RIVERSIDE: Board Set to Approve Ordinance Prohibiting Contact with Wild Burros

RIVERSIDE- The Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved an ordinance establishing penalties for people who feed or otherwise entice wild burros into populated areas of Riverside County, increasing the chances of an accident. Ordinance No. 934, the Prohibiting the Harassment and Feeding of Undomesticated Burros Act, makes it an infraction to interact with untamed donkeys, […]

RIVERSIDE: Flex Alert issued due to heat wave

RIVERSIDE- With a heat wave gripping the region, the manager of the state’s power grid issued a statewide Flex Alert that will be in effect tomorrow and Wednesday afternoons, urging residents to voluntarily conserve electricity to ease demand on the system. The Flex Alert issued by the California Independent System Operator, or Cal-ISO, will be […]

PALM SPRINGS: Palm Springs International ShortFest Begins with Opening Night Ceremony

PALM SPRINGS- The 23rd annual Palm Springs International ShortFest, which will screen more than 300 films from five dozen countries, begins tonight with an opening night ceremony and party. The festival, which will continue until June 26 at Camelot Theatres, will feature 46 world premieres, 12 international premieres, 42 North American premieres and 16 U.S. […]

INDIO: Charges Against Developer Outside Statute of Limitations, Say Attorneys in Palm Springs Corruption Case

INDIO- Attorneys for one of two developers accused of bribing former Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet to curry favor for several downtown projects contend that several of the charges against him should be dismissed for falling outside the statute of limitations. John Wessman is charged along with Richard Meaney with nine counts of bribing a […]