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ELECTION 2020 – HEMET CITY COUNCIL – DISTRICT ONE

Q + A with Norman W. Kyriss III Norman seems to be well informed about the issues and what can be done to alleviate the city's problems. He is direct, to the point and very self-assured.

Biden, Harris to make unusual campaign debut in virus era

Joe Biden made his first appearance with newly chosen running mate Kamala Harris on Wednesday, betting that the California senator’s historic profile and confrontational style against President Donald Trump will boost Democrats’ efforts to oust the Republican president amid cascading national crises.

California’s public health director abruptly resigns amid questions about state’s virus...

Dr. Sonia Angell, California's director of the Department of Public Health, abruptly resigned on Sunday. Angell, who had been in the position for less than a year, reportedly resigned via an email sent to the California Health and Human Services Agency.

Dr. Ruiz Calls on President Trump to Extend Unemployment Benefits for...

Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) is calling on President Donald Trump to extend the expanded unemployment benefits made available under H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. In a letter to President Trump, Dr. Ruiz and 109 other members of the House of Representatives urged an extension of these expanded benefits, which are set to expire at the end of the month.

FBI Sees Spike in Fraudulent Unemployment Insurance Claims Filed Using Stolen...

The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the World Health Organization, although the pullout won’t take effect until next year, meaning it could be rescinded under a new administration or if circumstances change. Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, said he would reverse the decision on his first day in office if elected.

You Hold the Key to America’s Future

“Oh, say can you see” opens the Star Spangled banner”. The history of our current National Anthem started in 1814. Francis Scott Key, an attorney, slave owner and amateur poet was witness to the shelling of Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland from a nearby ship.

Hemet San Jacinto Republicans and Their Philosophy

A week ago in his column entitled "Erasing History," Justin Collins quite rightly chided the local Republicans for not having a telephone number available for those who have questions. Let me say that we, as Hemet San Jacinto Republicans, agree with him and, at our last board meeting, took action on this.

Charleston votes to remove statue of slavery advocate

Officials in the historic South Carolina city of Charleston voted unanimously Tuesday to remove a statue of former vice president and slavery advocate John C. Calhoun from a downtown square, the latest in a wave of actions arising from protests against racism and police brutality against African Americans.

Trump signs order on police reform, doesn’t mention racism

Following weeks of national protests since the death of George Floyd, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that he said would encourage better police practices. But he made no mention of the roiling national debate over racism spawned by police killings of black men and women.

Erasing History

It’s sad to see the paper has lost representation of the Republican Party in the Hemet/San Jacinto area. The disappearance of Robin Lowe has left a hole in the conversation between the local Democrats and Republicans.