Coffee with Karlee

■ Rusty Strait / Senior Reporter Hemet City Councilwoman Karlee Meyer opened the Feb. 11 “Coffee with Karlee” rap session at Destination Coffee Bar & Bistro with, “I don’t want this to be about me; I want to be the listener today.” What an understatement. From the git go she listened…and listened… as people rambled…

Hemet Council lauds world-class West Valley Band

■ Kyle Selby / Reporter The Hemet City Council was all business last Valentine’s Day as decisions were made, positions were appointed, and voices were heard. The meeting began after a closed-session conference with labor negotiators from Hemet Non-sworn Police Employees Association, Hemet Mid-Managers Association, and Hemet Police Officers Association with legal counsel under the…

Hemet leaders reappointed to League of California Cities committees

■ Staff Reports / The Valley Chronicle Hemet Mayor Linda Krupa and Councilwoman Bonnie Wright were reappointed to their League of California Cities’ Policy Committees in Sacramento last month. Krupa serves on the Transportation, Communication and Public Works (TCPW) Committee and the Community Services Committee, while Wright serves on the Environmental Quality Committee. Both of…

Rise of Berniecrats in Hemet

How the Assembly District Election meetings could affect Trump’s presidency ■ By Halima Haider / Editorial Assistant We all watched as millions took to the streets in at least 500 U.S. cities and more than 60 countries around the globe in support of “Women’s March on Washington,” the day after President Donald J. Trump was…