1 killed, 3 others injured in head-on crash in San Jacinto

1 killed, 3 others injured in head-on crash in San Jacinto

One person was killed and three others seriously injured today in a head-on crash in San Jacinto. The collision occurred about 4:30 p.m. on the westbound Ramona Expressway, near Warren Road, according to the California Highway Patrol. A Toyota Scion and another sedan collided when one of the drivers crossed into oncoming traffic, a CHP […]

More Southern Californians expected to travel for Thanksgiving than any other year since 2007

Southern California residents will travel in greater numbers for the Thanksgiving holiday this year than at any time since Thanksgiving 2007, with 3.87 million residents expected to get away for the long weekend — a 3.6 percent increase over last year’s 3.74 million travelers, the Automobile Club of Southern California said today. Almost 86 percent […]

Woman shot, killed in apparent homicide in San Jacinto

Woman shot, killed in apparent homicide in San Jacinto

A woman was shot and killed Sunday in an apparent homicide in San Jacinto. Authorities received an assault with a deadly weapon call at about 3:15 p.m. near North Dillon Avenue and South State Street, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. When deputies arrived at the scene they found a woman who had been […]

Riverside County law enforcement officers involved in statewide sweep targeting Mexican Mafia gang members

Riverside County law enforcement officers joined state agents today in carrying out a sweep targeting Mexican Mafia gang members and their associates throughout Southern California, netting 47 arrests and sizable drug seizures. “These arrests are a significant step in pushing back against the gangs and cartels that continue to spread crime and misery across our […]

Hemet announces new police chief

Hemet announces new police chief

Hemet’s interim city manager on Thursday, Nov. 9, announced that Deputy Chief Robb Webb will assume the role of police chief, filling a vacancy left by Chief Dave Brown. “It became very apparent during my short tenure with the City that the Police Department has an outstanding reputation and a great leadership team in place,” […]

Escaped monitor lizard, found laying in the sunshine of a Riverside backyard, is picked up by owner

Escaped monitor lizard, found laying in the sunshine of a Riverside backyard, is picked up by owner

An escape artist crocodile monitor lizard found lounging atop a hedge in a Riverside backyard and enjoying the sunshine was back home with his owner by the next day, the Riverside County Department of Animal Services announced. Chopper, a 4-year-old crocodile monitor lizard, was picked up by owner DeWitt Vercher on Tuesday, Nov. 3, spokesman […]

Dance studio damaged during electrical fire

Dance studio damaged during electrical fire

TEMECULA – A Temecula dance studio was damaged today when an electrical fire triggered an automated sprinkler system that poured water onto the blaze and everywhere else. The fire was reported at 4:30 a.m. in the 28000 block of Felix Valdez Avenue, just off of Rancho California Road, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. An agency […]

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