Injured paraglider airlifted after San Jacinto crash

SAN JACINTO —  A paraglider suffered moderate injuries after the person crashed near San Jacinto’s Soboba Paragliding early Sunday evening, July 7. Soboba Paragliding has been the site of several other accidents that ended with skydiving and/or paragliding enthusiasts injured or killed, including a paraglider who was killed after crashing at the site last September. In a sad coincidence another […]

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BREAKING: CHP at scene of fatal Hemet crash

UPDATED: Saturday, April 6, 1:30 p.m., With additional details. HEMET — Details are beginning to emerge after a fatal traffic collision injured two people and left a third person dead in an unincorporated area east of Hemet this morning, Saturday, April 6. Coroner officials have been summoned to the scene of the deadly, two-vehicle crash, which happened at the intersection […]

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One dead after San Jacinto paragliding accident

SAN JACINTO — Officials have recovered the body of a person who died in a paragliding accident this morning, Monday, Sept. 3. The victim died while paragliding at Soboba Paragliding and Speed Flying, on the 900 block of Soboba Rd. in San Jacinto. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: 1 of 4 missing, CA woman, 51, located after Colorado River head-on […]

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MV man, 66, killed in Soboba Rd rollover ID’d – CHP releases additional details

UPDATE: Monday, May 14, 1 p.m. (See original report, all photos and videos from scene below.) SAN JACINTO — CHP and Coroner’s officials have released additional information about last night’s fatal rollover that partially ejected and killed a 66-year-old Moreno Valley resident. The solo-vehicle accident happened on Soboba Road near Chabella Road, almost 2 miles east of Gilman Springs Rd/State […]

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UPDATE #3: HEMET: Victim ID’d after 2-vehicle, rollover wreck and ejection kills 1, injures 3

UPDATED: Sunday, Mar. 25, 8:30 p.m. HEMET — Officials have identified a man who died after a two-vehicle, rollover traffic collision last night. The deadly accident happened on Ramona Expressway/Mountain Avenue, between N. Hemet and N. Soboba Streets, in Hemet. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner’s officials identified Timothy Gibbons, 23, of Hemet, as the passenger of a Ford Focus who died in the wreck. A coroner’s release indicated […]

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SAN JACINTO: Woman suffers major injuries after crashing while speed-gliding

SAN JACINTO — A woman suffered major injuries and had to be rescued and airlifted from the side of a steep and rugged mountainous area near Soboba Paragliding and Speed Flying, Tuesday Mar. 6. The sports complex features paragliding and parasailing and is located at 255 Soboba Road, in an unincorporated area northeast of San Jacinto. Heavy winds, high speeds, and lack of experience […]

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SAN JACINTO: Couple, 75 and 82, robbed of winnings after leaving Soboba Casino

SAN JACINTO — Authorities arrested one of two men they allege beat and then robbed an elderly couple of their winnings after the couple left the Soboba Casino Wednesday, Aug. 16. The early-morning robbery and attempted murder happened in the area of Main and S. Hewitt Streets in San Jacinto. When the two suspects fled after first beating the elderly man and […]

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UPDATED: SAN JACINTO: Firefighters extinguish blaze that charred 27 acres and sent firefighter to hospital

UPDATED: June 3, 7:30 p.m. SAN JACINTO — Firefighters have contained a vegetation blaze that burned for about nine hours and charred nearly 30 acres near Soboba Road in an unincorporated area of San Jacinto. Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Public Information Officer Tawny Cabral updated that the fire had been contained shortly before 9 p.m. Officials have not provided any other updates […]

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SAN JACINTO: “Seriously injured” hang glider rescued after mountainside crash

If page fails to load properly, or displays as a plain-text document, try refreshing the page. I am working to resolve the problem. -TM   SAN JACINTO – A hang glider suffered major injuries this morning and had to be airlifted from the side of a steep and rugged, mountainous area near the Soboba Flight Park Sunday, May 21. The sports […]

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