Supervisors to order Sheriff to fill ranks to combat crime

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 […]

Senate Approves Bill Co-Authored by Senator Patricia Bates to Ban Drones from Fire Zones

  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 […]

Temecula Motocross team struts their stuff on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Temecula Motocross team struts their stuff on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Temecula residents and freestyle motocross team, Metal Mulisha Fitz Army, have been named to the Top 24 contestants and have moved on to live showings of NBC’s hit reality-competition series, “America’s Got Talent.” Fitz Army wowed judges Howard Stern, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Mel B. with their performance of a high-flying, free-wheeling stunt they call […]

RIVERSIDE: Officials caution residents to beware of bats

RIVERSIDE: Officials caution residents to beware of bats

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: Weekend update Aug. 28

SOUTHWEST RIVERSIDE: Weekend update Aug. 28

Good afternoon, Southwest Riverside, and welcome to your weekend. Here are the stories to get you into and through the weekend. NEWS Lake Elsinore will host the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer ‘Race for the Cure’ in October, according to reports from the Lake Elsinore City Council meeting. READ: In split decision, Lake Elsinore approves hosting Susan […]