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Student Charged in Citrus College Shooting Threat That Prompted Hours-Long Lockdown

A 30-year-old man was charged Thursday in the shooting threat made to Citrus college in Glendora, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said. Terrell Lee Bennett of Pomona faces one felony count of making criminal threats and one count of unlawful possession of ammunition, the DA said.


Upland City Council appoints Bill Velto to fill vacant seat

Bill Velto has a new title: Upland City Councilmember. When Councilwoman Janice Elliott was elected to a District 2 seat on Nov. 6, it left her at-large seat vacant for the remaining two years of the term. At a special meeting on Jan. 7, the Upland City Council narrowed the field of 13 would-be coun


The holidays are over, but we have lots to do in Claremont!

LIVING WITH CLAY The exhibition, “Living with Clay: The Julie and David Armstrong Collections,” curated by Rody N. Lopez, will be on view starting today at the Claremont Museum of Art, located in the Depot at 200 W. First St. The opening reception is Saturday, February 2 from 6 to 9 p.m. The CMA is


Police: Gang member arrested after pursuit in Pomona; is suspected of weapons and drug crimes

POMONA — A known gang member was arrested on suspicion of gun and drug charges after short vehicle and foot pursuits Wednesday in Pomona. Pomona police attempted to stop a vehicle on Hamilton Boulevard at Mission Avenue about 4:30 p.m., but the suspect drove away with officers in pursuit before stop


San Bernardino County fire chief leaving for Santa Barbara

Mark Hartwig remembers working his way through college as a zoology student studying the mating habits of the white-headed woodpecker. He paid for school by working as an emergency medical technician.


More than 2,500 marijuana plants are seized at two locations in Rancho Cucamonga

Deputies seized more than 2,500 marijuana plants at indoor grows that were using stolen electricity in Rancho Cucamonga, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.


With 92% support, Upland union declares ‘no confidence’ in City Manager Jeannette Vagnozzi

Two months after she became Upland’s city manager, Jeannette Vagnozzi has received a vote of no confidence from members of the city employees’ union. “An overwhelming 92 percent of employees voted in favor of the no confidence vote, citing the lack of trust, mutual respect and integrity,” April Flor


California caretaker arrested after allegedly using stun gun to abuse mentally disabled adult

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (KTLA) -- A caretaker accused of using a stun gun to abuse a mentally disabled adult was arrested in San Bernardino Wednesday. The caretaker, identified as 52-year-old Dewaina Cunningham, was taken into custody following an investigation into a report of physical and mental ab


Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Claremont

A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Thursday morning near Claremont, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:11 a.m. PST at a depth of 6.8 miles.


Fontana woman nearly raped in her bedroom by a suspect just released from jail

FONTANA, Calif. (VVNG.com) — An 18-year-old woman woke up to find an armed suspect attempting to sexually assault her inside her bedroom, officials said. The suspect, Flavio Hernandez, 20, of Rialto, was identified after police found a booking application at the scene of the crime for an inmate who


California ICE Contractor Accused in South Florida Child Sex Sting

A 35-year-old computer engineer working on contract for Immigration and Customs Enforcement is accused of trying to lure a Florida girl to California to fulfill a "daddy-daughter" sex fantasy.


Pomona junior lineman Adam Karas remains a top Colorado target

When the recruiting dead period ended last Friday, new Buffaloes offensive line coach Chris Kapilovic made the rounds in Colorado. He checked in on each of the top four in-state offensive line prospects for 2020, including Pomona High School's Adam Karas.


Claremont Man Sentenced for Molestation of Two Girls

POMONA, Calif. – A 53-year-old Claremont man was sentenced for molesting two girls Los Angeles District Attorney’s officials said. The abuse of the 12 and 14-year-old girl happened to the first victim from January 30 to February 29, 2016, and for the other victim, between January 1 and December 30,


Riverside Police Searching for Attempted Kidnapping Suspect

The Riverside Police Department released a sketch of a man who reportedly approached a high school student and demanded that she go with him and threatened to harm her if she did not comply.


Covina Woman Charged with Stabbing Murder of her Toddler Son

COVINA – A 39-year-old Covina mother was charged with the murder of her toddler son today. On January 11, 2019, Xa Dinh Ngo, a.k.a. Michelle Ngo, allegedly stabbed her 2-year-old son multiple times in their townhome located in the 100 block of Italia Street. The small child died as a result of the s


How much snow did the storm bring to Southern California mountains?

PUBLISHED: January 17, 2019 at 4:15 pm | UPDATED: January 17, 2019 at 4:15 pm. At local mountains, where snowfall was plentiful at the start of the week, raindrops started falling from the sky Thursday.


Restaurants offer free or discounted meals to federal employees affected by the shutdown

PUBLISHED: January 17, 2019 at 12:39 pm | UPDATED: January 17, 2019 at 12:39 pm. With the government shutdown dragging on, local and national restaurants are extending a helping hand to federal employees by offering freebies and discounts.


Finding a geography of home in the Inland Empire

The first time I saw the images of “In the Sunshine of Neglect” — an exhibition in Riverside by curator Douglas McCulloh on the vast territory of landscapes in my beloved native county — a beautiful confluence of memory, history, image and dreams came pooling into the space. I knew every location in


Pursuit from Azusa to Rancho Cucamonga ends with crash, apprehension of suspects

Two people were detained when a vehicle crashed at the end of a police pursuit from Azusa to Rancho Cucamonga on Tuesday, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said.


Southern California winter storm douses region with last day of heavy rain before skies clear

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- The heavy rain and danger of flooding is continuing across Southern California Thursday as the last of this week's storms wallops the region. Thursday will likely see 2-3 inches of rain in some areas, with flooding and mudslides possible in areas impacted by recent wildfires.