Three Hemet Unified cheer teams advance to national competition

Three Hemet Unified cheer teams advance to national competition

Three Hemet Unified cheerleading teams are advancing to the United Spirit Association’s (USA) National Spirit competition at the Anaheim Convention Center March 24-26. The cheerleading teams from Hemet High School and West Valley High School will be competing in the coed Varsity Novice division and Tahquitz High School will compete in the coed Varsity Non-Tumbling […]

San Jacinto City Council approves shopping center confab attendance

San Jacinto City Council approves shopping center confab attendance

The San Jacinto City Council in a short, 45-minute regular council meeting Tuesday, March 8, approved a trip for the city manager and two councilmembers to attend a shopping center conference and authorized the city’s fire stations to accept surrendered newborns. The council noted its concern along with the Riverside County Board of supervisors of […]

Former local standout athletes recognized at Salute to the Champions banquet

Former local standout athletes recognized at Salute to the Champions banquet

The stars of the month recognized at the 71st annual Salute to the Champions banquet Feb. 21 at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego included 2014 Chaparral High School graduate John Baron II and former Lake Elsinore Storm outfielder Travis Jankowski. The San Diego Hall of Champions’ annual banquet honors the previous year’s […]

Menifee’s Interim City Manager sees major growth approaching

Menifee’s Interim City Manager sees major growth approaching

Ron Bradley, new interim city manager for the City of Menifee, is quickly moving toward the City Council’s goal to replace reserve funding borrowed in the past few years and to maintain and increase the city’s public safety services and other needed improvements. Less than three weeks into his post as the Menifee city manager, […]

TEMECULA: Hemet man arrested after attempting to conduct traffic stop on off-duty deputy

TEMECULA: Hemet man arrested after attempting to conduct traffic stop on off-duty deputy

TEMECULA – A Hemet resident was arrested Tuesday, March 14, after he allegedly attempted to pull over another motorist using law enforcement-style flashing lights and a siren. What the man did not realize was that the person he was trying to pull over was an off-duty Riverside County sheriff’s deputy. The deputy was traveling in the area […]

TEMECULA: Man arrested after allegedly firing shotgun at neighbor’s home during dispute

TEMECULA: Man arrested after allegedly firing shotgun at neighbor’s home during dispute

TEMECULA – Deputies arrested a 53-year-old Temecula resident after a dispute between neighbors escalated and one of the subjects involved in the altercation fired a shotgun at his neighbor’s home. The shooting happened Tuesday, March 14, in the 27500 block of Tamarack Court in Temecula. Officials did not specify what led to the dispute or if the two […]

Bankruptcy looms for city of Lake Elsinore should Measure A pass

Bankruptcy looms for city of Lake Elsinore should Measure A pass

The city of Lake Elsinore faces bankruptcy should voters approve Measure A, a special initiative regarding Alberhill Villages, during the city’s May 2, special election, according to a presentation given by city leaders to the Lake Elsinore Citizens Committee Wednesday, May 2. Measure A if it passes could cost the city more than $240 million […]