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Local News


  • Felon Who Attacked Hemet Girls Gets Life in Prison, No Parole
    published on Sat, 18 Oct 2014 01:41:44 GMT
    A Hemet landscaper who sexually assaulted two teenagers -- one of whom he bit and slashed -- was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Jorge Luis Herrera, 32, was convicted Sept....
  • 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....
  • Political EmpireDECISION 2014: Sparring from Ruiz/Nestande debate continues
    published on Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:01:18 GMT
    The candidates the 36th Congressional District continued to use Sunday night's debate to attack each other and declare victory in the televised forum. The campaign of Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, issued a news release asserting that Republican challenger and Inland Assemblyman Brian Nestande invalidated his TV ads criticizing Ruiz's votes to raise the debt ceiling....
Regional News


  • 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....
Sports News


  • JC Football: RCC avoids trap at L.a. Harbor
    published on Sun, 19 Oct 2014 05:25:36 GMT
    They've won ugly - remember Saddleback? They've lost ugly, and who can forget the Grossmont game? At times Saturday, it looked like Riverside City College's matchup with L.A. Harbor could be a replay of either of those games. Fortunately for the Tigers, a fast start, a strong finish, and a breakout game by running back Chris Anderson turned an otherwise sluggish game into a much-needed 31-12 victory....
  • The PassCOMMUNITY NOTES: Community cleanup, master chorale, board president honored
    published on Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:56:34 GMT
    Beaumont will host its annual Community Clean Up and Recycle Event from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 25 at the Stewart Park baseball field, at Maple Avenue and Ninth Street. Beaumont residents can bring: Documents for shredding, scrap metal, green waste, bulky items, bottles and cans, electronic waste, and tires....
  • 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....

Local Area Videos


  • 2012 Boys Volleyball: complete state championship match: Punahou vs. Kamehameha-Hawaii (May 5, 2012)

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    On May 5, 2012, the Punahou boys volleyball team beat Kamehameha-Hawaii to win the 2012 state championship. The exciting match saw Punahou come back from a 2...
  • CYSC All-Stars at the Lake Elsinore Diamond

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    Girls age 5+ performing their dance and cheer routines before a game between the Inland Empire 66ers and Lake Elsinore Storm on 6/3/11.
  • Driving Mission (East) Railway Overpass BC Canada

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    Driving Mission (East) Railway Overpass BC Canada, Its a bumpy ride!

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