Creepy clowns have made their way across the country and now several sightings in Temecula, Murrieta, Hemet, San Jacinto and even Lake Elsinore, have officials speaking out against the movement designed to strike terror in the hearts of many.
A man who allegedly tried to force himself on a student in a restroom at Mt. San Jacinto College’s Menifee campus was charged Thursday, Oct. 6, with false imprisonment and assault with intent to commit rape.
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.
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 – 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, […]
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 – 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 […]
HEMET – A minor vegetation fire quickly became a major city emergency Friday Sept. 30 when a small brush fire turned into a roaring blaze that took several hours to bring under control. The fire eventually destroyed a recreational vehicle as well as several trailers and structures on the property. The fire was first reported at […]
A man who fled the scene of a crash after slamming his car into a family’s vehicle in Hemet, causing serious injuries to all
occupants, was sentenced today to five years in state prison.
“We are Hemet Strong,” declared Hemet Mayor Bonnie Wright during the annual State of the City breakfast at the Lodge at Four Seasons, Thursday, Sept. 22, attended by state, county and city officials and guests. She told those attending there have been many positive changes in the city since the recession left it “at risk” […]