Nine workers hospitalized after partial collapse of underpass on 91 Freeway

CORONA – Nine workers were hospitalized with unknown injuries when a freeway underpass under construction in Corona partially collapsed, authorities said today. The collapse occurred at the East Grand Avenue underpass of the Riverside (91) Freeway around 11:10 p.m. Friday, Cheryl Donohue, a spokesperson for the Riverside County Transportation Commission said. The cause of the collapse and the extent […]

Governor signs bill giving county control of state highway

Governor signs bill giving county control of state highway

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 […]

Bands of rain produce downpours in parts of Riverside County

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. […]