Ailing missing Hemet man found safe

HEMET  – A 75-year-old Hemet man with Alzheimer’s and other health disorders who went missing was found safe today, according to police. Alfredo Olivas was last seen about 8 a.m. Thursday after walking away from his family home in the 500 block of West Mayberry Avenue, near Gilbert Street, according to Hemet police. Investigators circulated photographs […]

Hemet Measure U tax oversight committee in place

Seven Hemet residents determined to keep the Measure U general sales tax money going only to the police, fire and public safety services were appointed to a Measure U Oversight Committee by the Hemet City Council Feb. 14. The seven Oversight Committee members were selected out of almost three dozen applicants after extensive ad hoc […]

Democrats rally for immigration justice in Hemet

Democrats rally for immigration justice in Hemet

“No hate. No fear. Immigrants welcome here,” chanted more than 150 protestors as they took to the downtown Hemet streets for the Hemet Immigration March & Rally Saturday, Feb. 18. The eight-block walk, in downtown Hemet, sponsored by the Democrats of Hemet-San Jacinto, ended with a rally and the posting of a hoped for Deferred […]

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 […]