Distance running is a sport that combines the best features of team and individual sports and is not for the faint of heart. Cross country for some can be the beginning of a lifetime of running and more and more local middle schools are preparing their students for high school and beyond by offering this […]
RIVERSIDE – A red flag warning has been issued for Riverside County today, warning of gusty winds and low humidity in the region, potentially contributing to fire conditions through Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. The warning was issued at 10 a.m. and will be in effect until 6 p.m. Sunday. Santa Ana winds will pick up […]
More than 100 veterans were memorialized during a ceremony held at Temecula’s Path of Honor on Saturday, Nov. 14. Under sunny skies, Path of Honor Scholarship Trust Executive Director Michael Bircumshaw read the 116 names of those for whom bricks were placed in honor of their service at the Temecula Duck Pond and Veteran’s Memorial. […]
La Quinta’s Fire Station 32 will be renamed the Christopher Douglas Memorial Fire Station today. Douglas, a paramedic from Temecula, was killed in the line of duty in 2013.
An ex-convict accused of stealing trucks and tractors in Temecula was charged with multiple felonies yesterday, including vehicle theft, receiving stolen property and theft of public utilities.
RIVERSIDE – Riverside County’s public safety agencies are collectively under-funded by $44 million or more and will likely require financial infusions to offset their deficits by the start of the next fiscal year, according to a report to be reviewed tomorrow by the Board of Supervisors. The Executive Office will present its first-quarter 2015-16 analysis during the board’s policy agenda […]
A gang member who gunned down a Temecula man in an unprovoked attack and then fled south of the border — where he hid for more than five years — pleaded guilty today to voluntary manslaughter. Jose Carmelo Torres, 32, admitted the manslaughter count under a plea agreement with the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office. In exchange for […]
RIVERSIDE – Gusty winds blew across parts of Riverside County today and was expected to continue through mid-morning as a trough of low pressure sweeps through the region. A National Weather Service wind advisory for the mountains and the San Gorgonio Pass near Banning is scheduled to expire at 10 a.m. Winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour […]
RIVERSIDE – The University of California, Riverside has received a record amount of federal grant funding to support numerous research projects, the university announced today. UCR received $97 million in federal grants during the 2014-15 fiscal year, a UCR record and about $19 million more than the school received in 2013-14. Grant funding helped back research projects associated […]