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Hemet (Riverside, California)

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  • Market Watch: Hemet's wealth of summer grapefruit

    Market Watch: Hemet's wealth of summer grapefruit
    At the farthest fringe of the Inland Empire, southeast of the hardscrabble town of Hemet, lies the world center of summer grapefruit, one of the least known and most fascinating of California's agricultural niches. The major commercial grapefruit districts, Florida, Texas and California's Coachella low desert, harvest from November to April, but Hemet's peculiar high desert microclimate — hot enough in the day to color and sweeten the fruit but cool enough at night to delay maturity — provides a rare source of high-quality grapefruit in late spring and summer.
  • Market Watch: Selecting the best grapefruit

    Market Watch: Selecting the best grapefruit
    Grapefruit may be the most misunderstood of California's fruits. Excellent locally grown examples are available year-round at farmers markets, but it's also easy to fall for fruit — often similar-looking and grown just a few miles away —...

    Harley Garbani dies at 88; fossil hunter unearthed significant dinosaur finds

    Harley Garbani dies at 88; fossil hunter unearthed significant dinosaur finds
    He was a onetime plumber who gained unexpected renown pursuing his lifelong avocation as a fossil hunter who discovered some of the world's most significant dinosaur fossils. From Mexico to Montana, self-taught paleontologist and archaeologist Harley...

    California farmers paid to protect tricolored blackbirds

     
    Paying three farmers to delay harvesting their fields through the nesting season resulted in the protection of an estimated 50,000 tricolored blackbirds in Riverside County and Central California, where the species’ population has plummeted in...

    Boys' basketball: Wednesday scores

     
    CAMINO REAL LEAGUE Mary Star 59, Cantwell-Sacred Heart 39 St. Bernard 71, St. Monica 32 COLISEUM LEAGUE Dorsey 90, Crenshaw 74 CROSS VALLEY LEAGUE University Prep 59, Lancaster Bethel Christian 48 DEL REY LEAGUE Bishop Montgomery 72, La Salle 52...