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|July 28, 2016|
PHILADELPHIA - President Obama delivered a stirring valedictory address at the Democratic convention Wednesday night, hailing Hillary Clinton as his rightful political heir.
SACRAMENTO - California’s third flex alert of the summer kicks in at 2pm Thursday as the longest heat wave of the year bakes the Golden State. Cal ISO is asking that air conditioning be set no lower than 78 degrees.
John Hinckley Jr., the would-be assassin who almost killed President Ronald Reagan, will be freed after 35 years in a mental hospital, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
Eventual victory against the Islamic State could well lead to an uptick of terrorist attacks in the West, not a reduction in them, James B. Comey, the director of the F.B.I., said on Wednesday.
SAN BERNARDINO - (INT) – Drugs and/or mental illness have figured in a man’s fatal shooting by police.
SOUTHLAND - (INT) - Summer could be on its worst behavior in the coming days. New heat warnings are posted and the first big monsoon storms could be on deck.
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) – Investigators have determined the point of origin of last Thursday night’s fire that roared through the Super 8 Motel.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – An ongoing spate of pedestrian fatalities involving trains has claimed another life.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – Criminal animal cruelty warrants are being issued for a dog breeder and his wife.
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) – A Cal State-San Bernardino professor, once considered armed and dangerous, has accepted a plea bargain in a 5-year-old accusation that he sold drugs out of his Highland home.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – The region’s declining jobless rate hit a bump in the road last month.
ONTARIO – (INT) – The city’s historic Sunkist Citrus Packing Plant site is being re-purposed.
CORONA – (INT) – Favorable summer weather has enabled 80 percent completion of the ’91 Project’.
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) – Surplus government food is being distributed throughout the month. The food is provided without cost.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – A new survey has found nearly half of all motorists who responded admit to sometimes littering along streets and highways.
SANTA CLARITA - (INT) - Three-thousand firefighters continue making progress against destructive Sand Fire.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) - A measure that would protect workers from wage theft was signed by Governor Brown Tuesday.
We’ve all had the calls, but what can we really do about the Windows Tech Support scam?
HOLLYWOOD - Justin Lin's 'Star Trek Beyond' is marking one of the best movie openings of summer to date.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) – Another notation has been added to the nearly 47-year-old Tate-La Bianca killings carried out by Charles Manson and his followers.
SACRAMENTO - (INT) - Governor Brown has signed a raft of new bills.
LOS ANGELES – (INT) –Officials have arrested 112 foreign nationals in the greater Los Angeles area.
SOUTHLAND – (INT) – Gasoline prices that have teased the $3 a gallon mark this summer vacation season are showing signs of backing down.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) - Californians sent more material to landfills last year than in 2014.
SAN FRANCISCO – (INT) – Surviving the ongoing drought has been a study in contrast for Californians.
SOUTHLAND – (INT) – Los Angeles and Orange counties hold the third-most travel interest for the nation’s summertime vacationers.
A shooting in Riverside’s Casa Blanca neighborhood Wednesday left one man dead. The victim was fatally wounded in front of a residence on Evans Street. (INT)
Residents in a section of Murrieta were advised of spraying for mosquitoes early Wednesday evening. Ultra-low volume ground applications using truck-mounted sprayers plyed city streets between Ivy Street and Manista Way, northeast of New Clay Street.(INT)
An August 9th public hearing has been set by the Riverside City Council for a decision on placing a 1-cent sales tax measure on the November ballot. A recent survey announced by the city claimed that two-thirds of those questioned would support a higher tax to maintain the current level of city services. (INT)
Colton police say a body exhumed from a shallow grave in the backyard of a home on North Jantzen Avenue is the body of a missing person. Evidence in the apparent murder led to the arrest of Flavio Delgadillo, 24, of Colton. (INT)
A boating mishap on Lake Silverwood has claimed the life of a Hesperia woman. Maria Lara De Carmona, 68, disappeared when her family’s boat began taking on water and sunk. In spite of resuscitation efforts, she died Monday at Desert Valley Hospital. (INT)
A case of elder abuse is pending against a 13-year-old Highland boy. Sheriff’s deputies arrested the boy Monday on suspicion of throwing bricks at his 80-year-old neighbor injuring her and damaging her vehicle. Sheriff’s deputies say the woman had tried to break up a fight between the boy and his sister in the victim’s front yard. (INT)
The Little League Western Regional Softball Tournament has opened in San Bernardino. Twelve teams will compete in the 8-day event at Al Houghton Stadium. The public is invited and there is no fee. (INT)
A lesser-known proposed warehousing project in Moreno Valley is up for public review and comment. Plans for the Moreno Valley Logistics Center call for construction and operation of a warehouse distribution center with four buildings and a combined 1-point-7 million square feet of total floor space. It would be located just east of March Air Reserve Base and north of Cardinal Avenue. The public review period ends September 6th. The project is dwarfed by the proposed World Logistics Center in the northeast part of the city which is facing court challenges. (INT)
The Valley Generating Station located between Menifee and Romoland is being allowed to switch to diesel fuel rather than natural gas to avoid electrical blackouts this summer. It’s the latest consequence stemming from the depletion of natural gas storage from the massive leak at SoCalGas’s Aliso Canyon in Los Angeles County. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power sought the 90-dasy variance from the Air Quality Management District. (INT)
The arrests of seven prostitutes in San Bernardino has led to their pimp, a 35-year-old man on probation for weapons violations. Anthony Hopkins, 35, admitted involvement in pimping/pandering activity. One of the prostitutes was a 16-year-old girl from Pomona. (INT)
Some much-needed slab repair on the Route 60 freeway in Ontario begins next week. Work on the westbound lanes between Milliken Avenue and Euclid Avenue is planned nightly starting Monday. (INT)
Paul Hammond is the new Executive Director of the March Field Air Museum and will be responsible for overall management and operation of the nonprofit museum. Hammond will focus on marketing, to increase attendance, grow the membership program, ensure income streams remain robust, and broaden current giving opportunities. (INT)
The coroner disclosed Tuesday that a 3-year-old boy died Saturday minutes after being found in a Moreno Valley swimming pool. Details of the incident on Lakota Street that took the life of Gabriel Horn of Hemet were not made public. It was the fifth reported drowning in the Inland Empire this month. (INT)
In Riverside, a man was crushed to death Monday when two pallets of lumber fell on him. The incident occurred at a location on North Main Street. First-responders quickly cleared the lumber only to find Orlando Segura, 50, dead. (INT)
A Colton woman has died when her SUV was broadsided by a ‘red light runner’. The coroner says that Maria Flores Guerrero, 42, was taken from the scene of the weekend crash at a San Bernardino intersection to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where she died. Police said the surviving motorist was DUI and fled from the scene, but was apprehended later. In Highland Sunday, an out-of-control pick-up truck careened off Greenspot Road and rolled into a wash. One of the passengers, Gilbert Sanchez, 27, of Yucaipa was killed. (INT)
West Nile virus is competing with the Zika virus as summertime threats in the Inland Empire. Mosquitos collected in San Jacinto earlier this month tested positive for West Nile virus. Most people who are infected will not experience any illness. Others will have only mild symptoms, such as fever, headache and body aches. However, young children, the elderly or individuals with lowered immune systems are at greater risk of more severe symptoms. (INT)
Researchers at UC Riverside want to know if droughts and adverse weather conditions cause health problems. The research will focus on California, but is relevant to many regions of the US and the world that also suffer from drought, aridity, and water scarcity. (INT)