RIVERSIDE – An Inland Empire lawmaker’s bill authorizing the transfer of a segment of Highway 74 from the state to Riverside County was signed into law today by Gov. Jerry Brown. Under AB 218, sponsored by Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, the California Department of Transportation will relinquish control of a six-mile stretch of state Route 74 between Lake […]
Oct. 7 is international Walk to School day, and over 20,000 students in Riverside will participate in pedestrian friendly neighborhoods across the county. Send us your pictures. #VNCrew
Morning headlines for Southwest Riverside County: A Murrieta man awaits his fate after killing his Escondido police officer wife. Stagecoach announces lineup. Pumpkin patches are open in Temecula. MORE.
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. […]
ANZA: An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.0 has struck about 4 miles west-northwest of Anza in Riverside County, the U.S. Geological Survey reports, but there have been no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
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 […]
The city of Lake Elsinore celebrated a milestone in safety on Friday, Sept. 25 with the official opening of the Railroad Canyon Road southbound exit ramp deceleration lane. Lake Elsinore Mayor Steve Manos said that the city felt a deceleration lane was necessary due to the high volume of traffic backing up onto I-15 during […]
WILDOMAR – A probationer who killed a Wildomar man during a confrontation in an abandoned shack was convicted today of second-degree murder. After two days of deliberations, a Murrieta jury found 35-year-old Anthony Albert Garcia guilty of the Sept. 18, 2012, slaying of 42-year-old Steven Lawrence Markley. Prosecutors had been seeking a murder conviction with special circumstance allegations of killing […]
TEMECULA – An 11-year-old girl narrowly escaped the clutches of a man who tried to grab her as she walked home from school in Temecula, prompting authorities Tuesday to advise residents to be on the lookout. The encounter occurred about 2:50 p.m. Monday near Margarita Middle School in the 30600 block of Margarita Road, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s […]
An early morning accident caused the closure of Railroad Canyon Road for several hours on Monday, Sept. 28. Lake Elsinore Police responded to the report of a single vehicle collision on Railroad Canyon Road east of Grape Street in Lake Elsinore at 2:50 a.m. Upon their arrival, officers located a Pontiac Grand Prix lying on its […]