HUSD Superintendent Lowder and Trustee Sanborn talk education

Last week, both Lowder and Sanborn talked about the trend toward increasing class sizes as a result of less money to hire teachers. “I don’t expect class size to go back [to 20 students per teacher] anytime soon,” Sanborn lamented.

Hemet High evacuated for ruptured pipeline

A rupture in a natural gas pipeline caused the temporary evacuation of Hemet High School. Construction crews near the high school hit a gas...

Another new challenger for Bono Mack

Dr. Raul Ruiz, emergency room physician at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, has announced his intention to gain the Democratic nomination and challenge...

State transfers inmates to county

By J.P. Crumrine, Editor and Marshall Smith, Staff Reporter As of Oct. 1, Riverside County and the other 57 California counties are now responsible for...

Interview with Hemet Unified District Superintendent Lowder

By J.P. Crumrine Editor and Marshall Smith Staff Reporter Editor’s note: Dr Steven Lowder, the superintendent of Hemet Unified School District (HUSD) and HUSD Trustee...

Anza man guilty of infanticide

Dannie Joe Farnum, 30, of Anza was found guilty of second degree murder. Farnum was arrested and accused of killing the infant son of...

County Corner: Sept. 29, 2011

County executive officer resigns County Executive Bill Luna, 57, resigned effective Oct. 4. Luna had been Riverside County executive officer since July 2008. Ever since he...

Riverside County looks at layoffs and wage cuts

Layoffs versus salary reductions were the two sides of a debate between two Riverside County supervisors during the Board of Supervisors’ discussion of the...

Palms to Pines Scenic Byway planning progresses

The final sessions to discuss the proposed Palms to Pines Scenic Byway are planned for October. The fourth series of planning meetings occurred from...

Budget woes reduce Riverside County Sheriff staffing, response time

Budget constraints continue to reduce staffing and response times of the Sheriff’s Department in the unincorporated areas of Riverside County. Staffing of 1.2 deputies...
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