An attack just outside the campus of Acacia Middle School in Hemet Monday, Dec. 11, prompted a brief lockdown at the location, but no students were in harm’s way.
The ElevenTy Band has recently grown from its quartet of talented musicians to become a five- member group with a keyboardist, entertaining an intimate but enthusiastic crowd at the Diamond Valley Art Center Saturday, Dec. 2, in historic downtown Hemet. The group, highly praised for their variety of 70s and alternative rock and combined impromptu […]
There is an old saying or truism if you like: “If you give something from your heart, it will come back to you tenfold.” Such is the case with Lake Elsinore resident Sylvia Monaco, an employee of the Hemet Wal-Mart who once lost her 10-month-old great grandchild. Lake Elsinore Councilman Daryl Hickman who hearing of […]
A fundraiser to help the three children of former U.S. Marine Nicolas Males who was killed Father’s Day in a Hemet parking lot will bring dozens of motorcycles, classic cars, city officials and others to Gibbel Park in Hemet Saturday, Dec. 9. The memorial and fundraiser is scheduled to begin 9 a.m. at the park […]
Winds blowing in excess of 30 mph hurled dust and other debris onto a road in Winchester Thursday, Dec. 7, drastically reducing visibility and prompting the closure of the corridor.
The Hemet Police Department today reported a 32 percent decrease in violent crimes and an overall 10 percent reduction in all crimes in the 3rd quarter since January 2017, according to recently released FBI statistics. In a news release Nov.30 the Hemet Police Department said it welcomed the “good news” following several years of increased […]
UPDATE: Thursday, Nov. 30, at 2:40 p.m. Three Hemet-area teens who had been reported missing on Monday, Nov. 27, were found safe and reunited with their families by Wednesday night, according to an update from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department’s Hemet Station. Victoria Askari had last been seen at Hemet High School while Clyde and […]
HEMET – Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest integrated health system, and Target Corporation announced they will launch a Kaiser Permanente-staffed retail clinic in the Target store located at 3527 W. Florida Ave. in Hemet. Kaiser Permanente will staff the new clinics with licensed nurse practitioners, licensed vocational nurses and will have physicians available by telemedicine […]
Update: Nov. 24 HEMET – Two people killed in a speeding Volkswagen in Hemet were identified Friday, Nov. 24, by the Riverside County coroner’s office. They were Margaret Avina, 33, and Nicholas Macias, 22, both of Hemet. Witnesses told police the Volkswagen driven by Macias was speeding through streets in Hemet at up to 100 […]
A 34-year-old man was arrested today for allegedly threatening Hemet police officers with a wrench, then a brick, when they confronted him while investigating a trespassing complaint. Antonio Smith of Hemet was arrested on suspicion of resisting arrest and using violence against a peace officer. He’s being held in lieu of $10,000 bail at the […]