July 22, 2019
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WASHINGTON - A leading House Democrat says special counsel Robert Mueller will give "very substantial evidence" that will make the case for impeaching President Donald Trump.
Earth's scorching core is not a loner — it has been caught mingling with other, underworldly layers.
The heat wave baking the East Coast is cancelling events while weather statistics show that June was the planet's hottest in recent history.
Fifty years ago today humanity set foot on the surface of another world for the first time.
OAKLAND, CA--An increasing number of women are using cannabis before becoming pregnant, as well as early in the pregnancy, according to a new study published Friday in the journal JAMA Network Open.
ONTARIO – (INT) – Caltrans begins a paving project on Freeway 60 Monday to repair deteriorated pavement.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Inland Southern California is about to get a brief sample of the torrid summer weather baking the East Coast.
NUEVO – (INT) - The arrival of West Nile virus has become as certain as summer.
NEEDLES – (INT) – Hope is fading for finding alive a bikini-clad woman missing in the Eastern Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County.
TRONA – (INT) – Residents of the Trona-Argus-Ridgecrest area are still in earthquake-recovery mode.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) - Riverside ranks #3 in the U.S. among cities with the largest increase in businesses generating million-dollar revenues.
SILVERWOOD LAKE – (INT) – The quality of the water in another Inland Empire lake is getting bad marks.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Joblessness picked up across the region last month as schools closed for the summer and students hit the streets looking for work.
PERRIS – (INT) – As marijuana dispensaries sprout up across the city, this growing community may be gaining a reputation as the pot capital of western Riverside County.
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) – There’s a renewed effort to reverse homelessness in the downtown area.
REDLANDS – (INT) - Residents of the East San Bernardino Valley will eventually have a ticket to ride.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – The city’s fledgling Innovation District is getting a boost.
IDYLLWILD – (INT) – Ongoing storm repairs on San Jacinto Mountains highways just got longer.
HOLLYWOOD – The live-action' remake of the 1994 ‘Lion King’ cartoon classic leans on the strength of the original story.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) – Caltrans is shifting work schedules in hopes of minimizing fatalities in work zones.
RIDGECREST - (INT) - Thousands of earthquake aftershocks have been rippling across the Ridgecrest area since the main event on July 5th.
SAN DIEGO - Comic-Con’s Hall H got a massive surprise.
SOUTHLAND – (INT) - Gasoline prices are far from a ‘bargain’ but they continue to fall.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) – A 5-year update to the California Water Plan has been published.
LOS ANGELES – (INT) - Public health and vector pest control authorities says there’s been an explosion in the rodent population.
RIDGECREST – (INT) – Scientists expect to better understand earthquakes with the ongoing aftershock sequence.
SAN DIEGO, CA--A recent report said San Diego’s military bases, along with nearly two dozen others, are not prepared for problems caused by climate change.
SAN DIEGO – (INT) – California may be dealing with a lot of weather in the coming years and it could test the extremes.
CHESTER, CA - A fungus that has killed millions of bats across the country has been found in California.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) - A research team has found that electronic cigarettes produce a stress response in neural stem cells, which are critical cells in the brain.
The victim of a midnight Saturday freeway crash in Banning has been identified. The coroner says that Robert Boring, 61, of Riverside was fatally injured on the I-10 near Sunset Avenue. In Wildomar, a female motorist was killed Sunday when her car left Bundy Canyon Road and struck a tree. (INT)

An auto repair service technician was killed Friday when a car exiting I-10 in Beaumont crashed into a motorhome in a parking lot. Struck and fatally injured was Darren Kritzberger, 50, of Beaumont. (INT)

A family with a 7-day-old infant was discovered living in a flood control channel in Highland. Sheriff’s deputies said the family had basic necessities to care for the infant, including a battery-operated cooling system. (INT)

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information about the vehicle burglars who shot at a Riverside home as they drove off fatally wounding a woman who lived there. Killed in the June 6th incident on Cedar Avenue was Linda Ferguson. The reward is good for 60 days. (INT)

Motorists traveling Route 330 near Running Springs will be getting some protection from falling rocks. Calt5rans has awarded a $5 million contract to clean-up and install rock fall barriers. Construction will require a full closure of the highway on September 9th. (INT)

San Bernardino was recently awarded $1 million dollars in youth investment funds. Those would provide juvenile diversion services for court involved youth or youth at risk of crossing over to the justice system—often called crossover youth. The grant funds are aimed at diverting low-level offenders from initial contact with the juvenile justice system. (INT)

More popular side roads in the San Bernardino National Forest are facing a prolonged closure in the wake of intense winter storms. The Forest Service says the closure of 22 miles of 1N09 between Highway 330 and Seven Oaks Road may last for a year. A similar closure has impacted Forest Road 1N45 (Santa Ana River Rd.) between Highway 38 and Glass Road in the Barton Flats area. Storm damage involves sink holes, mud and rock slides, cracked and undermined pavement and fallen trees. (INT)

A speeding car was demolished Saturday when its driver lost control In Jurupa Valley. The vehicle sheared off a light pole on Limonite Avenue killing one of two people. Dead is Raphael Woodard, 34, of Riverside. (INT)

One of the Inland Empire’s earthquake ‘hot spots’ generated an M3.6 jiggler Friday. It was centered close to the San Jacinto Fault southeast of Anza and was followed by five aftershocks within 20 minutes. There were 181 reports of its being felt in the Coachella Valley, the Hemet area, Riverside and north San Diego County. (INT)

Officials at the Joshua Tree National Parks believe they can explain an invasion of bees that has forced the closure of the popular Keys View overlook. The critters are seeking moisture generated by the condensation from vehicle air conditioners, visitors’ water bottles and even their own perspiration. Park officials say the bees require extra water to cool their hives during the hottest days. (INT)

Four light industrial buildings in Ontario and Rancho Cucamonga have been sold for $104.6 million. The buildings are occupied by five tenants and comprise about 745,580 square feet. The seller was identified as Colony Capital, Inc. and the buyer, Lincoln Property Company. The tenants are XT, Green Inc., Carpenter Technology Corp., Pinole Valley Trucking Inc., THMX Holdings LLC and ConAgra Foods, Inc. (INT)

Track maintenance will force a closure of the Metrolink line between Rancho Cucamonga and Montclair this weekend. Passengers will board busses linking the two stations adding 45 minutes in travel time between San Bernardino and Los Angeles. (INT

Governor Newsom Tuesday joined a bipartisan coalition of 24 governors in calling for a strong, national clean car standard and preserving state authority to protect residents from auto pollution. “Flawed federal policy is forcing motorists to pay more at the pump, get worse gas mileage and breathe dirtier air,” said Newsom. (INT)

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