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. […]

MURRIETA: Jury deliberates fate of cop-killing husband

MURRIETA: Jury deliberates fate of cop-killing husband

Jury deliberations got underway today in the trial of a Murrieta man accused of killing his police officer wife and setting their house ablaze to cover up the crime. Freddy Perez Rodas, 29, could face 50 years to life in prison if convicted of the July 23, 2014, slaying of 25-year-old Laura Perez, an Escondido police officer and mother […]

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