Kali P. Chaudhuri, M.D. – Investing in Health & Community

Kali P. Chaudhuri, M.D. – Investing in Health & Community

Dr. Kali Pradip Chaudhuri’s path to success in the medical field has been a roundabout route that began in India and has lead him to locations around the world, including the Hemet and Menifee valleys. Despite his route being marked with some delays, detours and a dollop of controversy, he has shown a steady hand […]

Firefighter Explorers to Brave Scorching Heat to Compete for Top Honors

RIVERSIDE – Dozens of aspiring firefighters from throughout the Inland Empire will endure today’s extreme heat to compete in a contest meant to test participants’ strength, stamina and team spirit. The Inland Empire Firefighter Explorers’ Association’s fourth annual “Fire Muster” is slated for 9 a.m. at Arlington Heights Sports Park in Riverside. Two-dozen teams, numbering […]

Workers rupture gas line at Riverside business

RIVERSIDE – A punctured gas line prompted the evacuation of a business today in east Riverside. The rupture was reported just before noon at 1550 Marlborough Ave., near Chicago Avenue, below the 60/91/215 interchange, according to the Riverside Fire Department. A crew working inside the structure penetrated the gas line, at which point staff and customers evacuated the building, […]

Menifee Valley Medical Center: Medical Care with Compassion

Menifee Valley Medical Center: Medical Care with Compassion

Sitting in the center of growing and prospering Menifee is the award-winning Hemet Valley Medical Center intent upon providing its patients the very best in medical attention whether in an emergency or for general treatment. Highly skilled emergency treatment physicians and nurses are standing by 24-hours a day to treat and if necessary, admit the […]

Small earthquake rattles Anza

ANZA – A small earthquake rattled the mountains between San Diego and Palm Springs today. Automated sensors detected a magnitude 3.4 quake, with an epicenter near Anza, at 56 seconds after 12 noon Monday. The small town is on Highway 371 between Temecula and the Coachella Valley, about 18 miles south-southwest of Palm Springs and […]

WOODCREST: Toddler nearly drowns in pool

WOODCREST – Quick action by a toddler’s father may have saved his life in the unincorporated Woodcrest area near Riverside, authorities said Monday. Firefighters were called at 7:09 p.m. Sunday to a home in the 14000 block of Dove Canyon Drive, said April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Department. The toddler had fallen into […]

Governor Brown signs bill returning funds to county’s newest cities

Governor Brown signs bill returning funds to county’s newest cities

JURUPA VALLEY – Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that will restore millions of dollars in revenue taken away from four cities in Riverside County and used to pay for public safety realignment programs. “With this bill, millions of tax dollars will flow to benefit the people of Eastvale, Jurupa Valley, Menifee and Wildomar,” Brown said […]

Governor Jerry Brown’s revised budget gets mixed reviews from lawmakers

RIVERSIDE – Governor Jerry Brown’s revised budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, released last week seeks to increase spending on various programs over what was proposed earlier this year, but several Inland Empire lawmakers said the appropriations will only feed bureaucratic pursuits, while others were more optimistic. The governor’ s May Revise boosts appropriations by […]

Study finds greater number of homeless countywide

RIVERSIDE – The number of homeless people in Riverside County climbed 11 percent last year, with a larger number of youths without a fixed residence, according to survey results released last week. The Department of Public Social Services posted preliminary data from its Point-in-Time Survey, conducted in January, showing 2,413 dispossessed adults and children located […]