US Navy hospital ship Mercy returns

US Navy hospital ship Mercy returns

SAN DIEGO  – The hospital ship USNS Mercy returned to San Diego today from a four-month deployment in support of Pacific Partnership 2015, according to the Navy. The 10th annual humanitarian assistance and disaster preparedness mission began in late May and took the vessel to Fiji, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Vietnam. Personnel provided or took part in healthcare […]

Horse feed being recalled after death of three horses

Horse feed being recalled after death of three horses

RIVERSIDE  – A particular brand of horse feed that may have been sold in Riverside is being recalled today, following the death of three horses and sickening of dozens of others. The feed contains ionophore, a feed additive that is fed to cattle to make them gain weight. Ionophore is toxic to horses, and there is no antidote. […]

Wildomar: Lake Elsinore driver crashes into tree, hospitalized

WILDOMAR – A driver, possibly drunk, smacked her car into a tree in Wildomar, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department reported today. The driver, an unidentified woman from Lake Elsinore, was heading west on Baxter Road in Wildomar Saturday night, when her 2008 Toyota Prius drifted off the road and struck a tree, witnesses told police. The woman sustained […]

Inland Reps split on defunding Planned Parenthood after suspected black market trade of fetal organs

Inland Reps split on defunding Planned Parenthood after suspected black market trade of fetal organs

RIVERSIDE  – Riverside County congressional representatives Friday cast divided votes on whether to suspend funding for Planned Parenthood in the wake of investigative videos indicating the abortion provider engaged in the black market trade of fetal organs. “Like most Americans, I was appalled and outraged by the Planned Parenthood videos,” said Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Corona, a cosponsor of H.R. […]