MORENO VALLEY – In an expected but stunning move, Riverside County Democrats elected a new chairman at its regular monthly meeting Monday night in Moreno Valley. Former Corona City Council candidate Steve Ruth defeated incumbent Chair Howard Katz, earning 59 percent of the votes of the party’s central committee. Ruth’s victory ended Katz’ three-year administration […]
The California Highway Patrol, will conduct a sobriety/driver license checkpoint on Friday, September 29, 2017 in the unincorporated area of Southwest Riverside County. Motorists approaching the checkpoint will see informational signs advising them that a sobriety checkpoint is ahead. Once diverted into the lane, motorists will be detained only a few moments while an officer […]
RIVERSIDE – Despite a pickup in labor market activity, the unemployment rate crept higher in Riverside County last month, state officials reported last week. The jobless rate in August, based on preliminary estimates, was 6.5 percent, compared with 6.3 percent in July, according to the California Employment Development Department. Agency figures showed that the August […]
Brian Dustin Vowell, 36, was arrested at the intersection of Overlook Drive and Hotei Lane for allegedly breaking into an Idyllwild home Sept. 1.
Federal, state and local government offices will be closed today for the Labor Day holiday, and there will be no mail delivery.
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 […]
RIVERSIDE – A homeless man suspected of igniting a fire at a Riverside apartment complex and perpetrating other acts of arson was arrested today. Daniel John Moreno, 32, was booked into the Robert Presley Jail on suspicion of arson and vandalism, with bail set at $25,000. According to the Riverside Fire Department, crews were sent […]
RIVERSIDE – Free health screenings, immunizations, kids’ activities and other fare will be available today at the Schroeder Rubidoux Family Care Center in Riverside as part of the Riverside University Health System’s celebration of National Health Center Week. The Health Expo will get underway about 10 a.m., featuring remarks by Rep. Mark Takano, D-Riverside, and […]
RIVERSIDE – The Board of Supervisors will decide today whether to appoint a 15-year Riverside County employee to serve as treasurer-tax collector to fill the vacancy left following the resignation of tax chief Don Kent, who will be taking over next month as the county’s chief financial officer. Assistant Treasurer-Tax Collector Jon Christensen has been […]
RIVERSIDE – Riverside County animal control officers today were attempting to locate the owner of a German shepherd that chased a bicyclist into a moving vehicle near downtown Riverside. The cyclist was riding through an alleyway between Grove Avenue and Forest Street about 5 p.m. Sunday when the dog, a 2-year-old female, charged him and […]