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Reflections of the New Year – Rosh Hashanah

<strong>Reflections of the New Year – Rosh Hashanah</strong>
Celebration of Creation Through the Days of Repentance to the Day of Atonement Boaz Yiftach at FreeDigitalPhotos.netApples and honey – a traditional holiday treat. ■ By Gena Estrin / Contributed Coming up are very important High Holy Days, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. It is a time when we celebrate the creation of Adam and Eve, and our own creation, and reflect on our lives, and beg for forgiveness for our mis-steps, and offer our solemn promise to be more mindful of our words and deeds during the next year. This year the two-day celebration of Rosh Hashanah begins before sundown on the Jewish calendar date of Tishrei 1, 5779, which (more…)
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COMMUNITY NEWS – September 6th, 2018

■ Chronicle News Staff Wednesday Night Dances at Hemet West Throughout August and September, the following bands will be playing for the popular senior Wednesday Night Dances at Hemet West, 5001 W. Florida Ave., Hemet. Sept 12 Rainbow Cottage. Sept 19 Stage Robbers. Sept 26 Dark. No dance. The Wednesday night dances are from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Admission is $6 per person, proper attire is required, and alcohol is not allowed. Opportunity drawings offer free tickets. Tables will have snacks, pitchers of water, and freshly brewed tea and coffee is available. For further information about these dances, contact Kathy Perry at 951-692-0891. Hemet Elks Lodge #1740 Car Show/Boutique benefit homeless (more…)
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Hemet High continues to make history

<strong>Hemet High continues to make history</strong>
HHS enters its 125th school year, major new offerings highlight Dr. Emily Shaw’s tenure Photo source: hemethigh.comFor Dr. Emily Shaw, the longest-tenured principal in the district, being principal isn’t a means of upward mobility but rather her commitment to the Bulldogs. ■ By Corey Evan / Reporter Any institution that can lay claim to over a century of work should be proud to wear its name badge. This holds true for Hemet High School, established in 1894 and entering its 125th school year this week. For Principal Emily Shaw, who is entering her ninth year as the Bulldogs’ top leader, the 2018-19 school year is poised to be another historic year. (more…)
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Hemet’s Homeless Outreach Team making progress

<strong>Hemet’s  Homeless  Outreach  Team making progress</strong>
HOT Team volunteers have met with over 180 businesses Photos by Gena EstrinLeadership and members of Hemet’s Homeless Outreach Team that met August 8, left to right: Wendy Soto, HOT Team founder and Project Hope II founder Stacie Olson, Hot Team founder and Hemet Mayor Pro-Tem Karlee Meyer, Maryanne Ennis, Shari Laudy, Hot Team photographer and Eastside Team Leader Cindy Boeing, Cynthia Free, Hot Team founder and statistician Donna Geier, Eastside Team Leader Adam McQueen, Marianne Derouin, Sue Leuschen, Shiloah Williams, and Eastside Team Leader Dennis Fletcher. Not in attendance was Shannon Byrd, Westside Team Leader. ■ Gena Estrin and Dennis Fletcher / Contributed Last week the leaders of Hemet’s Homeless (more…)
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Community News – August 23rd, 2018

Diamond Valley Writers Guild Celebration of Poetry The Diamond Valley Writers Guild presents its Third Annual Appreciation of Poetry with discussions and readings. The two-hour program will take place on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Hemet Public Library. The theme of the workshop is “Does Poetry Still Matter? The Beauty, History and Importance of Poetry in Modern Life.” Following a discussion of the art of poetry, audience members are invited to read a poem or two, written by themselves or others, and share why the selection is meaningful to them. The public is invited to attend and enjoy the experience of hearing poetry read as the (more…)
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COMMUNITY NEWS – August 16th, 2018

Sierra Dawn Rotary holding annual Sock Hop The Sierra Dawn Rotary will be holding their annual Sock Hop on Aug 17 from 5 – 9 p.m. in Clubhouse #4 located on San Marcos Drive in Hemet. The price is $4 for Sierra Dawn Residents and $5 for all others. The music for this event will provided by DJ Russ Utz playing the hits of the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s plus taking requests. Food including hot dogs, hamburgers, grilled cheese and milkshakes/ malts will be for sale. There will also be a dance contest. Sierra Dawn Rotary is a part of Sunset Rotary and are always looking for new members. Meetings are (more…)
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Community News – August 9th, 2018

Long-gone San Jacinto landmarks Moments In Time will present Childhood Memories of San Jacinto with guest speaker Dianne Verdugo at 4 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 9, in the Valle Vista Library. Verdugo will share her memories of the A-E Ranch, the Peerless Pipe Co., Union Church, San Jacinto Elementary, and Fiesta Days, San Jacinto landmarks and events that no longer exist. Refreshments will be served. The Valle Vista Library is located at 25757 Fairview Ave. The free event is open to the public. For more information, call 951-927-2611. Mt. San Jacinto College hosts Amazon hiring events MSJC Career/Transfer Center announces Amazon hiring staff will be holding interview sessions on the below dates (more…)
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Community News – August 2, 2018

Musical Chain Gang at DVAC Michael Tennant brings his Musical Chain Gang to the Diamond Valley Arts Center on August 4. Join his lovable band of convicts in the prison yard for a sing-along including your favorite folk songs. Featuring songs by Jim Croce, Gordon Lightfoot, Woody Guthrie, The Kingston Trio, Peter, Paul and Mary, and more! The chain gang will give you a dose of nostalgia as they share the songs and music of America’s yesteryears. The Diamond Valley Arts Center is located at 123 N. Harvard Street, Hemet. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the concert starting at 7 p.m. Admission is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. (more…)
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Community News – July 26th, 2018

■ By Chronicle News Staff Mt. San Jacinto College hosts Amazon hiring events JMSJC Career/Transfer Center announces Amazon hiring staff will be holding interview sessions on the below dates at two campuses to connect with students and community members. Be prepared and bring your resume. These events are free and open to the public. For more information contact Jessica Rodriguez on the Menifee Valley Campus at 951-639-5285 or jrodriguez@msjc.edu or Leslie Contreras on the San Jacinto Campus at 951-487-3285 or lcontreras@msjc.edu • Menifee Valley Campus Quad 28237 La Piedra Rd., 92584 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. July 24 Aug. 13 Aug. 21 • San Jacinto Campus Quad 1499 N. State St., (more…)
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COMMUNITY NEWS – July 19th, 2018

Beatles concert under the stars at the Ramona Bowl Join the fun this summer by attending the final live musical performance at the Ramona Bowl at 8 p.m., Thursday, July 19, to hear music of the Beatles from the Los Angeles cast of Beatlemania, a world class tribute to the Beatles. The Ramona Bowl is located at 27400 Ramona Bowl Road, Hemet; www.ramonabowl.com. Ticket prices 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 available. Visit the ticket office at 27400 Ramona Bowl Road or call 951-658-3111 and visit (more…)