Monday Aug 18
Bat watching in Hemet
Every summer day at dusk, thousands of Mexican free-tailed bats blast out from their perches under the Bautista Creek flood control channel in Valle Vista, near Hemet in Riverside County.
HEMET: 4 injured in Valle Vista collision
One person was trapped, with two people suffering moderate injuries and two minor injuries, according to a Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department news release.
Smokey Bear's 70th birthday
"I learned about him from a book I got from the library," said 8-year-old Carly, of Valle Vista.
HEMET: Two men attacked by loose pit bulls
Two men were attacked by pit bulls Monday night that were roaming a street in the Valle Vista area of unincorporated Hemet.
San Jacinto Valley: Wind storm called area's worst
The wise guys have spoken. This week's three-day Santa Ana blast was the worst wind storm to strike the San JacintoValley in a long, long time, though it was rivaled by a more ferocious but less widespread 2007 blow.