UPDATED: Ruptured water main that closed 2-mile section of Railroad Canyon Road causes major traffic conjestion

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 […]

Suspect who briefly escaped custody after slipping his handcuffs in Murrieta quickly captured

Suspect who briefly escaped custody after slipping his handcuffs in Murrieta quickly captured

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 […]

VFW Post 4089 seeks new members

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 […]

Pro Motocross team takes over Wienerschnitzel for Charity

Pro Motocross team takes over Wienerschnitzel for Charity

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 […]

County unemployment rate falls to eight-year low

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 […]

Intoxicated motorcyclist suffers major injuries after hitting three cars in Temecula

Intoxicated motorcyclist suffers major injuries after hitting three cars in Temecula

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 Murrieta PD Citizens Academy volunteers meet K-9 Frankie

New Murrieta PD Citizens Academy volunteers meet K-9 Frankie

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 […]

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