MURRIETA: Deputy, two others injured in 2-vehicle wreck

MURRIETA: Deputy, two others injured in 2-vehicle wreck

MURRIETA — Three people, including a Riverside County sheriff’s deputy were hospitalized when a patrol vehicle was involved in a two-vehicle traffic collision Saturday evening, June 24. The wreck happened at the intersection of Winchester Road and Robert Trent Jones Parkway. Emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident at 11:20 p.m. When they arrived, medical […]

Hemet Measure U Citizen Oversight Committee updated on public safety expenditures

Hemet Police Chief Dave Brown and Fire Chief Scott Brown gave the Measure U Citizen Oversight Committee an update on the two departments progress in hiring and reorganizing to improve the city’s public safety status during the committee’s third meeting June 11. The chiefs and Hemet administrative consultant Joy Canfield reported to the committee that […]

Hemet City Council reviews preliminary 2017-2018 General Fund budget

Hemet City Council reviews preliminary 2017-2018 General Fund budget

The Hemet City Council sat in a lengthy workshop meeting Tuesday, June 13, to review the proposed $49,101,160 budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year that includes the expected Measure U sales tax funds promised to the police, fire and emergency medical services. The preliminary General Fund budget, with line by line proposed expenditures, was requested […]

TEMECULA: Family seeks information after woman disappears during lunch break

TEMECULA: Family seeks information after woman disappears during lunch break

TEMECULA — Family members, friends and the two teenage children of a missing Temecula woman are asking for the public’s help locating her after the woman reportedly disappeared partway through her shift at a Temecula area grocery store. According to her concerned family, 40-year-old, Tammy Lyon, was last seen Sunday, June 18, at Stater Bros. Markets at the intersection of Benton Road and […]

LAKE ELSINORE: Man charged with attempted murder after non-fatal stabbing

LAKE ELSINORE: Man charged with attempted murder after non-fatal stabbing

LAKE ELSINORE — One man was hospitalized and another was arrested after a stabbing incident Thursday, June 22. The stabbing happened in the 2700 block of Golden Court, southwest of Grand Avenue and east of the Ortega Highway, in Lake Elsinore. After an investigation, that included the service of a search warrant at the residence where the stabbing […]

Crime up slightly in Wildomar, official says

Wildomar city council heard an update from city’s police chief at the June 14 council meeting. Crime statistics were up slightly for January 2017 through May 2017 compared to the same time last year, said Capt. David Anne, who serves the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office as police chief of Wildomar and Lake Elsinore. Both cities […]

Outlook good for Menifee, Mayor Winter says at annual ‘State of the City’

Outlook good for Menifee, Mayor Winter says at annual ‘State of the City’

Growth was a big topic during the city of Menifee’s 2017 ‘State of the City’ address. But more than anything else, optimism was the dominant theme. Ever since vehicle licensing fee money, earmarked for newly-incorporated cities, was redirected by the state of California in 2011, the city was losing close to $7 million annually, Mayor […]

HEMET: Hit and run collision injures two

HEMET – Hemet police sought the public’s help today to identify the driver of a car that collided with a compact vehicle, injuring two people, then fled the scene. The hit-and-run collision occurred about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Acacia and Lyon avenues, according to Hemet Police Department Sgt. Dan Reinbolt. The suspect […]

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