Below freezing temperatures possible in Inland Empire

TEMECULA  – Below-freezing temperatures could blanket the Inland Empire starting Friday night, as a cold air mass moves through the region, the National Weather Service reported today. A freeze watch will be in effect from late Friday night through Saturday morning, with temperatures possibly ranging from 28 to 32 degrees in the eastern and central portions of the Inland […]

TEMECULA: Thanksgiving weekend crackdown begins today

Motorists heading out to join friends and family or have other sorts of fun during the Thanksgiving weekend need to remember to drive sober and safely – or there could be consequences, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Red Flag Warning issued for Inland Empire

RIVERSIDE  – A red flag warning has been issued for Riverside County today, warning of gusty winds and low humidity in the region, potentially contributing to fire conditions through Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. The warning was issued at 10 a.m. and will be in effect until 6 p.m. Sunday. Santa Ana winds will pick up […]

Riverside County public safety agencies reportedly under-funded by $44 million

RIVERSIDE  – Riverside County’s public safety agencies are collectively under-funded by $44 million or more and will likely require financial infusions to offset their deficits by the start of the next fiscal year, according to a report to be reviewed tomorrow by the Board of Supervisors. The Executive Office will present its first-quarter 2015-16 analysis during the board’s policy agenda […]

Gusty winds expected to continue through mid-morning

RIVERSIDE  – Gusty winds blew across parts of Riverside County today and was expected to continue through mid-morning as a trough of low pressure sweeps through the region. A National Weather Service wind advisory for the mountains and the San Gorgonio Pass near Banning is scheduled to expire at 10 a.m. Winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour […]

The Zombie Run, an ominous success

The Zombie Run, an ominous success

On Saturday, Nov. 7 it was a cold night down the 79 Freeway near Aguanga as hundreds of cars converged upon Twin Creeks Ranch for the Temecula Zombie Run 2015. As people huddled by fire barrels to keep themselves warm, music blared throughout the venue. Participants from Riverside and San Diego counties were greeted, their […]

IE Gas prices drop to lowest amount since Feb. 18

IE Gas prices drop to lowest amount since Feb. 18

RIVERSIDE The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in the Inland Empire dropped today to its lowest amount since Feb. 18, decreasing seven-tenths of a cent to $2.857. The average price in Riverside and San Bernardino counties has dropped 73 of the past 76 days, decreasing 93.1 cents, including a half-cent on Wednesday, according to figures […]

AGUANGA: Questions arise in officer involved shooting

AGUANGA: Questions arise in officer involved shooting

Neighbors and friends of Margaret Wagner, 53, killed in an officer involved shooting in Aguanga Oct.9, have come forward to report that years of alleged domestic abuse may have led to her death by the Riverside County Sheriff’s swat team. The case remains under investigation by Riverside County Sheriff’s homicide detectives who have yet to […]