SGV-IE News: Complete Edition December 2018

The SGV-IE News covers local news for Walnut, Diamond Bar, Chino, Chino Hills and the surrounding areas. Click the following link to access the complete issue in pdf format:

Eastvale Man Among First West Nile Virus Cases in 2018

Staff Reports Eastvale – A 74-year-old Riverside woman and 50-year-old Eastvale man are the first confirmed human cases of West Nile Virus in Riverside County this year, said Dr. Cameron Kaiser, county public health officer. They are also one of the first confirmed human cases in California this year. The illness was confirmed this week […]

High Speed Chase Ends in Suicide in Corona

By Anthony Saude   Corona- A man, who authorities believe may be connected to a Los Angeles County homicide case,  shot and killed himself following a high speed  pursuit that began in Hesperia and ended in Corona, on Friday, March 23. The driver, identified as Christopher Spotz, 33, of North Hollywood, was armed with a […]

Burglary Suspect Arrested

Staff Reports Corona – The arrest of a burglary suspect in Corona leads to the recovery of a mass of potentially stolen property and firearms. On Monday, October 23, 2017, a residential burglary occurred in the 2300 block of Talbot Circle in the City of Corona. The victim of the burglary had security camera video […]

Local Victims Identified After Las Vegas Shooting

Staff Reports Police Officials states that on October 1st, Stephen Paddlock, 64, opened fire on a crowd of more than 22,000 concertgoers from his hotel room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel. At least 59 people were killed during the La Vegas shooting and more than 500 have been injured. Members of […]

Corona Fire Evacuees Allowed To Return to Homes

By Anthony Saude   Inland Empire – Firefighters from Riverside and Orange counties are battling a brush fire that began Monday afternoon on the shoulder of the eastbound 91 Freeway near the Riverside-Orange county line. After four days of battling the fire, heat and wind in the hills above a Corona neighborhood the fire officials […]

26 Year Old Substitute Teacher Arrested for Sex With A Minor

DATE/TIME: September 2, 2017/ 7:35 p.m. INCIDENT: PC 289(a)(1)(c) Digital Penetration With A Foreign Object On A Minor; PC 288(a)(c) Oral Copulation With A Minor 14-Years LOCATION: Several locations within the City of Yucaipa SUSPECT(S): Trevor Jack Trathen, WMA, 26 years of age, resident of Yucaipa VICTIM(S): Confidential Female Minor   On Thursday, August 31, […]

Wal-Mart Supercenter Being Built In Eastvale

Eastvale municipality leaders have approved the development of a Walmart supercenter. By Marissa Mitchell Eastvale – A new Wal-Mart Supercenter will be built in the city of Eastvale, as ratified by city council members. The Supercenter at large will feature Walmart and other stores, bearing the name “Eastvale Crossings” On April 26, the project was […]

91 Project near Completion

By City of Eastvale The 91 Project is now 91 percent complete! Work is continuing full speed ahead, with major milestones expected to be reached in early 2017. The new westbound Maple Street off-ramp is nearing completion, and the Maple Street bridge is projected to return to two-way travel later this month. The eastbound Serfas Club […]

Woman Murdered Alive

Staff Reports Pomona – Alexander Anthony Clever was sentenced to life in prison without parole after the murder of his girlfriend, Yvette Silva, in 2014. On Nov. 29, 2014, Clever and Silva were heard arguing in their motel bathroom, according to Michael Matoba, the Deputy District Attorney who prosecuted the case. Two of the victim’s […]

SB County To Rid Rave-Style Events

By Racine Guajardo San Bernardino– Rave-style events have been held at the San Manuel Amphitheater in Devore for the past 3 years. However, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors proposed on June 28 to consider a ban on the events. According to documents available online, as of September 6, 2016 it will go into […]

Crime Recap

Staff Reports Inland Empire– Ongoing operations have been conducted to ensure the safety of drivers and pedestrians to help prevent accidents. Here is a recap of the news releases from Riverside County’s Sheriff’s Department and Corona Police Department. Norco- On May 20, Norco’s Sheriff’s officers conducted a Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation on Hamner Avenue and […]

IE News: Inmate Missing From SB Camp

Staff Reports Crestline– An inmate walked away from a state conservation camp on Tuesday, May 31. The inmate identified as Chad Ellebracht, 40, was reported missing at around 7:30 a.m. from the Pilot Rock Conservation Camp #15 in the San Bernardino County, officials stated.  Dormitory buildings and the camp perimeter were searched by the camp […]

IE News: Bus Crash Injures 21

Staff Reports Highland– On Sunday, May 22, 22 people including the driver were on board a shuttle bus that was involved in a crash on High way 330 in Highland, according to the California Highway Patrol. This shuttle bus was driving southbound on Highway 330 following a white Nissan versa, in which the bus rear-ended […]

IE News: Litigation Threat Changes EV Elections

By Raymond Mendoza Eastvale– Changes are in store for Eastvale for the upcoming November elections, as the Eastvale City Council recently voted to change its “at-large” system of city council elections to “by district” – meaning that council members must be elected from certain geographic areas within the city. While the vote was 3-0 in […]

USPS Carriers Attacked By Dogs

Staff Reports The United States Postal Service (USPS) released its annual Top Dog Attack City Rankings this week, which concluded that a total of 6,549 employees were attacked by dogs last year. Fifty-one cities make up the top 30 rankings, according to a USPS news release. “Dogs are protective in nature and may view our […]

Full Closure of Southbound 71

By Shelli Lombardo   The California Department of Transportation will close all southbound lanes of State Route 71 (SR-71) between Euclid Avenue and the Riverside County line from 8 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2016 to 5 a.m., Saturday, May 21, 2016. Maintenance crews are repairing and/or replacing concrete slabs in the number one and two […]

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Closures On 91 On-Ramp

Photo courtesy: Riverside County Transportation Commission The map shown above is the detour route for eastbound travelers.

Staff Reports Inland Empire-The Riverside County Transportation Commission has announced the reconfiguration of a 91 on-ramp and closure of nearby streets in Corona, beginning on May 16. “As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s (RCTC) 91 Project, the westbound 91 Lincoln Avenue on-ramp will be reconfigured to run parallel to westbound Pomona Road and […]

Wild Winds Blast through IE

By Carol Heyen Inland Empire – A National Weather Service wind advisory came to fruition Saturday as strong winds pummeled the Inland Empire. Winds gusting over 40 miles per hour sent dirt and tumbleweeds flying across the 71 freeway and into Chino Hills’ yards.  Drivers swerved to avoid the damaging weeds as they flew by. […]