Area residents help BFPD extinguish Burney vegetation fire

BURNEY — Citizens and firefighters worked together this afternoon to quickly extinguish a small vegetation fire that broke out in a field behind a Burney home. The small blaze was reported on the 37000 block of Park Ave., between Bartel St. and Long Leaf Ln. LEADING THE BURNEY AREA HEADLINES: Found lost, confused, and laying along side of road, elderly […]

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Hemet men take 7-year-old girl along for drive in stolen car

HEMET — Officers who conducted a high-risk felony traffic stop on a stolen vehicle last night, Saturday, Nov. 18, were shocked to learn a young child was asleep in the back of the car. Officers conducted the stop in a parking lot in the area of Florida and Palm avenues in Hemet. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Murrieta Marine Sgt. […]

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Motorcyclist seriously injured in Hemet hit and run

HEMET — A motorcyclist was seriously injured by a hit and run driver yesterday, Friday night, Nov. 16. The driver who hit the woman fled from the scene of the crash, which happened at the intersection of N. Lyon and W. Menlo avenues in Hemet. According to a good Samaritan who tried to help the rider, she was just one […]

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UPDATE: Murrieta Marine Sgt. who saved two women from fiery wreck last Sept. killed in I-15 crash with van, big-rig

UPDATED: Sunday, Nov. 18, 9:45 a.m.,With additional details. UPDATED: Sunday, Nov. 18, 8:45 a.m. With Coroner’s release. See original story below. temecula — Officials have identified a motorcyclist killed after colliding with a mini-van and tractor-trailer big-rig combo Friday afternoon, Nov. 16. The fatal crash happened on the northbound I-15, just north of Rancho California Rd., in Temecula. Riverside County […]

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Students enjoy exciting day at annual STEM “Ignite Opportunity” event

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — The Shasta County Coroner’s Office sent a team to yesterday’s Shasta County Office of Education STEM Career Fair to meet with high school freshman from all over northern California and introduce them to the highly specialized career. The annual “Ignite Opportunity” event, which was held at Shasta Fairgrounds Friday, Nov. 16, was open to all area […]

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Found lost, confused, and laying along side of road, elderly man returned home

MONTGOMERY CREEK — An elderly man who was found laying along the side of a rural mountain road in Montgomery Creek was returned home this afternoon after he got a clean bill of health and ride home from medics who evaluated him. Official radio traffic indicated the ambulance crew determined the man was lost and confused but otherwise uninjured. The […]

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Hemet probation search yields one arrest

HEMET –Officials detained three people during a probation compliance check at a Hemet home earlier today, Friday, Nov. 16. One of the three subjects was arrested as a result of the check, which happened on the 300 block of N. Franklin, near E. Devonshire Ave. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Two SJ valley men arrested after neighborhood fight leads to […]

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Community invited to Hemet’s “Third Saturday Paint Party” featuring instructor Kathi Fox – Nov. 17

Submitted by Cindy Watson. The Hemet Valley Art Association and Art Gallery, a volunteer, 501c3 non-profit organization, is proud to welcome artist Kathi Fox as their new “Third Saturday Paint Party” instructor. The gallery’s next class featuring Fox is scheduled for tomorrow morning, Saturday, Nov. 17. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Two SJ valley men arrested after neighborhood fight leads […]

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Officials ask for help in county-wide cyber stalking, extortion case

RIVERSIDE COUNTY — Riverside County Sheriff’s officials are asking for help with a months-long cyber stalking and extortion case involving young women they say were stalked and extorted by an unknown suspect. Since beginning their investigation last May, authorities have identified victims throughout Riverside County, and officials believe there may be more victims involved that have not yet come forward […]

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550 jobs to be cut as Amtrak closes Riverside reservation center

RIVERSIDE — In a move announced to employees in a Nov. 14 email, Amtrak officials said they will be closing their Riverside reservation center in January, laying off all 550 employees. Amtrak says the decision to close the Riverside call center was based on declining phone reservations, but employees and union representatives say the decision was based on Amtrak wanting […]

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