Compensation for county officials released

RIVERSIDE – The top 10 highest paid officials in Riverside County government last year were mainly in healthcare, though several county executives also made the list, according to data published Tuesday by the California State Controller’s Office. State Controller Betty Yee released the 2016 “Government Compensation in California” report to show how taxpayer funds were […]

TEMECULA: Family seeks information after woman disappears during lunch break

TEMECULA: Family seeks information after woman disappears during lunch break

TEMECULA — Family members, friends and the two teenage children of a missing Temecula woman are asking for the public’s help locating her after the woman reportedly disappeared partway through her shift at a Temecula area grocery store. According to her concerned family, 40-year-old, Tammy Lyon, was last seen Sunday, June 18, at Stater Bros. Markets at the intersection of Benton Road and […]

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 […]

Interest group aims to educate Riverside County residents on airbag recall

RIVERSIDE – A coalition of politicians, police and community activists today urged Riverside County residents to check whether their vehicles’ airbags are under a nationwide recall that was implemented following several deadly deployments, including one involving a Corona woman. “As a lifelong resident of Riverside County, and in my capacity as a city council member, […]

Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival to begin this weekend

WINCHESTER – Balloon rides, outdoor concerts, wine tastings and a variety of entertainment will be available beginning today as the Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival gets underway in Winchester. The event—an annual tradition going back to 1988—will run all weekend within the Lake Skinner Recreation Area. According to organizers, tonight’s main stage entertainment will […]