Jacinto celebrate the Nation’s birthday with parade and festival

Hemet San Jacinto celebrate the Nation’s birthday with parade and festival

The San Jacinto Valley Independence Day Hometown Parade and Festival July 4 saw thousands along the roadways and parking lots in San Jacinto waving flags, cheering and watching 50 colorful floats, a large contingent of equestrians and city and state officials march by, celebrating our nations freedoms. Highlighting the 2017 Independence parade along San Jacinto […]

In ‘Operation Valley Vigilance,’ District Attorney’s Gang Impact Team sweeps up dangerous criminals, weapons in Hemet San Jacinto Valley

In ‘Operation Valley Vigilance,’ District Attorney’s Gang Impact Team sweeps up dangerous criminals, weapons in Hemet San Jacinto Valley

Converging on the Hemet San Jacinto Valley early Thursday, June 29, were 400 law enforcement officers from local, county and federal agencies, confiscating 77 weapons and 4 pounds of illegal drugs and making 24 felony arrests of gang members and other suspected dangerous criminals in the Valley. “This was the single day joint takedown in […]

San Jacinto to add 3 more deputies to police force

San Jacinto to add 3 more deputies to police force

Even though the Riverside County board of supervisors is contemplating cutting some its Sheriff’s Department substations because of costs, the contract city of San Jacinto will add two special deputies and a traffic enforcement officer to its ranks. The addition of the special deputies, called Problem-orientated Policing officers and an additional Traffic Enforcement officer, was […]

Ramona Bowl Summer Concerts begin July 6

The traditional Summer Concerts at the Ramona Bowl will kick off this summer Thursday, July 6, with the high energy, all-girl country band called the Mustangs that will keep the audience tapping and clapping. The low-cost concerts, held during the warm summer nights in the almost acoustically perfect outdoor amphitheater, have been a tradition in […]

Picnickers enjoy art and readings at Dorland Mountain Arts Colony

Picnickers enjoy art and readings at Dorland Mountain Arts Colony

Dorland Mountain Arts Colony artists, board members and visitors gathered Sunday, June 11, to celebrate the addition of two new artist cottages and a soon-to-be-completed, multipurpose room at a picnic under the oaks off Highway 79 near Temecula. Current resident artists and writers, along with board members and guests, shared their latest creations with the […]

Hemet Measure U Citizen Oversight Committee updated on public safety expenditures

Hemet Police Chief Dave Brown and Fire Chief Scott Brown gave the Measure U Citizen Oversight Committee an update on the two departments progress in hiring and reorganizing to improve the city’s public safety status during the committee’s third meeting June 11. The chiefs and Hemet administrative consultant Joy Canfield reported to the committee that […]

Hemet City Council reviews preliminary 2017-2018 General Fund budget

Hemet City Council reviews preliminary 2017-2018 General Fund budget

The Hemet City Council sat in a lengthy workshop meeting Tuesday, June 13, to review the proposed $49,101,160 budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year that includes the expected Measure U sales tax funds promised to the police, fire and emergency medical services. The preliminary General Fund budget, with line by line proposed expenditures, was requested […]