The five-member San Jacinto City Council made it clear no one on the council favors the closing of Gilman Springs Road from state Route 79, which is being discussed in recent Facebook posts. The road runs along the foothills from state Route 60 in Moreno Valley to the Soboba Indian Reservation in San Jacinto. The […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
MURRIETA – Jurors recommended the death penalty Friday, Oct. 27 for a San Jacinto gang member who fatally shot three men and tried to kill another because of their affiliations. A judge is expected to uphold the jury’s recommendation when Raymond Alex Barrera, 27, is formally sentenced on Dec. 1. The penalty phase of Barrera’s trial came […]
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 […]
A wind-driven brush fire that erupted Monday, Oct. 23, just north of San Jacinto charred 50 acres within a couple of hours and prompted the closure of a highway before it was partially contained.
Two brothers accused of shooting a San Jacinto man during a dispute and then hiding out in their home, triggering an hours-long standoff, were both charged yesterday with attempted murder and other felonies.
A felon who attacked and robbed two seniors heading home after a night of gambling at the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto was sentenced today to 10 years in state prison.
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 […]