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18 min ago | Patch.com

Trial Begins for Man Accused of Stabbing, Attempting to Shoot Neighbor

Posted by Alexander Nguyen Jury selection is slated to get underway Wednesday for the trial of a Wildomar man accused of shooting at his neighbor during a dispute and later stabbing the victim multiple times in a roadside confrontation.

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Related Topix: Wildomar, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Murrieta, CA

18 min ago | The Press-Enterprise

Coachella Valley: Arrest made in string of arsons

Cal Fire investigators arrested Joseph Auclair, of Thermal, on suspicion of starting fires on the Torres Martinez Indian Reservation in the lower Coachella Valley, the Riverside County Fire Department/Cal Fire announced in a news release Tuesday July 22 .

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Related Topix: Fire, Thermal, CA, Indio, CA

1 hr ago | The Modesto Bee

Deputy shot, injured in Southern Calif. standoff

Department spokesman Albert Martinez says the deputy was one of many responding to an assault with a deadly weapon call in Moreno Valley on Tuesday afternoon when he was shot.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

3 hrs ago | NBC Los Angeles

Gunman Sought in Moreno Valley Double Shooting

Authorities were searching for at least one gunman in connection with a double shooting in Moreno Valley on Tuesday afternoon, Riverside County sheriff's officials said.

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4 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

Moreno ValleyMORENO VALLEY: Sheriffa s deputy shot on Pigeon Pass Road

A Riverside County sheriff's deputy was shot Tuesday afternoon, July 22, apparently when he confronted suspects in a homicide, according to police and sheriff's radio reports.

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7 hrs ago | Victorville Daily Press

Economist sees full recovery in 15 months Updated at

Even as the region lags behind the state, the economy in San Bernardino and Riverside counties is on track to fully recover all the jobs it lost during the Great Recession by September 2015, noted economist John Husing said Monday.

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Related Topix: San Bernardino County, CA, California, Adelanto, CA, Apple Valley, CA, Barstow, CA

11 hrs ago | CBS Local

61 Shelties Surrendered Following House Fire, Up For Adoption In Jurupa Valley

Dozens of Shetland Sheepdogs are up for adoption Monday morning following their rescue from a residential fire in Woodcrest over the weekend, officials said.

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Related Topix: Fire, Woodcrest, CA

16 hrs ago | Patch.com

Injured Paraglider Rescued Near San Jacinto This Weekend

A Riverside County sheriff's helicopter rescued an injured paraglider from where the patient fell in a remote area north of San Jacinto, an official said this weekend.

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Related Topix: San Jacinto, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Patch.com

Marine Murder Trial: Mother of Murder Victim Recalls Last Conversation with Her

By PAUL J. YOUNG, City News Service: The mother of a woman sexually assaulted and killed by members of her husband's Marine unit testified Monday that she last spoke with her daughter the night of her death, and everything appeared to be fine before they ended the conversation.

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Related Topix: 9, Death Penalty

The Press-Enterprise

Palm Desert: Vehicle collides with bus; 2 injured

Two people were injured after a vehicle struck a stopped bus that was picking up passengers in Palm Desert Monday, July 21, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Palm Desert, CA

The Press-Enterprise

INDIO: Two men shot, killed

Police got a call at 8:05 p.m. from John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital that a man who was shot had been driven to the hospital in a private vehicle.

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Related Topix: Indio, CA

The Press-Enterprise

Governor inks bill helping neighborhood to get clean water

A bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday, July 21, clears the way for two water districts to extend their systems to a neighborhood on the Wildomar-Menifee border that has been plagued by a poor quality, unreliable water supply.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Wildomar, CA, Menifee, CA

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Assembly Bill 109 puts the squeeze on Riverside County jails and leaves more criminals on the streets

It was a law approved by Governor Jerry Brown in 2010 that was aimed at reducing overcrowding in California's prisons.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Jerry Brown, US Governors

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Excessive Heat Watch issued for Imperial & Eastern Riverside Counties

High pressure building over the Southwestern United States will bring very warm conditions to the deserts and mountains Wednesday through Friday of this week.

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Related Topix: Imperial, CA, Weather, Imperial County, CA, El Centro, CA, Blythe, CA

Port Orchard

Robert Contreras joins Windermere

He is a 1992 South Kitsap High School graduate who moved to southern California 20 years ago.

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KCDZ 107.7 FM

"Receipt Shopping" Arrests at Yv Walmart

The car of a couple arrested in Yucca Valley Sunday night showed a trail of "receipt shopping" retail crimes.

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Related Topix: Yucca Valley, CA, Desert Hot Springs, CA, San Joaquin County, CA

The Press-Enterprise

ENERGY: Glare, tribal concerns likely topics at solar hearings

The California Energy Commission will hold three days of hearings on BrightSource Energy Inc.'s plans for a commercial solar plant near Desert Center.

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Related Topix: Desert Center, CA, Blythe, CA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

The Press-Enterprise

Lake ElsinoreLAKELAND VILLAGE: Homeless camp cleanup progressing

For the first time in more than a decade, the notorious compound known around Lakeland Village as "the olive grove" is bereft of human habitation.

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Related Topix: Lakeland Village, CA, Lake Elsinore, CA

The Press-Enterprise

LABOR: Contract negotiations scheduled between Food 4 Less, employee union

Negotiations with warehouse grocery firm Food 4 Less and the union that represents most of its store workers are scheduled to resume Wednesday, according to the website of an Inland-area local.

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Related Topix: San Bernardino, CA, San Bernardino County, CA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Kos

The Op-Ed That Riverside County Isn't Supposed to Read

Recently, the Riverside County, California newspaper Press Enterprise denied my request to respond to an op-ed that 20-year incumbent Republican Congressman Ken Calvert wrote for the newspaper regarding the situation in Murrieta - which is in California's 42nd Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Ken Calvert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Murrieta, CA, Opinion

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