A land swap was tentatively agreed upon by the Riverside County Board of Supervisors today, with Castle and Cook. Two parcels of land would be traded for vacant property, according to reports. MORE.
UPDATED: Ruptured water main that closed 2-mile section of Railroad Canyon Road causes major traffic conjestion
LAKE ELSINORE – A ruptured water main has caused the temporary closure of a two-mile stretch of Railroad Canyon Road, according to Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District officials. The road closure, which forced the heavily traveled road to be closed to traffic in both directions between Grape Street and Canyon Hills Road was set up as a […]
Hemet’s Heritage High School Academic Decathlon team won the regional round, and moves on to Sacramento this March. MORE.
Man flees booking at Murrieta’s Southwest Detention Center, apprehended after chase. MORE.
MURRIETA – A suspect, who was transported to the Southwest Detention Center to be booked after being arrested for multiple warrants, briefly escaped custody this afternoon. The escape led to a foot pursuit and an overwhelming response from numerous deputies, who responded to the area from multiple nearby sheriff’s stations, according to sheriff’s officials. The incident […]
TEMECULA – The nation has over 2 million new combat veterans from conflicts since 2001. The local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4089 in Temecula has grown by nearly a hundred veterans just in the past year and is still seeking more members. Scott Heidemann from VFW Post 4089 noted local VFW members serve the community […]
Wienerschnitzel, the world’s largest hot dog chain, is giving control of the Temecula location to their motocross partner, Joe Gibbs Racing Motocross (JGRMX), Thursday, Feb. 11, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Members of the JGRMX team including riders Weston Peick, Justin Barcia and Phil Nicoletti, along with team owner, Coy Gibbs, will take over the restaurant to help Wienerschnitzel […]
RIVERSIDE – A blitz in year-end hiring pushed Riverside County’s unemployment rate down to its lowest level since mid-2007, state officials said Friday, Jan. 22. The jobless rate in December, based on preliminary estimates, was 6.1 percent, one-10th of a percentage point lower than in November, according to the California Employment Development Department. The rate […]
Officers from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Temecula Police Station and other emergency medical personnel responded to multiple 911 reports regarding a traffic collision at the intersection of Butterfield Stage and Rancho California Roads on Saturday, Feb. 6. Callers reported a motorcycle rider had collided with three vehicles near the North side of the intersection just […]
New citizen volunteers from the Murrieta Police Department’s Citizens Academy met with officers from the Traffic Division and K-9 Division on their fourth week of training Saturday, Feb. 3. The Citizens Police Academy was designed with the intention of increasing public awareness and understanding of the Police Department’s operations. The 11 week Citizens Police Academy is […]