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July 4 San Jacinto Hometown Parade Memories

<strong>July 4 San Jacinto Hometown Parade Memories</strong>
Below is a collection of photos taken by The Valley Chronicle volunteer photographers during and after the recent July 4 parade and the street party that followed. City officials estimated that some 5,000 people turned out to see about 475 participants traveling over the parade route that was 0.8 miles. The parade grand marshall was Sonia Ramos of Boxing for Christ. Photos by Dennis Fletcher, Gina Estrin, and CF Chick Members of the Old Times Car Club of Hemet, Riverside, and Santa Ana, from left, are: Amado Trejo, with his ‘37 DeSoto with hydraulics and airbags; Isaac Perez, a stock ‘59 Chevy Impala; and David Huizar with his stock ‘37 Chevy (more…)
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COMMUNITY NEWS – July 12th, 2018

■ Chronicle News Staff Concerts Under the Stars at the Ramona Bowl Join the fun this summer by attending one or all in the live musical performance series at the Ramona Bowl, 27400 Ramona Bowl Road, Hemet; www.ramonabowl.com. Following is a list of the remaining upcoming events: July 12 – 8 p.m. – Branson on the Road, classic Branson showtime. July 19 – 8 p.m. – The Los Angeles cast of Beatlemania, a worldclass tribute to the Beatles. All tickets are: adults, $10 ahead of time, $15 at the door. Children 6-12 are $5 ahead and the same at the door. Children under 5 are free. Season tickets for $30 are (more…)
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Local CERT chapter drills for rescue operations

<strong>Local CERT chapter drills for rescue operations</strong>
Seniors get training in fire, quake, wind, and flood emergencies Photo by Gena EstrinCountry Lake CERT team meets for an intensive disaster drill under the direction of Incident Commander Mike Olin (kneeling). Photographer Gena Estrin is at right. Vice president Ron Ernst is at far left in front row. Secretary Annette Cochran is between Estrin and Olin. ■ By Dennis Fletcher & Gena Estrin / Contributed Seniors living at the Country Lake Manufactured Home Community in San Jacinto recently received training in disaster preparedness when the park hosted the local CERT emergency team, which put on a full dress rehearsal. Members of CERT, which stands for Community Emergency Response Team, are (more…)
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Community News – July 5th, 2018

■ Chronicle News Staff WhoDunIt Murder Mystery The Historic Hemet Theatre is hosting a murder mystery Thursday, July 5 – “The Case of Old Widow Hampton,” is being presented by The Troupe of Lost Souls. The performance begins at 7 p.m. For more information, call 951-658-5950. Concerts Under the Stars at the Ramona Bowl Join the fun this summer by attending one or all in the live musical performance series at the Ramona Bowl, 27400 Ramona Bowl Road, Hemet; www.ramonabowl.com. Following is a list of the remaining upcoming events: July 6 – 8 p.m. – Como La Flor, A Tribute to Selena July 12 – 8 p.m. – Branson on the (more…)
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Community News – June 28th, 2018

■ By Chronicle News Staff Concerts Under the Stars at the Ramona Bowl Join the fun this summer by attending one or all in the live musical performance series at the Ramona Bowl, 27400 Ramona Bowl Road, Hemet; www.ramonabowl.com. Following is a list of upcoming events: June 28 – 8 p.m. – Stone Soul, the best of classic soul and motown. July 2 & 3 – 6 p.m. – Shrek The Musical. Students aged 5-18 are encouraged to sign up to participate. Sign-ups were May 12, but rehearsals don’t begin until June 11 at West Valley HS Theater, so you may be able to put your name on the waiting list. (more…)
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COMMUNITY NEWS – June 21st, 2018

■ Chronicle News Staff Hemet Historic Theatre Tribute Mania concerts are in season including tributes to Chicago on July 7, The Bee Gees July 14, The Eagles August 4, and Abba August 18. Showtime for all Tribute Mania concerts is 7:00 p.m. and doors open at 6:15 pm. Tickets are $22 presale and $25 the day of the show. HHT also features classic films for only five dollars every Monday and Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. Coming up on Tuesday June 19 will be The Long Shot (1939) starring Gordon Jones, Marsha Hunt, and C. Henry Gordon. Information on all theatre events is available at www.HistoricHemetTheatre.com or by calling the ticket (more…)
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Community News – June 14th, 2018

■ Chronicle News Staff Hemet Historic Theatre Tribute Mania concerts are in season including tributes to Chicago on July 7, The Bee Gees July 14, The Eagles August 4, and Abba August 18. Showtime for all Tribute Mania concerts is 7:00 p.m. and doors open at 6:15 pm. Tickets are $22 presale and $25 the day of the show. HHT also features classic films for only five dollars every Monday and Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. Coming up on Monday June 18 is Life With Father (1947) starring William Powell, Irene Dunne, and Elizabeth Taylor, and on Tuesday June 19 will be The Long Shot (1939) starring Gordon Jones, Marsha Hunt, (more…)
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Community News – June 7th, 2018

Moments in Time MOUNTAINTOP FIRE LOOKOUTS Black Mountain lookout volunteers Susan and Jim Buchanan will share their experience of helping to protect the San Jacinto mountain communities by looking for fire starts and weather developments. The presentation is scheduled for 4pm Thursday June 14 at the Valle Vista library located at 25757 Fairview Ave. All are welcome free. Information 951-927-2611. FREE 55+ Friendship Craft group meets every Friday-9:30am to 11:00am at the Salvation Army, Palm & Acacia in Hemet. Join us for some fun, fellowship and FREE Crafts. Concerts Under the Stars at the Ramona Bowl Join the fun this summer by attending one or all in the live musical performance (more…)
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Community News – May 24th, 2018

■ Chronicle News Staff Chairs for Charity fundraiser Tickets are still available for the inaugural “Chairs for Charity” live auction starting at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 26 in Nelson Hall on the Idyllwild Arts Academy Campus, 52500 Temecula Rd., Idyllwild. Led by Michael Slocum, president of the Associates of Idyllwild Arts Foundation, this one-night-only live auction is part of the bigger 50th anniversary celebration. Tickets for the May 26 festivities are only $45 each and include dinner, beverages, music, silent auction, and live auction. Dinner will be catered by Carte Blanche Gourmet Tacos with music provided by DJ Billy Sheppard. The live auction will feature four of the 15 custom (more…)
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COMMUNITY NEWS – May 17th, 2018

■ By Melissa Diaz Hernandez Civil War reenactors gather for battle at Orange Empire Railway Museum Step back in time and see what life was like during the Civil War May 19-20 at Orange Empire Railway Museum, 2201 S. “A” St., Perris. Visit the encampments of the Union and Confederate armies. See what life was like in the civilian camp. The Civil War is the first war in which railroads were a major factor, so ride the vintage trains and trolleys at the museum. This is a gated event. Admission is $7 per person for ages 12 and up and $5 for ages 4 – 11. Admission is included with an (more…)