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 […]
Firefighters on Saturday contained a 10-acre wildfire burning near a fairly busy intersection in San Jacinto on Saturday, Oct. 14, fire officials said. The fire was reported about 3:17 p.m. in the area of State Street and Ramona Boulevard, according to a Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department news release. Initially the fire was somewhere between […]
Three people were hospitalized today in a vehicle fire that spread to brush on both sides of State Route 74 east of Hemet, prompting highway closures in both directions. As of 2:15 p.m., State Route 74 was only closed to eastbound traffic at the Cranston Fire Station in Valle Vista, according to the California Highway […]
Man accused of leading sheriff’s deputies on chase from San Jacinto to Hemet, pulling gun on them is charged
A parolee accused of leading sheriff’s deputies on a pursuit from San Jacinto to Hemet and pulling a gun on them at the end of the chase, prompting them to open fire and wound him, was charged today with attempted murder and other felonies. Juan Francisco Inzunza, 37, was arrested Sunday after the deputy-involved shooting […]