Man suspected in vandalism of Machado Park in Lake Elsinore

Man suspected in vandalism of Machado Park in Lake Elsinore

Deputies arrested a 19-year-old Lake Elsinore man suspected in a series of vandalism at the city’s Machado Park over the last three months on Oct. 24, sheriff’s officials said. Daniel Rendon was arrested in the area of Clement and Broadway streets in connection with the vandalism as well as for two outstanding warrants and booked […]

WILDOMAR FIRE: Containment now up to 90 percent

WILDOMAR FIRE: Containment now up to 90 percent

UPDATE: Oct. 29, 9:48 a.m. Firefighters strengthened containment lines overnight on an 850-acre fire that broke out in the Cleveland National Forest a few miles southwest of Wildomar, increasing the containment level to 90 percent today as cooler temperatures set in. Full containment of the fire is expected by Monday, according to the U.S. Forest Service. UPDATE: Oct. 28, […]

Lake Elsinore to join Temecula in Joint Power Agreement for electricity to save money

Lake Elsinore City Council approved a joint power agreement with the city of Temecula that will bring in 1.5 megawatts of solar power to the city’s parks, streetlights and other facilities, saving the city millions of dollars in electric bills in the next 20 years. Currently, Lake Elsinore city-owned parks and facilities, excluding Diamond Stadium, […]

Man who carjacked Lake Elsinore shopkeeper is sentenced

Man who carjacked Lake Elsinore shopkeeper is sentenced

A 20-year-old man who carjacked a Lake Elsinore  shopkeeper and attempted to forcibly take another person’s vehicle in the same general area was sentenced today to a year in jail and four years probation. Sawyer Lee Aston of Wildomar pleaded guilty last month to carjacking and attempted carjacking, as well as vehicle theft, robbery and […]

Firefighters rescue injured hang glider in Lake Elsinore

Firefighters today rescued an injured hang glider from a hard-to-reach spot with the aid of a helicopter. The injury was reported at 12:57 p.m. near Ortega Highway and Main Divide Road, in an unincorporated area east of Lake Elsinore in the Mount San Jacinto State Park, Tawny Cabral of the Riverside County Fire Department said. […]