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2 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

Jurupa ValleyJURUPA VALLEY: Marine, family are victims of arson, officials say

Investigators with Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department determined the blaze, which started on the west side of the attached garage, was deliberately set.


Related Topix: Fire

6 hrs ago | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Felony charges filed in LQHS senior prank

Felony charges were filed Monday against three young men who allegedly put glue on door locks at La Quinta High School as part of a senior prank several days before graduation.


Related Topix: La Quinta, CA

8 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

INDIO: Police arrest 20-year-old in connection with fatal shooting

A 20-year-old Coachella man was arrested in connection with one of two deadly Indio shootings that occurred 20 minutes apart July 20. On Friday, July 25, at about 7 p.m., detectives pulled over and arrested Nestor Gazca Cervantes near Avenue 54 and Shady Lane in Coachella, an Indio Police Department news release said.


Related Topix: Indio, CA, Coachella, CA

8 hrs ago | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Hearing pushed back for Cathedral City councilman accused of embezzlement

On Monday a judge postponed a hearing on a defense request to overturn a grand jury indictment against a Cathedral City councilman accused of embezzling funds from an employee computer loan program.


Related Topix: Cathedral City, CA, Indio, CA

10 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

Strong thunderstorm predicted for Lake Hemet, Idyllwild and Highway 79

A strong thunderstorm bringing 50 mph gusts and heavy rain was predicted today over parts of Lake Hemet, Idyllwild and other areas.


Related Topix: Idyllwild, CA, Hemet, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Aguanga, CA

14 hrs ago | Idyllwild Town Crier Online

Readers write: Fire protection

Editor: Though several people in Idyllwild have generously attempted to explain to me the areas of great consternation that surround the Idyllwild Fire Protection District, Riverside County and the grand jury, I yet fail to understand the problem.


Related Topix: Idyllwild, CA

19 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

MECCA: Pool of cooking oil burns for hours

Cooking oil - a lot of it - caught fire and burned for hours outside a business in the Salton Sea-area community of Mecca, say Riverside County Fire Department officials.


Related Topix: Mecca, CA, Fire

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Mira Loma girl, 2, drowns in backyard pool

Riverside County sheriff's deputies and the San Bernardino County Coroner's Office are investigating the death of a 2-year-old girl found Saturday evening floating in a Mira Loma pool.


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

The Press-Enterprise

COACHELLA: DUI suspect arrested after crash

A 24-year-old Coachella man was arrested on suspicion of DUI Sunday, July 27, after crashing a car into a parked pickup, authorities said.


Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Indio, CA

San Bernardino County Sun

Riverside County Coroner identifies Redlands man who died in Corona crash

The Riverside County Coroner's office has identified a Redlands man who died following an automobile crash in Corona this weekend.


Related Topix: Corona, CA, Redlands, CA

Daily Kos

Sometimes Peace and Love is all you need to handle a Mass Shooting

There are times when you encounter the unexpected. I was just walking to the neighborhood store when I heard the sound of live drums.


Related Topix: Gardena, CA, Moreno Valley, CA

Daily Mail

A final good deed, one last selfie: Man who took photo of rookie...

Scorn of the 'stitch bitch' Alexander McQueen: How legendary A-list designer hit Madonna in the head with a baked potato and banned Victoria Beckham from free frocks, as revealed by his lover Baffling murder of the Harvard law scholar: Professor killed in 'hit' was targeted two days after writing impassioned essay on the death penalty and getting a ... (more)


Related Topix: Death Penalty

Cactus Thorns

Riverside County Sheriff's 17th Annual Law Enforcement Explorer Academy

From July 20th, through July 25th, 2014, the Explorer Post 507 from the Palm Desert Sheriff's Station proudly represented the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, and the respective partner contract cities of Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, and Indian Wells, while attending the 17th Annual Law Enforcement Academy.


Related Topix: Palm Desert, CA, Rancho Mirage, CA, Indian Wells, CA, Perris, CA, San Jacinto, CA

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Big Homes, Big Style, Big Incentives at Brookfield Communities

In Riverside County, Brookfield Residential is designing homes that are big in size and style, without being big on cost.


Related Topix: Winchester, CA, Menifee, CA, Home Listing, Home, Temecula, CA, Murrieta, CA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

REGION: City DUI checkpoints net 12 arrests

Eastvale police set up a checkpoint at Schliesman Road and Archibald Avenue. More than 1000 vehicles passed through the checkpoint.


Related Topix: Norco, CA, Moreno Valley, CA

The Press-Enterprise

NorcoNORCO: Old West lives on Day of the Cowboy

Hollis Wilson, 4, of Rancho Cucamonga gets a little wrapped up in a lasso as he learns how to rope on Saturday at Norco's celebration of the National Day of the American Cowboy at George Ingalls Equestrian Event Center.


Related Topix: Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Menifee 24

Shopping Center at Menifee and McCall Finally Will Be Reality

A local developer Friday announced plans to build a 15-acre shopping center, including a 43,830-square-foot supermarket, at a site in Menifee where one has long been awaited -- the northwest corner of McCall Boulevard and Menifee Road.


Related Topix: Menifee, CA, Murrieta, CA

NBC Connecticut

Selfie May Be Last Pic of Slain Cop

NBC 7's Omari Fleming talks with Encinitas resident Marshall Crawford about the moment he met - and was impressed with - Officer Laura Perez.


Related Topix: Encinitas, CA

The Press-Enterprise

San Jacinto: 3 hospitalized following collision

Firefighters got a call at 6:20 a.m. of a collision at South San Jacinto Avenue and East Menlo Avenue.


Related Topix: San Jacinto, CA

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Inland Empire gas price drops for 17th straight day

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in the Inland Empire dropped today for the 17th consecutive day, decreasing a half-cent to $4.01, its lowest amount since March 30. The average price in Riverside and San Bernardino counties has decreased 13.7 cents over the past 17 days, including 1.3 cents on Thursday, according to ... (more)


Related Topix: San Bernardino County, CA