Adventures in Downsizing pt. III: Why I can’t own nice things and how our RV almost caught fire

So, here’s what happened…this time. I was coming out of a building in downtown Redding that I frequently visit that happens to be on a steep street. There are three, concrete steps directly outside the building, but thankfully there is also a wheelchair accessible ramp. Unfortunately, while the building has an ADA compliant wheelchair ramp, the VERY steep ramp leads directly […]

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UPDATED: Man with dementia, missing nearly 15 hours, found and returned to his family

UPDATE #5: Saturday, Feb. 24, 12:10 p.m. SEE ORIGINAL REPORT AND PREVIOUS UPDATES BELOW HEMET — Officials have announced that a missing man who reportedly suffers from Alzheimer’s related dementia was found nearly 15 hours after he wandered away from his Hemet home. The missing man was last seen wearing only pajama bottoms and a T-shirt and wandered away from […]

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HEMET: Plates from stolen vehicle lead to traffic stop, arrests

HEMET — Officials arrested two people who were stopped while driving a vehicle with license plates from a stolen car. The stop and arrests happened Wednesday evening, Feb. 22, in front of Quality Inn on the 1200 block of West Florida Avenue in Hemet. City of Hemet police officers were on patrol when they observed a red, 1995 Ford Mustang convertible being driven in the area […]

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UPDATED: Officials ID body of man found floating in Shasta Lake

UPDATED: Friday, Feb. 23, 11:30 p.m. with victim’s identification. SHASTA LAKE — Officials are conducting a death investigation after a fisherman found a man’s body floating in the northern end of the Sacramento Arm of Shasta Lake, Tuesday, Feb. 20. Shasta County Coroner’s officials later identified the victim as 60-year-old, William Alan Beckwith, of Corning. According to Coroner’s officials a postmortem examination has been […]

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Arraignment for armed-felon alleged to have threatened Norco College postponed

NORCO — A Norco felon who was arrested three days ago after allegedly posting “credible threats” to “shoot up” Norco College and was scheduled to be arraigned in Riverside today had his arraignment postponed until next month. While law enforcement officials from at least six local, state and federal agencies continue building their case, additional details regarding their ongoing investigation have […]

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UPDATED: JURUPA VALLEY: Riverside man killed after car rolled multiple times ID’d

JURUPA VALLEY — Officials say excessive speed was a contributing factor in a solo-vehicle, rollover traffic collision that ended the life of a Riverside resident early Tuesday morning, Feb. 20. The fatal wreck happened on Limonite Avenue, just west of Pats Ranch Road, in Jurupa Valley. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner’s officials later identified 35-year-old, Anthony Fox, as the man killed in the crash. According to a coroner’s […]

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HEMET: Reckless driver arrested after suspected DUI-related collision

HEMET — A woman suspected of driving under the influence was arrested after plowing into another vehicle earlier this evening. The DUI-related crash happened just minutes after 911 callers first reported that the woman was driving recklessly, speeding and running stop signs. Official radio traffic around 4:15 p.m. indicated Hemet PD was notified regarding a woman in a brown Lexus who was running stop signs […]

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HEMET: Motorcyclist hospitalized after two-vehicle crash

HEMET — A motorcyclist was hospitalized after he was involved in a collision with a car, Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 21. The accident happened on W. Acacia Avenue near the intersection of S. Gilmore Street, directly across the street from the Hemet Unified School District building, in Hemet. City of Hemet Police and Fire Departments along with other emergency first responders were dispatched to […]

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TEHACHAPI: Convicted Riverside murderer beaten to death inside prison cell

TEHACHAPI, CA — A Riverside man convicted in 2013 for the prior year’s murder of his long-time friend was reportedly beaten to death by another inmate at California Correctional Institution in Tehachapi. The murder happened Friday, Feb. 16, inside a cell at the state prison, according to prison officials. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officials who announced the murder investigation yesterday identified 37-year-old, former […]

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SAN JACINTO: Mercury spill at home displaces family

SAN JACINTO — A San Jacinto family was displaced earlier this evening, when Haz-Mat and Environmental Health officials were unable to give their home the all-clear after liquid mercury was spilled inside the residence. The Haz-mat emergency happened in a residential neighborhood on the 1700 block of Wheelbarrow Way, west of N. Ramona Boulevard. Ten firefighters from two engine companies […]

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