June 28, 2022
TOP STORIES
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a former Washington state high school football coach had a right to pray on the field immediately after games.
WASHINGTON - Top Biden administration officials met with health insurance industry executives Monday to ensure that their plan members have access to contraceptive services at no cost.
MENDON, MO. — Three people were confirmed to have died near a rural Missouri town after an Amtrak passenger train derailment.
Russia launched missiles Monday that struck a shopping center in the central Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said the number of casualties is “impossible to even imagine.”
WASHINGTON - The Jan. 6 select committee, in a surprise announcement with about 24 hours’ notice, scheduled a Tuesday hearing “to present recently obtained evidence and receive witness testimony.”
SOUTHLAND - (INT) - A 4-day run-up in temperatures will be extended one more day before local thermometers lose a few degrees.
REDLANDS – (INT) - An 8th grade teacher at Clement Middle School in Redlands is facing charges of continuous sexual abuse of a student.
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) – Since the Supreme Court ruling expanding the use of guns, applications for concealed carry weapons permits (CCW) are growing.
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) – A case of domestic violence escalated when San Bernardino police shot and killed a man who fired a ‘ghost’ gun at them.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Intense summer heat is likely to fuel the spread of more wildfires in the coming days.
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) – A task force formed to combat violent crimes against children has scored an initial success.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Opposition to the Supreme Court decision striking down Roe v Wade varies.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – The nightly display of illegal fireworks is increasing ahead of the Fourth of July.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – Gregory Anderson, Riverside City College president of less than 4-years, has been removed.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – Jermaine Wright, the former mayor pro tem of Adelanto, has been convicted in federal court of accepting a $10,000 cash bribe.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Monkeypox has arrived in Riverside County.
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) – The daily operations of the state’s seventh largest school district will be in the hands of a 4-member executive leadership team.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Escalating home values may have finally turned the corner, but there’s growing discouragement from fast-rising mortgage costs.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – Riverside County prosecutors and local law enforcement are continuing their full court press on those who distribute and sell fentanyl.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) - Metrolink is using new technology for an Earthquake Early Warning System.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) – The US Supreme Court may have had its ‘say’ on abortion rights. But, California voters will weigh in on their preferences.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) – Legislative leaders said Sunday they’ve reached agreement with Governor Newsom on the framework for the 2022-23 state budget.
HOLLYWOOD - In an unusually close box office battle, “Elvis and “Top Gun: Maverick” have tied for first place.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) - California has 9,312,854 confirmed coronavirus cases to date.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) – Gun control advocates are digesting the consequences of Thursday’s supreme court 6-3 decision that the Constitution provides an individual the right to carry a gun outside the home.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) – Millions of dollars are headed to Riverside County to help those experiencing severe mental illness.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) – The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) is at peak staffing to fight summer wildfires.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) – The State Employment Development Department (EDD) announced Tuesday it has recovered $1.1 billion in unemployment insurance funds.
SOUTHLAND – (INT) – Record prices are fueling thefts of gasoline.
SOUTHLAND - (INT) - For those who live here, it comes as no surprise that California ranks #1 as the nation’s place for fun.
LOS ANGELES - (INT) - Summit of the Americans told about California's efforts to cut methane emissions.
SOUTHLAND – (INT) - The Census Bureau is out with its first city-by-city population estimates this decade.
SOUTHLAND – (INT) – Mandatory water restrictions are here for three counties in Southern California and are likely to remain in place the rest of the year.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO - It's a question everyone wants answered.
In Corona, construction on the McKinley Street Grade Separation Project is shifting into high gear. Beginning July 11th, northbound McKinley Street will be reduced to one lane from just south of Magnolia Avenue to just north of Sampson Avenue. A suspension bridge will be built elevating McKinley Street over the BNSF railroad tracks and the Arlington Channel. (INT)

Adoption fees for 100 cats and dogs are being waived at the San Bernardino animal shelter in an effort to reduce overcrowding. The free adoptions include microchip, vaccines, as well as spay/neuter. (INT)

