Man maxes out power growing weed

<strong>Man maxes out power growing weed</strong>

Utility theft investigation leads to marijuana bust ■ Hemet Police Department / Contributed An investigation at a home in Hemet regarding a possible theft of electricity led to the seizure and destruction of more than 1,200 illegal marijuana plants on Aug. 1. On July 31, members of the Hemet Police Department’s R.O.C.S. (Restoring Our Community […]


Hemet High teacher charged with sexual assault

<strong>Hemet High teacher charged with sexual assault</strong>

Math teacher from Riverside arrested after suspected involvement with local student ■ By Taj Shorter / City Reporter A Riverside man teaching mathematics at Hemet High School has been arrested for multiple sexual assault charges on Aug. 6. According to the Riverside Sheriff’s Department, Hemet Police Investigators received a tip on Aug. 3 about a […]


Soboba pitches in for clean up

<strong>Soboba pitches in for clean up</strong>

TANF Youth and residents participate in annual community event ■ By Mike Hiles / Contributed With the Soboba Environmental Department leading the way, tons of waste were collected and properly disposed of during the annual Community Cleanup Day at the Soboba Reservation. Residents were encouraged to bring old furniture, appliances, paint cans and other items […]


Hemet resident receives nation’s highest award

<strong>Hemet resident receives nation’s highest award</strong>

Sgt. Bill Becker flew black ops over Europe during WWII ■ Dennis Fletcher / Contributed The audience of over a hundred at the American Legion Post 53 hall was welcomed by Hemet Mayor Mike Perciful. The colors were posted by the Blue Eagles Honor Guard from March Air Force Base. The audience was treated to […]


Local tribe powwows coming this fall

<strong>Local tribe powwows coming this fall</strong>

From Soboba to San Manuel, see the best in Native American art and culture ■ Robin Underwood / Contributed Fall is the season for special kinds of gatherings. One in particular is known as the Southern California Pow Wow offering locals a chance to learn more about Native American culture. The Southern California Pow Wow […]

Faith & Fellowship

Clergy Corner: Bridging the generational gaps

<strong>Clergy Corner: Bridging the generational gaps</strong>

■ Michael Falgout / Contributed All families have their problems. More than a century ago, Thoreau wrote, “Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.” I’m sure you’ve also seen such shortsightedness in youth. But, I have also seen as much generational prejudice among those of us who ought to be […]

Faith & Fellowship

FAITH IN BRIEF – August 9th, 2018

Bible Fellowship Church Missions Sunday 8/26 Come to our Adult Enrichment class at 8:30 am in the multipurpose room to get acquainted with Colin & Becca McDougall who have given their lives to missionary service in Africa. Learn what life in Africa is really like! Colin is a supervisor for Africa Inland Mission and works […]

School Life

Hemet Unified serves up new dishes

<strong>Hemet Unified serves up new dishes</strong>

Nutrition Department innovates lunch and breakfast for students ■ By HUSD / Contributed Hemet Unified Nutrition Services Department announced plans of a new menu for the 2018-19 school year. Department staff have been working to find new ways in which they can better serve their students. During the summer, Nutrition Services, in partnership with the […]

School Life

Help students get organized

<strong>Help students get organized</strong>

Invest in proper supplies for a strong start to the school year ■ StatePoint Media / Contributed School-related stress is common among multi-tasking students. But smart organization can make it easier to dash from class to study hall to after-school activities. It all starts with the right supplies. Gear up for a successful, low-stress school […]