Local war hero’s sacrifice being honored through solar power

Local war hero’s sacrifice being honored through solar power

TEMECULA – Temecula’s war hero, Cpl. Juan Dominguez, is being honored for his sacrifices serving in the Marines by being given a free solar power system. Regionally headquartered company, Sullivan Solar Power, is donating the solar power system, which will save Dominguez and his family $132,226 on electricity costs over the next 20 years. While […]

Memorial service held on Camp Pendleton for six Marines killed in Nepal helicopter crash

Memorial service held on Camp Pendleton for six Marines killed in Nepal helicopter crash

( UPDATE: CAMP PENDLETON – A memorial service was held Wed. afternoon, June 3, on Camp Pendleton for six U.S. Marines — one of them a Riverside native — killed in a helicopter crash last month in earthquake-ravaged Nepal. The flight-line ceremony culminated with a 21-gun salute, a playing of taps and a helicopter fly-over. The UH-1Y Huey […]

Wreckage of missing USMC chopper found in Nepal

Wreckage of missing USMC chopper found in Nepal

SAN DIEGO – The wreckage of a helicopter believed to have crashed while carrying six U.S. Marines and two Nepalese soldiers has been found on a Himalayan hillside in earthquake-stricken Nepal, Department of Defense officials announced today. In an early morning press conference USMC Lt. Gen. John Wissler, Commanding General, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Joint Task Force 505 and […]

BREAKING NEWS: Search continues for crew of Camp Pendleton-based helicopter, which includes Marine from Murrieta

BREAKING NEWS: Search continues for crew of Camp Pendleton-based helicopter, which includes Marine from Murrieta

CAMP PENDLETON – The search is continuing today (Wed., May 13) for the crew of a Camp Pendleton-based helicopter that disappeared while carrying out humanitarian duties in earthquake-stricken Nepal. One of the crew members is reportedly Eric Seaman of Murrieta. The chopper, which belongs to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469, went missing hours after a magnitude-7.3 earthquake […]