School girl flees stranger who tried to grab her

School girl flees stranger who tried to grab her

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 […]

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, […]

MENIFEE: Local students achieve honors at college

Two local students have been recognized by their respective colleges. Luana Polley of Menifee has been named to the President’s List at Davenport University in Grand Rapids, Mich. for the spring/summer 2015 Semester. The President’s List recognizes top students who excel with outstanding academic performance. To achieve recognition, a student must maintain a minimum 3.8 grade […]

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. […]

SOUTHWEST RIVCO: Headline News, Sept. 11

SOUTHWEST RIVCO: Headline News, Sept. 11

It’s September 11, and on this 14th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania, Southwest Riverside County, pauses to reflect and remember on the tragic losses of that day. READ: SOUTHWEST RIVCO: 9/11 events around your community MENIFEE: Paloma Valley High School Football salutes America on 9/11 RIVCO: September 11 Remembrance […]