A wildfire broke out today in the Cleveland National Forest south of Corona, but the dimensions of the blaze were not immediately clear.
A wind-driven brush fire that erupted Monday, Oct. 23, just north of San Jacinto charred 50 acres within a couple of hours and prompted the closure of a highway before it was partially contained.
Rotating closures are planned next week on connector ramps linking Interstates 15 and 215 in Murrieta as crews install new equipment to monitor traffic flow and volume. According to Caltrans, installations are scheduled on the southbound I-215 bridge to I-15, and the northbound I-15 connector to I-215, for five consecutive nights beginning Monday. The ramps […]
Dry conditions and winds will combine to elevate wildfire hazards throughout Riverside County, beginning this weekend, the National Weather Service said today. “An unseasonably strong upper level high pressure will build over Southern California starting Sunday and persisting through next mid-week,” according to an NWS statement. “In addition, offshore flow generated by surface high pressure […]
Freeway connector bridges in Corona and Moreno Valley will be shut down tonight and Friday night for scheduled maintenance.
Activity in government offices, businesses and schools will come to a halt for one minute today as people “drop, cover and hold on” during a statewide earthquake preparedness drill.
Two brothers accused of shooting a San Jacinto man during a dispute and then hiding out in their home, triggering an hours-long standoff, were both charged yesterday with attempted murder and other felonies.
A fire that broke out yesterday in a field northwest of Perris Valley Airport scorched more than an acre and burned into a recycling yard before crews got it partially contained.
In the past two months, Californians have seen news of one deadly natural disaster after another—five hurricanes in the Atlantic, two earthquakes in Mexico, multiple massive fires in California and the devastation these catastrophes can cause. Each has served as a powerful reminder to Californians that natural disasters happen, often without warning—and that we need […]
The Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 today to impose a one-year contract on the union representing Riverside County sheriff’s deputies after nearly 16 months of negotiations failed to produce a collective bargaining agreement that both sides could accept. “Time is wasting, and we’re still trying to figure out how we’re going to get by over […]