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San Jacinto Valley students receive Student of the Year honors

The Hemet/San Jacinto Student of the Month program held its recognition breakfasts from September through March. Each school’s honoree was eligible to apply for Student of the Year for their site.

It Is Time to Jingle & Mingle for a Worthy Cause

Members of Soroptimist International San Jacinto-Hemet Valley are preparing to host their 13th annual Jingle & Mingle charitable fundraiser Saturday, Dec. 3

Hemet hosts Day of the Dead Celebration for the Community

Downtown Hemet will be the site of the first Día de los Muertos community-wide celebration from 4-8 p.m., Nov. 2. Residents are invited to...

San Jacinto Valley students honored in January

The Hemet/San Jacinto Student of the Month program held its most recent recognition event at the Maze Stone restaurant at Soboba Springs Golf Course, Jan. 27. Seven local high school seniors were recognized and honored for their character, love of learning and commitment to academics in addition to their involvement in school and community activities and their ability to overcome difficult life challenges.

San Jacinto Valley students honored in November

Seven local high school seniors were honored for demonstrating character, integrity, love of learning, involvement in school activities, athletics and community service. Students were...


SoCal Rallies For Mountain Biker Seriously Injured In Murrieta Crash

MURRIETA, CA — More than $11,000 has been raised for a Southern California family hit last week by a terrible accident in Murrieta.

Unemployment Drops Across Inland Empire Amid Payroll Gains

Riverside County's unemployment rate dropped back below 5% last month amid payroll gains across most sectors of the regional economy, according to figures released Friday by the California Employment Development Department.

Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputy Shoots, Kills Man In Perris

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA — A man was shot and killed in Perris Monday by a Riverside County sheriff's deputy.

Retail crime ring loses 160 pallets of stolen goods, worth $1.4 million, in Riverside warehouse raid

A months-long investigation into an organized retail crime ring ended last week with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department recovering 160 pallets of stolen merchandise — valued at about $1.4 million — from a warehouse, officials said Monday.