Canyon Fire forces school closures, evacuations lifted for some

Canyon Fire forces school closures, evacuations lifted for some

CORONA – With containment at only 15 percent, fire officials say they’re confident today of expanding the encirclement of the wind-fanned Canyon Fire, which has scorched some 2,000 acres around the Orange-Riverside county border, prompting the evacuation of around 1,500 people from about 500 Riverside County homes. The blaze broke out about 1 p.m. Monday […]

Bill to make HOV lanes more available passes Assembly

CORONA – A bill seeking to make carpool lanes in Riverside County available to all commuters during off-peak hours is on its way to the state Senate. Assemblywoman Sabrina Cervantes’ AB 91 was overwhelmingly approved by the Assembly on Wednesday. The legislation would convert high-occupancy vehicle lanes countywide to part-time status, meaning that the lanes […]