Long time residents and educators return as snowbirds

Photo by Matt McPhersonAlice and Rich Herold, award-winning Hemet educators, taught at HUSD schools for more than 40 years. ■ By Matt McPherson / Columnist It was a late hot summer day in 1968 as Rich and Alice Herold ventured down through Lamb Canyon, emerging above the San Jacinto Valley, the city of Hemet sprawled out in the distance. Rich glanced over in a tone of comfort and assurance and said to his wife, Alice, “We only have to stay here one year.” The Herolds made the long trip from St Paul, Minnesota towing a U-Haul trailer behind their car. Oscar Bloom, a long time employee of Hemet Unified School District

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