All RivCo schools closed for remainder of school year

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — Riverside County Public Health Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser extended the closure of the county’s schools to June 19 in response to the current conditions of COVID-19. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Man who tried to run down Wildomar deputy apprehended UPDATE: Suspect still at large after deadly Homeland triple shooting New Twentynine Palms Starbucks Drive-Thru sells […]

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Third RivCo drive-up COVID-19 testing site opens

RIVERSIDE COUNTY — A third Riverside County community testing site has been established at Harvest Christian Fellowship church in Riverside for residents who want to be tested for coronavirus (COVID-19). LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: One dead, one hospitalized after Jurupa Valley crash One dead, one recovering after Moreno Valley shooting Fleeing from deputies after San Jacinto robbery, suspect killed in […]

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Supplies and volunteers needed to prepare for COVID-19 “surge”

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — Riverside County is seeking urgent medical supply donations and medical volunteers to continue its fight during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to county health officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: One dead, one hospitalized after Jurupa Valley crash One dead, one recovering after Moreno Valley shooting Fleeing from deputies after San Jacinto robbery, suspect killed in fiery Nuevo […]

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RivCo orders motels and hotels to limit business to COVID-19 response

RIVERSIDE COUNTY — Riverside County Public Health Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser today ordered all short-term lodging, including short-term home rentals, hotels and motels to limit their business to novel coronavirus response only. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Fleeing from deputies after San Jacinto robbery, suspect killed in fiery Nuevo crash Idyllwild man, 72, arrested while impersonating FEMA official One dead, one […]

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Doctor tests positive for COVID-19, patients potentially exposed

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — A physician at Riverside Medical Clinic’s Day Street office has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) and health officials are tracking down patients and staff who may be at risk of infection. The physician, who is not being identified, is expected to recover. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Fleeing from deputies after San Jacinto robbery, suspect killed in […]

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Death of 25-year-old shows COVID-19 can impact anyone

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — The death of a 25-year-old pharmacy technician from novel coronavirus has health officials warning the community that COVID-19 can be deadly for all and not just those who are elderly. The body of the pharmacy technician was found March 25 in a La Quinta residence, said Dr. Cameron Kaiser, Riverside County public health officer. The identity […]

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Temecula Valley Hospital seeks medical supplies, other donations

TEMECULA, CA – Local Businesses have an immediate opportunity to assist Temecula Valley Hospital. Across thenation, businesses are donating or selling supplies within their existing inventory to hospitals where supplies arebecoming scarce. Mayor James “Stew” Stewart supports this effort locally in response to Temecula Valley Hospital’srequest for assistance. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Fatal Perris shooting, stand-off leads to arrest Idyllwild […]

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Drive-up Covid-19 testing center opens in Lake Elsinore

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. — Residents in portions of Southern California can now be screened and to make their appointments for COVID-19 testing online using the Baseline COVID-19 website. The testing will be done at The Diamond Stadium in Lake Elsinore. Those living within 50 miles of Riverside, CA can now screen symptoms and risk factors online and if eligible, participate […]

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HUSD to shutter all schools amidst coronavirus concerns

HEMET — Amidst growing concerns of how to mitigate the potential for spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Hemet Unified School District officials today announced that the decision has been made to close schools to students effective Monday, March 16. The closure will continue through Friday, April 3. Spring Break will continue as scheduled April 6-10. Regular school hours will resume […]

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ShasCo jail inmate visits suspended amidst growing coronavirus concerns

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — Amidst growing concerns of how to mitigate the potential for spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Custody Division announced today that the county would be temporarily suspending all inmate visitation at the county’s sole jail facility, effective this morning at 8 a.m. Although no inmates currently housed at the Shasta County Jail […]

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