Strait On: City of Hemet turns a deaf ear to American Legion Post 53

American Legion Post 53 plans to merge with Post 828 in a new building in San Jacinto Photo by Rusty Strait/The Valley ChronicleRuss Mills is an officer with American Legion Post 53 and is organizing the merger between American Legion Post 53 in Hemet and American Legion Post 828 in San Jacinto. ■ Rusty Strait / Senior Reporter In a sit-down interview with Russ Mills, executive board member/finance officer/committee chairman for the merger between the Hemet and San Jacinto American Legion posts, he revealed what seems to be a schism between American Legion Post 53 in Hemet and the Hemet City Council, especially Mayor Linda Krupa. The rift didn’t happen overnight,

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