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The Desert Sun
Severe bee attack in Palm Desert, residents asked to stay indoors
A 71-year-old woman suffered major injuries, another woman was also hurt, and five firefighters were treated for minor injuries Thursday after they were attacked by a large swarm of bees along Lucerne Drive inside a gated community in Palm Desert.
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HEMET: Student finds himself playing Shrek onstage
Zach Pugliese, 17, rehearses his role as Shrek during a dress rehearsal of "Shrek The Musical" on Tuesday, March 4, at West Valley High School in Hemet.
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HEMET: Actor has long history with 'Ramona'
Marda, right, played by Tambia Gerbl, chases Juan Canito, played by Daniel Martinez during the 2012 season of "Ramona."
Wed Mar 05, 2014
HEMET: Too many wild flooded intersections tamed
Last week's big rainstorm provided a good dousing but, sadly, failed to provide the extreme water adventure experienced in the past on Hemet streets.
Two Injured in Motorcycle Crash
Two people were critically injured Tuesday in a crash involving two motorcycles in the San Bernardino National Forest near Hemet.
Wall Street Journal
In California, Drought Plays Out Unexpectedly
HEMET, Calif.-As the Golden State suffers through a three-year drought, residents of semiarid Southern California are mostly being asked to voluntarily conserve water.
Canadian snowbirds seek longer U.S. stay
Gary Anderson is a Canadian who fell in love with Hemet 16 years ago, bought a house for use as a winter home, serves on the homeowners association board and bought a season ticket to San Diego Chargers games.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
San Jacinto: Parolee arrested in February slaying
A 30-year-old parolee from San Jacinto has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in that city, according to Riverside County sheriff's officials and jail records.
Wet weather helps, but not enough to end drought
While last weekend's wet weather was a welcome reprieve , it wasn't enough to wash away a statewide drought that is tracking close to the worst one ever in California's history, said a representative from Glendale's water supplier on Monday.
HEMET: Science project leads to meeting president
President Barack Obama poses with participants in the Broadcom Masters finalists in Washington, D.C. Krystal Horton, a seventh-grader at Western Center Academy in Hemet, is in front row, far right.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
DROUGHT: Storms helped, but deficits remain
Last weekend's storms coated local mountains with snow, boosted lake levels and allowed residents to turn off their sprinklers for awhile.
San Jacinto Valley: Friday street flooding was docile
Last week's rainstorm provided a good dousing, but, sadly, failed to provide the extreme adventure water travel that was missing from Hemet and San Jacinto streets and dips for a couple of too-dry winters.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
MENIFEE: Auditions bring out city's talent
The judges at the Menifee's Got Talent auditions on Saturday, March 1, 2014, included, from left, Colleen Ackerman, Caren Hanson and Peter Thorwarth.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
San Jacinto: North Mountain 'S' rehab was successful
The striking appearance of the historic, spruced-up North Mountain "S" satisfied promises made by San Jacinto City Council members Mark Bartel and Andrew Kotyuk.
Randi Jameson grew up in many exotic places, which she feels led to her constant curiosity.
BANNING: Council will hire outside interim manager
June Overholt, the city's deputy city manager and administrative services director, has served as interim city manager since January.
HEMET: Readers react to camera focused on prostitutes
The surveillance camera is mounted on a light pole by Rubio's on West Florida Avenue.
Hemet Museum Fundraiser: Leave items early for appraisal
Appraisers Chuck Schoenknecht and Ward Paul will be busy during the Saturday, March 1 fundraiser for the Hemet Museum.