BEAUMONT – A brush fire scorched about 10 acres of vegetation south of Beaumont today. The fire was reported at 1:34 p.m. near Bolo Court and David Mountain Road, said Jody Hagemann of the Riverside County Fire Department. About 60 firefighters were able to contain the blaze by about 2:20 p.m., she said. There were […]
BEAUMONT – A fire that’s scorched 6,300 acres in the Banning Pass was nearly 100 percent contained today. The blaze, dubbed the “Manzanita Fire,” broke out shortly after 3 p.m. Monday in the area of state Route 79 and Dump Road, near the Lamb Canyon landfill south of Beaumont. According to the Riverside County Fire […]
BEAUMONT – Firefighters were working today to increase the containment of a large brush fire that has been burning since Monday, threatening rural communities throughout the San Gorgonio Pass near Banning. The blaze, dubbed the Manzanita Fire, was 77 percent contained Wednesday night after having scorched more than 6,300 acres, the Riverside County Fire Department […]
UPDATE Friday, June 30, 6 p.m. HEMET — The “Manzanita Fire,” which began burning Monday, June 26 and continued burning for several days has finally been brought under control and firefighters have reported 100% containment on the stubborn fire that began after a vehicle lost control while being driven on SR-79 Lamb Canyon and careened […]
Beaumont City Councilman Mark Orozco has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of soliciting a bribe and perjury, the Riverside County District Attorney’s office announced Friday, May 12.
More Beaumont officials ensnared in a $43 million misappropriation of public funds scandal made their initial court appearances yesterday. MORE.
A truck overturned on the westbound Moreno Valley Freeway in Beaumont has halted traffic to the I-10 turnout. MORE.
LAKE ELSINORE – Pardee Homes continues to offer special values on select homes at neighborhoods in master-planned Canyon Hills Lake Elsinore and Sundance in Beaumont, where pricing ranges from the mid $200,000 at to the high $300,000. Pardee Homes’ officials say the special values on the select homes will remain in place until Dec. 20. […]
BEAUMONT – Search warrants were served today at Beaumont City Hall, where local and federal investigators seized boxes full of documents, computers and other items, apparently in connection with a probe targeting city government. Investigators from the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office and the FBI arrived at the municipality’s offices this morning and began hauling away hundreds of boxes, packing […]