WW II Vet who endured days at sea after ship sank honored on birthday

MURRIETA  – A World War II sailor from Hemet who survived six days at sea after his ship was lost in a typhoon was honored today, his 94th birthday, during a ceremony hosted by Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez. “Mr. William Harrison is a living legend and true patriot,” Melendez said after spending time with Harrison and his family at […]

Property tax deadline is today

RIVERSIDE  – Riverside County homeowners have until tomorrow to get the first installment on their property tax bills paid, or risk incurring penalties. The Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office in July sent out notices seeking payments on more than 910,000 secured properties, including parcels, houses and condominiums, for the 2015-16 tax year. The grace period to pay the first installment ends […]

Altura Credit Union sets up relief fund for San Bernardino shooting victims’ families

In response to the horrific mass shooting in San Bernardino on Dec. 2, Altura Credit Union has established a relief fund for the families of the 14 individuals killed. All donations to the IE United Relief Fund will directly benefit those families.

Defendant reaches plea deal in child porn ring case

BANNING – Jury selection is scheduled to continue tod trial of a former Palm Springs schools instructor accused in a child molestation and pornography ring, but a co-defendant expected to face trial with him will not be part of the proceedings.   Questioning of potential jurors to determine if they can serve on a lengthy trial began Tuesday in the […]