San Jacinto financial advisors report small investment gains

After a lengthy review of the city’s $20 million investment portfolios, the San Jacinto City Council learned they have made only small gains in the marketplace due to a sluggish but improving economy as reported by their two financial advisory firms. “I really expected more,” Mayor Scott Miller said after hearing from their two investment […]

San Jacinto City Council to lift ‘discing’ prohibition for weed abatement

The San Jacinto City Council of 2007, responding to citizen’s complaints about the area’s high winds blowing unhealthful heavy dust in the air from agricultural field discing and property damage, passed an ordinance prohibiting discing on real property. The prohibition included discing on vacant properties and property not being used in farming operations. It allowed […]

San Jacinto to add 3 more deputies to police force

San Jacinto to add 3 more deputies to police force

Even though the Riverside County board of supervisors is contemplating cutting some its Sheriff’s Department substations because of costs, the contract city of San Jacinto will add two special deputies and a traffic enforcement officer to its ranks. The addition of the special deputies, called Problem-orientated Policing officers and an additional Traffic Enforcement officer, was […]

San Jacinto marijuana ordinance moves forward with more limits

San Jacinto marijuana ordinance moves forward with more limits

After many hours in workshops and public hearings, San Jacinto City Council moved ahead toward the strict regulation of commercial marijuana cultivation in designated light industrial areas of the city Tuesday, May 16. The council in a 5-0 vote amended Title 17 of marijuana Ordinance 17-02 of the city’s development code which provided the approval […]

San Jacinto soon to offer electric power choice

The San Jacinto Council has agreed to enter an administrative services contract with the City of Lancaster’s California Choice Energy Authority giving residents the opportunity to choose their electric services from the CCEA or keep their current provider Southern California Edison. The two cities in the CCEA, for now, will continue to purchase its power […]

San Jacinto Council hears passionate marijuana ordinance debate

San Jacinto Council hears passionate marijuana ordinance debate

The San Jacinto City Council meeting April 4 in a public hearing on a proposed marijuana cultivation ordinance brought strong emotional debate between marijuana cultivators, those opposed and a member of the city council. The continued public hearing on Ordinance 17-02 that is meant to regulate the establishment of commercial marijuana cultivation in the light […]

San Jacinto City Council delays decision to purchase streetlights from Southern California Edison

The San Jacinto City Council, following a presentation and review on the possible purchase of 1,810 streetlights from Southern California Edison, tabled the decision at their March 22 regular meeting. The cost and the benefit of owning the light poles was reviewed by Andy Ramirez, the city’s public works superintendent, with the approval of city […]