May the Fourth be with you…

“Thank the maker!” Hemet local builds and sells Star Wars props for a fortune ■ By Kyle Selby / Reporter In a galaxy not so far, far away, one skilled craftsman is revolutionizing geek culture right in our very own living room – err, make that his living room. Jordan Dunn, founder of SoCal Saber…

Walking Art

The story of a misunderstood artist trying to get by ■ By Kyle Selby / Reporter This person has received a lot of attention around town in the past couple weeks, and it’s no doubt due to their bizarre appearance. But before you judge this book’s cover, there are three things you should know about…

Remembering Helen Richardson

■ By Mary Ann Morris / Editor Helen Richardson struggled to recover from the senseless accident that almost claimed her life as a 15-year-old in a Hemet High School crosswalk in 2012. In the ensuing years, she struggled to find herself and accept her new reality, which meant that some things were harder than “before.”…

Hemet’s K9 Jack loses fight with cancer

■ By Kyle Selby / Reporter Jack, the 6-year-old Belgian Malinois K9 officer of Hemet’s Police Department, passed away April 23 after a short battle with cancer. The following Tuesday night, Jack was honored by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department and the Hemet City Council during a special memorial ceremony held in the City Council…