A garage fire spread to a Wildomar home Thursday, Aug. 31, but there were no reports of injuries.
A brush fire broke out Thursday, Aug. 31, amid soaring temperatures in an unincorporated area of Riverside, blackening about 85 acres before a thunderstorm rolled into the area.
The stifling heat that settled over Riverside County this week is persisting today, while thunderstorms also hit portions of the western county, flooding roadways and downing power lines yesterday.
The “blazing heat” that has stifled Riverside County for a week will continue today with temperatures expected to climb even higher, a day after Riverside and Lake Elsinore set new heat records and Idyllwild tied its high-temperature record for the date, the National Weather Service said.
As a possible solution for covering the extra costs of services in unincorporated areas of Riverside County, the Board of Supervisors yesterday approved a plan to analyze the creation of specially designated districts.
Members of a union representing custodians, nurses, social workers and other occupations in Riverside County government temporarily brought the Board of Supervisors’ meeting to a halt Tuesday, Aug. 29, chanting and formally serving the county notice of an imminent strike.
A fire that broke out today in a two-story Lake Elsinore home was confined to one room.
LAKE ELSINORE – A motorcyclist suffered a severed leg when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver, who remains at large, while trying to dash across Interstate 15 in Lake Elsinore after his two-wheeler broke down, a California Highway Patrol officer said today. The victim, whose name was not released, was hit about 11:30 p.m. […]