San Jacinto candlelight vigil remembers years’ tragedies

San Jacinto candlelight vigil remembers years’ tragedies

The candles glimmered. Heads were bowed. Prayers and thoughts went out to God for the many lives lost and families traumatized by the recent hurricanes, mass shootings, earthquakes, wildfires, sexual assaults and racial strife that have plague the nation this past year. Gathered together in San Jacinto’s Hoffman Park Thursday, Nov. 9, were 52 Hemet […]

Woman shot, killed in apparent homicide in San Jacinto

Woman shot, killed in apparent homicide in San Jacinto

A woman was shot and killed Sunday in an apparent homicide in San Jacinto. Authorities received an assault with a deadly weapon call at about 3:15 p.m. near North Dillon Avenue and South State Street, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. When deputies arrived at the scene they found a woman who had been […]

New appeal to block the Mid-county Parkway project filed

The long-sought, Mid-county Parkway that one day will hopefully connect Perris with San Jacinto recently gained its Environmental Impact Report approval by the Riverside County Transportation Commission but is running into legal problems that may delay the project further. The 16-mile Mid-county Parkway project has been in the planning stages since 2015 and is designed […]

Cannabis dispensaries still prohibited in San Jacinto

Cannabis dispensaries still prohibited in San Jacinto

Although the San Jacinto City Council has voted to permit 16 marijuana growers to begin operations in the city, it upheld its current ordinances to prohibit marijuana dispensaries from opening and dismissed a request to allow cannabis testing laboratories in the city at the Oct. 17 city council meeting. The request to open cannabis dispensaries […]

San Jacinto Council declares Mental Health Awareness Week

San Jacinto Council declares Mental Health Awareness Week

With two councilmembers absent, the San Jacinto City Council, following a presentation by a representative from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, wrapped up the short 30-minute meeting Tuesday, Oct. 3, by extending time for several developers to submit their tract maps and declaring Mental Health Awareness Week in the city. Brenda Scott, executive director […]

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