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Los Angeles Times
Hemet man convicted after DNA links him to two unsolved rapes
A Hemet man was found guilty Wednesday after DNA evidence taken during a theft conviction linked him to two unsolved rapes committed roughly 10 years ago.
San Bernardino County Sun
Rain returned to Inland Empire, hail reported in Hemet, power outages from lightening strikes
National Weather Service meteorologists have issued a flash flood watch until 9 p.m. tonight for the Inland Empire after early morning rains have fallen heavily in parts of the region.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
San JacintoWINCHESTER: New maps for the 79 freeway realignment shared
Although completion of an environmental review is not expected until 2016 on the more than $1 billion realignment of the 79 freeway, a project development team has identified what its members are calling a "locally preferred alternative."
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Bat watching in Hemet
Every summer day at dusk, thousands of Mexican free-tailed bats blast out from their perches under the Bautista Creek flood control channel in Valle Vista, near Hemet in Riverside County.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
HemetHEMET: School district finds a lot of green in in big, yellow buses
Dianne Pech, left, and Amber Johnson check the lights for driver JoAnne Santa Cruz before she leaves the Hemet school district's bus yard.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
HEMET: 4 injured in Valle Vista collision
One person was trapped, with two people suffering moderate injuries and two minor injuries, according to a Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department news release.
HEMET: Police seeking volunteers
Applicants attend a three-hour classroom session once a week for six weeks, according to a Police Department news release.
Lake Elsinore Valley News
MSJC to welcome Menifee resident to Trustee Area 3 in December
William "Bill" Zimmerman will join the Mt. San Jacinto College District Board of Trustees in December 2014 to represent Trustee Area 3, a seat currently held by longtime trustee Gwendolyn Schlange.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
REGION: November ballot complete
Friday was the initial deadline, but races in which incumbents chose not to run were extended to allow challengers to join.
New tricks to teaching time
"I wanted to help them understand time and dates, abstract concepts, to ease their anxiety," said Newby, 40, a general contractor who lives in Temecula.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
CoronaSCHOOLS: Students returning to new teachers, smaller classes
The district of 53,000 students hired only about 30 teachers during certain years during the budget crisis.
Lake Elsinore Valley News
Hemet man convicted of five hold-ups in Southwest Riverside County
A convicted murderer accused in a months-long robbery spree described as the "most prolific" series by one man in Riverside County history was found guilty today of five hold-ups, but jurors acquitted him of two other crimes and were divided on verdicts on the remaining allegations.
HEMET: Man suspected of killing parents to be charged Tuesday
The man arrested on suspicion of killing his parents in Hemet is scheduled to be formally charged at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, Riverside County district attorney's office spokesman John Hall said.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Smokey Bear's 70th birthday
"I learned about him from a book I got from the library," said 8-year-old Carly, of Valle Vista.
Idyllwild Town Crier Online
Bakkom to retire from Hemet School board; all other incumbents unopposed
By J.P. Crumrine News Editor   Current Hemet Unified School District Board President Paul Bakkom, who represents the Anza area, has chosen to retire after one term.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
HemetHEMET: Leaders talk crime, hospital changes in town hall forum
Speaking at a town hall meeting in Hemet on Thursday, from left, Police Chief Dave Brown, senior housing advocate Lori Van Arsdale, Joel Bergenfeld, CEO of Hemet Valley Medical Center; and Girdhari Purohit, the hospital's chief of staff.
HEMET: Son arrested in couple's murder
The 42-year-old son of a Hemet couple has been arrested in connection with their killing Thursday in a local mobile home park.
More From The 1967 4WD Grand Prix at Riverside, CA - Vintage Vault
Water Crossing In the past, we showed you pictures of racers stuck and being recovered during Brian Chuchua's 1967 4WD Grand Prix at Riverside, California, as shot by Eric Rickman for Hot Rod magazine .