Agency offers signs recognizing drought busters

PERRIS – A Riverside County water agency wants customers participating in drought-busting programs to post signs that give them credit for conservation and advertise to neighbors how they can reduce outdoor irrigation. The Perris-based Eastern Municipal Water District began distributing “We Are Serious About the Drought” signs this week. The signs are free. “We wanted to allow customers […]

Driver injured in head-on crash dies

TEMECULA – A 61-year-old woman succumbed today to injuries she suffered in a head-on collision near Temecula. The victim, identified only as a Temecula resident, had been in intensive care at Inland Valley Medical Center in Wildomar since the Sunday night crash, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officer Mike Lassig said the woman was eastboumd on Rancho […]

SOUTHWEST RIVERSIDE: Headline news for Wednesday, Aug. 26

SOUTHWEST RIVERSIDE: Headline news for Wednesday, Aug. 26

Yesterday’s clouds have swept aside for high temperatures throughout Riverside County this morning. With mountain thunderstorms probable today, flash flooding near burn areas could occur. Here is the mid-week story, and your first glance at a weekend update for Temecula, Murrieta, Menifee, Wildomar, Lake Elsinore, and more. LOCAL NEWS LAKE ELSINORE: Scoring a huge hit last […]

Ex-convict who allegedly struck motorist sentenced

BANNING  – A convicted sex offender who allegedly assaulted a motorist with a beer bottle in Temecula while wanted for parole violations was sentenced today to 88 days in jail. Shiloh Gilbert Bovyluster, 24, was arrested on Aug. 14 after unsuccessfully trying to elude sheriff’s deputies. During a parole revocation hearing at the Banning Courthouse, Riverside County Superior Court […]

In split decision, Lake Elsinore approves hosting Susan G. Komen ‘Race for the Cure’

In split decision, Lake Elsinore approves hosting Susan G. Komen ‘Race for the Cure’

In a surprise move at Tuesday’s Lake Elsinore City Council Meeting, city leaders made the decision to host the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in October. The split decision, with Mayor Steve Manos, Mayor Pro-Tem and Councilman Daryl Hickman voting for the motion, included full funding in the amount of $7,500 in in-kind […]

Legislator leads charge for audit of Planned Parenthood

RIVERSIDE – Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez will urge the Legislature today to investigate Planned Parenthood’s alleged involvement in a black market in fetal organs. “Planned Parenthood is running its own body part chop shop,” said Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore. “The taxpayers shouldn’t be on the hook for this illegal activity.” Melendez’s proposed audit of the organization, which provides abortions and other health […]

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