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Blythe resident, former councilmember raises concerns with CR&R: ‘They’re not standing up to their contract’

During the Feb. 12 City Council’s closing public comments, a resident took to the dais to iterate concerns over the publicly contracted CR&R street cleaning company’s service, specifically in the northern section neighborhood of Blythe's N. Eucalyptus Ave.


Brothers charged with murder of missing 16-year-old Aranda Briones from Southern California

(LOS ANGELES) — Two brothers have been charged in connection with murder of a 16-year-old girl who went missing in Southern California last month. Owen Shover, 18, and Gary Shover, 21, were charged on Friday in relation to the murder of Aranda Briones, of Moreno Valley, who has not been seen since J


Blythe Council sets cannabis employee permit fee at $85: Approved and issued IDs to be valid for 3 years

By unanimous vote of the Blythe City Council, a resolution was adopted this past Tuesday, Feb. 12, establishing the resident commercial cannabis employee permit fee at $85, valid to approved and issued applicants for three years.


NASA releases incredible satellite look at Sierra Nevada snowpack

(KGTV) — Satellite images released by NASA this week put the massive amount of snow in California's mountains into perspective. Winter storms this year have produced incredible levels of snow in the Sierra Nevada, and more rainfall is expected.


Former Rialto Police Officer & Lawyer Indicted for Weapons and False FBI Credential

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – A Rialto police officer was indicted by a federal grand jury after being found with a fake FBI credential, a hand grenade, silencers, and several illegal firearms, including a loaded semiautomatic rifle.


Burglary reported at Blythe’s Albertaco's restaurant, Feb. 12: BPD release surveillance photo of two suspects, vehicle

The resident Albertaco’s Mexican Food Restaurant was reported to have been the location of a burglary early this Tuesday morning, Feb. 12, as law enforcement officers from the Blythe Police Department (BPD) were dispatched to the 370 S. Lovekin Blvd. location at approximately 4:52 a.m. due to a secu


Blythe In Focus: 30 years of juggling

Inspired as a kid by performers on the Ed Sullivan Show, the iconic television variety program that aired from 1948 to 1971, Gilbert Figueroa knew he wanted to learn to juggle, and he began teaching himself the challenging art at the age of nine.


Bouncers Subdue Suspect After Being Stabbed, Shot At During Confrontation at Riverside Bar

Two bouncers managed to disarm and detain a man who stabbed both of them and shot one of them during a confrontation at a Riverside bar early Saturday, police said. Hugo Cesar Garciao, 32, of Moreno Valley, was booked on suspicion of attempted murder, being a felon in possession of a firearm, being


Moreno Valley Man Arrested for Riverside Bar Stabbing and Shooting

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – A 32-year-old Moreno Valley man was arrested for a stabbing and shooting at a Riverside bar on Saturday. At around 12:11 a.m. officers responded to the location in the 3200 block of Iowa Avenue in the City of Riverside for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived they foun


2 skydivers injured when they land on top of building in Lake Elsinore

Two skydivers were injured Saturday afternoon, Feb. 16, when they landed on top of a building in Lake Elsinore, the Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department said. The incident happened about 3:30 p.m. in the 20000 block of Cereal Street, which runs adjacent to Skylark Field Airport — home of Skydiv


Author Lazenby returns to Blythe for library event: Book signing, a discussion of his work set for Wednesday, Feb. 20

Born and raised in Blythe, Ron Lazenby has turned an interest in writing into a post-retirement career as a Western fiction author. Now 79, he has spent roughly a dozen years crafting a half-dozen novels with good ol’ cowboy genre titles like “Showdown at Castle Ranch” and “Wild Horse Junction.” His


Disabled San Bernardino Woman Missing

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – Pauline Ball is 61 years old, 5’0” tall with black hair. She was last seen wearing a maroon/purple t-shirt, khaki pants and will be in a wheelchair. Her last known location was the 1500 block of N. Waterman Ave.


Some road reopened after storms

RIVERSIDE - Several roads that were closed due to flooding or rainwater damage were reopened today across Riverside County. According to the Riverside County Transportation Department, the following roads were reopened Saturday morning:


Highlights Report: PVVTA provide update on BWE, review audit, note uptick in customer issues, and more

On Feb. 6, the Palo Verde Valley Transit Agency (PVVTA) Board of Directors met at the resident transportation authority’s Operations Headquarters (415 N. Main St.) to review the 2018/2019 FY (Fiscal Year) second quarter operational report; accept a 2017/2018 Transportation Development Act, Article 4


Kofa’s Moreno makes history as area’s 1st girls state champion

PRESCOTT VALLEY — It took Kofa sophomore Carolina Moreno 48 seconds to make history on Friday night as she became Yuma County’s first-ever Arizona Interscholastic Association girls wrestling state champion.


Sports Briefs: Basketball: Brawley girls push past Central

EL CENTRO — Playing on the road on Tuesday, the Brawley girls’ basketball team defeated rival Central Union by a score of 33-28, to close out their IVL season on a high note.


Cibola relies on deep ball to blow out Kofa

If Tuesday’s performance was the final one of the season for Cibola boys basketball, the team will have something to hang its hat on. The Raiders (12-6 AIA, 4-0 region) are hoping that’s not the case though, but now can only sit and wait to find out what their future holds after a 78-36 win over Kof