Vehicle fire on northbound Interstate 15 near border checkpoint

UPDATE; At 4:25, a sig alert was issued for one hour with #3 and 4 lanes blocked. At 3:51 p.m. today, Wed., October 14, a vehicle has been reported on fire on the northbound side of Interstate 15 at the border checkpoint located near the San Diego/Riverside county line. Traffic has been impacted due to […]

Wildomar State of the City looks to the future

Wildomar State of the City looks to the future

Wildomar Mayor Ben Benoit spoke to a packed house at City Hall during his 2015 State of the City address. Benoit held the crowd’s attention for just over 30 minutes as he presented the address which focused on the city’s past, present and future. Benoit said that if there was any one thing to take […]

Nine workers hospitalized after partial collapse of underpass on 91 Freeway

CORONA – Nine workers were hospitalized with unknown injuries when a freeway underpass under construction in Corona partially collapsed, authorities said today. The collapse occurred at the East Grand Avenue underpass of the Riverside (91) Freeway around 11:10 p.m. Friday, Cheryl Donohue, a spokesperson for the Riverside County Transportation Commission said. The cause of the collapse and the extent […]

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. […]

Woman involved in Wildomar slaying sentenced, released

Woman involved in Wildomar slaying sentenced, released

MURRIETA  – A woman who aided in the slaying of a Wildomar man during a confrontation in an abandoned shack was given a three-year sentence today, but was immediately released on parole after it was determined her jail time awaiting trial exceeded her prison commitment. Summer Sharmaine Stephens, 41, of Wildomar pleaded guilty in July to being an accessory […]

Showers expected in Riverside County Saturday night, Sunday

RIVERSIDE  – A storm system is expected to hit a number of regions in Southern California tonight, including western Riverside County, according to the National Weather Service. Rain is expected to develop late tonight before becoming more widespread on Sunday, according to an NWS Forecast Discussion issued today. Rainfall measurements are expected to range from a half-inch in many […]

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