Riverside County Newswire

Riverside County Newswire

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  1. Fireworks Displays Set Throughout Coachella ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Though fireworks are banned throughout much of the Coachella Valley, area residents will find plenty of options for professional pyrotechnics shows to attend tonight as the nation celebrates its 239th birthday. "Fireworks purchased in these cities shall not be transported, used or possessed outside of the cities in which they were purchased," Riverside County sheriff's spokesman Albert Martinez said.

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  2. Merwin Fire 95 Percent ContainedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    An eastern Moreno Valley brush fire that burned 150 acres was 95 percent contained Saturday morning, a fire official said. The "Merwin Fire" has not consumed additional acreage since Wednesday night, said the Riverside County Fire Department's Jody Hagemann.

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  3. Teenager Dies Overnight From I-215 Rollover CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    One of the seven people seriously injured in a rollover crash on I-215 near Perris died from his injuries, the Riverside County coroner's office said Saturday. The crash happened shortly after 1 p.m. on the southbound I-215 just north of the Ramona Expressway, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

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  4. Fourth of July Parades, Fireworks Shows Scheduled CountywideRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... the Temecula Valley Mounted Posse, local chapters of Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion, the Riverside County Fire Department and the Boy Scouts of America. In Riverside County, private parties are prohibited from using fireworks ...

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  5. Teen Dies in Freeway Rollover CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NBC Los Angeles

    Four people were ejected when their SUV overturned after the driver lost control on the southbound 215 Freeway at around 1:10 p.m. Eighteen-year-old Raymond Mendez Jr. was confirmed to have died at the hospital by the Riverside County Coroner's office Friday night. The vehicle rolled over at least once in the crash.

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  6. EDITORIAL: Good and bad fiscal habitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Press-Enterprise

    ... demographics and population, yet their budgeting and long-term projections are different. In a June 3 memo, Riverside County CEO Jay Orr reported that "even with optimistic growth assumptions," revenues will continue to lag behind spending. More ...

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  7. RIVERSIDE: Residents want to ax utility taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Press-Enterprise

    If you've noticed a line item on your water or electric bill denoting a "utility user's tax," welcome to the club. Nine Riverside County cities charge an extra percentage to utility customers and use the money to pay for basic city services.

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  8. 7 Seriously Hurt, Including 4 Ejected From SUV, In Rollover Crash Near PerrisRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... lost control of the SUV shortly after 1 p.m. in the southbound lanes, north of the Ramona Expressway, the Riverside County Fire Department reports. California Highway Patrol partially shut down the southbound 215 for a couple hours to clear the ...

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  9. Pets fleeing fireworks noise may end up at Devore animal shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    DEVORE >> Fireworks can be fun but for some they constitute a terrifying experience that could send pets into the arms of danger. Independence Day's loud noises and exploding fireworks can frighten dogs into escaping the dangers they believe they're facing.

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  10. Alleged DUI Driver Plows into Pole, Flees SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... of misdemeanor drunken driving and hit-and-run in connection with the 1:30 a.m. crash. According to Riverside County sheriff's Sgt. Jessica Vanderhoof, Guillen was driving east on Calle Sinaloa when he apparently lost control and jumped the ...

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  11. Readers Write: Nature Center greeter up for adoptionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Idyllwild Town Crier Online

    Editor: One of the attractive resources of the Idyllwild community is the Nature Center and the surrounding Riverside County Park.

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  12. Moreno Valley brush fire burning in rough terrain is 25 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | San Bernardino County Sun

    A 150-acre brush fire continued burning in Moreno Valley today, but the blaze was 25 percent contained and all evacuation orders were lifted. Two firefighters suffered minor injuries battling the fire, which was reported around 8:40 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Merwin Street and Campbell Avenue, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

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  13. -story-blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... to consumers. Others, such as the San Diego County Water Authority or Western Municipal Water District in Riverside County, are themselves wholesalers to retail agencies -- another link in the bucket brigade. The decisions made by Metropolitan will ...

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  14. Carlsbad school's legitimacy questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2013 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Hueso. The district includes a portion of San Diego, all of South County and Imperial County and a swath of Riverside County

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  15. Pet Owners Asked to Keep Furry Friends Safe During FireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Fireworks can be fun for some but frightening for others, especially dogs and cats, so keep them locked up in a safe, quiet place this Fourth of July, Riverside County officials advised. "Pet owners should be aware that some dogs will do anything they can to escape the noise of fireworks," Department of Animal Services spokesman John Welsh said.

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  16. Pair Accused of Assaulting, Robbing Deaf Man ArraignedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... into the May attack, which culminated in numerous tips to police. Estramera and Finnell appeared before Riverside County Superior Court Judge Helios Hernandez, who appointed the men public defenders prior to arraigning them on the robbery charge, as ...

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  17. What's Open, Closed for Independence Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    In Riverside County, the closures will include administrative offices, schools and colleges, libraries and recreation centers. Most libraries will also be closed Saturday.

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  18. Inland Empire gas prices see slight increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Bernardino County Sun

    RIVERSIDE >> A 45-day streak of decreases ended today when the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in the Inland Empire rose three-tenths of a cent to $3.483. The average price in Riverside and San Bernardino counties dropped 46 cents during the streak to its lowest amount since April 28, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

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  19. Jurupa ValleyREGION: Cities' aid may be in jeopardyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Press-Enterprise

    Wildomar Mayor Ben Benoit said a trailer bill in Sacramento to forgive four cities' debt to Riverside County "doesn't give us back the police officers that we lost when the state originally took the money" A more than $23 million state financial assist for four Riverside County cities stung by a 2011 revenue hit may collapse - the victim of a dispute between the governor and a state group over loan payments for now-defunct redevelopment agencies. Eastvale, Jurupa Valley, Menifee and Wildomar lost up to $19 million in vehicle license fee revenue four years ago when state lawmakers shifted the fees to law enforcement.

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  20. Dog Rescued From Canal in RiversideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    In the sweltering heat of the Inland Empire in recent days, even a dog wants to cool off in any way possible. Riverside County Animal Services responded to the call shortly after to 2 p.m. and found the dog in the historic Gage Canal.

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