UPDATED: CHERRY VALLEY: Two confirmed dead following standoff with barricaded subject

UPDATE: March 26, 9 p.m. With additional information from sheriff’s department.   CHERRY VALLEY – Sheriff’s officials provided more information about Saturday’s deadly barricaded standoff that ended with two people dead, March 25. Authorities are calling the incident a murder-suicide. The victim was later identified as Jose Leon, 46, of Cherry Valley. The suspect was identified as John Malicek, 67, of […]

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CHERRY VALLEY: Flash flood sends mud and debris flooding into neighborhood

CHERRY VALLEY – A Flash flood of mud and debris created by Friday morning’s rain wreaked havoc in Cherry Valley and forced the closure of several roads throughout the area Friday, Dec. 16. The torrent of mud damaged several homes and caused at least one person to become stuck inside their residence, according to fire and sheriff’s officials. The flooding was […]

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UPDATE #8 “Bogart” fire declared arson, now at 1,000 acres, 10% Contained

UPDATE #8 8/30/16 9:45 p.m. The Bogart fire – which is now considered to be “human-caused” – has burned an estimated 1,000 acres and is about 10% contained, according to Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Spokeswoman April Newman. In a potential sign of the direction of their investigation – and belief the cause of the fire was possibly related to juvenile activity – in […]

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