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  • Paloma Plant Supervisor Perez Wins Top County Award
    published on Fri, 06 Mar 2015 22:51:58 GMT
    From left: Steve Hovey, chief personnel officer of the Riverside County Office of Education; Dr. Jonathan Greenberg, superintendent, Perris Union High School District; Jeff Perez, plant supervisor, Paloma Valley High School; Don Williamson, Paloma Valley principal; Art Fritz, director of facilities services, PUHSD. It's been quite a week on the regional stage for the Perris Union High School District and Menifee schools....
  • HUSD seeks trustee
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:03:56 GMT
    The Hemet Unified School District is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the governing board from Area 3 in the Hemet area....
  • Cathedral City Student Wins County Spelling Bee With 'Agama'
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:41:53 GMT
    A Cathedral City eighth-grader won the Riverside County Spelling Bee Wednesday and will move on to compete in the state and national spelling bees later this spring, school district officials said. Jenna-May Ingal, a student at James Workman Middle School, won the county bee in the 39th round by correctly spelling the word "agama," according to Palm Springs Unified School District spokeswoman Joan L. Boiko....
  • Riverside County: New spelling champ wins marathon bee
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 03:31:29 GMT
    It took more than four hours, two spelling bee masters, 39 rounds and more than 400 words to crown Riverside County's 2015 spelling champ on Wednesday, March 4. Eighth-grader Jenna-May Ingal correctly spelled "pasquinade" and "agama" - a type of lizard - to beat Julian Gonzalez, who represented Hemet schools. Jenna-May, who lives in Palm Springs, will be the county's contestant at the National Spelling Bee, set for May 24-29 in Maryland....
  • Bell Mountain Student Fourth in County Spelling Bee
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 02:01:33 GMT
    Hannah Cox , an eighth grader at Bell Mountain Middle School, placed fourth in the Riverside County Spelling Bee. Also pictured: Shakson Isaac ; Julian Gonzalez ....
  • Scientists explain how climate change helps fuel California drought
    published on Tue, 03 Mar 2015 05:32:00 GMT
    California's ongoing drought has dried up much of Diamond Valley Lake in Hemet. A new study says droughts have become more likely in the last 20 years because dry years are more likely to coincide with warm years....
  • Yucaipa softballa s Brooke Bolinger, primed for her senior season
    published on Tue, 03 Mar 2015 05:20:33 GMT
    Yucaipa High senior Brooke Bolinger has become one of the most dominant pitchers on one of the better teams in the area , and it's no surprise that she is a standout athlete. She is the youngest of five siblings, all of whom played sports at Yucaipa....
  • Bob PratteBOB PRATTE: Lassie called San Jacinto home for a month
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:58:19 GMT
    Lassie, or I should say the pack of collies that played the beloved character, was in residence in San Jacinto during the 1977 production of the made-for-TV movie, "Lassie: A New Beginning." A trailer I viewed on YouTube portrayed the downtown Five Points intersection at its Mayberry best....
  • DeForest leaves school board
    published on Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:55:05 GMT
    On Thursday, Feb. 12, the Hemet Unified School District announced the resignation of trustee Dr. Lisa DeForest, effective Feb. 11. She had served on the board for almost seven years....
  • MurrietaSAN JACINTO: Annual woman's conference has heart
    published on Tue, 17 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    The fourth annual San Jacinto Women's Conference will be presented Feb. 26 with the theme of "From the Heart." The event is intended to provide inspiration, personal development and resources for women in the San Jacinto....
  • Loma LindaCOMMUNITY NOTES: Holocaust survivor to be honored, more
    published on Fri, 13 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Riverside Medical Clinic Charitable Foundation's Autism Family Support Group will hold its monthly support and discussion meeting Thursday, Feb. 19, in the clinic's Lower Level Conference Rooms 1 & 2, 7117 Brockton Ave. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the meeting will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The group is free and open to parents, caregivers, adult family members and friends of children and adults who have been diagnosed on the autism spectrum. Participants do not have to be patients of the clin...
