BANNING: Brush fire near Morongo reservation contained

BANNING – A brush fire burned seven acres of land Sunday near the Morongo Indian Reservation and Banning, authorities said. The fire was reported at 4:18 p.m. at Old Banning Idyllwild and Mount Edna roads, April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Department said. Flames were fully contained by a ring of cleared vegetation at […]

BANNING: Plane crashes on roadway

BANNING  – A small plane crashed Friday morning on a Banning roadway just south of Interstate 10, injuring the two occupants. The crash was reported just after 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of John and Hargrave streets. The pilot and passenger both suffered moderate injuries and were taken to a hospital, said Tawny Cabral of […]

BANNING: Vegetation fire causes property damage

BANNING – Three motor homes and a garage were damaged Saturday in a non-injury vegetation fire. The fire was reported at 2:25 p.m. near the intersection of East Lincoln Street and South Florida Street, according to April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Department. The main fire burned 2.5 acres in a field and backyards […]

Second storm expected to bring heavy downpours and mountain snow Friday

The second in a series of winter storms is expected to batter Riverside County today, bringing downpours, heavy mountain snow, possible flooding, potentially damaging winds and thunderstorms.

UPDATED: More storms expected to move through Temecula, Inland Empire

UPDATED: More storms expected to move through Temecula, Inland Empire

The first in a series of Pacific storms poised to deliver torrential rain, heavy mountain snow and gusty wind to Riverside County through early next week is expected to move into the region late tonight.