BEAUMONT – Firefighters were optimistic today about containing a large brush fire that has burned for two days and has threatened rural communities throughout the Banning Pass. The blaze, dubbed the Manzanita Fire, had burned more than 6,300 acres as of this morning, and was 43 percent contained, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. […]
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 27, 1:15 a.m. BEAUMONT — Officials updated at 11:45 p.m., that firefighters had achieved ten percent containment on the “Manzanita Fire,” which has already scorched about 5,000 acres. No structures are believed to have been damaged in the blaze. There have been no reported injuries related to the fire other than the two occupants of the car […]
BEAUMONT – Firefighters today battled and contained a 10-acre brush fire in south Beaumont. The fire, reported at 12:28 p.m. near Manzanita Park and Roadrunner Drive, was burning in light vegetation, said Jody Hagemann of the Riverside County Fire Department. About 85 firefighters were dispatched to the scene, as well as firefighting aircraft, she said. […]
PALM SPRINGS – A man who allegedly stole a car from a Palm Springs liquor store eluded authorities today following a pursuit through the city and onto Interstate 10, where law enforcement lost sight of him on the freeway near Beaumont. The pursuit began this morning after Palm Springs police received a report of a […]
UPDATE: Thursday, May 25 5:30 p.m. At 5:17 p.m., Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Public Information Specialist Tawny Cabral provided an update to the ongoing “Lamb” fire that is burning between the cities of Beaumont and San Jacinto. “The forward progress of the fire has been stopped and the fire is approximately 100 acres,” said Cabral. Nearly […]
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.
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.
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The Board of Supervisors approved Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff’s request to hike the rates charged to cities and other contract entities for the use of patrol deputies.
More Beaumont officials ensnared in a $43 million misappropriation of public funds scandal made their initial court appearances yesterday. MORE.