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.

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 […]

BREAKING: INDIO: DHS child molestation, porn ring trial set to begin Thursday

BREAKING: INDIO: DHS child molestation, porn ring trial set to begin Thursday

BANNING – The trial of a former Palm Springs schools instructor accused with three others in connection with an alleged child molestation and pornography ring will begin Thursday after a defense attorney withdrew his request for a delay. The trial had been scheduled to begin Monday for John David Yoder, 43, of Desert Hot Springs, and Erick Alan […]

TEMECULA: Thanksgiving weekend crackdown begins today

Motorists heading out to join friends and family or have other sorts of fun during the Thanksgiving weekend need to remember to drive sober and safely – or there could be consequences, according to the California Highway Patrol.

IE Gas prices drop to lowest amount since Feb. 18

IE Gas prices drop to lowest amount since Feb. 18

RIVERSIDE The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in the Inland Empire dropped today to its lowest amount since Feb. 18, decreasing seven-tenths of a cent to $2.857. The average price in Riverside and San Bernardino counties has dropped 73 of the past 76 days, decreasing 93.1 cents, including a half-cent on Wednesday, according to figures […]