HEMET: Man flees from, fights with police in dramatic downtown take-down

HEMET: Man flees from, fights with police in dramatic downtown take-down

HEMET – A man who fled from and then fought with local officials was arrested in a dramatic downtown incident after officers used a Taser less lethal weapon to subdue the fleeing and combative subject. The arrest happened Tuesday afternoon, April 11, near the intersection of Florida Avenue and Juanita Street in Hemet. The incident – […]

HEMET: Traffic stop leads to foot pursuit, arrest

HEMET: Traffic stop leads to foot pursuit, arrest

HEMET – A man was apprehended after running from officers during a traffic stop Tuesday, April 11. After pursuing officers put out a priority call for assistance, countless officers, deputies and agents from multiple agencies, including members of Riverside County’s Region 3 Gang Task Force converged on the location. The foot pursuit – that began at […]

Menifee and Hemet Valley Medical Centers receive 5-star Healthgrades awards for 2017

Menifee and Hemet Valley Medical Centers receive 5-star Healthgrades awards for 2017

Menifee Valley Medical Center (MVMC) has received three Healthgrades awards for 2017. It was a 5-star recipient in Total Knee Replacement, Carotid Surgery, and Pacemaker Procedures. Hemet Valley Medical Center (HVMC) has received two 5-star Healthgrades awards for 2017 for Hip Replacement and Hip Fracture Treatment. A 5-star rating indicates that both Menifee and Hemet […]

UPDATED: HEMET: 70-year-old arrested in shooting after victim crashes into parked FedEx truck

UPDATED: HEMET: 70-year-old arrested in shooting after victim crashes into parked FedEx truck

UPDATE: April 11, 1:30 p.m. (See original story below.) HEMET – Officials have released additional information about last Saturday’s late-night shooting that resulted in the shooting victim losing consciousness and crashing into a parked FedEx vehicle. The April 8 shooting and subsequent crash happened on W. Acacia Avenue near S. Gilmore Street, at the Villa Del Sol Mobile […]

Hemet Unified School District enters into impasse with Hemet Teachers Association

HEMET – The Hemet Unified School District and the Hemet Teachers Association reached an impasse in negotiations Wednesday, March 29, concerning Article 9 salaries. This impasse means that despite their best efforts, the parties were not able to reach an agreement on these articles. Impasse is essentially an extension of the negotiations process, with the assistance of […]

Hemet police, council offer reward up to $10,000 for violent crime tips

Hemet police, council offer reward up to $10,000 for violent crime tips

Hemet Police Chief Dave Brown, hoping to get more leads in the city’s open violent crime cases, gained the approval of the Hemet City Council to provide a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators. The rewards would be given to the anonymous provider of […]

Man run down by his own stolen truck, woman arrested

Man run down by his own stolen truck, woman arrested

Deputies have arrested a woman who allegedly rammed into a man while driving his stolen vehicle Thursday, April 6. The incident happened after the victim used a phone app to track his stolen truck to a rural residence in the 20000 block of Little Valley Road in the community of Good Hope. The truck had been […]

Hemet Ramona Spring Fling kicks off historic upcoming Ramona play

Hemet Ramona Spring Fling kicks off historic upcoming Ramona play

The Diamond Valley Arts Council production of “Helen Hunt Jackson & The Trial of Sam Temple” Friday, March 31, helped kickoff Hemet’s revived Ramona Spring Festival held in downtown Hemet this past weekend. The Ramona Days Spring Festival revival Saturday, April 1, in downtown Hemet was held in conjunction with the Food Truck Festival to […]