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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
A probationer who was caught by Hemet police with a loaded pistol later confirmed stolen was sentenced today to a year in jail and three years probation.
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’ […]
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 […]
Retired Claremont Police Capt. and Four Seasons resident Russ Brown was selected to serve on the Hemet City Council in the seat left by former City Councilman K. Paul Raver. Brown, selected from a field of nine applicants at the Feb. 7 special Hemet City Council meeting in a 3 to 1 vote will be […]
A motorcyclist died today in a crash at an intersection just east of Hemet.
Hemet City Council began its interview process Tuesday, Jan. 31, to find seven registered Hemet voters to serve on the Measure U Oversight Committee to track funds spent from the 1 percent sales tax voted into law in November 2016. As of Jan. 25, Hemet City Clerk Sara McComas reported they had received 37 applicants […]
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 […]