Upward of 400 people attended a special candlelight vigil for slain 19-year-old Lauren Lopez, an up-and-coming mixed martial arts fighter, and her friend Patrick Powell, 22, in front of the Team Quest Athletic Center in San Jacinto Saturday evening, Jan. 6. The revered MMA instructor was killed in double shooting Jan. 3, at the intersection […]
Two fatal car crashes occurred over the holiday weekend in Hemet involving cars that swerved out of control, police said Jan. 1.
A man shot a woman early this morning then shot at an officer as he fled, but was arrested during a neighborhood search, a Hemet police lieutenant said Jan. 1.
The Hemet City Council, with a new mayor, approved the purchase of 6,200 new radio read water meters and amended their purchasing and public works contracting ordinances at the Tuesday, Dec. 12, council meeting. In a quick vote, the five-member council nominated and elected Michael Perciful of District 3 as the city’s 2018 mayor and […]
The Community Pantry in Hemet with the demand for services and food assistance growing each year will be moving to a new, larger facility, Jan. 2, located at Trinity Lutheran Church. The Community Pantry has been located at 519 San Jacinto St. in Hemet since 2012 and will make the move to a 5,540-square-foot vacant […]
To celebrate the holiday season, the staff and patients of Hemet Valley Medical Center were treated to festive music. See photos below!
Police chiefs from as far way as Palm Springs, Hemet and San Jacinto City officials, state and county elected officials’ representatives joined with 200 other guests to honor Hemet Police Chief David M. Brown Thursday, Dec. 14, at his retirement party at the El Patron Mexican Restaurant. Brown announced his plans to retire from the […]
An attack just outside the campus of Acacia Middle School in Hemet Monday, Dec. 11, prompted a brief lockdown at the location, but no students were in harm’s way.
There is an old saying or truism if you like: “If you give something from your heart, it will come back to you tenfold.” Such is the case with Lake Elsinore resident Sylvia Monaco, an employee of the Hemet Wal-Mart who once lost her 10-month-old great grandchild. Lake Elsinore Councilman Daryl Hickman who hearing of […]