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  • Chaparral Baseball to host Golf Tournament for local athletes and Honor Veterans
    published on Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:04:57 GMT
    The Chaparral High School baseball team will be hosting a fund raiser golf tournament on Veterans Day, Tuesday November 11th with a 9 a.m. shotgun start at the Redhawk Golf course in Temecula, which is rated 7th Best among California's public golf courses. This will be a 4 person scramble format with lots of course games and activities like hole in one contests, longest drive, closest to the pin and putting accuracy....
  • A son's colorful tribute
    published on Mon, 27 Oct 2014 04:29:54 GMT
    Garrett Patterson doesn't need to wear pink to be reminded of his mother. Instead, the Hemet High senior came up with a more colorful approach to honor his mom, Cheri, who died of breast cancer last year....
  • Bob PratteBOB PRATTE: Mystery dinner theater turns into a Halloween costume contest
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:26:06 GMT
    Stacey Bailey, a drama instructor at West Valley High School in Hemet, reacted with enthusiasm to one of my silly - but potentially very fun - ideas. In the spirit of Halloween, audiences are invited to wear costumes to the school's Murder Mystery Dinner Theater on Friday and Saturday....
  • Vote yes on Measure AA to help our MSJC students and veterans
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:30:00 GMT
    A Yes on Measure AA is a yes for our veterans, our students, our prosperity and our future. Measure AA, the Mt....
  • Mayor shakes up State of the City
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:22:53 GMT
    The free annual event co-hosted by the city and the Aliso Viejo Chamber of Commerce took place Thursday evening at the Aliso Viejo Conference Center. The chipper mayor declared that the state of the city is "awesome" at the outset, and without giving a typical speech, he started giving quizzes to the audience using a large monitor behind him....
  • Bob PratteBOB PRATTE: Tahquitz 'T' goes pink
    published on Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:08:07 GMT
    Tahquitz High in Hemet stepped in line with professional athletes who wear pink accessories such as gloves, socks and wrist bands for October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Tahquitz groundskeeper Frank Jaramillo and the school's plant manager, Wendy James, painted the "T" above the school's athletic stadium pink for the month....
  • HemetHEMET: Proposed charter to go before school board
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:12:33 GMT
    Backers of a San Marcos-based charter school who hope to open a campus in Hemet next fall will present their proposal to the Hemet school board Tuesday. Bayshore Preparatory Charter School is looking for approval to begin operating Baypoint Preparatory Academy....
  • LETTERS: Details before demands for more dollars
    published on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    RIVERSIDE, Joe Boyett : Ben Boychuk's piece, "Schools' big battle over small differences" [Opinion, Oct. 8] discusses Tom Torlakson and Marshall Tuck's proposals to spend "more money" on education, but the candidates haven't explained exactly how dollars will improve school performance. The California Department of Education's report, "Descriptive Statistics and Correlation Tables," correlates Academic Performance Index with 25 indicators, but "dollars per student" is not there....
  • EastvaleBand competition to close road
    published on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 01:49:23 GMT
    West Valley High School will host a marching band competition Saturday that will lead to a road closure near the west Hemet campus. The competition begins at 3:30 p.m., and awards are scheduled for 8 p.m. To accommodate the bands, Mustang Way will be closed between Sanderson and Cawston avenues from noon until 10 p.m. The Chino-based nonprofit Christian ministry holds regular grocery distributions in Chino and has now expanded to northwestern Riverside County....
  • Kiar Nielsen
    published on Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:55:58 GMT
    Kiar Nielsen, 85, Tyler, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 at Tyler Healthcare Center. Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 13 at Danebod Lutheran Church in Tyler....
  • Brown pitches Props. 1, 2 but remains mum on 4th-term agenda
    published on Mon, 13 Oct 2014 01:10:00 GMT
    The water inlet/outlet tower's exposure above water reveals how far the water has receded at Diamond Valley Lake in Hemet. Gov. Jerry Brown has used the drought to put Prop....
  • Bob PrattePRATTE: Hemet High stadium: What name should we use?
    published on Sat, 11 Oct 2014 23:35:29 GMT
    Is it still John McDonough Stadium, the title for the facility beginning in 2007 thanks to a sponsorship fee paid by the Bank of Hemet? Or should it be Von Driska Field, the new name that went up on the scoreboard in September to honor the late and beloved teacher and coach, Darrell Von Driska? Emily Shaw, Hemet High principal, said the answer is simple. The stadium has one name; the field has another....
  • Kiar Nielsen
    published on Sat, 11 Oct 2014 07:09:50 GMT
    Services for Kiar Nielsen, 85, of Tyler will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Danebod Lutheran Church in Tyler. Visitation with viewing will be from 3-6 p.m. Sunday with a prayer service at 5 p.m., all at Danebod Lutheran Church....
  • Sports: PHOTOS: High School Football and Track
    published on Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:57:37 GMT
    At left, Chance Vladika of Idyllwild is a freshman on the Hamilton High School junior varsity football squad....
  • PerrisPERRIS: Opening day at Southern California Fair one hot ticket
    published on Sun, 05 Oct 2014 04:55:53 GMT
    "I'm watching him today while his mom went fishing," said Jackson, a retired police officer. "It's opening day so I thought it would be a good day to come out and spend some time at the fair."...
  • 8-year-old girl treated for major injuries after bus runs over her
    published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:54:00 GMT
    An 8-year-old girl struck by a school bus in San Jacinto is being treated for major injuries to her head and foot, the California Highway Patrol said. The accident occurred at the intersection of Los Rosas and Da Vinci drives Tuesday at 3:25 p.m. The bus, carrying 15 students from Park Hill Elementary School, was heading north on La Rosas at about 20 mph when the girl unexpectedly darted into the street, according to a press release issued by the CHP....
  • Hemet-San Jacinto InsiderSAN JACINTO: Agricultural Festival continues until 6 p.m. Sunday
    published on Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:45:12 GMT
    It's the last day of San Jacinto's Agricultural Festival A at the Francisco Estudillo Heritage Park on Sunday, Sept. 28.A The weather is perfect for a family-filled afternoon of fun at the park off Seventh Street east of State Street....