Brother of San Bernardino Shooter Pleads Guilty In Immigration Fraud Case

By United States Attorney’s Office  RIVERSIDE-Syed Raheel Farook, the brother of deceased San Bernardino attacker Syed Rizwan Farook, pleaded guilty today in federal court in an immigration fraud case stemming from the investigation of the December 2, 2015 attack in San Bernardino in which 14 people died and 22 were wounded. Syed Raheel Farook, 31, […]

Farook Pleads Guilty in Immigration Fraud Case

By United States Attorney’s Office  RIVERSIDE-Syed Raheel Farook, the brother of deceased San Bernardino attacker Syed Rizwan Farook, pleaded guilty today in federal court in an immigration fraud case stemming from the investigation of the December 2, 2015 attack in San Bernardino in which 14 people died and 22 were wounded. Syed Raheel Farook, 31, […]

3 arrested during Blue cut Fire evacuations

Photo courtesy: SBSD

Staff Reports   Diamond Bar- During the Blue cut Fire on August 18, a Diamond Bar resident was one of three suspects who attempted to steal on the 8600 block of Swarthout Canyon of the San Bernardino area during the time of mandatory evacuations. The SBSD deputies responded to suspicious activity at a home that […]

Outdoor Fun and Relaxation

Fairmount Park By Racine Guajardo   Riverside- This park features various entertainment for a family filled day such as, two tennis courts, playground, picnic facilities, a rose garden, fishing at Lake Evans and Brown Lake, lawn bowling green, barbecue areas, and a restored historic boathouse that offers pedal boat rentals. Fairmount Park is located at […]

Man Arrested For Felony Evading

Staff Reports Riverside– A Riverside resident was arrested on June 9, for felony evading, vehicle theft, and a hit and run collision. Officer Sandoval was on an unrelated traffic stop when he heard the suspect driving at high speeds toward him. The suspect identified as 19-year-old, Alejandro Gonzalez was traveling at high speeds exceeding 70 […]

91 Toll Lane Expansion

Courtesy of the Riverside County Transportation Commission   CORONA-The 91 Project will add two tolled express lanes in both directions to the 91 in Corona, replacing the existing carpool lanes. In addition, a single tolled express lane will be added to I-15 in both directions starting and ending south of Magnolia Avenue. Direct express lane […]

Crime Increases in 2015, With Biggest Increase in Unincorporated Areas

Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Overall Crime: The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department has released preliminary crime statistics for calendar year 2015, indicating an overall increase of 7.4% in all reported FBI Part I crimes Violent Crime increased by 6.6% in the Sheriff’s areas of Riverside County (both unincorporated areas and cities), along with 7.4% increase in […]

Countywide Homeless Count Coming January 2016

Staff Reports   RIVERSIDE COUNTY – The Riverside County 2016 Point-in-Time Homeless Count and Subpopulation Survey will be conducted countywide on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. Community planning and organizing activities began in September 2015. The Point-in-Time Homeless Count and Subpopulation Survey will be conducted on the streets, and at residential and non-residential service locations in […]

Eastvale Unveils Its First Motor Officer

Courtesy of Riverside County Sheriff’s Department In June 2015, Eastvale City Council approved the creation of one motorcycle enforcement officer position.  In the months that followed, a BMW motorcycle was purchased and outfitted for police service, and Deputy Aaron Hallenbeck was selected as Eastvale’s first motor officer.  Hallenbeck started his patrol on Thursday, Nov. 12. […]

Public Safety Tips for Holiday Season

Courtesy of Riverside County Sheriff The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department would like to remind the public about some safety tips with all the entertainment and activities associated with the holiday season. It’s easy to overlook some personal safety practices when enjoying the holiday’s throughout the county.   Below are some helpful tips to keep in […]

Riverside County: Fraud Alert!

Don’t be scammed by fake IRS, Jury Duty, Courts, Overdue Bills, or Utility or Service Providers Courtesy of Riverside County Sheriff’s Department RIVERSIDE COUNTY-The holidays are approaching and Riverside County Sheriff’s Department would like to remind the public of phone/fraud scams. Please be vigilant and always question unsolicited telephone calls from deceptive businesses, banking institutions, […]

Nighttime Full Closures – Southbound I-15 at 91

Nighttime Full Closures – Southbound I-15 at 91; Nights of Nov. 12, 13, 16 and 17 Courtesy of RCTC The Riverside County Transportation Commission’s 91 Project in Corona will require nighttime full closures of southbound Interstate 15 at the 91, starting Nov. 12. The roadway will close at 10 pm each night and reopen by […]

Inland Empire: 91 Project Task Force Seeks Volunteers

By Anne Mayer, 91 Project Executive Director CORONA – Last month, storm damage forced a closure of a lane on the Westbound 91 which made a challenging commute even worse. Although the damage was quickly repaired, the impact it had on the local community was intolerable. The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) needs to do […]

Corona Bank Robber Gets Prison

Photo Courtesy: Corona PD Patricia Cheree Smith, 26

Driver and accomplice gets State Prison sentence By Claire Lewis Riverside  – On Feb. 4, Paul Alfred Eugene Johnson, 59, and Patricia Cheree Smith, 26, both of Hemet, robbed the Pacific Premier Bank located at 102 E. Sixth Street in Corona.  Johnson threatened bank employees at gunpoint, and fled the scene with a large sum […]

Food Drive Benefits Riverside & San Bernardino Counties

Local Efforts in Inland Empire Part of Nationwide Goal to Provide 2 Million Meals To Feed Children Over Summer Month Information courtesy of Kim Kimbriel  Riverside– Knowing that kids can’t have summer fun on an empty stomach, Caliber Collision is launching its 4th annual Rhythm Restoration Food Drive from June 8th through June 26th to benefit the […]

Former Moreno Valley Councilman Sentenced

Five years in federal prison for taking $2.3 million cash bribe   Staff Reports Riverside – In a case stemming from what is believed to be the largest bribe ever accepted by a public official in an undercover operation, a former member of the Moreno Valley City Council was sentenced on Mon., June 1, to […]

Lanes on 91 in Corona to Narrow in Width to 10.5 Feet

Riverside County Transportation Commission Riverside County – As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s (RCTC) 91 Project, westbound and eastbound lanes on the 91 between the 71 and Main Street in Corona will be narrowed in width, starting June 1. Dubbed the “91 Corona Squeeze,” the narrower lanes will continue for about 10 months […]

Corona Bank Robber Gets Prison

Photo Courtesy: Corona PD Patricia Cheree Smith, 26

Driver and accomplice gets State Prison sentence By Claire Lewis Riverside  – On Feb. 4, Paul Alfred Eugene Johnson, 59, and Patricia Cheree Smith, 26, both of Hemet, robbed the Pacific Premier Bank located at 102 E. Sixth Street in Corona.  Johnson threatened bank employees at gunpoint, and fled the scene with a large sum […]

Is Nestlé Ignoring The Drought?

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Nestlé ’s perspective in the wake of finger pointing   By K.P. Sander Riverside County – By now you have most likely heard of Gov. Jerry Brown’s (D-California) declaration of a statewide drought emergency, urging all Californians to reduce their water usage by 20 percent.  Not surprising, with California facing one of its most severe droughts […]

Is Nestlé Ignoring The Drought?

Photo Courtesy: Arrowhead.com

Nestlé ’s perspective in the wake of finger pointing. By K.P. Sander  Riverside County – By now you have most likely heard of Gov. Jerry Brown’s (D-California) declaration of a statewide drought emergency, urging all Californians to reduce their water usage by 20 percent.  Not surprising, with California facing one of its most severe droughts on […]