Riverside police are looking for two suspects in a June 21st shooting that left a third man dead. Investigators said Sunday that Bryan Davis, 33, was approached by the suspects who got out of a vehicle on Hickory Lane, produced a handgun and shot Davis. Investigators did not disclose any information about the suspects nor the motive. (INT)

Riverside police are trying to determine why a 25-year-old motorist lost control of his car killing a pedestrian who was seated at a bus stop Friday. The car struck two parked vehicles causing it to stop in the driveway of a residence on La Sierra Avenue near King Ranch Road. (INT)

Route 74 near San Jacinto will be getting some safety upgrades. Caltrans will spend $4 million for a median concrete barrier and rumble strips between the Ramona Expressway and Gilman Springs Road. Traffic lanes will be temporarily shifted to the outside shoulders during construction. (INT)

The Coachella Valley community of Oasis is getting a new lease on life. Riverside County supervisors allocated $7 million Tuesday June 21st to create new affordable housing to replace dilapidated buildings. 160 apartments, an on-site market, health clinic and child care center are planned. (INT)

State lawmakers have announced the formation of the Select Committee on Gasoline Supply and Pricing to investigate rising gasoline prices in California. “Oil companies aren’t struggling, but families certainly are,” said Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris. The committee will focus on why Californians are facing record-high prices at the pump, and getting input on making changes. (INT)

Some California hospitals are failing to fulfill their obligations under state law to provide free or reduced-price healthcare to qualifying patients, Attorney General Rob Bonta says. He has issued a consumer alert and is sending letters to the state’s hospitals warning them that they must provide written notice to patients of the availability of ‘charity care’ and how to apply. (INT)

The body of a 9-year-old boy was recovered Sunday about 4-hours after he drowned in Lake Elsinore. Dante Clark of Palmdale had been swimming near the boat docks at Launch Pointe Beach with several other children. Two had difficulty swimming. A bystander rescued one but Dante disappeared in the murky water. (INT)

A 22-year-old couple killed early Sunday when their vehicle ran off the I-10 and overturned west of Beaumont has been identified. Dead at the scene were Lara Delmy of Jurupa Valley and Lorenzo Luquin of Moreno Valley. They were among four people who died in weekend accidents across Riverside County. (INT)

Moreno Valley is moving ahead with $29 million in street improvement contracts as part of the largest public works project in the city’s history. Initial work on nearly 190 miles of pavement begins in August and will take 18 months to complete. (INT)

The public has not been affected by the June 19th fire in the Old Hall of Records building in downtown San Bernardino. Damage on the fourth floor of the 6-story building was extensive and there was smoke and water damage elsewhere. County Code Enforcement and Public Health as well as the civil grand jury have functions there. The cause of the blaze is still being investigated. (INT)

Funding has been approved to build a new animal shelter in Bloomington replacing the outdated operation in Devore. County supervisors are setting forth $45 million for the new shelter at the site of the former Ayala Park. The Devore shelter will continue to be used in emergencies and for field operations. The timeline for completion of the Bloomington shelter is 3-5 years. (INT)

The California Department of Water Resources is funding 44 drought relief projects around the state. The Box Springs Mutual Water Company of Moreno Valley will receive $1.6 million to install a new storage tank that to increase storage capacity and water reliability. (INT)

Caltrans launches the 91 Refresh Project on June 20th. It calls for repaving lanes and repairing sound walls and concrete barriers along the eastbound and westbound 91 between Lincoln Avenue and the I-15. The project is expected to be completed this fall. (INT

The Riverside County Office of Economic Development says microbusinesses negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, in accordance with specified criteria, may apply for a $2,500 grant. The intent of the Riverside County Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Grant Program can provide relief to the hardest to reach microbusinesses and entrepreneurs located throughout the county. Application Deadline: Thursday, June 30 at 5:00 PM. (INT)

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