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3 hrs ago | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Cool Centers activated across Riverside County

A heat warning has been issued across Riverside County for Thursday and Friday as temperatures are expected to climb well into the triple digits.

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5 hrs ago | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Firefighters attack 'Sabina Fire' southeast of Hemet

A brush fire has grown to 60 acres in the Aguanga area Wednesday, according to Cal Fire.

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Related Topix: Fire, Hemet, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Aguanga, CA

7 hrs ago | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

6 out of their home after dryer fire ignites in Palm Desert

A dryer fire in Palm Desert displaced three adults and three children Wednesday morning, a county fire department spokeswoman said.

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Related Topix: Fire, Palm Desert, CA

8 hrs ago | Palo Verde Valley Times

'Five-Point' River Clean-up

Pictured, left to right: Mary Mathis, Cristine Castro, Ashley DeFreese, Susan Januscheski, Angela Copple, Amanda Hartman, Joshua Penley, James Story, and Anita Camargo.

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Related Topix: Blythe, CA

12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Search Continues For At Least 1 Gunman Who Wounded Deputy, Killed 2 In Moreno Valley

A manhunt continued Wednesday in the rugged hillsides and ravines of Riverside County for at least one gunman who wounded a deputy and killed two family members.

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Related Topix: Moreno Valley, CA

16 hrs ago | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Homelessness among foster children on the rise in California

Currently in the state of California, there are more homeless foster children on the street than homeless veterans.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Murder suspects caught in L.A. are returned to Mexico to face charges

Adrian Mendoza Del Muro, 33, was handed over by U.S. agents to authorities in Mexico, where he is charged with murder.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, World News, Mexico, South Gate, CA

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

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

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

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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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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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

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

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

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