October 15, 2018
TOP STORIES
SOUTHLAND - (INT) - Autumn’s first outbreak of Santa Ana winds is taking aim at Southern California.
PANAMA CITY, FL - The search continues for victims of Hurricane Michael.
WHITE PLAINS, NY - The 125-year-old retailer known for its Kenmore and DieHard brands, has collapsed into bankruptcy.
LOS ANGELES - A section of the 405 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley was shut down in both directions Sunday.
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INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Southern California Edison (SCE) says it may shut off power in selected areas because of the wildfire danger.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – Prosecutors announced Monday the release of a man wrongfully convicted of a woman’s murder in 1998.
ONTARIO – (INT) – Ontario International Airport (ONT) has become the fastest-growing in the nation.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) - Governor Brown has appointed thirty-three Superior Court judges including three in Riverside County.
PERRIS – (INT) – Another skydiver has been killed in a jump at the Perris Valley Airport.
LOMA LINDA – (INT) – The Loma Linda University Division of Nephrology has performed its first photopheresis procedure on an adult.
SAN FRANCISCO – (INT) - California could easily lose one of its 53 seats in the House of Representatives if the 2020 Census does a poor job.
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) – In a move toward transparency, the San Bernardino Catholic Diocese has issued a list of 34 priests ‘credibly accused’ of child sexual abuse.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Surplus government food will be given out this month.
MECCA – (INT) – Riverside County authorities believe that a missing motorist was a victim of an intense storm that struck the lower Coachella Valley,
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – It may be weeks before the first soaking rains of fall and winter, but the warning signs are going up.
HOLLYWOOD - “Venom” and Lady Gaga’s “A Star Is Born” are the top two attractions at the nation’s movie theaters.
LOS ANGELES – (INT) – The Dodgers are at Chavez Ravine Monday for Game 3 of the National League Championship Series.
SAN DIEGO--Lung cancer deaths are 28 percent lower in California than the rest of the nation thanks to statewide policies against tobacco.
SOUTHLAND – (INT) – Motorists are coping with the highest gasoline prices in three years.
SOUTHLAND – (INT) – The Climate Prediction Center has raised to 75 percent the chances of an El Nino forming this fall and continuing through the winter.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) – October marks the traditional opening of the flu season.
LOS ANGELES - Verne Troyer, the diminutive actor best known for his role as Mini-Me in two “Austin Powers” spy movie satires, died from symptoms related to alcohol intoxication.
PASADENA – (INT) - A study has uncovered evidence that a 21-mile-long section of a fault links known, longer faults in Southern California and northern Mexico into a much longer continuous system.
California has six cities on WalletHub’s top ten ‘greenest’ cities in America list.
JACUMBA – (INT) - Another tunnel has been discovered beneath the California-Mexico border, but this one had not been completed.
SAN FRANCISCO - (INT) - California’s likely voters are most likely to name jobs and the economy, immigration, and housing as the most important issues facing the state.
Seven of California’s ten largest wildfires have occurred the past eleven years.
Land will be dedicated October 22nd for the future South Fontana Sports Park. The proposed 18-acre park will be located on Santa Ana Avenue between Cypress Avenue and Juniper Avenue. (INT)

In Ontario, a groundbreaking Saturday marked initial construction of new fire station. Fire Station #9 will serve an area known as Ontario Ranch. (INT)

The coroner says a man found dead on a Redlands sidewalk Saturday morning had suffered upper body trauma. An autopsy on Moises Belmontes, 38, of Redlands may explain what happened to him. Police offered no details of the incident on Alta Street. (INT)

A 17-year-old motorist was killed Saturday when she drove her black Cadillac into a power pole at Lake Elsinore. Sheriff’s deputies offered no immediate reason for the incident on Railroad Canyon Road. The coroner identified the victim as Kennedie Ryan of Lake Elsinbore. (INT)

Metrolink is considering making permanent a 25 percent fare discount on the San Bernardino Line. During a summer promotion, there was an eight percent increase in passenger boardings during August. Metrolink holds a public meeting Monday at 6pm at the Goldy Lewis Community Center in Rancho Cucamonga on extending the promotion indefinitely. (INT)

Adelanto is converting its street lights to more efficient LED saving about $20,000 annually on electricity costs. It’s part of Southern California Edison’s initiative to convert 70,000 street lights in 30 communities. (INT)

SafeWise recently announced the City of Corona as one of the top 50 safest cities in California, coming in at #22 for 2018. SafeWise reviewed FBI Crime data as the backbone of its reports based on the number of reported violent crimes. (INT)

A team of homicide investigators is seeking answers to the death of a man whose body was found Sunday in a wash south of Highland Avenue in San Bernardino. The man has not been identified at last report and police did not discuss the circumstances of his death. (INT)

The Cahuilla Earthquake Swarm in Riverside County is entering its third month. Another series of temblors struck Saturday with the strongest registering M3.4. Since August 15th, there have been thousands of small quakes coming from a common epicenter 5-miles northeast of Aguanga. No damage has been reported and seismologists say there is only a 5% chance of a stronger quake. (INT)

A motorist who stopped to help those involved in a midnight freeway accident was fatally injured when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle. The victim was on the shoulder of the I-215 near the Riverside-San Bernardino County line when he was struck early Saturday morning. (INT)

A suspect in a Jurupa Valley homicide last spring is awaiting extradition from Phoenix, AZ. August Nielsen, 37, was named in an arrest warrant for the death of Michael Reynoso inside an abandoned trailer that had been set on fire. (INT)

Early voting is underway in the mid-term elections. Approximately 685,000 vote-by-mail ballots are being mailed to voters in Riverside County. Registrar of voters offices in Riverside and San Bernardino counties offer early voting. Five additional early voting sites will open in Apple Valley, Lake Arrowhead, Montclair, Victorville, and Yucca Valley beginning Oct. 30th. (INT)

Angel Mejico, an art teacher at El Cerrito Middle School in Corona, is one of five California Teachers of the Year. She teaches art to 450 students each year: general education, English language learners, accelerated students, and disabled and special day-class students. (INT)

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