RIVERSIDE – A surge in criminal activity warrants putting more Riverside County sheriff’s deputies on the street, re-establishing staffing levels not achieved in more than five years, according to a proposal to be considered tomorrow by the Board of Supervisors. Supervisors Marion Ashley and Chuck Washington – with the support of Sheriff Stan Sniff – will be asking the […]
SACRAMENTO – The State Senate today approved bipartisan legislation that Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) co-authored with Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado), Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara), Assembly Member Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) and others to make it a serious state crime to fly a drone over a wildfire. Recent incidents have endangered the lives […]
It’s Aug. 31, and the weather is finally moving toward a cooling trend. Read your local community news headlines from Lake Elsinore, Idyllwild, Temecula, Murrieta and more.
LAKELAND VILLAGE – A two-vehicle crash severely injured a motorcyclist who was found underneath a vehicle by county firefighters, the Riverside County Fire Department reported today. The crash happened at 11:57 p.m. Friday at Grand Avenue and Magnolia Street in Lakeland Village, said the department’s April Newman. The first arriving firefighters reported a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and […]
RIVERSIDE – Riverside County animal control and health officials today reminded residents to avoid handling bats to prevent possible exposure to rabies. The Departments of Animal Services and Public Health issued a joint statement emphasizing the need for extra care when coming into contact with bats, citing recent encounters during which people handled the creatures — one of which tested […]
Southwest Riverside County news headlines for Thurs. Aug. 27. The weather is the top story, with already sweltering temperatures across much of Riverside County will continue to climb today. Read more on how to stay cool, drought conditions, and more.
Yesterday’s clouds have swept aside for high temperatures throughout Riverside County this morning. With mountain thunderstorms probable today, flash flooding near burn areas could occur. Here is the mid-week story, and your first glance at a weekend update for Temecula, Murrieta, Menifee, Wildomar, Lake Elsinore, and more. LOCAL NEWS LAKE ELSINORE: Scoring a huge hit last […]