Dropout rate among Riverside County students drops from previous year

Dropout rate among Riverside County students drops from previous year

RIVERSIDE – The dropout rate among Riverside County students in the high school class of 2015-16 dropped from the previous year, coupled with an upward tick in the graduation rate, according to figures released today by the state Department of Education. The dropout rate for Riverside County students who started high school in 2012-13 was […]

Metropolitan Water District authorizes Lake Mathews infrastructure rehabilitation projects

The March 14 board meeting of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California included the approval of three infrastructure rehabilitation projects at Lake Mathews. One project will rehabilitate the electrical distribution system at Lake Mathews, a second project will repair the Lake Mathews forebay and the third project will repair portions of the hydroelectric plant’s concrete […]

Fun run turns the mild-mannered into superheroes to help Riverside County communities

Fun run turns the mild-mannered into superheroes to help Riverside County communities

  Have you ever wanted to don a superhero costume, leap tall buildings, help your community, and be idolized by throngs of admirers? Well, here’s your chance – sort of, without the tall buildings. Riverside County’s Superhero 5k Run/Walk is set for April 29 in Jurupa Valley at Rancho Jurupa Park. The family friendly event […]

Missing woman possible victim of foul play

SAN JACINTO – A man whose remains were found on the Soboba Indian Reservation near San Jacinto was the victim of a homicide, and concerns were mounting today (Jan. 27) about the welfare of a woman with whom he was traveling, sheriff’s officials said. The body of Kyle Nathan Cagey, 27, of Pala was discovered Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 25, […]

Murrieta firefighters perform 2 swift water rescues, schools close as massive winter storm moves through the area

Murrieta firefighters perform 2 swift water rescues, schools close as massive winter storm moves through the area

Murrieta firefighters responded to two different swift water rescues Sunday, Jan. 22, according to officials.

Area nonprofits gifted County Asset Forfeiture Special Fund money

Two southwestern nonprofit groups that help at-risk children and teens keep away from drugs and crime will be receiving a portion of $281,477 in Asset Forfeiture Special Fund money provided by the Riverside District Attorney’s Office. District Attorney Mike Hestrin announced AXIS Foundation out of Perris and Calicinto Ranch, Inc. in San Jacinto will be […]

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.

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