Officer gets smelly surprise after spying sweet but stinky stow away stuck in his trunk

Today’s Lighter Side Of The News… REDDING — A local officer got a smelly surprise and had a strange story to share after a stinky situation nearly spiraled out of control following an apprehension last Saturday. The curious and singularly unusual incident started after the constable snared a scandalous lassie and sequestered the squirrely charlatan at the Shasta slammer. OTHER […]

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Caballero celebrating 29th birthday gallops onto freeway, arrested for DUI

Today’s Lighter Side of the News… (If you love horses, see if you can spot and recognize the nearly 40 breeds of horses and more than two dozen horse-related references in this article. -TM) Long Beach, Calif. — An allegedly intoxicated man celebrating his 29th birthday was arrested after he galloped onto a busy Southern California freeway early Saturday morning. The […]

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Big-rig transporting cheese erupts into fondue inferno

Today’s lighter side of the news… (If you consider yourself a turophile, make sure to see if you are familiar with all 20+ varieties of cheese in this report and make sure to check the full list of referenced cheeses at the bottom of the page.) SUN VALLEY — Fire officials found themselves in a sticky situation when they responded […]

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HEMET: Report of fire scares the “living daylights” out of Daylight Donuts’ fans

Today’s lighter side of the news… HEMET — Donut lovers from across the San Jacinto Valley got the scare of their lives earlier today when reports of a fire at Hemet’s own Daylight Donuts and Midnight Munchies spread across the Internet like a social media wildfire. Reports of thick black smoke seen billowing from the roof of the popular eatery caused […]

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Panhandling pooches apprehended after pursuit, tense stand off, successful negotiation

Today’s lighter side of the news…   Thursday morning commuters traveling on Bechelli Lane – who were already dealing with rain-slicked roads and heavier than usual traffic congestion – were treated to an interesting sight when an officer went in pursuit of a pair of panhandling pooches. The incident began after the officer spotted the hungry hounds loitering suspiciously around businesses and begging for […]

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Never underestimate a child’s imagination or determination – even a kid planning on digging a hole to China

I think I was 10 or 11 years old when my childhood friend and I saw a TV show or perhaps a Bugs Bunny or Daffy Duck cartoon (I don’t recall that detail) where the characters were talking about digging a hole to China. Afterwards, all we could think of was freshly made egg-rolls, sweet and sour chicken, fried rice […]

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BEAUMONT: Goats safely rounded up after escaping from area farm

BEAUMONT – Four young goats that got loose from a Beaumont area farm were saved from being run over when a CHP officer safely recovered them from a busy roadway Monday, Jan. 9. The loose goats were reportedly running around on Cherry Valley Boulevard near Fabian Way, in an unincorporated area of Beaumont, to the northwest of the city’s limits. […]

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