Bands of rain produce downpours in parts of Riverside County

RIVERSIDE  – A weather system that triggered storms throughout Southern California over the weekend produced locally heavy downpours in parts of Riverside County today. By mid-afternoon, Corona, Eastvale, Norco, Moreno Valley and Riverside were all under overcast conditions, with a line of rain cells tracking northeast. Most of the inclement weather was fleeting, but some locations experienced heavy rain events. […]

Showers expected in Riverside County Saturday night, Sunday

RIVERSIDE  – A storm system is expected to hit a number of regions in Southern California tonight, including western Riverside County, according to the National Weather Service. Rain is expected to develop late tonight before becoming more widespread on Sunday, according to an NWS Forecast Discussion issued today. Rainfall measurements are expected to range from a half-inch in many […]

US Navy hospital ship Mercy returns

US Navy hospital ship Mercy returns

SAN DIEGO  – The hospital ship USNS Mercy returned to San Diego today from a four-month deployment in support of Pacific Partnership 2015, according to the Navy. The 10th annual humanitarian assistance and disaster preparedness mission began in late May and took the vessel to Fiji, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Vietnam. Personnel provided or took part in healthcare […]

Horse feed being recalled after death of three horses

Horse feed being recalled after death of three horses

RIVERSIDE  – A particular brand of horse feed that may have been sold in Riverside is being recalled today, following the death of three horses and sickening of dozens of others. The feed contains ionophore, a feed additive that is fed to cattle to make them gain weight. Ionophore is toxic to horses, and there is no antidote. […]

RIVCO: Residents asked to safely discard prescription drugs

RIVCO: Residents asked to safely discard prescription drugs

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is proud to announce its partnership with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in a nationwide prescription drug “Take-Back” day.   The event will take place on Saturday, September 26th, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The program allows members of the public to drop off potentially dangerous, expired, […]

Inland Reps split on defunding Planned Parenthood after suspected black market trade of fetal organs

Inland Reps split on defunding Planned Parenthood after suspected black market trade of fetal organs

RIVERSIDE  – Riverside County congressional representatives Friday cast divided votes on whether to suspend funding for Planned Parenthood in the wake of investigative videos indicating the abortion provider engaged in the black market trade of fetal organs. “Like most Americans, I was appalled and outraged by the Planned Parenthood videos,” said Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Corona, a cosponsor of H.R. […]