Agencies to collect unwanted drugs in countywide safety campaign

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County residents who want to get rid of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs can discard them today, Saturday, Oct. 28, at a variety of locations countywide (see below) during a “Drug Take-Back Day” organized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. The effort, in which local law enforcement agencies partner with the […]

New ‘Civil Rights Institute’ in downtown Riverside to tell stories of area’s civil rights leaders

The stories of the Inland Empire’s Civil Rights heroes will soon have a permanent home thanks to the Civil Rights Institute of Inland Southern California, a new historical institution which will be built in downtown Riverside. The facility is a key part of a unique community under development called Mission Heritage Plaza that will also combine […]

Man who carjacked Lake Elsinore shopkeeper is sentenced

Man who carjacked Lake Elsinore shopkeeper is sentenced

A 20-year-old man who carjacked a Lake Elsinore  shopkeeper and attempted to forcibly take another person’s vehicle in the same general area was sentenced today to a year in jail and four years probation. Sawyer Lee Aston of Wildomar pleaded guilty last month to carjacking and attempted carjacking, as well as vehicle theft, robbery and […]

Riverside County Board of Supervisors observes moment of silence for local victims of Las Vegas shooting

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors observed a moment of silence Tuesday, Oct. 3, in honor of the local victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting, described by board Chairman John Tavaglione as “an extreme act of meanness.” “A country music concert is full of fun, excitement. It’s full of life,” Tavaglione said. “But one […]

Man shot and killed in Moreno Valley

MORENO VALLEY – A man was shot to death today in Moreno Valley, and the suspect remained at large. The shooting occurred at 3:20 p.m. in the 25000 block of Camino Castillo, where deputies found the victim, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Details about the […]