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|July 28, 2016|
Hillary Clinton is set Thursday to accept the Democratic presidential nomination and then tell Americans why they should trust her to be the new American leader when President Barack Obama leaves office in January.
SOUTHLAND – (INT) – California’s renters are not surprised that the Golden State is one of the worst in the nation for affordable housing. In a 150-city survey by WalletHub, four California cities are among the ten worst.
WASHINGTON--The United States is poring over a vast trove of new intelligence about Islamic State fighters who have flowed into Syria and Iraq and some who then returned to their home countries.
The Apollo astronauts, the first men to land on the moon, took a giant leap for mankind. But the deep space radiation that dosed the men who left the Earth's orbit may have damaged their hearts, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal Science.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – Budget constraints appear to have set off a rift between County Supervisors and District Attorney Mike Hestrin.
REDLANDS – (INT) – An $8.6 million Federal Department of Transportation (USDOT) grant announced Thursday is being hailed as a major step toward bringing Metrolink service to the East Valley.
SOUTHLAND - (INT) - Southern California’s excessive heat is being reserved for the deserts through Friday before a little temperature relief this weekend.
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) – Police are hoping witnesses will step forward to help solve the city’s 41st homicide of the year.
SAN BERNARDINO - (INT) – Drugs and/or mental illness have figured in a man’s fatal shooting by police.
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) – Investigators have determined the point of origin of last Thursday night’s fire that roared through the Super 8 Motel.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – An ongoing spate of pedestrian fatalities involving trains has claimed another life.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – Criminal animal cruelty warrants are being issued for a dog breeder and his wife.
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) – A Cal State-San Bernardino professor, once considered armed and dangerous, has accepted a plea bargain in a 5-year-old accusation that he sold drugs out of his Highland home.
ONTARIO – (INT) – The city’s historic Sunkist Citrus Packing Plant site is being re-purposed.
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) – Surplus government food is being distributed throughout the month. The food is provided without cost.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – A new survey has found nearly half of all motorists who responded admit to sometimes littering along streets and highways.
SOUTHLAND – (INT) – Falling gasoline prices are picking up speed.
SAN FRANCISCO – (INT) – Californians are adamant about reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
SANTA CLARITA - (INT) - Three-thousand firefighters continue making progress against destructive Sand Fire.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) - A measure that would protect workers from wage theft was signed by Governor Brown Tuesday.
We’ve all had the calls, but what can we really do about the Windows Tech Support scam?
HOLLYWOOD - Justin Lin's 'Star Trek Beyond' is marking one of the best movie openings of summer to date.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) - Californians sent more material to landfills last year than in 2014.
SAN FRANCISCO – (INT) – Surviving the ongoing drought has been a study in contrast for Californians.
SOUTHLAND – (INT) – Los Angeles and Orange counties hold the third-most travel interest for the nation’s summertime vacationers.
The Mayor of South El Monte was charged Thursday with bribery for accepting money from a contractor doing business with the city, and for accepting a bribe during an FBI undercover operation. Luis Aguinaga, 48, agreed to plead guilty to one count of bribery. (INT)
Caltrans says it’s reached the half-way mark in a $52 million project to widen Route 138 in the upper Cajon Pass. When completed in a year, the highway west of the I-15 will be 4-lanes wide with a 14-foot median buffer. (INT)
The arrests of seven prostitutes in San Bernardino has led to their pimp, a 35-year-old man on probation for weapons violations. Anthony Hopkins, 35, admitted involvement in pimping/pandering activity. One of the prostitutes was a 16-year-old girl from Pomona. (INT)
An August 9th public hearing has been set by the Riverside City Council for a decision on placing a 1-cent sales tax measure on the November ballot. A recent survey announced by the city claimed that two-thirds of those questioned would support a higher tax to maintain the current level of city services. (INT)
The Little League Western Regional Softball Tournament has opened in San Bernardino. Twelve teams will compete in the 8-day event at Al Houghton Stadium. The public is invited and there is no fee. (INT)
A lesser-known proposed warehousing project in Moreno Valley is up for public review and comment. Plans for the Moreno Valley Logistics Center call for construction and operation of a warehouse distribution center with four buildings and a combined 1-point-7 million square feet of total floor space. It would be located just east of March Air Reserve Base and north of Cardinal Avenue. The public review period ends September 6th. The project is dwarfed by the proposed World Logistics Center in the northeast part of the city which is facing court challenges. (INT)
The Valley Generating Station located between Menifee and Romoland is being allowed to switch to diesel fuel rather than natural gas to avoid electrical blackouts this summer. It’s the latest consequence stemming from the depletion of natural gas storage from the massive leak at SoCalGas’s Aliso Canyon in Los Angeles County. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power sought the 90-dasy variance from the Air Quality Management District. (INT)
Conservation in the Eastern Municipal Water District in Riverside County has saved 6.4 billion gallons of water. Most of the savings has resulted from a huge cutback in irrigation as residents give up the cost of maintaining their lawns. The EMWD says serious drought conditions still exist, and the water supply future remains uncertain. (INT)
A shooting in Riverside’s Casa Blanca neighborhood Wednesday left one man dead. The victim was fatally wounded in front of a residence on Evans Street. (INT)
Some much-needed slab repair on the Route 60 freeway in Ontario begins next week. Work on the westbound lanes between Milliken Avenue and Euclid Avenue is planned nightly starting Monday. (INT)
Colton police say a body exhumed from a shallow grave in the backyard of a home on North Jantzen Avenue is the body of a missing person. Evidence in the apparent murder led to the arrest of Flavio Delgadillo, 24, of Colton. (INT)
West Nile virus is competing with the Zika virus as summertime threats in the Inland Empire. Mosquitos collected in San Jacinto earlier this month tested positive for West Nile virus. Most people who are infected will not experience any illness. Others will have only mild symptoms, such as fever, headache and body aches. However, young children, the elderly or individuals with lowered immune systems are at greater risk of more severe symptoms. (INT)
Researchers at UC Riverside want to know if droughts and adverse weather conditions cause health problems. The research will focus on California, but is relevant to many regions of the US and the world that also suffer from drought, aridity, and water scarcity. (INT)