Business activity in the Inland Empire expanded more than 2 percent in the second quarter of this year, thanks in part to construction projects, according to figures released today by the UC Riverside Center for Economic Forecasting & Development.
Assemblyman Chad Mayes, R-Rancho Mirage, was ousted from his position as leader of the Assembly’s Republican Caucus Thursday, Aug. 24, his office confirmed.
One person is dead following a multi-vehicle, collision in the 31800 block of Highway 74, near Homeland, according to the CHP traffic incident log.
The first total solar eclipse across the United States in nearly 40 years will occur tomorrow, with partial darkness falling over Southern California, where UC Riverside researchers will be offering residents an opportunity to watch through solar-filtered telescopes.
RIVERSIDE – Environmental groups fighting a 16-mile travel corridor intended to link San Jacinto and Perris filed an appeal last week with the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, seeking reconsideration of their lawsuit challenging the project based on air pollution, wildlife habitat and other concerns. “This massive waste of taxpayer money won’t solve traffic […]
RIVERSIDE – The Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted to increase appropriations to Riverside County agencies unable to meet all of their expenses in the current fiscal year, though the sheriff’s department was still left with a $30 million hole, sparking a testy exchange about how funds are prioritized. The supervisors held a nearly three-hour […]
IDYLLWILD – The 24th annual Idyllwild Jazz Festival in the Pines will get into full swing today, Saturday, Aug. 19, featuring more than two dozen artists on multiple stages at a mile-high venue. The event, which unofficially began Friday night with a VIP dinner, is centered at the Idyllwild Arts Academy campus, with performances at […]
MURRIETA – A probationer who fatally shot a man during a gunfight with another man just west of Temecula was sentenced today, Aug. 18, to 23 years, four months in state prison. Agustin Contreras Cruz, 49, pleaded guilty last month to voluntary manslaughter and attempted murder, with sentence-enhancing gun use allegations, for the 2016 death of 42-year-old Pedro […]
Sen. Jeff Stone, R-La Quinta, Aug. 17, announced his resignation from the California Legislative Jewish Caucus in response to the group’s criticism of President Donald Trump.
The driveway was rocks and gravel. The parking lot was dirt and mud in some places. Still, a distinguished group of city officials, developers and commercial real estate marketing professionals gathered enthusiastically for the grand opening of three warehouse-sized buildings at the end of 3rd Street in Lake Elsinore on a Thursday morning. The buildings […]