HEMET: Pedestrian killed in Valle Vista

HEMET – A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a car just after midnight Saturday, Oct. 8, in the Valle Vista community of Hemet. According to Riverside County firefighters, the victim died at the scene from injuries sustained while trying to cross Highway 74 near Lincoln Avenue. No other details were available.

Hemet Man Accused of Making Child Porn Federally Indicted  

RIVERSIDE – A Hemet man accused of making child pornography that showed him sexually abusing a 5-year-old boy was under federal indictment today. Steven Alonso Marquez, 31, was arrested in August following an FBI investigation. Marquez was originally charged with enticement of a minor to have sex, but after federal prosecutors presented the case to a grand jury earlier […]

Hemet San Jacinto Valley Chamber endorses Measure Y

HEMET – Hemet San Jacinto Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted to support the San Jacinto Unified School District’s Facilities bond identified on the November ballot as Measure Y. The Chamber recognizes that Measure Y is a responsible plan that will address the following urgently needed areas: renovate career training facilities for science, […]

Hemet fire captains to move up to battalion chiefs

The Hemet City Council on the recommendation of the Fire Chief agreed to promote Hemet fire captains to the positions of battalion chiefs to improve the departments administrative abilities during the Sept. 27 regular city council meeting. “This is the first step in improving the departments administration,” said Fire Chief Scott Brown. In a recent […]

HEMET: Woman seriously injured, arrested for DUI after crash into family of 5

HEMET: Woman seriously injured, arrested for DUI after crash into family of 5

HEMET – A woman sustained major injuries when a vehicle she was driving drifted into the opposing lanes of traffic and collided nearly head on with a vehicle occupied by a family of five, according to California Highway Patrol officials. The accident happened shortly after midnight Oct. 2 on Florida Avenue west of Warren Road […]

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