Mar 21, 2014
Valle Vista: Water district urges conservation
Adam Padgette, his girlfriend Melissa Wilson and their 2-year-old son Wyatt Padgette, walk at Lake Hemet Feb. 22. The lake level used to be at the base of the trees but has dropped due to the drought.
Valle Vista: Work continues to stabilize hillside
Caltrans contractor Skanska is creating a shelf-like buttress of earth sandwiched with layers of a plastic-like "geogrid" material in an emergency project to stabilize a slope above Highway 74 east of Hemet.
HEMET: Surprise storm winter version of summer monsoon
A surprise rain storm startled San Jacinto Valley residents Thursday evening before it quickly departed.
Valle Vista: Emergency repairs prompt one-way highway traffic
The slope in the background above Highway 74 just east of this sign by the U.S. Forest Service's Cranston Ranger Station was undermined during recent rains.
IDYLLWILD: Lousy winter to sell a sled
Larry Donahoo can tell it's a mild winter in the San Jacinto Mountains without peering out the big view window at his Village Hardware in Idyllwild.