Supervisors approve Memorandum of Intent for Diamond Valley Lake Recreation Area

The Riverside County board of supervisors, who act as the board of the Riverside County Regional Park and Open-Space District, approved a Memorandum of Intent between the Riverside County Regional Park and Open-Space District, the Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, the city of Hemet and the Eastern Municipal […]

Baird named regional director of Fire and Aviation Management for the Pacific southwest region

SAN BERNARDINO – The U.S. Forest Service has named Robert Baird as the regional director of Fire and Aviation Management for the Pacific southwest region. Baird currently serves as forest supervisor on Los Padres National Forest where he oversees ecosystem management, land use and wildfire management for more than 1.9 million acres in central California. […]

MORENO VALLEY: Three firefighters hospitalized after investigating carbon monoxide leak

MORENO VALLEY: Three firefighters hospitalized after investigating carbon monoxide leak

MORENO VALLEY – Three firefighters were hospitalized with carbon monoxide exposure after investigating reports of a carbon monoxide leak during an early-morning emergency Sunday, April 23. The incident happened at an apartment in the Tuscany Hills Apartments, on the 21000 block of Box Springs Road in Moreno Valley. Ten firefighters from two engine companies responded to the […]

RIVERSIDE: One hospitalized after two-vehicle, head-on collision

RIVERSIDE: One hospitalized after two-vehicle, head-on collision

RIVERSIDE – One person was hospitalized after a two-vehicle, early-morning, head-on collision Sunday, April 23. The wreck happened on Sycamore Canyon Boulevard north of Central Avenue in Riverside. Cal Fire/Riverside County firefighters and other emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene of the wreck about 5:45 a.m., after other motorists and witnesses called 911 […]

UPDATED: JURUPA VALLEY: DUI suspect, who left 14-year-old girl behind after fleeing major-injury wreck, arrested

UPDATED: JURUPA VALLEY: DUI suspect, who left 14-year-old girl behind after fleeing major-injury wreck, arrested

CORRECTED: An earlier version of this report indicated the 14-year-old girl left trapped inside the vehicle was the suspect’s daughter, which was not the case. UPDATE: April 22, 9 p.m. JURUPA VALLEY – Several people were injured this morning in an early-morning, DUI-related, two-vehicle traffic collision. The DUI wreck happened Saturday, April 22, at the intersection […]

CORONA: Motorcyclist who died in solo-vehicle wreck ID’d

CORONA: Motorcyclist who died in solo-vehicle wreck ID’d

CORONA – Riverside County Coroner’s officials have identified a motorcyclist who was killed in a single-vehicle wreck when the rider struck a curb and smashed into two trees Saturday evening, April 15. The deadly accident happened on River Road near Cota Street in Corona. Officials identified the victim as Joseph Castro, 29, of Perris. His time of injury was […]

PALM DESERT: Elderly woman found dead in spa, apparent drowning victim

PALM DESERT: Elderly woman found dead in spa, apparent drowning victim

PALM DESERT – An elderly woman died after apparently drowning in a jacuzzi Saturday morning, April 22. The incident happened in the 500 block of Tomahawk Drive, within the Indian Ridge Country Club, in Palm Desert. Cal Fire/Riverside County firefighters and other emergency first responders rushed to the location about 9 a.m., after a 911 caller reported […]

WOODCREST: Man critically injured after catching fire, burned across 100% of his body

WOODCREST: Man critically injured after catching fire, burned across 100% of his body

WOODCREST – Details are still emerging after a man was critically injured when he reportedly caught fire in a backyard Friday, April 21. The fire was reported on the 14000 block of Martin Place, west of Van Buren Boulevard, in Woodcrest. The victim, who has not been identified, was transported by American Medical Response ground ambulance to […]

NORCO: Motorists try in vain to save woman who jumped from overpass onto I-15 Freeway

NORCO: Motorists try in vain to save woman who jumped from overpass onto I-15 Freeway

NORCO – A reportedly depressed and suicidal woman jumped from an overpass onto the Interstate I-15 Freeway Tuesday, April 18. The tragic and deadly incident happened in the area of the Sixth Street overpass in Norco. Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Norco Station and other emergency first responders rushed to the area about 12:48 p.m., […]