Groups appeal federal ruling in favor of travel corridor

RIVERSIDE – Environmental groups fighting a 16-mile travel corridor intended to link San Jacinto and Perris filed an appeal last week with the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, seeking reconsideration of their lawsuit challenging the project based on air pollution, wildlife habitat and other concerns. “This massive waste of taxpayer money won’t solve traffic […]

San Jacinto hires Retail Strategies to help expand its retail offerings

SAN JACINTO – Under a recent ruling, the San Jacinto City Council approved a three-year contract with Birmingham, Alabama-based Retail Strategies to provide new and updated market studies, including a comprehensive in-market real estate assessment, marketing materials and recommendations on retail and retail concepts suitable for recruitment to San Jacinto. Retail Strategies will lead an […]

San Jacinto: Man in custody for allegedly robbing elderly couple

SAN JACINTO – A 25-year-old man was in custody today for his alleged involvement in the robbery of a 75-year-old man and his 82-year-old wife on their way home from the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto. The robbery occurred about 3:40 a.m. Wednesday in the area of Main and Hewitt streets, said sheriff’s Sgt. Robert Duckett. The victims’ […]

San Jacinto financial advisors report small investment gains

After a lengthy review of the city’s $20 million investment portfolios, the San Jacinto City Council learned they have made only small gains in the marketplace due to a sluggish but improving economy as reported by their two financial advisory firms. “I really expected more,” Mayor Scott Miller said after hearing from their two investment […]

MSJC veterans’ centers receive donation from local Chamber of Commerce

SAN JACINTO – The Veterans’ Resource Centers operated by Mt. San Jacinto College will be able to fund more scholarships and offer additional assistance to veteran-students thanks to a $2,250 check presented today by the Hemet-San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce. “This donation will allow us to continue our efforts to recruit veterans and their dependents,” […]

SAN JACINTO: Man hospitalized for head trauma; sheriff’s department investigating as attempted homicide

SAN JACINTO – A 44-year-old San Jacinto man found unconscious in the city’s business district was hospitalized today in critical condition with head trauma and other injuries. The attack, which Riverside County sheriff’s investigators classified as an attempted homicide, happened Wednesday night in the 1300 block of State Street, near Esplanade Avenue. The victim, whose […]

San Jacinto Cannabis Oversight Committee near approval

San Jacinto Cannabis Oversight Committee near approval

The basic formation of the suggested Cannabis Oversight Committee for the City of San Jacinto was outlined by San Jacinto City Manager Robert Johnson at the regular city council meeting July 18. The San Jacinto City Council, since the passage of Proposition 64 in November permitting the recreational use of marijuana in the state has […]