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|August 23, 2017|
LOS ANGELES--Mark Wahlberg soared to the top of the world's highest paid actors on an annual Forbes magazine list that highlighted a huge disparity between male and female Hollywood stars.
SEOUL--The remains of some of the 10 sailors missing since a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with an oil tanker near Singapore have been found in compartments on the damaged ship, the commander of the Pacific Fleet said Tuesday.
The U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) has killed more civilians during President Donald Trump's first seven months in office than in the three years it existed under his predecessor, according to the latest estimate by a U.K.-based monitor.
The U.S. State Department warned its citizens about traveling to parts of Mexico including Cancun and Playa del Carmen, as homicides rise at resorts popular with American tourists.
SAN FRANCISCO— (INT) - The Inland Empire has lost its statewide lead in installed solar power.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Two pedestrians are the latest victims in a rash of fatal traffic mishaps that have claimed at least eight lives.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Those who use Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) and Omnitrans busses will welcome some changes.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Local unemployment jumped ahead 6-tenths-of-a-percentage point during July.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – Two Riverside County men are the first in the Inland Empire to contract West Nile virus this year.
EASTVALE – (INT) – The Inland Empire’s youngest city is gaining a reputation for rental homes being converted for indoor marijuana cultivations.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) – Riverside County Senator Jeff Stone has resigned from the California Legislative Jewish Caucus.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – The San Bernardino Valley may not be the right place to spend your retirement years.
LAKE ARROWHEAD – (INT) – Calfire is awarding multi-million dollar grants to local groups that will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and sequester carbon.
VICTORVILLE – (INT) – The shotgun slaying of a 12-year-old girl inside her mother’s home has heightened concern about the soaring crime rate.
PALM SPRINGS – (INT) - Comic Con Palm Springs returns August 25-27th.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Surplus government food is available in San Bernardino County through August.
SAN FRANCISCO – (INT) – Crime in California last year was a study in contrast, according to an annual report from Attorney General Xavier Becerra.
SOUTHLAND – (INT) – A few degrees were added to many Southland thermometers Tuesday. But the question is whether they will be subtracted the next two days.
LOS ANGELES--Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a Los Angeles jury to pay $417 million to a 62-year-old woman who blamed her ovarian cancer on the company’s talc.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) - A tentative settlement has been reached that provides over $51 million in debt relief.
HOLLYWOOD - This week provides an opening for two smaller films to shine. One is beaming brighter than the other.
SAN YSIDRO - (INT) – It’s not unexpected to hear that smugglers are now using sophisticated drones to fly their contraband drugs over the border.
LAS VEGAS - Jerry Lewis, whose irrepressible zaniness and frantic creativity vaulted him to stardom as a comic movie star died Sunday.
SOUTHLAND – (INT) – Southern California motorists are in the grips of a late summer gasoline price increase.
SACRAMENTO - California’s corrections department’s failure to prepare when it moved hundreds of high-security female inmates may have contributed to a recent spike in suicide attempts by women prisoners.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) - Researchers have devised a method to selectively erase particular fear memories.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) - Corporate wellness programs have been shown to save companies money by reducing absenteeism and health insurance costs.
SOUTHLAND – (INT) – In spite of soaring prices for new and previously lived-in homes, sales last month across Southern California was the highest for any June in 11 years.
VENTURA--A nursery for great white sharkssits just off Ventura and Oxnard, two of a half dozen hot spots along the Southern California coast.
A new concession agreement has been signed that will enhance and expand the retail shops at Ontario International Airport. The 8-year lease agreement calls for Hudson Group and HG ONT Retailers JV to invest at least $2.4 million in upgrades. (INT)
A guest at a Riverside motel has perished in a small fire. Firefighters found the body of the 59-year-old Las Vegas man Monday in a room at the Skylark Motel on University Avenue. Cause of the fire is under investigation. (INT)
Seismologists are monitoring the San Andreas Fault Zone following two minor earthquakes in 5-days northeast of Cabazon. The pair measured just over M3.0 and were 10-miles beneath the surface, too deep to be felt by most people. The latest occurred early Tuesday. (INT)
Caltrans estimates that over 102 million trees have died due to drought and bark beetle infestation since 2010. The agency is marking dead and dying trees that could impact the safety of the traveling public along state highways. Counties most affected are in the Central Valley and the Tahoe Basin. (INT)
A golf cart driver is facing felony hit-and-run charges after his passenger fell from the moving cart and was killed late Friday night at Canyon Lake. The driver, Scott Sempson, 61, of Canyon Lake, was located and arrested. Sheriff’s deputies say that Roger Crocker, 49, had been standing in the moving golf cart and fell onto the pavement on Canyon Lake Dr. S. (INT)
Governor Brown has commuted the no-parole prison term of an inmate who has served 36-years behind bars for the drunken fatal beating of a taxi cab driver in Riverside County in 1981. The Governor says that Paul Carrillo “has demonstrated a sincere commitment to living without drugs or alcohol, mentoring others and being a Native American spiritual leader.” (INT)
Caltrans reports progress on a $71 million project to reconstruct interchanges on the I-15 in Victorville at Stoddard Wells, D Street, and E Street and widen the Mojave River Bridge. Installation of a reinforced concrete box culvert across Stoddard Wells Road begins Monday. (INT)
Homicide investigators in San Jacinto say an incident of domestic violence has left two people dead. Names of the adult male and female found shot Monday night in the 2500 block of South Santa Fe Avenue were not immediately released. (INT)
A woman sweeping up broken bottles in a Temecula intersection early Tuesday was struck by a sedan and killed. Police did not name the 57-year-old woman or the motorist. (INT)
The Oak Grove Crossing shopping center at Lake Elsinore has been sold for $11.5 million to a family trust in Orange, California. The center was 100 percent occupied at the time of the sale, according to the Hanley Investment Group. (INT)
Caltrans plans to spend $9.4 million for the Raised Curb Median Project along State Route 74 in the Hemet-San Jacinto area. It’s expected to begin in 2018 and involves a raised curb median with access points and left turn lanes at various locations from just west of Acacia Avenue to Ramona Expressway through the City of Hemet. (INT)
Riverside County has a new assistant sheriff. Kevin Vest will oversee administration, courts, coroners, and the Support Services Division. Vest succeeds Raymond Gregory who is retiring. (INT)
The Salton Sea is going through another episode of indigestion. It’s emitting so much hydrogen sulfide that the AQMD issued an alert. It’s the fourth this month and continues until midnight Monday. The odor of rotten eggs created by natural processes in the Salton Sea is drifting north into the Coachella Valley. (INT)