LA QUINTA: Manhunt underway for driver who fled crash

LA QUINTA – Sheriff’s deputies were looking for a driver who fled the scene of a single-vehicle crash that killed a woman Monday morning. The crash was reported at 8:22 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 111 and Dune Palms Road, said Jody Hagemann of the Riverside County Fire Department. The woman was a passenger […]

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.