Corona neighborhoods remain under evacuation as crews clear mud, debris from winter storm

Residential areas in southwest Corona that abut hillsides impacted by last fall’s Canyon Fire remained under an evacuation order today as crews cleared mud and debris from streets and ensured locations were secure following a powerful winter storm that moved through the area. According to the Corona Emergency Services Department, the mandatory evacuation that went […]

Winter storm prompts road closures throughout region

Winter storm prompts road closures throughout region

A rockslide prompted a partial closure of a mountain highway in Riverside County today, while flooding and toppled power lines led to other closures as the first storm of the winter season blew through. According to the California Highway Patrol, state Route 243 between Idyllwild and Twin Pines was partially closed this morning after a […]

AGUANGA: Storm closes 79/371 junction

AGUANGA – A thunderstorm sweeping through Aguanga, just east of Temecula, caused water and mud to submerge the junction of state Routes 79 and 371 today, prompting the California Highway Patrol to close both highways at the location. “We’re turning vehicles around before they get there,” Officer Harvey Ray told City News Service this afternoon. […]

Sudden downpours trigger rock slides, debris flows

RIVERSIDE – Thunderstorm activity in western Riverside County triggered roadway flooding, mud slides and debris flows, prompting temporary road closures in several locations Tuesday. Downpours in Lake Elsinore, Perris and Temecula between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. led to disruptions on unincorporated streets and on freeways. Near the site of Monday’s wildfire on the west […]

Ninth inning rally highlights Storm opening home stand

Ninth inning rally highlights Storm opening home stand

LAKE ELSINORE – The Lake Elsinore Storm opened their 2017 season to a large crowd at The Diamond Thursday, April 6. The crowd of over 7,000 was treated to a clean game with plenty of excitement, but by the final pitch, only a few hundred remained as the Modesto Nuts bested the Storm 3-2 in […]

Did a Storm Damage Your Tree?

TEMECULA – Winter storms cause tremendous stress and severe damage to trees in the urban forest. Snapped or downed trees should be removed, but what about a tree that only suffers minor damage? How can a homeowner tell if a tree is safe enough to keep? Assessing the damage Minor damage – with only the […]