Person nearly drowns at Lake Perris

PERRIS – A person who nearly drowned in Lake Perris today was hospitalized. Firefighters were dispatched shortly before 3 p.m. to the 16000 Block Via Del Lago Drive, according to Tawny Cabral of the Riverside County Fire Department. The victim – identified only as an adult – was hospitalized in serious condition, Cabral said.

Metropolitan Water District approves agreement for Lake Perris water recovery project

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has authorized an agreement with the state Department of Water Resources for planning and preliminary design of a water recovery project at Lake Perris. The Metropolitan Water District board vote April 11 authorized general manager Jeff Kightlinger to enter an agreement with DWR for planning, environmental analysis and […]

County rejects, accepts points in grand jury report on 2015 Election

RIVERSIDE – A Riverside County grand jury investigation into how the Registrar of Voters office managed polling stations in the November 2015 election uncovered issues that need to be resolved, according to a report the Board of Supervisors received today. In a 5-0 vote without comment, the board accepted the registrar’s response to the grand […]

Perris Lake, Lake Hemet bald eagles counted

SAN BERNARDINO – U.S. Forest Service and State biologists with volunteers at Lake Perris and Lake Hemet reported seeing four bald eagles during a one hour Bald Eagle Count Saturday, Jan. 9. The biologists and 64 volunteers from neighboring communities set up binoculars, telescopes and cameras at the lake sites to observe the protected birds, […]

Woman rescued from lake in near drowning incident

PERRIS – A woman nearly drowned at Lake Perris today, a fire official said. The incident was reported at 8:45 p.m. in the lake at Lake Perris State Park, said the Riverside County Fire Department’s Jennifer Fuhrman. A 22-year-old woman “was found unconscious in the water after swimming,” Fuhrman said. “The patient was transported in moderate condition to a […]