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Adult, two children injured at East Hemet intersection

EAST HEMET - Two children and an adult were struck by a van at an East Hemet intersection this afternoon, Friday, Sept. 22, but suffered only minor injuries, authorities said. The accident occurred shortly after 4 p.m. at Acacia Avenue and Lake Street, according to the California Highway Patrol. T

VALLEY NEWS - 2017-09-23 01:51:51

Habitat for Humanity dedicates eighth Hemet home

Photo by Kyle Selby / The Valley ChroniclePresident Lakshman Koka, with the help of community dignitaries, dedicates a brand new Hemet home to the Aguirre family the morning of Sept. 16. By Kyle Selby / Reporter The Hemet/San Jacinto Habitat for Humanity chapter dedicated its 20th home to the Aguirr

THE VALLEY CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Hemet West Wednesday night senior dance schedule

Photos by Arlene Lehtone/contributedThis great pumpkin and Polynesian dancer won the People's Choice award for their costumes at last year's Halloween dance. By Arlene Lehtone / Contributed Hemet West has booked the following bands for the September Wednesday night dances for seniors: October 4 - Le

THE VALLEY CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Local first responders sent to help with Gulf Coast storms

Photo courtesy of AMRThe Hemet, Palm Springs, and Riverside FEMA Team ready themselves for takeoff at the airport. Photo courtesy of AMRAll's quiet on the home front - for now. AMR has several area personnel and HFD has sent Capt. Eric Janert to help with storm relief efforts. Chronicle News Service

THE VALLEY CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Police Chief Brown to run for sheriff in 2018

Photo courtesy of Hemet Police Chief Dave BrownHemet Police Chief Dave Brown intends to retire from Hemet Police Department by December 2017 and make a run for Sheriff. By Kyle Selby / Reporter Speculation has abounded for weeks since Hemet Police Chief Dave Brown announced that he intends to retire

THE VALLEY CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Robert Davis, Jr. will serve the rest of Joe Wojcik's term

Photo courtesy of Hemet Unified School DistrictRobert Davis, Jr. will fill the vacant seat left by Joe Wojcik. Here he is being administered the oath of office by Superintendent Christi Barrett. Melissa Diaz Hernandez / Editor Robert Davis, Jr. will fill the vacant Hemet Unified School District (HUS

THE VALLEY CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Clergy Corner: A friend in high places

I By Susan Beckett / Contributed n 1964 Barbra Streisand starred in the Broadway musical "Funny Girl" and introduced what was to become her signature song - "People." I find one of the lines in the song to be profoundly true: "People who need people are the luckiest people in the world." I think tha

THE VALLEY CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

SJ City Council approves additional marijuana cultivation permits

Mayor Miller and Alonso Ledezma outvoted Photo by Kyle Selby / The Valley ChronicleWayne Magnilia, proudly proclaiming that he is the only localized cultivator among the other applicants, proposed his ideas on dispensaries in the city of SJ. By Kyle Selby / Reporter In what came down to a 3-2 vote,

THE VALLEY CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Food and compassion for those in need

Photos by Melissa Diaz Hernandez/The Valley ChronicleJudi Greer (left) and Penny Marquez (right) from Good Shepherd Episcopal serve lunch to patrons. By Melissa Diaz Hernandez / Editor Pastor Erin Armstrong has a passion for homeless ministry that just can't be ignored. The "Open Table" meal program

THE VALLEY CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

FAITH IN BRIEF - Sep. 21st, 2017

OOpen forum at Spiritual Living n Wed., at 6:30 p.m. there is an open forum on Life and Spiritual Practice. Rob Lindquist facilitates on readings, shared thoughts, and discussions. All are welcome. The Center for Spiritual Living is located at 40450 Stetson Ave. For more info., call 951-658-5157. Pr

THE VALLEY CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

How busy moms can make mealtime easier

Metro ServiceBusy working moms can save time by involving the whole family when preparing meals. Metro Service Working mothers make up a sizable portion of the modern workforce. According to the United States Department of Labor, as of 2015 69.9 percent of mothers with children under the age of 18 w

THE VALLEY CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Community News - Sep. 21st, 2017

By Melissa Diaz Hernandez OLDlympics - Competition for ALL Seniors Valley-Wide Recreation presents the 33rd annual OLDlympics for those 50 years of age and older. The competition runs from Sept. 15 - Oct. 3. Events include bowling, chair volleyball, bench press, horseshoes, golf and more. Events wi

THE VALLEY CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Navigating tech choices for school use

Photo courtesy of Hemet Unified School DistrictTechnology is transforming education. Metro service Technology is essential in the daily lives of students. Whether it's kids learning their ABCs or graduate students pursuing advanced degrees, technology has transformed the way lessons are taught and l

THE VALLEY CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

West Valley High gets new athletic field turf

Heavy rainfall, poor drainage cited as cause of flooding Photo courtesy of HUSDAnthony Pipkins, HUSD director of maintenance and operations, performed the coin toss at the first game of the season. Pipkins was instrumental in replacing the drainage and flooded turf at West Valley High School. Chroni

THE VALLEY CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Annual inter-tribal powwow at Soboba showcases culture

Local schoolchildren received special preview Friday morning Photos courtesy of the Soboba Band of Luiseno IndiansSaturday's Grand Entry at the 21st annual Soboba Inter-Tribal Powwow was led by an Eagle staff and color guard. By Mike Hiles / Contributed San Jacinto Mayor Scott Miller was among those

THE VALLEY CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Raising property taxes to pay for public pensions

By Jon Coupal / Contributed California's iconic 1978 tax cutting measure, Proposition 13, was motivated by a desire to, first and foremost, limit out of control property taxes. To that end, the measure has been a remarkable success saving California property owners more than half a trillion dollars

THE VALLEY CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR - Sep. 21st, 2017

Kerfuffle at Karlee's Coffee a complete shame Dear Editor, Regarding last week's Opinion piece by Rusty Strait, "Kerfuffle at Coffee with Karlee," no city meetings should be held at Downtown Deli. These are public meetings and unless you are a threat or disruptive you have every right to attend. I'm

THE VALLEY CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Community newspapers vital to the news food chain

L By David Porter / Contributed ast week, I got the question. The same question I get probably a dozen times a year. I think it's natural that we all think we have some idea about various professions. A lot of it is driven by what we read or see in the news. Like police work. Ah it must be tough to

THE VALLEY CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Patriots edge out Lady Titans

Tahquitz girls volleyball engaged in a see-saw battle with visiting Heritage High, losing 3-2 Photo by Corey Evan/The Valley ChronicleThe Titans face off against the Heritage Patriots. It would be a see-saw battle, with Heritage winning 3-2. By Corey Evan / Sports Reporter American high schools have

THE VALLEY CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

PUBLIC SAFETY BRIEFS - Sep. 21st, 2017

One arrested for Idyllwild burglaries Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff's Department-Hemet Station responded to the 25000 block of Hotei Lane in Idyllwild on Sept. 1 and began an investigation regarding a string of residential burglaries. After an extensive investigation, Brian Dustin Vowel

THE VALLEY CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00