SAN JACINTO: Fire contained near Ramona Expressway

SAN JACINTO – A brush fire broke out this afternoon along a four-lane corridor just north of San Jacinto, blackening about an acre before crews got it under control. The non-injury blaze was reported at 3 p.m. in the area of Warren Road and Ramona Expressway, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Multiple engine […]

Heat wave continues; temperatures may drop by middle of next week

RIVERSIDE – Scorching heat is expected again today in Riverside County as the summer season officially gets underway. On Tuesday, the heat wave baking Southern California pushed the mercury to 122 degrees in Thermal, breaking a year-old record, according to the National Weather Service. Palm Springs also reached 122 degrees, tying the city’s record high […]

LAKE ELSINORE: Charges to be filed in liquor store robberies

LAKE ELSINORE – Felony charges are expected to be filed Wednesday against 18- and 20-year-olds suspected in back-to-back robberies targeting liquor stores in Lake Elsinore. Cory Joseph Hopp, 18, and Matthew Gilbert Rochin, 20, both of Lake Elsinore, were arrested Sunday on suspicion of robbery and conspiracy. Rochin was additionally arrested for alleged assault with […]

Three women from 2 different area Stater Bros. allege manager sexually harassed them

Three women from 2 different area Stater Bros. allege manager sexually harassed them

Three Hemet-area women have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment involving a Stater Bros. store manager and two of the grocery chain’s area locations. One of the stores is in Hemet on W. Florida and N. Sanderson Avenues and the other is in San Jacinto on S. San Jacinto and W. Esplanade Avenues. Court […]

MENIFEE: Bicyclist and Vehicle Collision

MENIFEE- A bicyclist suffered severe injuries today in Menifee when he was struck by a vehicle driven by a suspected drunken driver who was arrested. The crash was reported around 2 p.m. in the 30000 block of San Rafael Street where the bicyclist was struck by a Jeep Cherokee, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s […]