INDIO: Coachella Valley arsonist to be sentenced

INDIO – A man who set 25 structures and vehicles ablaze throughout the Coachella Valley over the course of 14 months is scheduled to be sentenced today for numerous counts of arson. Luis Josue Perales, 23, pleaded guilty last month to setting 25 separate fires between Jan. 15, 2015 and March 31, 2016, including setting […]

County reps, civic leaders urge action to reinstate funding for road projects – including French Valley Interchange

INDIO  – Riverside County supervisors, labor leaders and civic activists today urged state lawmakers to patch a funding gap exceeding three quarters of a billion dollars that, if unaddressed, may leave the county and other jurisdictions unable to proceed with major transportation projects, including the French Valley Interchange. “You don’t always see business and labor agree, but we […]

RIVCO: Gusty winds continue, hazardous driving conditions

RIVCO: Gusty winds continue, hazardous driving conditions

Strong gusty winds are expected to continue buffeting parts of Riverside County this morning, including the Coachella Valley, amid chilly temperatures dropping into the 20s in some areas. A National Weather Service wind advisory for the valleys around Riverside, the Coachella Valley and the San Gorgonio Pass near Banning is scheduled to remain in effect until 1 p.m. Winds […]