HEMET – About 200 Riverside County youths will meet men and women interested in helping them find career paths, steer clear of bad influences and succeed in school during the annual Mentoring Fair in Hemet later this month. The mentoring event is scheduled Jan. 26 at 3 p.m. at the Simpson Center, 305 E. Devonshire […]
UPDATE: 01/11/2018 12:32 a.m. HEMET – Cal Fire/Riverside County, City of Hemet, and Soboba Fire Departments spent about one and one half hours battling a residential structure fire this evening. The fire, that happened in the 27000 block of Dartmouth Street in the unincorporated community of Little Lake, reportedly began in the home’s attic. Firefighters knocked […]
Dense fog, rain, wind and snow are expected in Riverside County today as the second of three bouts of inclement weather this week hits the region.
The dream of revitalizing downtown Hemet into the hub of Valley activity as it was in the late 1800s and early 1900s is becoming more of a reality today as foot traffic is continuing to increase on Harvard Street and Florida Avenue. Spurring on the increased foot traffic is the expansion of the popular Downtown […]
Inland Empire gas prices on the rise as the new year begins.
A fire broke out Wednesday, Dec. 28, at a mobile home park just east of Hemet, damaging a trailer before the flames were contained.
HEMET – McSweeny Elementary School used Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 24-28, as a time to stress the importance of a drug-free life and to give back to the community. On Friday, Oct. 28, students participated in the Feed the Pumpkin campaign. Approximately 650 cans were donated to the Community Pantry. This amount of food could […]
What’s this! Snow? Snow coming down on the children from Hemet’s Harvard Street’s rooftops. Could it be Santa’s special gift for the hundreds of children and their parents who braved a cold winter night to enjoy the fun of the annual Harvard Street Christmas Festival? Indeed, it was. Real snow covered about an inch of […]
HEMET – A man was killed today, Dec. 20, in an officer-involved shooting in an unincorporated part of Riverside County east of Hemet. The man died at the scene of the shooting, which occurred about 2 a.m. at Sharose Drive and Girard Street and involved Hemet police, said Riverside County sheriff’s Deputy Armando Munoz. Authorities […]
HEMET – As part of their continuing efforts to clean up Hemet city streets, the Hemet police Department’s ROCS Team – which stands for Restoring Our Community Strategy – once again teamed up with code enforcement officers and public works employees to conduct Operation Naughty and Nice Wednesday, Dec. 14. The operation was a targeted enforcement sweep […]