San Jacinto City Council approves downtown property purchase

Voices support for First and Second Amendments The San Jacinto City Council, seeing the possibility of enhancing the downtown area, approved the purchase of a red-tagged retail store at 163 Main St. for $110,000 at the regular Tuesday, March 1, meeting at the Pico Street Community Center.The land purchased would be used by the city to bring another retail business to the area that would enhance the city’s economic development.The approval of the purchase, however, followed two strong personal comments from the city council from Mayor Crystal Ruiz and newer council member Michael Heath.Heath, a sergeant with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, made a recommendation that everyone who has the ability to use a firearm might consider obtaining a concealed carry weapon pe
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