Multiple victims rescued during SJ swift-water rescues

SAN JACINTO — As heavy rains pounded Riverside County and surrounding regions yesterday, Thursday, Feb. 14, dozens of first responders were called in to assist during multiple San Jacinto area swift-water rescues. Three separate rescues were reported over the course of a few hours and all happened with a ten-mile radius. Other swift-water rescues were reported throughout Riverside County and […]

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Hwy 243 closed after portions of road swept away

BANNING — A large portion of Hwy 243 between Banning and Mountain Center has been closed indefinitely after sections of the two-lane mountain roadway were swept away earlier today, according to a CHP incident log for the San Gorgonio Pass area. The road closures are due to ongoing heavy rains and flooding that continue to pound the Riverside County area […]

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Elsinore homes in danger of being swept away as rain & flooding continues

UPDATED: Thursday, Feb 14, 2:45 p.m., With additional road closure information. RIVERSIDE COUNTY — With heavy rain continuing to fall throughout Riverside County and surrounding areas, flash flood warnings have been issued for the Holy Fire burn areas of Riverside and Orange counties. Although the flash flood warnings were expected to continue through this morning, the National Weather Service has […]

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JURUPA VALLEY: Broken water main opens sinkhole, leaves 40 homes without water

JURUPA VALLEY – A broken water main in a residential neighborhood caused a 15-foot-wide sinkhole to open up Friday, Dec. 23. The incident happened in the 8100 block of Bridle Path Circle in Jurupa Valley and forced the evacuation of dozens of homes in the area of the sinkhole. Jurupa Water District officials have advised it¬†will take about eight hours […]

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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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