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 […]

Firefighters contain 10-acre brush fire in San Jacinto

Firefighters contain 10-acre brush fire in San Jacinto

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 […]

Man accused of leading sheriff’s deputies on chase from San Jacinto to Hemet, pulling gun on them is charged

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 […]