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49 min ago | The Press-Enterprise

THERMAL: Fire burns in heavy brush

Firefighters are battling a brush fire in the 69400 block of Fillmore Street south of Thermal between La Quinta's southeast city limits and the Salton Sea.

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Related Topix: Fire, Thermal, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, La Quinta, CA

4 hrs ago | Menifee 24

County Turns Over Kay Ceniceros Center to City of Menifee

Riverside County Supervisors Jeff Stone and Marion Ashley present Menifee Mayor Scott Mann with the key to Kay Ceniceros Senior Center, symbolic of the county turning over ownership of the facility to the City.

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Related Topix: Menifee, CA, Sun City, CA

9 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia

Grandma Gets Probation for Meth Tea

A grandmother arrested after her 2-year-old granddaughter drank meth-laced tea late last month has been sentenced in Southern California to four years probation and 60 days in custody, according to court records.

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13 hrs ago | Patch.com

Fire Breaks Out in Banning Home

Firefighters contained a Banning fire in less than an hour Thursday, and managed to stop it from spreading to any nearby structures, fire officials report.

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Related Topix: Fire, Banning, CA

17 hrs ago | Menifee 24

City Stays With Animal Friends of Valleys for Field Services

Through a recent vote of the Menifee City Council, animal control field services in the city will continue to be handled by Animal Friends of the Valleys of Wildomar.

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Related Topix: Wildomar, CA, San Jacinto, CA, Menifee, CA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Riverside County Sheriffa s Department looking for recruits

Potential applicants will have an opportunity to speak with recruiters and current employees about job opportunities and attend presentations on Saturday at the sheriff's Palm Desert station, beginning at 8 a.m. Open positions include correctional deputy, correctional cook, accounting assistant and office assistant.

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Related Topix: Palm Desert, CA, Indio, CA, Blythe, CA

Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes southwest of La Quinta

Map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Thursday afternoon's 3.3 earthquake southwest of La Quinta.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, La Quinta, CA, Geology, Science, Palm Desert, CA

The Press-Enterprise

INDIO: Police make arrest in bank robbery; possible connection to more

A 34-year-old Indio man suspected of robbing a BBVA Compass bank last month has been arrested, Indio police confirmed Thursday.

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Related Topix: Indio, CA, Thermal, CA

The News Tribune

Calling Pierce County renters: Do you rent from Invitation Homes? Share your story

As we've reported, Blackstone's Invitation Homes is the biggest player in this game across the country, and in Pierce County , too.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

The Modesto Bee

Grandma sentenced after toddler drinks meth tea

The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports Cynthia Ann Watson entered the pleas Tuesday in a Riverside County court.

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Related Topix: Idyllwild, CA, Modesto, CA

Menifee 24

Locals Fight to Keep Community Rural In Midst of Change

A community meeting was held Tuesday, July 8 for residents of Murrieta and adjacent unincorporated county areas to address concerns about new housing developments that could potentially alter their rural lifestyle.

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Related Topix: Murrieta, CA, Menifee, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Press-Telegram

Standing vigil in Murrieta: Immigration opponents, advocates wait for what comes next

MURRIETA >> Lounging in lawn chairs and chatting quietly about mutual friends, work and just a bit of politics, the handful of men and women by the side of the road could almost be neighbors on any street anywhere.

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Related Topix: Murrieta, CA

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Flood concerns eased in Cathedral City with new dam

A new Cathedral City flood control project is now providing flood control protection for the homes and businesses below it.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Cathedral City, CA, Weather

San Bernardino County Sun

Live coverage: Central American immigrants arriving in Murrieta

A border station in Riverside County's Murrieta has become a flashpoint for an immigration debate that has exploded in recent days as a humanitarian crisis has emerged at the nation's southern border and President Obama has called for billions of dollars to deal with it.

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Related Topix: Murrieta, CA, Immigration Reform

The Press-Enterprise

Riverside County: 159 arrested on suspicion of Dui over July 4 holiday

Riverside County law enforcement officers arrested at least 159 people on suspicion of driving under the influence during the four-day July 4 holiday period.

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Menifee 24

Ceremony Marks Change in Kay Ceniceros Center Ownership

The public is invited to a ceremony this Friday, July 11, July 12, at 8:30 a.m. to mark the change in ownership of the Kay Ceniceros Senior Center.

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Salon

One percent's rental nightmare: How Wall Street scheme blew up in its face

Big Money investors thought they had the perfect plan to buy up rental properties.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Sacramento, CA

NBC Los Angeles

Drought Creates Extreme Fire Danger, Low Water Reserves

Lake Mathews in Riverside County can hold 182,000 acre feet of water at full capacity.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Lytle Creek, CA, San Bernardino County, CA

The Press-Enterprise

Moreno Valley: Gunfire exchanged in Walmart parking lot

No one was injured in the shooting, which happened shortly after 6:30 p.m. at 12721 Moreno Beach Drive, near Highway 60, said Deputy Albert Martinez, a spokesman for the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.

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Related Topix: Moreno Valley, CA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Coachella cracks down on parents of graffiti taggers with civil lawsuit

The city of Coachella filed a civil lawsuit Tuesday against two families, the parents of three minors who were caught tagging public restrooms in the city with graffiti.

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Related Topix: Coachella, CA

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