Measure U takes effect Saturday…no fooling By Kyle Selby / The Valley ChronicleCARTOON OF THE WEEK: Hemet City Council Dear Readers, Pranks are going to be played in full force on Saturday. I’m sure my kids will try to pull a couple on me – my daughter has been planning one for a solid week. But perhaps the biggest one of all, perpetrated upon the citizens of Hemet, will be the implementation of Measure U. No fooling. This 10-year, 1 percent increase in the sales and use tax is expected to generate $10 million annually, with a net effect of an 8.33 percent reduction in taxable revenue from the local economy

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