WW II Vet who endured days at sea after ship sank honored on birthday

MURRIETA  – A World War II sailor from Hemet who survived six days at sea after his ship was lost in a typhoon was honored today, his 94th birthday, during a ceremony hosted by Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez. “Mr. William Harrison is a living legend and true patriot,” Melendez said after spending time with Harrison and his family at […]

Report: More people employed in Riverside County

RIVERSIDE  – With job gains in all but a few sectors of the regional economy, Riverside County’s unemployment rate dropped last month, state officials said today. The unemployment rate in November, based on preliminary estimates, was 6.2 percent, compared to 6.5 percent in October, according to the California Employment Development Department. The rate was also 1.5 percentage points lower […]

Animal Services director seeks increase in fees for services

RIVERSIDE  – The Board of Supervisors Tuesday scheduled a Jan. 5 public hearing to consider the Riverside County Department of Animal Services’ request to hike fees for dog licenses and other services, as well as establish new charges for sheltering and euthanizing pets. Animal services Director Rob Miller told the board that the agency had not sought fee adjustments since […]

HS Boys Basketball: Area teams compete in Big Daddy Tournament

HS Boys Basketball: Area teams compete in Big Daddy Tournament

The high school winter sports season officially began and one of the top boys basketball tournaments in the valley saw local schools like Lakeside, Murrieta Valley, Temescal Canyon, Perris Citrus Hill, Hemet Tahquitz and Perris High School all participate. This marked the 15th year of the Big Daddy tournament which tipped off on Tuesday, Dec. […]

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