CRIME BRIEFS – May 25, 2017

HUSD employee involved in collision A Hemet Unified School District employee was struck and injured by a person who ran a red light on Monday, May 22. The 51-year-old man was thrown from an Ez-Go golf cart when he was crossing Bulldog Way at Stetson Avenue, according to officials. The injured man, identified as Michael…

Soboba Trail Race attracts runners

Sixth annual race goes the distance ■ By Mike Hiles / Contributed Nearly 100 participants in the sixth annual Soboba Trail Race included seasoned marathoners, first-time “fun-run” kids and adults, and runners who just wanted to see if they could finish the race on Sunday, May 21. Organized by the Soboba Parks and Recreation Department,…

Break out the BBQ!

■ Newsroom To many Americans, Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer. Though summer does not actually begin until later in June, Memorial Day weekend has become synonymous with backyard barbecues and trips to the beach. Backyard barbecues, in particular, have become a staple of Memorial Day weekend and the focus of many people’s…

HHT books Fleetwood Mac tribute

■ By Susan Carrier / Contributed The Historic Hemet Theatre is ramping up for the start of its Summer/Fall concert series. First up will be a Tribute to Fleetwood Mac on Saturday, June 17 by the band Mirage. “Visions of Fleetwood Mac” celebrates the classic lineup of the legendary superstar band. The members of Mirage…

An ‘Evening to Die for’

San Jacinto High School put together this deathly two-act play, which ran last weekend, in just under two months ■ By Corey Evan / Reporter When we say something is good enough to die for, we don’t usually mean that literally. But the cast of characters in San Jacinto High School’s “Evening to die for”…