Hemet San Jacinto celebrate the Nation’s birthday with parade and festival

Hemet San Jacinto celebrate the Nation’s birthday with parade and festival

The San Jacinto Valley Independence Day Hometown Parade and Festival July 4 saw thousands along the roadways and parking lots in San Jacinto waving flags, cheering and watching 50 colorful floats, a large contingent of equestrians and city and state officials march by, celebrating our nations freedoms. Highlighting the 2017 Independence parade along San Jacinto […]

Cities to celebrate America’s Independence Day

TEMECULA – Cities in southwest Riverside County are planning events to celebrate Independence Day this week. Menifee is planning pre-Independence Day fireworks, July 1, at the city’s annual Independence Day Celebration. The event will feature live entertainment, vendors, family games and a designated Kid’s Zone. This year, the event is expanding to include a car […]

Pre-Independence Day concert, pyrotechnics planned for Monday

Pre-Independence Day concert, pyrotechnics planned for Monday

RIVERSIDE – A concert and a half-dozen fireworks shows are scheduled Monday in Riverside County in the run-up to the nation’s 241st birthday on the Fourth of July. At 7:30 p.m., the Riverside National Cemetery will host its annual “Concert for Heroes,” featuring low-key patriotic hymns and favorites, respectful of the surroundings. The concert, now […]

Home fireworks illegal in most of Riverside County, officials remind residents

Home fireworks illegal in most of Riverside County, officials remind residents

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County public safety officials are reminding residents ahead of next week’s Fourth of July festivities that it’s illegal—except in a few Coachella Valley locations—for individuals to ignite fireworks, and doing so could result in steep fines. “All fireworks, whether so-called ‘safe and sane’ or illegal, are dangerous”’ said county fire chief John […]