Cannabis dispensaries still prohibited in San Jacinto

Cannabis dispensaries still prohibited in San Jacinto

Although the San Jacinto City Council has voted to permit 16 marijuana growers to begin operations in the city, it upheld its current ordinances to prohibit marijuana dispensaries from opening and dismissed a request to allow cannabis testing laboratories in the city at the Oct. 17 city council meeting. The request to open cannabis dispensaries […]

San Jacinto Council declares Mental Health Awareness Week

San Jacinto Council declares Mental Health Awareness Week

With two councilmembers absent, the San Jacinto City Council, following a presentation by a representative from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, wrapped up the short 30-minute meeting Tuesday, Oct. 3, by extending time for several developers to submit their tract maps and declaring Mental Health Awareness Week in the city. Brenda Scott, executive director […]

More pot permits granted by San Jacinto Council

The San Jacinto City Council, after almost two hours of discussion, approved allowing eight outdoor and eight indoor marijuana cultivation permits applications based on staff’s recommendations during the Sept. 19 regular city council meeting. The council approval means staff can accept more indoor and outdoor marijuana cultivation permit applications, bringing the number now available from […]

San Jacinto hires Retail Strategies to help expand its retail offerings

SAN JACINTO – Under a recent ruling, the San Jacinto City Council approved a three-year contract with Birmingham, Alabama-based Retail Strategies to provide new and updated market studies, including a comprehensive in-market real estate assessment, marketing materials and recommendations on retail and retail concepts suitable for recruitment to San Jacinto. Retail Strategies will lead an […]

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 […]

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