Active TB found at Tahquitz High School

Officials urge testing for some students and staff ■ Public Service Announcement A student at Tahquitz High School in Hemet has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis. According to a news release, Riverside County health officials are working with school representatives to identify students and staff who might have been exposed to the illness. The student…

Hemet City Manager resigns

City Council cites ‘irreconcilable differences’ with him in how city should be run ■ By Melissa Diaz Hernandez / Editor Hemet City Manager Alex Meyerhoff submitted his resignation Aug. 8, effective immediately. Meyerhoff’s resignation is the latest chapter in a long book of the city’s inability to retain its managers and executive staff. Mayor Pro…

Active TB found at Tahquitz High School

Officials urge testing for some students and staff ■ Public Service Announcement A student at Tahquitz High School in Hemet has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis. According to a news release, Riverside County health officials are working with school representatives to identify students and staff who might have been exposed to the illness. The student…

Miss Maxine centenarian deluxe

Optimism, traveling and dancing are her secrets to longevity ■ By Rusty Strait / Senior Reporter They call her “Miss Maxine” at Citrus Court Assisted Living in Hemet, where she has resided for several years. She has the smile of an angel and a wit as sharp as a razor blade. Nothing gets past her.…

Federal appeal filed in Mid County Parkway project

Appellants claim project adversely affects low-income neighborhoods ■ Mary Ann Morris / Editor The Riverside County Transportation Commission’s recent June 30 victory in Riverside Superior Court regarding the Mid County Parkway was short-lived when the Center for Biological Diversity filed an appeal in federal court July 28. The appellants claim that the $1.7 billion, 16-mile…