The Hemet City Council adopted a resolution authorizing the deputy city manager of administrative services director to adjust the 2016-17 revenue budget by adding $2,239,243 in revenues expected to come in from the new Measure U sales tax to be used by the police and fire departments. The resolution approval followed the presentation of “Measure […]
The city of Temecula accepted results from the Nov. 8 regular election and swore in new Councilman James Stewart during its Tuesday, Nov. 13, meeting and also swore in Councilman Mike Naggar for another term. Mayor Naggar recognized Councilman Michael McCracken for the time he spent on council before he and Stewart took the oath […]
Diane Sieker firstname.lastname@example.org Temecula City Councilman Jeff Comerchero has accepted an appointment by Riverside County 3rd District Supervisor Chuck Washington to the position of Chief of Staff. Comerchero replaces Verne Lauritzen, who retired from the position after serving both Washington and previous supervisor, now Senator Jeff Stone. Washington was named as Supervisor in March 2015 by Governor Jerry […]
The Riverside County Registrar of Voters certified the Nov. 8 election results Tuesday, Dec. 6, and Temecula’s Measure S, which previously had been too close to call, has passed with 51 percent of voters casting their ballot in favor of the sometimes-controversial measure. The announcement means an additional $23 million a year will go into […]
Hemet’s police and fire chiefs have begun the process of recruiting new firefighters and police officers even though the recently passed Measure U one-cent sales tax collections won’t begin until April 1. The sales tax revenues are to be used only for city public safety departments, specifically for the fire and police departments. Police Chief […]
Police Chief David Brown and Fire Chief Scott Brown will present their proposals to expand the city police and fire departments and improve emergency medical calls in the city to the Hemet City Council at its next meeting Dec.13. In addition to the city council hearing the city public safety department’s plans for the next […]
Art Barela email@example.com The air in the ballroom Tuesday night was filled with cautious anticipation as the county electoral website was streaming live on one of two big screens at one side of the room, while network news outlets were streaming the national play by play on the other. The public was invited to join local Lake Elsinore […]
An estimated 350 people participated in a vigil and march in Palm Springs Saturday protesting Donald J. Trump’s election as president.
With just two weeks left before the polls close on Nov. 8, The Valley News has reached out to all of the candidates running for a seat on the Lake Elsinore City Council to get a final plug in before the election.
According to Ballotpedia.com, a yes vote on Prop 64 would legalize the recreational use of marijuana for those aged 21 years or older and establish certain sales and cultivation taxes. A no vote would oppose the legalization of recreational marijuana. While the State of California legalized medical marijuana, the possession or use of marijuana for […]