LAKE ELSINORE: USO Party a ‘big hit,’ organizers say

LAKE ELSINORE: USO Party a ‘big hit,’ organizers say

LAKE ELSINORE – The first annual USO Party was a huge success for Lake Elsinore Elks Lodge 2591, raising over $1,000 to help fund activities and community service events. “We had a full house of folks that really transformed the evening into a live 1940s movie,” Elks Lodge 2591 Public relations co-chair Madge Stewart said. […]

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, […]

Lake Elsinore and Storm Baseball unveil first EV stations, urge drivers to charge it up

Lake Elsinore and Storm Baseball unveil first EV stations, urge drivers to charge it up

LAKE ELSINORE—The Lake Elsinore Storm and the city of Lake Elsinore announced on Sept. 9 the installation of two Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Diamond Stadium and another three in other locations that are now available for public use. Team president Dave Oster and Mayor Steve Manos made the announcement. The installation of these stations […]

Body of missing Lake Elsinore man found

LAKE ELSINORE  – A missing Lake Elsinore man was found dead in the McVicker Canyon area of Lake Elsinore following a police search, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department reported today. Hector Ramirez, 44, was found at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 29000 block of McVicker Canyon Park Road, said Sgt. Steve Brosche of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Ramirez […]

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. […]