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4.4-magnitude earthquake strikes Riverside County area
The quake struck around 6:24 p.m. and is about 20 miles south, southeast of Hemet and Valle Vista as well as 20 miles east of Temecula, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Earthquake Rattles Temecula Valley: Did You Feel It?
TEMECULA, CA — A 4.4 magnitude earthquake rolled through the Temecula Valley on Tuesday evening. It hit at 6:24 p.m., according to the U.S.G.S.
Amid Holy Fire, Lake Elsinore residents clean up pink fire retardant
"We do everything we can to avoid targets on the ground whether it's fire equipment, homes. Obviously the conditions are ever-changing. There's wind, that's a huge factor," said Fred Mata, an engineer with CAL Fire.
Earthquake In Riverside County Rattles Northern San Diego County
AGUANGA, CA – A 4.4 magnitude earthquake struck Riverside County, rattling northern San Diego County on Tuesday evening. The quake was recorded at 6:24 p.m. more than four miles east-northeast of Aguanga in the Inland Empire, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Man killed in Lake Elsinore hit-and-run identified
Cardell was walking near the intersection of Highway 74 and Cambern Avenue in Lake Elsinore around 11:30 p.m., officials said, when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle.
Eight arrested in connection with busted pot grows in Murrieta
On Tuesday, the Murrieta Police Department announced in a press release the arrest of eight adults last week in connection with a series of search warrants that resulted in the recovery of more than 7,000 marijuana plants and the theft of more than $200,000 in electricity.
Family Of Murrieta School Drowning Victim Details $11M Settlement
MURRIETA, CA — The family of a 13-year-old drowning victim who was pulled to the surface of a Murrieta high school pool by his classmates, with little to no help from lifeguards, Tuesday detailed an $11 million settlement with the Murrieta Valley Unified School District.
Detectives seek tips on fatal January gang-related Riverside shooting
Jose Romero, the victim of what detectives believe was a gang-related shooting that claimed his life during the predawn hours of Saturday, Jan. 20. Photo Courtesy of the Riverside Police Department.
Family of Murrieta boy who drowned in school pool to announce settlement
MURRIETA - The family of a 13-year-old drowning victim who was pulled to the surface of a Murrieta high school pool by his classmates, with little to no help from lifeguards, will announce tomorrow an $11 million settlement with the Murrieta Valley Unified School District, according to their attorne
Ortega Highway Reopens, More Evacs Lifted Related To Holy Fire
LAKE ELSINORE, CA — Drivers can once again travel along SR-74/the Ortega Highway on Tuesday after a closure that lasted nearly one week due to the Holy Fire burning nearby. What's more, fire officials said evacuations have been lifted for more communities.
Battle on Point Shore Drive gives photographer a unique view into firefighters' assault against the Holy Fire
Every day as Gibson filed his photos for publication, words such as "insane" and "radical" were used to describe what was happening in the community as firefighters struggled against high temperatures, low humidity and treacherous terrain to save people and property from becoming a casualty of the f
Pedestrian Killed In Lake Elsinore
LAKE ELSINORE, CA – A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed Saturday night on Central Avenue in Lake Elsinore, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.
Lake Elsinore Sheriff's Department says avoid Bundy Canyon Road
A Riverside County Sheriff's Department bulletin has advised that drivers should avoid the area of Bundy Canyon Drive between the Farm Road and Tulip road for the next 2 to 4 hours due to a significant traffic incident.Some roads are closed and no other information was made available.You might be in
Holy Fire reaches 52 percent containment, evacuees begin to return home
The brush fire began on Aug. 6 in the Holy Jim area of Cleveland National Forest in spaces that haven’t burned in over 40 years. Now in the seventh day of fighting the fire, the Holy fire is now at 22,714 acres with 52 percent containment, according to a tweet by Cleveland National Forest.
Holy Fire: New Evacuations Ordered; Mop Up Underway
As on this morning, the fire has consumed 22,714 acres and is at 52 percent containment, according to Cleveland National Forest officials.
City leaders hold 2nd community meeting to discuss Holy Fire
Over 1,500 personnel are on the front lines fighting the Holy Fire which has now reached 22,714 acres, Cleveland National Forest officials report 36 percent containment as of 7 p.m. The Aug. 6 fire is currently cooperating with the firefighters, and the growing containment is the result of constant
Crews battling California wildfire say they’ve made progress
LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. — Firefighters made significant progress trying to tamp down a wildfire that threatened homes and has been raging for days south of Los Angeles, officials said Saturday.
Holy Fire containment rises to 41 percent in Riverside County
The wildfire's acreage inched upward to 22,714 with more than 1,500 firefighters on the front lines of the inferno that has already destroyed 12 structures in the Cleveland National Forest.
Cooler Weather Helps Crews Fight Southern California's Holy Fire
"The weather out here in California seems to be cooling down today and over the next couple days, and that should hopefully help firefighters get even more containment," Tolmachoff said. "They should make better progress over the next couple of days."
John Roberts has Cancer and Needs your Help. - Temecula, CA Patch
Johnny Roberts, our beloved cowboy, veteran and Rotarian, has been a huge influence in the Temecula Valley to those who know, love and respect him. He has given so much of himself to others and now it’s time for us to give back to him.