Supervisors approve Hemet Station 26 expansion

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’ […]

Council members represent Hemet in Sacramento

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 […]

City to help Hemet’s ‘Ramona Pageant’ with kickoff festivities

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: Firefighters quickly extinguish fire at Applebee’s restaurant

HEMET: Firefighters quickly extinguish fire at Applebee’s restaurant

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 man charged with killing girlfriend

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 […]

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