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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.
25-year-old man killed in Lake Elsinore hit and run
The unidentified man was walking in the intersection around 11:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, according to deputies, when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle. The driver of the vehicle left the scene before deputies and paramedics arrived.
Riverside County Sheriff's Department asking for help in police impersonator case
The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is asking the public's help and to come forward if they believe they were contacted by Jeovanny Landeros, a 24-year-old male from Hemet, accused of impersonating police and other crimes.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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."
Pilot Dies After Small Plane Goes ‘Down’ in Sylmar Area: Officials
Preliminary information indicates that the single-engine Beechcraft BE33 landed under unknown circumstances in the field located about 5 miles north of Van Nuys Airport around 1:45 p.m., according to Ian Gregor, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration.
Fatal stabbing victim found by Colton police minutes after fight reported
The first call at 10:30 p.m. Saturday was about the fight, in the area of North Colton Avenue and Virginia Drive North in the city, police said. Arriving officers did not find any evidence of a fight.
Holy Fire explodes to 18,137 acres in Lake Elsinore area
Late Thursday evening,Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergencyfor Orange and Riverside counties as the fire raged on and expanded in size. By 8 p.m. Thursday, the fire went from 9,600 acres to 10,236 acres.
California Holy Fire rages on, burns more than 21,000 acres
People near the Glen Ivy Hot Springs resort watch flames from the Holy Fire in Corona, Calif. on Friday. The fire, which has spread to more than 21,000 acres and displaced 20,000 people, was only 29 percent contained Saturday. Photo by David McNew/EPA-EFE
Todd scores winning run in 10th, Inland Empire beats Lake Elsinore 2-1 in walk-off finish
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) -- Bernabe Camargo hit a sacrifice fly and drove in Jonah Todd with the winning run in the 10th inning, as the Inland Empire 66ers defeated the Lake Elsinore Storm 2-1 on Sunday.Todd scored the game-winning run after he started the inning on second and advanced to third o
Flames char home, surrounding brush in Perris
PERRIS - A house and 1 1/2 acres of brush burned in Perris on Saturday, authorities said.The fire was reported at 4:39 p.m. in a two-story house in the 23000 block of Orange Avenue, Riverside County Fire department spokeswoman Tawny Cabral said.The house was well-involved with fire when firefighters
Holy Fire continues to burn Riverside and Orange County
The Holy Fire, which began on the Orange County side of the forest and spread into Riverside County, grew in size overnight to 18,137 acres -- up from 10,236 acres on Thursday -- and is still only 5 percent contained, authorities said. More than 7,400 homes and structures and 21,484 people were evac
Body found behind liquor store in Moreno Valley
Investigators did not immediately know how the person died, said Deputy Robyn Flores, a spokeswoman for the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.
The Latest: Containment grows for California wildfire
Earlier this week, the fire had threatened homes in Lake Elsinore and nearby communities. Aircraft have been making flight after flight, dumping water and bright pink retardant to protect the foothill communities as the fire sweeps through the dense, bone-dry brush.
Why some in Moreno Valley are questioning street name change, planned road work near future warehouse complex
A new World Logistics Center Parkway street sign is seen in Moreno Valley on Wednesday, Aug. 8. (Photo by Jennifer Cappuccio Maher, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)
California crews scramble to keep flames from reaching homes -
LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (AP) — More than 1,000 firefighters battled Friday to keep a growing Southern California forest fire feeding on dry brush and trees from reaching foothill neighborhoods a day after flames roared to new ferocity and came within yards of homes.