HEMET: Bomb squad called for dud grenade

HEMET – A dud hand grenade was found in a Hemet neighborhood, but it’s unclear who had been in possession of it and why, authorities said today. The device was located in the 400 block of North Buena Vista Street, near Oakland Avenue, about 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to Hemet police Lt. Eddie Pust. He […]

HEMET: Man accused of beating 4-year-old to death

HEMET – A man suspected of fatally beating his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son was arrested today on suspicion of murder. Derwin Vining, 27, was booked into the Hemet jail following an investigation into the death of the child, whose name has yet to be released by Riverside County coroner’s officials. Hemet police Lt. Eddie Pust said […]

Heat wave continues; temperatures may drop by middle of next week

RIVERSIDE – Scorching heat is expected again today in Riverside County as the summer season officially gets underway. On Tuesday, the heat wave baking Southern California pushed the mercury to 122 degrees in Thermal, breaking a year-old record, according to the National Weather Service. Palm Springs also reached 122 degrees, tying the city’s record high […]

Three women from 2 different area Stater Bros. allege manager sexually harassed them

Three women from 2 different area Stater Bros. allege manager sexually harassed them

Three Hemet-area women have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment involving a Stater Bros. store manager and two of the grocery chain’s area locations. One of the stores is in Hemet on W. Florida and N. Sanderson Avenues and the other is in San Jacinto on S. San Jacinto and W. Esplanade Avenues. Court […]

Kali P. Chaudhuri, M.D. – Investing in Health & Community

Kali P. Chaudhuri, M.D. – Investing in Health & Community

Dr. Kali Pradip Chaudhuri’s path to success in the medical field has been a roundabout route that began in India and has lead him to locations around the world, including the Hemet and Menifee valleys. Despite his route being marked with some delays, detours and a dollop of controversy, he has shown a steady hand […]

UPDATED: HEMET: Officer’s call for help during fight brings multiple agencies, 2 arrested

UPDATED: HEMET: Officer’s call for help during fight brings multiple agencies, 2 arrested

UPDATED: Sunday, June 18 1 p.m. HEMET — At least two adults were arrested after a reckless driving and assault incident reportedly turned into a fight between 15-20 juveniles and adults. The scene quickly spiraled into a chaotic, ten-minute-long melee, after the first officer’s arrival. One person, an “older man” using a mobility scooter was […]

Interest group aims to educate Riverside County residents on airbag recall

RIVERSIDE – A coalition of politicians, police and community activists today urged Riverside County residents to check whether their vehicles’ airbags are under a nationwide recall that was implemented following several deadly deployments, including one involving a Corona woman. “As a lifelong resident of Riverside County, and in my capacity as a city council member, […]