The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved in principle the development of three branch libraries including at state Route 79 and Skyview Road in French Valley and at Menifee Road and La Piedra Road in Menifee. The supervisors’ 4-0 vote, with Marion Ashley absent, Jan. 9, authorizes the Real Estate Division of the county’s Economic […]
FRENCH VALLEY – Riverside County 3rd District Supervisor Chuck Washington is seeking residents interested in serving on the County Archives Commission. County Archives Commission members will advise and make recommendations to the Riverside County Board of Supervisors concerning the development of the county archives and the preservation of county historical records, documents and objects. There […]
An accident near the intersection of Auld and Winchester Roads has claimed the life of one person, according to a Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department incident report.
Triple-digit temperatures are expected to continue throughout the region, one day after the heat in Thermal broke a record set more than three decades ago.
The Southwest Detention Center in French Valley now has a new name and a fitting one. After the July 25 meeting of the Riverside County Board of Supervisors, suspects in southwest Riverside County will now be booked at the Cois M. Byrd Detention Center. Byrd, a Riverside Polytechnic High School graduate who served as Riverside […]
FRENCH VALLEY – A fire damaged a French Valley home today, displacing a family of six. The non-injury blaze was reported about 7:35 a.m. in the 38000 block of Tranquila Avenue, near Encanto Road, just east of Murrieta, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. About 20 firefighters arrived to find flames raging in the […]
A brush fire was spotted in French Valley near the intersection of Penfield Lane and Benton Road Thursday afternoon.
RIVERSIDE – The top 10 highest paid officials in Riverside County government last year were mainly in healthcare, though several county executives also made the list, according to data published Tuesday by the California State Controller’s Office. State Controller Betty Yee released the 2016 “Government Compensation in California” report to show how taxpayer funds were […]
RIVERSIDE – Scorching heat is expected again today in Riverside County as the summer season officially gets underway. On Tuesday, the heat wave baking Southern California pushed the mercury to 122 degrees in Thermal, breaking a year-old record, according to the National Weather Service. Palm Springs also reached 122 degrees, tying the city’s record high […]
RIVERSIDE – A coalition of politicians, police and community activists today urged Riverside County residents to check whether their vehicles’ airbags are under a nationwide recall that was implemented following several deadly deployments, including one involving a Corona woman. “As a lifelong resident of Riverside County, and in my capacity as a city council member, […]