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, […]
FRENCH VALLEY – The coroner today identified a 47-year-old woman killed when her compact car plowed into the back of a truck parked alongside a French Valley road. The fatality occurred about noon Thursday on Winchester Road, just north of La Alba Road, directly across from French Valley Airport, according to the California Highway Patrol. […]
Winchester man, suspected of flying intoxicated, arrested after emergency landing in Whittier parking lot
A 58-year-old Winchester resident was arrested for flying under the influence after the pilot made an emergency landing in the parking lot of a Whittier warehouse and distribution center Monday, April 3. The allegedly intoxicated pilot, who was later identified as Darrell Roberts, reportedly ran out of fuel after departing the French Valley Airport. Roberts’ intended destination […]
A toddler was rescued from a residential swimming pool in French Valley, where he was submerged for an unknown period of time.
A flood warning remains in effect until 9:15 p.m. PST for most of San Diego County and far Southern Riverside County. At 5:55 PM PST, National Weather Service radar depicted widespread rain with heavier rainfall rates impacting San Diego County. Today 1 to 2 inches of rain has fallen, locally 3 inches, and additional rainfall of 1 […]
Murrieta firefighters perform 2 swift water rescues, schools close as massive winter storm moves through the area
Murrieta firefighters responded to two different swift water rescues Sunday, Jan. 22, according to officials.
The second in a series of winter storms is expected to batter Riverside County today, bringing downpours, heavy mountain snow, possible flooding, potentially damaging winds and thunderstorms.
The first in a series of Pacific storms poised to deliver torrential rain, heavy mountain snow and gusty wind to Riverside County through early next week is expected to move into the region late tonight.