Ripoff artist who victimized small businesses sentenced

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 […]

Man who fired shot during break-in sentenced

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: Box Springs Mountain blaze almost out

RIVERSIDE – Firefighters were edging closer today to fully containing a wildfire that has scorched more than 1,000 acres around a mountain between Moreno Valley and Riverside. As of late this morning, the “Blaine Fire” was 95 percent contained, with expectations that the blaze will be completely encircled by nightfall. Roughly 1,050 acres have burned […]

Cross Country returns to Riverside for 2017

Cross Country returns to Riverside for 2017

The CIF Southern Section is pleased to announce that the 2017 CIF-Southern Section-Ford Boys and Girls Cross Country Prelims and Finals site will return to the Riverside City Cross Country Course. The course was developed in 2015 through the efforts of the Riverside Sports Commission, the City of Riverside and Riverside Unified and Alvord Unified […]

RIVERSIDE: Walmart altercation leads to store’s evacuation

RIVERSIDE – A Riverside Walmart was closed for about 50 minutes and about 200 shoppers were evacuated after an altercation between shoppers led to the discharge of pepper spray, authorities said today. It happened about 9:10 p.m. Sunday at the Walmart at 5200 Van Buren Blvd., said Riverside Fire Department Battalion Chief Bruce Vanderhorst. “Firefighters […]

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