Two Blythe Men Arrested on Federal Indictment Warrants for Meth Sales

BLYTHE- Two Blythe men were in custody today on federal warrants for suspected meth sales and are awaiting extradition to the state of Wyoming. Francisco Felix, 37, and Angelo Reyes, 50, were arrested about 1 p.m. Thursday by sheriff’s deputies from the Blythe Narcotic Enforcement and the Riverside Sheriff’s Fugitive Warrant Enforcement teams, said sheriff’s […]

BLYTHE: Sulfuric acid spill sends man to hospital

BLYTHE – A man was hospitalized with burn injuries today following a sulfuric acid spill at a solar power station west of Blythe. County fire crews and public health officials responded at 10:50 a.m. to the Genesis Solar Energy Project at 11995 Wiley’s Well Road. A 10-gallon sulfuric acid spill injured two people at the […]

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.

Board authorizes Sheriff to raise rates for use of deputies

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.