UPDATED: SAN JACINTO: Hemet resident killed in early-morning, two vehicle wreck

UPDATED: SAN JACINTO: Hemet resident killed in early-morning, two vehicle wreck

UPDATE: Friday, July 14, 11:30 a.m. SAN JACINTO — California Highway Patrol officials have provided additional information about this morning’s fatal accident that happened on SR-79 south of Gilman Springs Road. CHP’s investigation determined a 57-year-old, Hemet resident was driving a red, 2003 Nissan Sentra northbound on SR-79, south of Gilman Springs Road. At the same time, Christopher Mix, a […]

San Jacinto City Council to lift ‘discing’ prohibition for weed abatement

The San Jacinto City Council of 2007, responding to citizen’s complaints about the area’s high winds blowing unhealthful heavy dust in the air from agricultural field discing and property damage, passed an ordinance prohibiting discing on real property. The prohibition included discing on vacant properties and property not being used in farming operations. It allowed […]

Hemet San Jacinto celebrate the Nation’s birthday with parade and festival

Hemet San Jacinto celebrate the Nation’s birthday with parade and festival

The San Jacinto Valley Independence Day Hometown Parade and Festival July 4 saw thousands along the roadways and parking lots in San Jacinto waving flags, cheering and watching 50 colorful floats, a large contingent of equestrians and city and state officials march by, celebrating our nations freedoms. Highlighting the 2017 Independence parade along San Jacinto […]

SAN JACINTO: Garage fire damages home

SAN JACINTO – A fire damaged the garage of a San Jacinto home today but did not reach the main property. The non-injury blaze was reported about 3:50 p.m. in the 1600 block of Garden Lane, near Primrose Court, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Nearly 30 firefighters reached the location within a few […]

SAN JACINTO: Missing man safely found

SAN JACINTO – A 72-year-old man who went missing in San Jacinto was found safe and unharmed, authorities said today. James Cricket, who was seen leaving his residence at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 2200 block of Purple Finch Court, was found safe by San Jacinto police on Friday, said sheriff’s Sgt. Scott Burns. As […]

San Jacinto police seek help in locating missing person

SAN JACINTO – Authorities today asked for the public’s help in locating a 72-year-old man who went missing from his San Jacinto home. James Cricket was seen leaving his residence around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 2200 block of Purple Finch Court, said sheriff’s Sgt. Scott Burns. Cricket becomes easily disoriented and has likely been […]

San Jacinto to add 3 more deputies to police force

San Jacinto to add 3 more deputies to police force

Even though the Riverside County board of supervisors is contemplating cutting some its Sheriff’s Department substations because of costs, the contract city of San Jacinto will add two special deputies and a traffic enforcement officer to its ranks. The addition of the special deputies, called Problem-orientated Policing officers and an additional Traffic Enforcement officer, was […]

LAKEVIEW: Two killed in fiery, speed-related, head-on Gilman Springs wreck

LAKEVIEW: Two killed in fiery, speed-related, head-on Gilman Springs wreck

LAKEVIEW — Unsafe speeds led to yet another fiery, head-on wreck that claimed two more lives and left a third victim with serious injuries Monday, July 3. The late-night accident happened on a sweeping curve along Gilman Springs Road near Bridge Street in the unincorporated community of Lakeview, southeast of Moreno Valley and northwest of San […]

Compensation for county officials released

RIVERSIDE – The top 10 highest paid officials in Riverside County government last year were mainly in healthcare, though several county executives also made the list, according to data published Tuesday by the California State Controller’s Office. State Controller Betty Yee released the 2016 “Government Compensation in California” report to show how taxpayer funds were […]

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