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|August 14, 2019|
RIVERSIDE ?(INT) ?An intense investigation is likely to cover the next several days in the wake of a gun battle Monday that left one California Highway Patrol officer and a suspected gunman dead.
WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday reassigned the warden at the New York federal detention center where accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein died of an apparent suicide.
SACRAMENTO - San Francisco Assemblyman Phil Ting has never been arrested, but facial recognition technology developed by Amazon links his image to a jailhouse mugshot.
WASHINGTON - Young American men are at a high risk of being killed by a police officer, according to the study published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences.
NEW YORK - Entertainment giants CBS and Viacom are to merge in the latest media mega-deal as broadcasters adapt to changing consumer demands.
SOUTHLAND ?(INT) - Metrolink says it has achieved the highest annual ridership in its almost 27-year history.
LUCERNE VALLEY ?(INT) -San Bernardino County Fire Department brought out a full compliment and air and ground forces to battle Monday’s wildfire.
BEAUMONT ?(INT) ?Another officer-involved shooting stemming from an incident of domestic violence has claimed the suspect’s life.
RIVERSIDE ?(INT) ?County health officials are investigating reports that two people have taken ill with the Shigella bacteria after visiting the same stretch of the Santa Ana River.
JURUPA VALLEY ?(INT) ?The 60 Swarm rehab project on the Route 60 freeway is gaining traction as the weekend closures continue.
RIDGECREST ?(INT) ?The earth is still moving in a 3-county area following the Ridgecrest earthquakes.
SAN BERNARDINO ?(INT) ?The city’s 53-year-old Inland Center Mall is getting a partial makeover.
YUCCA VALLEY - A new jarring climate change statistic is out, and this time, the subject is the Joshua tree.
INLAND EMPIRE ?(INT) ?The signs are everywhere from placards on utility poles to HGTV.
LAKE ELSINORE ?(INT) ?Law enforcement is opening a new initiative to protect on-line buyers and sellers.
SOUTHLAND - (INT) - As previously advertised, a dome of high pressure is shifting westward toward Southern California.
SACRAMENTO - (INT) - California filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the Trump Administration’s repeal of the Clean Power Plan.
SACRAMENTO ?(INT) - Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in California continued to fall ahead of schedule.
HOLLYWOOD - “Hobbs & Shaw?pulled ahead of the competition to maintain its reign at the domestic box.
ENCINITAS - Days after a cliff collapse killed three people in Leucadia, there are new concerns about beach bluff failures.
SOUTHLAND ?(INT) ?News of a continued ample supply is keeping gasoline prices down.
SACRAMENTO - So far, California has been spared the large wildfires that ravaged the state in 2018.
One of America's biggest pizza chains is planning to close hundreds of its dine-in restaurants.
LOS ANGELES ?(INT) - Governor Gavin Newsom announced a proposal Wednesday to create a new permanent fund to help struggling renters and homeowners.
SOUTHLAND - (INT) - rePlanet ceased operations Monday and closed all of its 284 recycling centers
TRONA ?(INT) ?As the aftershocks from the Ridgecrest Earthquake sequence weaken, repair and recovery efforts continue.
SAN DIEGO ?(INT) ?California may be dealing with a lot of weather in the coming years and it could test the extremes.
Ontario International Airport has surpassed the 3 million passenger mark for the year, a 7% increase over the first seven months of last year. In July, the increase was more than 10% compared to July 2018. (INT)
Moreno Valley investigators have discounted use of drugs or alcohol in the Monday evening death of a pedestrian on Frederick Street. Paramedics found a woman fatally injured north of Alessandro Boulevard. (INT)
Another head-on crash on the Ramona Expressway has claimed the life of one driver. Sheriff’s investigators say that one vehicle crossed the double yellow center line west of Warren Road early Monday killing the driver of the other sedan, Erika Ayama, 43, of Moreno Valley. It was the second deadly crash in as many days on the Ramona Expressway under similar circumstances. (INT)
The Climate prediction center has dropped the curtain on the latest El Nino saying that conditions in the equatorial Pacific Ocean no longer support its existence. El Nino has long been associated with heavier rainfall in California although that is not always the case. Its drier counterpart La Nina is also not favored for the coming winter months. (INT)
A ‘no swimming?advisory at Lake Silverwood in the San Bernardino Mountains has been modified. . Swimming is now permitted, however, all recreational users are advised to exercise caution and avoid contact with blue-green algae. The State Department of Water Resources lowered the advisory level to ‘caution?after detecting a reduced amount of microcystins for a second consecutive week. All beaches are open with a lake-wide caution advisory. (INT)
Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to California businesses and residents affected by last month’s earthquakes. The Small Business Administration acted under its own authority to declare a disaster in response to a request from Gov. Gavin Newsom’s and the State office of Emergency Services. The disaster declaration makes SBA assistance available in several counties including San Bernardino, Kern and Inyo and Clark County in Nevada. (INT)
Rancho Cucamonga is getting $3 million from the state budget to build a dog park. It will be located at Central Park. (INT)
Illegal marijuana cultivation continues to flourish in Riverside County. Search warrants served Tuesday in Cherry Valley and Cabazon turned up 3,230 plants and 120 pounds of processed marijuana. Authorities made no mention of any arrests. (INT)
A High Desert pharmacist who distributed oxycodone by filling hundreds of counterfeit prescriptions was ordered Monday to serve 63 months in federal prison. Pauline Tilton, 50, of Hesperia, a licensed pharmacist and the owner of Oasis Pharmacy in Victorville. (INT)
Prosecutors in Riverside and six other counties have obtained a $4 million settlement with Renovate America, Inc., resolving claims the company violated state consumer protection laws. Renovate has trained a large number of local contractors to offer energy-saving projects to the public. Renovate operated under the name “The Home Energy Renovation Opportunity?program, or “HERO? District Attorneys alleged that advertising and promoting by Renovate America of its HERO program misrepresented the program or failed to make adequate disclosures to avoid misleading consumers. (INT
The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes (Coalition) distributed non-perishable foods and household products to active duty military families living in the Twentynine Palms area Friday. The first 400 qualified active-duty families received one Feed the Children Food & Hygiene Box which included enough food to feed a family of four for two weeks. (INT)
Members of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) open a 3-day meeting in San Francisco August 22nd. The DNC has invited all the Democratic presidential candidates to speak. DNC caucus meeting and the general session will be open to the public. (INT)
Changes are coming for those who ride Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) busses. Beginning September 8th, the RTA says it’s making several schedule and route changes to boost performance. Connections will be enhanced and service expanded into new areas such as the Corona Hills Plaza and Mt. San Jacinto Community College. Some service will be eliminated because of low ridership. (INT)