Veteran canine trainer charged with animal cruelty

By PAUL J. YOUNG WINCHESTER  – A longtime dog trainer from Winchester who specializes in turning canines into comfort and service dogs for people with Alzheimer’s, post-traumatic stress and other disorders is facing animal cruelty charges, which he said today come as a shock to him. “They came out here but didn’t do anything,” Robert E. […]

Mom hopes the new year will see her reunited with orphaned child in Russia

A Lake Elsinore mother of four’s battle to adopt a Russian girl with Down syndrome was profiled in a documentary that went live on YouTube. The child is one of hundreds of abandoned children whom the Russian government refuses to release to adoptive parents in the United States and Europe. Since 2012, Katrina Morriss and […]

RCCD decision to add college cops to county radio system raises questions

RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Community College District police force today was granted access to Riverside County’s public safety communication system at minimal cost under a contract that received extra scrutiny before being approved by the board of supervisors. In a 3-0 vote, with Supervisors John Tavaglione and Chuck Washington absent, the board authorized the Department […]

Board finalizes fiscal year expense plan, sheriff and D.A. face deficits

A divided Board of Supervisors formally adopted a 2016-17 appropriations plan that leaves multimillion-dollar deficits in the budgets of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department and the District Attorney’s Office, though board members and public safety officials pledged to work together to close the gaps.

Lawmaker says Hillary Clinton indictment ‘long’ overdue

RIVERSIDE – A Riverside County lawmaker weighed in Friday, Jan. 29 on the email-gate scandal swirling around Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, saying she believed it was “long past the time for indictment” of the former secretary of state. “Everything about my job in the U.S. Navy was classified,” said Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake […]

Local lawmakers react to governor’s State of State address

RIVERSIDE – Governor Jerry Brown’s State of the State address Jan. 21 lacked a “real world” view of California’s future, a Riverside County lawmaker said, while another criticized the governor’s tax policy, and a third felt his priorities fell short on higher education. “The Legislature was listening to how rosy the state’s economic outlook was,” […]

Lawmaker: Hillary Clinton indictment ‘long’ overdue

RIVERSIDE – A Riverside County lawmaker weighed in today on the email-gate scandal swirling around Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, saying she believed it was “long past the time for indictment” of the former secretary of state. “Everything about my job in the U.S. Navy was classified,” said Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore. “I’d be facing a court martial […]

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