UPDATED: CORONA: 67-year-old arrested after Norco armed robbery, hours-long standoff

UPDATED: CORONA: 67-year-old arrested after Norco armed robbery, hours-long standoff

UPDATE: May 17, 11 a.m. CORONA – Officials arrested a 67-year-old Corona resident after the man allegedly demanded prescription medication at gunpoint from a Norco area pharmacy. After fleeing from the scene of the robbery, the elderly man held authorities at bay for several hours during a barricaded standoff. (Click link to view original story) […]

How to file a complaint against your Medicare drug or health plan

Greg Dill Special to the Valley News Having practiced pharmacy for many years, I often find myself talking to people about their Medicare prescription drug, or Part D, plans. People with Part D usually share their thoughts about a favorite pharmacy or pharmacist or how their plan offers medicines at affordable prices. Sometimes they report […]

Don’t rely on pharmacies to catch drug interactions

Don’t rely on pharmacies to catch drug interactions

Trudy Lieberman, Rural Health News Service When you fill a prescription at your local pharmacy, you assume the medicine you receive is safe and won’t interact badly with other drugs you’re taking. That’s not an unreasonable assumption, considering that pharmacists enjoy a positive reputation among the public. A recent Gallup Poll found that pharmacists are […]

Man, 18, arrested after two Temecula armed robberies

Man, 18, arrested after two Temecula armed robberies

TEMECULA – Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Temecula Police Station arrested a man after he allegedly robbed two different businesses within hours of each other, Wednesday, June 22. One of the robbed businesses was a convenience store, the other was a CVS pharmacy, according to Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Steve Fredericks Deputies arrested Kai Dabrowski, 18, […]

Community invited to memorial for Tammy Serrano, murdered in CVS attack

Community invited to memorial for Tammy Serrano, murdered in CVS attack

Family, friends, loved ones, and all others from the community have been invited to attend a memorial service for Tammy Serrano, 54, of Temecula. Serrano was brutally assaulted at a Temecula CVS Pharmacy, Tuesday, June 14, at 5:11 p.m. She succumbed to her injuries at Inland Valley Medical Center several hours after the deadly assault, […]

UPDATED: Man who killed woman, 54, at Temecula CVS had troubled past

UPDATED: Man who killed woman, 54, at Temecula CVS had troubled past

UPDATE: 6/16/2016 7:05 a.m. After allegedly beating a woman to death in a random and unprovoked attack at a Temecula CVS Pharmacy, a disturbing Facebook status update was found on Brian Saylor’s Facebook account that could help shed some light and understanding on his personal beliefs and his feelings of difficulty fitting in with society. […]

Thinking about health? Think twice before buying drugs that may not be effective

Trudy Lieberman Health Columnist Word has just come from Express Scripts, the big pharmacy benefit manager that per capita drug spending in the U.S. increased more than 6 percent last year. When high prices for specialty drugs like the hepatitis C medicine Sovaldi is factored in, the increase is even greater. There are more expensive […]