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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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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UPDATED: Vast “underground military complex and government testing facility” discovered under Hemet, officials confirm

HEMET – Less than one day after the discovery of what has been described as a “vast underground military complex and government testing facility,” officials from the City of Hemet, March Joint Powers Authority and Hemet Ryan Airport are scrambling to explain the presence of the “long abandoned” military complex, Hemet Police Chief David Brown and March’s JPA confirmed on April […]

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Girl Scout cookies lead to arrest of high-speed pursuit suspect in Hemet

HEMET – A box of “Thin Mints” Girl Scout cookies led to the arrest of a subject who allegedly led Hemet Police officers on a dangerous, high-speed pursuit on Feb. 4. The incident began at about 4:05 p.m., when officers assigned to the Hemet/San Jacinto Valley Gang Task Force attempted to stop a motorcyclist in the 1300 block of East […]

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