July 6, 2015
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SACRAMENTO - Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation prohibiting hospitals from denying organ transplants to medical marijuana users based solely on their use of the drug, Brown’s office announced Monday.
PENTAGON/WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama says the fight against the Islamic State group will not be quick, noting it is a "long-term campaign."
TEL AVIV, Israel--Israel has taken one more step to walling itself off from its neighbors. The border with Jordan is the last Israeli frontier that is totally open to a neighboring country; the borders with Egypt, Syria and Lebanon are all fenced off.
A new study found that while mammograms do indeed find breast tumors when they are very small and presumably the easiest to treat, widespread breast cancer screening doesn't necessarily lower the overall death rate from breast cancer.
GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador --Pope Francis on Monday gave the first Mass of his Latin American tour before hundreds of thousands of faithful who waited for hours under a broiling sun in a large dirt field in Guayaquil, Ecuador’s largest city.
TEMECULA – (INT) - SR-74 (Ortega Highway) is a two lane corridor which directly links Riverside County and Orange County.
FONTANA – (INT) - The Illegal Fireworks Enforcement Operation on the Fourth of July resulted in 32 citations for illegal fireworks, six arrests confiscated fireworks from 47 individuals.
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) - District Attorney Mike Ramos reminds the public that when dogs are left in hot cars, they can succumb to heatstroke and ultimately death within minutes.
SAN BERNARDINO - A Greyhound bus crashed into a ditch on the westbound 10 Freeway in San Bernardino Saturday.
BARTON FLATS – (INT) –Firefighters and support personnel will remain to mop up, patrol and complete fire-suppression repair.
RANCHO MIRAGE – (INT) - CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters were on scene of a reported chemical spill in the basement of Agua Caliente Casino, 32250 Bob Hope Drive.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) - Fire units responded to the 1100 block of University Avenue for a reported fuel spill.
CANYON LAKE – (INT) - Riverside County Supervisors have unanimously approved a new one-year contract to provide fire services and emergency medical services in the City of Canyon Lake. But, it has not been accepted by the city.
HOLLYWOOD - Bill Cosby said in a 2005 legal deposition that he obtained prescriptions of a powerful sedative to give to women he wanted to have sex with.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) - Governor Brown has signed an assortment of bills approved by State lawmakers.
LOS ANGELES--The largest mass naturalization of Americans is viewed by many as happening July 2, 1776.
LOS ANGELES - California may be the home of the Western movie, but it's not one of the top states for gun ownership.
SAN JOSE - Donald Trump took to Twitter on Friday to use San Francisco's fatal shooting at Pier 14 to once again slam illegal immigration and call for stronger border control.
SAN FRANCISCO - State officials voted unanimously to raise electricity rates for millions of Californians on Friday.
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles County Fire Department Lifeguard Division is warning residents to be wary of gooey black lumps of tar washing ashore at Hermosa Beach and Surfrider Beach.
BAKERSFIELD - (INT) - The University of California admitted 92,324 freshman students for fall 2015 and an additional 20,921 California Community College transfer students.
On Monday, firefighters were on scene of a medical emergency at East of 20th Street and Corkill Road near Sky Valley. Two patients were transported to a local area hospital for evaluation after being located by their vehicle that had been stuck in a wash since Sunday night. (INT)

A cleanup of contaminated soil and ash that was created when a fire on May 14 consumed chemical-laced grape stakes has been completed on property near Avenue 64 and Dale Kiler Road in Mecca. Samples taken at the site after the fire showed levels of arsenic, copper and chromium in the soil that exceeded federal and state health-protection standards for the substances.(INT)

I-215/Newpoprt Road Interchange Project will reconstruct the existing interchange located on I-215 at Newport Road in Menifee. The proposed improvements will reconstruct the existing diamond interchange into a partial cloverleaf interchange configuration. The existing bridge will be widened to accommodate six through lanes of traffic. There will be intermittent closures. (INT)

On Friday, Marisa Mendez, 38, of Hesperia, was driving southbound on I-215 north of Ramona Expressway, Riverside. Her vehicle rotated clockwise, which resulted in Mendez to lose of control of her vehicle. The Ford Explorer overturned approximately two times, fully ejecting two occupants. Seven patients were transported to different hospitals with injuries ranging from minor to major. One passenger from the vehicle succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. (INT)

Riverside County Supervisors plan a public hearing Tuesday on an annual assessment for mosquito and vector control in the unincorporated areas in the western parts of the county. Property owners have voted by mail-in ballot on the fee. Tabulating the ballots begins Wednesday. (INT)

On Monday morning, a 24 year old resident of Highland, was driving a 2000 Toyota Echo southbound Interstate 15, just north of Nisqualli Rd., in Victorville. The vehicle lost control for unknown reasons and was struck by another vehicle. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. (INT)

The San Bernardino Police Department conducted a DUI Saturation Patrol on Friday. During this event 21 vehicles were stopped, 7 people were given field sobriety tests, 3 of which were arrested for driving under the influence alcohol and 1 was arrested for driving under the influence of marijuana. 8 citations were issued for miscellaneous traffic violations, 1 citation was issued to an unlicensed driver, 2 vehicles were impounded. (INT)

San Bernardino Valley College celebrated the success of the 42 graduates of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Basic Law Enforcement Academy on June 18 in Rancho Cucamonga. (INT)

Sunday afternoon, a 22 year old woman that was hiking up Mount Rubidoux was feeling faint. The patient was 30' off the walking trail on Mount Rubidoux and could not walk. Firefighters provided medical attention and the rescue team removed the patient from the side of the hill. The female was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. (INT)

Caltrans will begin work to rehabilitate the pavement on SR-74 between SR-371 and Pinyon Drive near Anza, on Wednesday, July 8. Crews will work Monday-Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. under reversible traffic control with flagger. (INT)

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