The Hemet City Council received a glimpse of the Riverside Transit Authority’s latest plans to create a Mobility Hub Site in the downtown area in the future at its Sept. 26 workshop and study session in the city chambers. The RTA Mobility Hub in Hemet has been in the planning stages since 2012 with a […]
Three people were hospitalized today in a vehicle fire that spread to brush on both sides of State Route 74 east of Hemet, prompting highway closures in both directions. As of 2:15 p.m., State Route 74 was only closed to eastbound traffic at the Cranston Fire Station in Valle Vista, according to the California Highway […]
The two newest police officers to the Hemet Police Department were sworn into service, Oct. 5 by Chief David Brown at the Hemet City Council chambers. Juan Sanchez is a retired Los Angeles Police Department sergeant with 30 years’ experience and Gerardo Ortiz is a former San Diego City police officer; both are highly experienced […]
An ex-con accused of using abuse and threats to force a girl to prostitute herself in cities throughout the Inland Empire must stand trial on multiple felony charges, a judge ruled Thursday, Oct. 12.
Man accused of leading sheriff’s deputies on chase from San Jacinto to Hemet, pulling gun on them is charged
A parolee accused of leading sheriff’s deputies on a pursuit from San Jacinto to Hemet and pulling a gun on them at the end of the chase, prompting them to open fire and wound him, was charged today with attempted murder and other felonies. Juan Francisco Inzunza, 37, was arrested Sunday after the deputy-involved shooting […]
A 37-year-old woman who was killed early Sunday just outside Hemet when her SUV went airborne, crashed into a parked bus and caught fire was identified as Kristine Salyer of Hemet, coroner’s officials said. Salyer was driving northbound on Chicago Avenue in her 2001 Dodge Durango at speeds “well in excess” of the 45 mph […]
One man has been taking into custody following an officer involved shooting in Hemet, police officials have reported. The incident occurred following a police pursuit in the early morning hours Sunday, Oct. 8.
A person was killed today just outside of Hemet when a speeding SUV plowed into a parked school bus.
Even after weeks of negotiations with Caltrans concerning the planned raised median strip project on Florida Avenue, the Hemet City Council still is not satisfied with the landscaping agreement as submitted. Questions arose on the proposed landscaping agreement by councilmembers during the Sept. 26 council meeting of who should have the responsibility of maintaining the […]
RIVERSIDE – A pest control district will be established in the Hemet area to defend against the invasive Asian citrus psyllid, under action taken Tuesday, Sept. 26, by the Riverside County Board of Supervisors. Citrus Pest Control District No. 3 will enable commercial growers to develop strategies and procure pest control services to protect their […]