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Faith & Fellowship

FAITH IN BRIEF – September 13th, 2018

The First Church of Religious Science The First Church of Religious Science is a New-Thought-based faith and philosophy. It is founded on the teachings of many masters such as Jesus the Christ, Buddha, Judaism, Islam, Hindu, all paths to the God of your understanding. Our doors are open to all races and orientation. So if […]

School Life

The Mustangs have a new wrangler

West Valley High School welcomes new principal Shannyn Cahoon ■ By Corey Evan / Reporter For any school, a change of leadership can mean a lot of uncertainty. Thankfully for the students of West Valley High School, their new principal totally gets this and is ready to show what she brings to the table by […]

School Life

HUSD honors staff member for excellence

<strong>HUSD honors staff member for excellence</strong>

Leslie Schelly, Secretary at Idyllwild school, recognized by governing board ■ Hemet Unified School District / Contributed For outstanding performance, professionalism and loyalty to the Hemet Unified School District, Leslie Schelly was presented with the Governing Board Recognition of Excellence Award and a $500 certificate to be used toward the district program of her choice […]

Community

What’s Streaming?

<strong>What’s Streaming?</strong>

Here’s what you need to begin streaming ■ By Jim Hitt / Media Columnist In my first column, I listed some of the main sources of streaming such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu. What I failed to address is a simple definition of streaming, which is a method of transmitting or receiving data, especially […]

Political

The homeless: Contrasts in treatment

<strong>The homeless: Contrasts in treatment</strong>

How other cities are addressing their tent cities ■ By Chris Smith / Advisory Editor Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series on homeless outside Hemet and how cities are dealing with it. When one travels to the Midwest, as I had occasion to do recently, one thinks of wheat fields, clean […]

Opinion

Today’s college students are paying more for less

■ Lawrence Wittner / Contributed Despite the soaring costs of attending American colleges and universities, their students are receiving an education that falls far short of the one experienced by earlier generations. The sharp increase in costs is clear enough. Between 1978 and 2013, American college tuition rose by 1,120 percent, and became the major […]

Opinion

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR – September 13th, 2018

<strong>LETTERS TO THE EDITOR – September 13th, 2018</strong>

Is Krupa above the law? Dear Editor, Hemet City Council-member Linda Krupa was elected to the Hemet City Council in 2010 and again in 2014. The people of the city of Hemet, by the authority of the California State Constitution, passed a term limits ordinance on Nov. 6, 1990 for Hemet city council-members allowing them […]

Crime

Police Conduct Pedestrian Enforcement

<strong>Police Conduct  Pedestrian Enforcement</strong>

■ Hemet Police Department / Contributed On Sept. 6, the Hemet Police Department conducted a pedestrian education and enforcement operation as part of their Pedestrian Safety Campaign; a program designed to raise public awareness about pedestrian safety. The operation began at noon last Thursday on the west end of Florida Avenue, near Sanderson Avenue. Officers […]

Crime

PUBLIC SAFETY BRIEFS – September 13th, 2018

<strong>PUBLIC SAFETY BRIEFS – September 13th, 2018</strong>

Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force In January of 2018, the Riverside County Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force (RCAHT), working in cooperation with the Hemet Police Department, recovered two females involved in commercial sex trafficking along the corridor of W. Florida Avenue in the city of Hemet. At that time, one suspect, identified as Marvonte Dolberry, was taken […]

Entertainment

Prep underway for Soboba Pow Wow

<strong>Prep underway for Soboba Pow Wow</strong>

The 22nd annual inter-tribal event starts Friday ■ By Mike Hiles / Contributed Six months ago, members of the Soboba Pow Wow Committee started meeting to plan this year’s event. The 22nd annual Payomkawichum (People of the West) Soboba Inter-tribal Pow Wow will be Friday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Sept. 16 at the outdoor Soboba […]