An escape artist crocodile monitor lizard found lounging atop a hedge in a Riverside backyard and enjoying the sunshine was back home with his owner by the next day, the Riverside County Department of Animal Services announced. Chopper, a 4-year-old crocodile monitor lizard, was picked up by owner DeWitt Vercher on Tuesday, Nov. 3, spokesman […]
The stories of the Inland Empire’s Civil Rights heroes will soon have a permanent home thanks to the Civil Rights Institute of Inland Southern California, a new historical institution which will be built in downtown Riverside. The facility is a key part of a unique community under development called Mission Heritage Plaza that will also combine […]
RIVERSIDE – The Riverside County Board of Supervisors formally adopted the $5.5 billion budget, Sept. 26, which it tentatively approved in July, locking in additional funding support for county public safety agencies that began the fiscal year projecting multimillion-dollar shortfalls. In a 5-0 vote without comment, the board finalized appropriations levels for 2017-2018, while still […]
Riverside City College will host a vigil Wednesday night in memory of Angela Gomez, a student who was killed in the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival in Las Vegas. RCC Chancellor Michael Burke, in a message posted online, urged the college community to begin the day Wednesday with a “moment […]
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 […]
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in the Inland Empire dropped one-tenth of a cent today to $3.120, one day after dropping four-tenths of a cent.
A brush fire broke out Thursday, Aug. 31, amid soaring temperatures in an unincorporated area of Riverside, blackening about 85 acres before a thunderstorm rolled into the area.
RIVERSIDE – A man who targeted numerous small businesses in Riverside County in a shakedown extortion scheme based on supposed violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act began serving a 20-year jail term today. Rodolfo DeHoyos, 57, pleaded guilty last November to 143 felony and misdemeanor counts of grand theft, attempted grand theft, sending threatening […]
RIVERSIDE – A two-year prison term was handed down today for a man who fired a shot after breaking into a Perris apartment with an accomplice and threatening to kill an occupant. Tyler Rene Montejano, 29, of San Jacinto pleaded guilty in June to assault with a gun. In exchange for his admission, the Riverside […]
RIVERSIDE – An animal rescue operator accused of selling unborn horses and then refusing to relinquish the foals after they reached a certain age is slated to be arraigned in Riverside next week, as investigators continue searching for individuals who may have been victimized. Susan Violet Guillot, 60, of Good Hope is charged with six […]