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Community News – December 14th, 2017 – The Valley Chronicle

December 14, 2017 11:49:07 pm | 0 Comments

■ By Melissa Diaz Hernandez Robotics workshop A workshop focusing on robotics for kids will take place Dec. 16 from 9:30–11:30 a.m. at the Sylvan Learning Center, 1505 W. Florida Ave, Suite A in Hemet. Cost is $49 per session and for children grades 1–6. Kids build models out of LEGOs and animate them with…

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City of Hemet goes into reserves to cover budget shortfall – again – The Valley Chronicle

December 14, 2017 11:34:32 pm | 0 Comments

City cites employee resignations/retirements and the cost of recent public safety MOU agreements as reasons Images courtesy of the City of Hemet ■ Melissa Diaz Hernandez / Editor Newly appointed Finance Director Lorena Rocha gave the Hemet City Council a year-end update on the fiscal 2016-2017 budget and reported the status of the budget’s first…

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Yucaipa girl's suicide inspires community awareness event against bullying – Redlands Daily Facts

December 14, 2017 11:17:00 pm | 0 Comments

A low-key anti-bullying awareness event held in the wake of a Yucaipa eighth-grader’s suicide brought together youth and community leaders at Crafton Hills College on Thursday, Dec. 14. Thirteen-year-old Rosalie Avila, who attended Mesa View Middle School in Calimesa, hanged herself Nov. 28 and was declared brain dead Dec. 1, said San Bernardino County Coroner’s…

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Commercial pot may find home in Banning – The Record Gazette

December 14, 2017 11:13:57 pm | 0 Comments

Come Jan. 1, when it becomes legal to smoke marijuana in California just for fun, you won’t be able to buy it in the San Gorgonio Pass. However, it could soon be grown commercially in Banning. If you get your hands on a few seeds, you’ll be able to grow it at home. But in…

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Menifee 19-year-old suspected of threatening to shoot boy, stealing … – Press-Enterprise

December 14, 2017 11:08:00 pm | 0 Comments

MENIFEE — A 19-year-old man suspected of stealing a Menifee boy’s bicycle, and threatening to shoot him if he didn’t let it go, was being held Thursday in lieu of $30,000 bail. Jarmal Allen Rollins of Menifee was booked into the Byrd Detention Center in Murrieta on Wednesday on suspicion of robbery. Riverside County Sheriff’s…

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Fundraiser for Hemet's own Cassi Tichy designed to ease the stress of disease – The Valley Chronicle

December 14, 2017 10:49:07 pm | 0 Comments

17-year-old’s courage in the face of aggressive cancer strengthens community resolve Photos courtesy of Ellen TichyCassi Tichi holding her diploma on graduation day. ■ Matt Mcpherson / Ellen Tichy Cassi Tichy is a local girl, born and raised in Hemet, who has been battling Ewing’s Sarcoma since September 2015. It is an ugly, aggressive, and…

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Sing-Along fills HHT with holiday music – The Valley Chronicle

December 14, 2017 10:49:07 pm | 0 Comments

Hemet and Temecula harmonizers perform in Hemet Photos by Historic Hemet TheatreHemet High School Choir. ■ By Susan Carrier / Contributed On Saturday, December 9, the Hemet Harmonizers hosted a fun-filled Christmas Sing-Along at the Historic Hemet Theatre. Joining the Hemet barbershop chorus for the event were the Temecula Wine Valley Harmonizers as well as…

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Santiago girls soccer spares no effort in victory over Vista Murrieta – Press-Enterprise

December 14, 2017 9:39:00 pm | 0 Comments

Vista Murrieta’s Amanda Meichtry (20) fights for the header against Santiago’s Natalie Stilwell (3) during the non-league game Thursday in Corona, CA. December 14, 2017. (TERRY PIERSON,THE PRESS-ENTERPRISE/SCNG) Santiago’s Emelie Peraza (6) falls on the ball as she is defended by two Vista Murrieta players during the non-league game Thursday in Corona, CA. December 14,…

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ROUNDUP: Rancho Cucamonga boys basketball team improves to 8-0 with quarterfinal win – San Bernardino County Sun

December 14, 2017 9:29:15 pm | 0 Comments

Junior guard Myles Jones scored 19 points to lead Rancho Cucamonga to a 78-57 win over Citrus Valley in quarterfinal play Thursday at the Inland Empire Classic. The Cougars (8-0) will face Rancho Verde (5-3) in the second of two semifinals today at Rancho Cucamonga, Rancho Verde beat Hesperia 48-37. The other semifinal starts at…

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Blaze Tears Through San Jacinto Home, Displacing 9 – Patch.com

December 14, 2017 7:20:43 pm | 0 Comments

SAN JACINTO, CA — A fire erupted Thursday in a San Jacinto home, causing major damage that displaced the nine occupants. The blaze was reported about 9:15 a.m. in the 1500 block of Yeats Place, near Carroll Drive, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. About three dozen personnel were sent to the location and…

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