Hemet EMTs sent to Tropical Storm Harvey

■ Chronicle News Service American Medical Response (AMR) Riverside County sent a team of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) to augment emergency medical services on the Texas coast for Tropical Storm Harvey at the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The AMR Riverside County team includes three emergency medical technicians from AMR’s Hemet operation. They…

Hemet teen gets his wish

Make-A-Wish and HFD grant wish…with complications ■ By Kyle Selby / Reporter Everything was going according to plan last Thursday, as 13-year-old Ryan Schwyzer was in for the surprise of his life. Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire were granting Ryan his wish — to have an above-ground swimming pool installed in his backyard,…

COMMUNITY NEWS – August 24, 2017

By Melissa Diaz Hernandez DVAC plein air art show Join DVAC from now through Oct. 7, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday thru Saturday, 123 N. Harvard Street, Hemet. Free admission. “Plein Air” refers to works that are created in an outdoor setting. To participate, contact the Diamond Valley Arts Council, 951-652-3822. Caltrans median…

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…