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 […]

Hemet’s Sweet Baby Jane’s

Hemet’s Sweet Baby Jane’s

When you walk in the door, it’s almost as if you’re stepping into the barbecue joint that you would find in the mountains of North Carolina or Southeast Georgia. From the moment you enter Sweet Baby Jane’s in Hemet, the smell of the barbecue – slow smoking everything from prime rib to pork shoulders and […]

Hemet opens special event funding application period

HEMET – The City of Hemet has announced that the 2017-2018 application period for community event funding opened March 13. Community groups and nonprofit organizations interested in partnering with the city to deliver events are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted from now to April 6, at 5 p.m. A City Council ad […]

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 […]

Habitat for Humanity Hemet San Jacinto Marathon helps fulfill dreams of needy families

Habitat for Humanity Hemet San Jacinto Marathon helps fulfill dreams of needy families

The weather could not have been better, not too hot, not too cold for the marathon, 5K and 1K runners and walkers participating in this year’s Habitat for Humanity Hemet San Jacinto fundraising Marathon at Diamond Valley Lake in Hemet March 4. The special event brought approximately 500 participants to the fun race that Habitat […]

Jimmy John’s sandwich shop opens in Hemet

Jimmy John’s sandwich shop opens in Hemet

HEMET – A new Jimmy John’s sandwich shop located at 3209 W. Florida Ave. is now open and ready to serve fresh, gourmet sandwiches to the people of Hemet. “I’ve always wanted to own my own business and was constantly doing my homework,” said owner Jonathan Raef. “We chose Hemet because it’s a very busy city […]

Hemet elementary school student competes in National Football League competition

Hemet elementary school student competes in National Football League competition

HEMET – Football fans tuned in to watch their favorite players compete in the Pro Bowl in Orlando, Fla., just a few weeks ago, however, one Hemet student was able to watch the action live and compete in a NFL challenge herself. A Ramona Elementary School student competed against four other girls in her age […]

HEMET: “At-risk missing adult” found dead on Soboba Reservation, day after suspicious car fire

HEMET: “At-risk missing adult” found dead on Soboba Reservation, day after suspicious car fire

HEMET – The day after a vehicle was found engulfed in flames in a riverbed east of Castille Canyon, sheriff’s officials announced the discovery of a body near where the burnt-out vehicle had been located. The area where the burned vehicle and body were found is part of the Soboba Indian Reservation in an unincorporated area of […]

HEMET: Officials investigating reported murder-attempted suicide

HEMET: Officials investigating reported murder-attempted suicide

HEMET – Hemet police officials are conducting an investigation into a possible murder-attempted suicide that was reported Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 24. The alleged incident, which has not yet been officially confirmed, prompted numerous sheriff and police officials to converge on a dirt field in the area of Gibbel Road and State Street in Hemet. Although […]

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