Denials of public records

T■ By Rusty Strait / Senior Reporter he City of Hemet has been stonewalling The Valley Chronicle and its readers for months on legitimate requests for information that normally would be a matter of public record. Public records are broadly defined to include “any writing containing information relating to the conduct of a public’s business…

Community comes out to Relay for Life

Cancer survivors bring strength, hope to others ■ By Melissa Diaz Hernandez / Reporter Relay for Life’s opening ceremony June 10 at the track of San Jacinto High School was one of strength, perseverance, celebration and hope. It brought together a crowd of all ages and backgrounds. Communities like our valley come together every year…

Vandalism spree hits Hemet

Eight businesses have windows smashed ■ Mary Ann Morris / Editor The city of Hemet declared a War on Crime in April and has begun to receive backlash from the criminals. While faith-based groups and Hemet Police Department are busy trying to take back Weston Park from the criminal element that has brazenly set up…

Brawl at Tahquitz High leads to charges

A■ Mary Ann Morris / Editor brawl broke out on the Tahquitz High School campus on Wednesday, May 31 at dismissal time. Bad blood between teenage girls led to punches, kicks and hair-pulling by their mothers in front of the school, administrators and other students. A video of the incident, which shows mothers and daughters…