Temecula man killed in auto accident in Fallbrook identified

FALLBROOK – Authorities today released the name of a Temecula man killed when his car struck a fence in Fallbrook. Drew Edmund Booram, 38, was driving west on Via Monserate near La Canada Road just before 7:30 p.m. Saturday when his car left the roadway for unknown reasons and careened into a fence, according to […]

Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival tickets to go on sale

Passes for the 2018 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival go on sale at noon today. The 19th annual festival is slated for the weekends of April 13-15 and April 20-22 at its usual venue, the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio. The Weeknd, Beyonce and Eminem were announced as headliners Tuesday, when festival organizers released […]

Pedestrian killed on 215 has been identified

PERRIS – A man killed when he was run over by at least one vehicle on the southbound I-215 in Perris was publicly identified Saturday, Dec. 23. Domingo Barrios, 44, was a Perris resident, according to the Riverside County coroner’s office. A man was reported to be down in the southbound lanes near Nuevo Road […]

Nine people injured in Lake Elsinore chain crash

LAKE ELSINORE – Nine people were injured Saturday, Dec. 23 in a chain crash involving three vehicles that prompted a SigAlert and partial closure of Interstate 15 in Lake Elsinore. Two people were hospitalized with major injuries, two with moderate injuries and five with minor injuries, said Jody Hagemann of the Riverside County Fire Department. […]

Fire reported at Rodeway Inn

TEMECULA – Smoke poured out of a Temecula hotel room in the pre-dawn hours of the morning today (Dec. 23) prompting a response from firefighters. A person reported smelling smoke and hearing a smoke detector at 3:28 a.m. at the Rodeway Inn in the 28000 block of Old Town Front Street, according to April Newman of […]

Riverside County structure named for longtime supervisor

Board of Supervisors Chairman John Tavaglione received the “biggest honor” of his life today when his four colleagues voted to name the five-story annex situated within the County Administrative Center in downtown Riverside in his name. “I love this county,” Tavaglione said, choking back tears. “This is amazing, the biggest honor of my life. You […]

Man allegedly scuffles with Hemet officers, threatens them with brick

A 34-year-old man was arrested today for allegedly threatening Hemet police officers with a wrench, then a brick, when they confronted him while investigating a trespassing complaint. Antonio Smith of Hemet was arrested on suspicion of resisting arrest and using violence against a peace officer. He’s being held in lieu of $10,000 bail at the […]

Family displaced following fire at Temecula home

A family was displaced by a fire Friday night that damaged their two-story home in Temecula. The non-injury fire was reported at 9:11 p.m. in the 42000 block of Villa Terrace Court and put out by 25 firefighters in 26 minutes, according to April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Department. The American Red Cross […]

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