The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved the expansion of Riverside County Fire Department Station 26. The 3-0 vote Jan. 31, with John Tavaglione absent and one vacancy on the board, authorized $1,110,760 of Development Impact Fee revenue for the expansion and found the project categorically exempt from California Environmental Quality Act review. Although the supervisors’ […]
HEMET – In January, Mayor Linda Krupa and Councilmember Bonnie Wright were reappointed to their League of California Cities’ Policy Committees in Sacramento. Mayor Krupa serves on the Transportation, Communication & Public Works Committee & the Community Services Committee, while Councilmember Wright serves on the Environmental Quality Committee. Both are integral parts to the League’s […]
Retired Claremont Police Capt. and Four Seasons resident Russ Brown was selected to serve on the Hemet City Council in the seat left by former City Councilman K. Paul Raver. Brown, selected from a field of nine applicants at the Feb. 7 special Hemet City Council meeting in a 3 to 1 vote will be […]
A motorcyclist died today in a crash at an intersection just east of Hemet.
Hemet City Council began its interview process Tuesday, Jan. 31, to find seven registered Hemet voters to serve on the Measure U Oversight Committee to track funds spent from the 1 percent sales tax voted into law in November 2016. As of Jan. 25, Hemet City Clerk Sara McComas reported they had received 37 applicants […]
The Hemet City Council, continuing its support for the downtown Hemet historical revitalization effort by local merchants, has approved up to $5,000 in in kind services for a first time ever “Ramona Pageant” kickoff the weekend of April 1. The Ramona Pageant Association that for the past 94 years puts on the historic play based […]
HEMET – A fire at Applebee’s Grill and Bar prompted a citywide response by city of Hemet firefighters Monday, Jan. 30. The popular local restaurant is in the 2500 block of W. Florida Avenue at the southwest intersection of Kirby Street in Hemet. The fire was reported to city of Hemet emergency dispatchers shortly after […]
HEMET − Police today announced that a 12-year-old at-risk boy who ran away from home was found shortly after they asked for the public’s help in locating him. A news release sent out at around 9 a.m. said police were looking for Damian Quinteros who had last been seen running away from his residence in […]
A May 5 preliminary hearing date was scheduled today for a 26-year-old ex-con accused of murdering two Palm Springs police officers last fall.
BANNING – A Hemet man accused of killing his girlfriend and keeping her body in his SUV until he was located by police was charged Thursday, Jan. 26, with murder. Vincent James Marples, 33, was arrested Tuesday afternoon for the alleged killing of 32-year-old Cassandra Taylor, whose remains were located in his Ford Explorer. Marples, who is being […]