Fees dropped to encourage MLK day visits to National Forests

Visitors to the San Bernardino National Forest, about one-third of which is in Riverside County, will be able to access any part of the preserve for free Monday in celebration of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. According to the U.S. Forest Service, fee waivers will be in effect all day, in all areas of […]

3.5 magnitude earthquake shakes Anza

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake today shook the area near Cahuilla, according to the U.S. National Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:45 p.m. at a depth of 3.1 miles, the agency said. Its epicenter was about six miles southwest of Anza and 19 miles south of Hemet. There were no reports of injuries.

Convicted mass murderer and cult leader Charles Manson dead at 83

1960s cult leader and convicted mass murderer Charles Manson died Sunday night at a Kern County hospital. Death came to the 83-year-old Manson at 8:13 p.m., according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. On Thursday, it was reported that Manson was near death in a Bakersfield hospital, but the department of corrections was […]

Quake threat lurking in ‘Anza Gap,’ UC Riverside research says

Quake threat lurking in ‘Anza Gap,’ UC Riverside research says

A relatively inactive segment of the San Andreas Fault system known as the “Anza Gap” in south central Riverside County could set loose a moderate to severe earthquake due to deep tectonic plate shifts that aren’t fully understood, according to research published by a pair of UC Riverside scientists. Professor Abhijit Ghosh and graduate student […]

Dozens killed, hundreds injured in Vegas shooting

A Riverside Poly High School graduate was among those killed in Las Vegas in the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, which also left two Riverside County sheriff’s deputies wounded, one seriously. The Riverside Unified School District released a statement Monday confirming that Angela Gomez, who graduated from Poly High in 2015, was killed in […]

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