  • TemeculaVARSITY Arts Notes: Dance team wins, musical to begin
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    The West Valley High School dance team won five trophies at the Sharp's International Dance Competition Saturday at Tahquitz High School in Hemet. HEMET - The dance team at West Valley High School in Hemet placed first in its category in Kickline, Lyrical and Novelty at the Sharp's International Dance Competition on Feb. 7 at Tahquitz High School in Hemet....
  • Hundreds attend California memorial for police dog Sultan gunned down in the line of duty
    published on Thu, 12 Feb 2015 18:51:38 GMT
    Hundreds attend emotional memorial service for brave California police dog 'Sultan' who was gunned down in the line of duty San Jacinto police sent Sultan, a Belgian Malinois-German shepherd mix, into a home where a suspect was barricaded with a gun on January 21 Hundreds of mourners have bid an emotional farewell to a California K9 who was shot and killed last month by a man wanted on weapons charges. However none of the gatherers at the War Dog Memorial in Riverside on Wednesday seemed to take...
  • San JacintoSAN JACINTO: Teachers get new contract
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 22:26:36 GMT
    Employees who opt out of the healthcare plan will receive $500 per year. While educators in the neighboring Hemet district had contentious negotiations, San Jacinto Unified teachers quietly have reached an agreement that calls for three, 3 percent pay raises for most educators....
  • Reverend Marion Tipp Sheds Light on Dispensations of Time
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 06:28:56 GMT
    A follow up of "What Was God Doing before He Made Man," this book explains the relationship of God and man through dispensation. A dispensation is a period of time when man is tested in respect to obedience to some specific revelation of the will of God for that period....
  • Thousands of students honor fallen K-9 Sultan during memorial ride
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 02:33:50 GMT
    Riverside County Sheriff's deputies and their K-9's hit the streets for a memorial ride Tuesday in honor of fallen K-9 officer, Sultan. They escorted Deputy Mark Wallace, Sultan's former handler, across San Jacinto with the K-9's ashes....
  • HemetROMOLAND: West Valley student is letter perfect at academic decathlon
    published on Sun, 08 Feb 2015 03:59:28 GMT
    West Valley High School senior Mc Crae Remudaro knew what was riding on his response to the last of the 12 questions of the Super Quiz portion of the Riverside County Academic Decathlon at Heritage High School on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 7. Hemet West Valley High School's Mc Crae Remudaro reacts after answering one of the questions correctly during the Super Quiz competition at the Riverside County Academic Decathlon at Heritage High School in Romoland on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015....
  • RiversideCOMMUNITY NOTES: Kaiser is accepting community grant inquiries, more
    published on Fri, 06 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    The group is free and participants do not have to be patients of the clinic to attend. Spouses, partners, adult family members and friends are welcome....
  • MenifeeRELIGION NOTES: Birchfield Brothers concert set, more
    published on Fri, 06 Feb 2015 19:53:31 GMT
    The Burchfield Brothers are set to perform at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 15 at Hemet Church of the Nazarene, 42655 E. Florida Ave. in Hemet. CORONA - On Feb. 15 Pastor Rick Warren will visit the Corona campus of Saddleback Church, to help kick off celebrations of the church's 35th anniversary....
  • HemetHEMET: With teachers' contract done, sides seek peace
    published on Wed, 04 Feb 2015 23:17:32 GMT
    Term : Three-year agreement; salary and benefits talks may be reopened if the gap funding in the final state budget exceeds 32.19 percent Health and welfare benefits : Increased employer contribution to $10,600 beginning July 1, 2014; for the 2014-15 school year, the $1,500 increase will be paid out in a one-time cash payment Salary : The salary schedules will be increased by 8 percent effective July 1, 2014, for the 2014-15 school year; the salary schedule will increase by an additional 2 perce...